Featured Product Spotlight: Cordless Blinds and Shades

Posted by All About Blinds   |   December 19, 2018

Cordless shadesFor many people, the term “blinds” is synonymous with knots, tangled cords, and broken control wands. All too many homeowners know the frustration of unsnarling the strings required to open and close their blinds, or trying to find the nub of a plastic stick to turn so their blinds will allow more light in. These inconveniences can put a damper in a person’s love for living in their own home.

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Topics: Cordless Blinds, Window Shades, Shades, Blinds

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: Home Decor, Interior Design, Shades

Top 5 Reasons Your Home Needs Shades

Posted by All About Blinds   |   August 30, 2018

Home improvement_ShadesShades can make an attractive addition to your home’s décor. But choosing this type of window covering is not only about design. Having shades on your windows is also important to maintaining your home and your family’s comfort. So, if you have been dismissing the idea of purchasing custom shades as a frivolous expense, here are a few reasons why you should reconsider that thought.

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Topics: Shades, Custom Window Treatments, Jacksonville Blinds and Shutters

Regulate Summer Heat with Window Treatments

Posted by All About Blinds   |   June 21, 2018

window treatments for summertimeEnergy efficiency matters all over the world, but it’s especially important in Florida homes. The Sunshine State is famous for its sweltering summer heat; in Jacksonville, for instance, average temperatures are well above 90 for much of the summer. For many homeowners, the only way to get through the summer is to keep the air conditioning on full blast the entire time. But if you’re not careful about saving energy, this can lead to a massive increase in your electricity bill, not to mention the impact on the environment. Luckily, you can cut down on energy use while keeping your home cool with the following window enhancements:

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Topics: Window Treatments, Shades, energy efficient

Window Treatment Basics: Openness vs. Opacity

Posted by All About Blinds   |   January 30, 2018

Never underestimate the powerful role of window treatments on your comfort, budget, and privacy. Whether you are endeavoring to reduce your energy bill, prevent outsiders from looking inside, or sleep better by letting less morning light in, window treatments are critical to achieving your desired results. But different treatments are suitable for different specific goals, and it’s critical that you understand all your options before you choose. It is thus worthwhile to familiarize yourself with all the features of window treatments, and that begins by understanding the difference between openness and opacity.

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Topics: Home Decor, local experts, Custom Window Treatments, Shades

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