Light Control in the Home: Why It’s Important and How to Do It

Posted by All About Blinds   |   July 31, 2019

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An abundance of natural lighting is something that many people try to achieve in their homes. However, there are times when too much light or even just a little light at the wrong time can be a problem. Controlling and filtering light can easily be done by choosing the right type of window treatments for the different rooms in your home, especially your bedrooms. Best practice is to mix and match window treatments throughout the home, depending on each room’s function and need. 

 

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Topics: Tips, Natural Light, Interior Design, Home Decor

Choosing the Right Exterior Shutters for Your Home

Posted by All About Blinds   |   July 24, 2019

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Before glass was the norm for window openings, we had shutters. Shutters offered protection from heat in the summer and cold in the winter, as well as privacy. Now that we have advanced window technology like triple-paned glass, shutters are used less for window protection and more for decoration.

Since exterior shutters primarily serve as a design element, they can play a major part when you’re working to boost curb appeal. It’s important to factor in these features when it comes to selecting exterior shutters: Proper sizing, installation, and design. Use this guide to learn more about choosing the right shutters to enhance your home.

 

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Topics: Tips, Decor Ideas, Home Decor, exterior blinds

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

What Can Window Treatments Do for Your Home?

Posted by All About Blinds   |   September 28, 2018

aab photo galleryUpdating your home can be a costly endeavor that can take weeks or even months to complete. If you go for a major home remodel, you might even be in for years of spending to get the home you’ve always desired. You don’t have to spend a small fortune and turn your home upside down to make every space in the house feel special.

Window treatments are an ideal way to spruce up your décor without months of major construction or spending thousands on other upgrades. While window treatments can be costly if you choose only high-end materials, the beauty, style and function they’ll bring to your home are well worth it. Cost-effective solutions are also widely available.

Use this guide to learn more about what window treatments can do for your home.

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Topics: Window Treatments, Tips, Shutters, Window Shades, Home Decor

Window Maintenance Tips

Posted by All About Blinds   |   March 22, 2018

Never underestimate the value of window maintenance. While your panes and their frames may look solid, if you don’t take care of subtle but potent sources of damage, they can deteriorate rapidly. Therefore, it is essential for you to learn all the different facets of window maintenance and work them into your household routine. To keep your panes and frames in good condition for the long haul, make sure to:

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Topics: Tips, windows, Prevention, cleaning tips

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