Guarantee a Good Night's Sleep for Visitors Over the Holidays

Posted by All About Blinds   |   December 18, 2018

Window Treatments_Guests Sleep SoundlyInviting friends and family to your home is the perfect way to ensure that all your loved ones are gathered together for the holidays. Playing host during the holidays also typically involves having some overnight guests, especially if you’ve got a lot of family from out of town.

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Topics: Window Treatments, Window coverings, Custom Window Treatments, Holidays

What are the differences between roller and solar shades?

Posted by All About Blinds   |   November 30, 2018

Fabric-Roller-Shades-1Roller shades and solar shades are both window coverings that are commonly used in residential and commercial settings. Among users, the terms are often used interchangeably. The fact is that they are very different things, and in many cases, they serve fairly different purposes.

Keep reading to learn more about the differences between roller and solar shades so you can make an informed decision for your home or business.

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Topics: Shades, Interior Design, Home Decor

Getting your home ready for holiday guests

Posted by All About Blinds   |   November 28, 2018

bigstock-winter-holidays-and-interior-c-262663081The holidays have arrived, with all the excitement and anticipation they bring! For many people, the holidays mean more than good food and finding the perfect gift. They mean spending time with family and friends you might wish you saw more of all year long. Perhaps they live far away, and can only travel for the holidays, or perhaps busy schedules during the year prevent frequent visits. Holidays gatherings are the perfect way to catch back up again with the ones we care about most.

If you are hosting a holiday gathering for family and friends, even just for an evening meal and chat, you will want to prepare your home for those whom you will host. Whether you have a couple old friends coming by themselves, or family members with small children or pets staying with you, or even have family elders with mobility issues, you may need to take special steps to make them comfortable in the time they are with you.

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Topics: Tips, cleaning tips, Home Decor

Energy Efficient Window Treatments are a Smart Choice

Posted by All About Blinds   |   October 31, 2018

abbfeb2-1You might be surprised to hear that the U.S. Department of Energy has estimated that 25 to 40 percent of your heating and cooling costs can be attributed to the windows in your home. This is because the glass in your windows will lose heat in the winter and gain more heat during the Jacksonville’s hot summer months. Depending on the time of the year, you will run your heater or air conditioner more, which uses more energy and increases your utility bills. So, what can you do to stop this from happening in your home?

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Topics: Custom Window Treatments, Save Money, energy efficient

Avoid These Common Mistakes When Shopping for Window Treatments

Posted by All About Blinds   |   October 29, 2018

aab-2With all the money, time and effort put into making your house a home, there is no room for mistakes, especially when shopping for window treatments. When mistakes are made, the look you were going for can be ruined. Meanwhile, you may end up spending more time and money trying to fix the mistake. Here are a few of the most common mistakes people make when choosing window treatments.

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Topics: Decor Ideas, Interior Design, Home Decor, local experts

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