Winter Window Treatment Maintenance Tips

Posted by All About Blinds   |   January 6, 2021

Woman cleaning window blinds

More time spent inside - between the cooler temperatures and quarantine - means winter is the perfect time to do a deep clean on your window treatments.

Washing blinds and shutters may seem like a tedious task, but with a few clever tricks you can do the job in no time at all! While you’re at it, give your window panes a wipe and you’ll have a much improved view. Grab an old sock, a dryer sheet, and/or a paintbrush, and read on!

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Topics: Blinds, Window Treatments, Tips, Shutters, Shades, cleaning tips

7 Fun Decorating Ideas to Get Your Windows in the Holiday Spirit

Posted by All About Blinds   |   November 6, 2020

This holiday season, we could all use some extra joy. A great way to spread holiday cheer (other than by “singing loud for all to hear”) is by decorating your home for others to see. Your windows offer the perfect framed canvas to bring your inspiration to life! If you are not sure where to begin, take a look at our window decorating suggestions for some inspiration.

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Topics: Window Treatments, Trends

Why You Need Blackout Shades

Posted by All About Blinds   |   October 8, 2020

Now more than ever, we all need to do what we can to stay healthy. Getting enough sleep each night is crucial to good health. If you are not getting a restful, deep sleep each night, however, you could be throwing off your body’s natural sleep rhythm. One big reason it is often difficult to get a good night’s sleep is this: Your bedroom may not be dark enough to allow you to fall into a deep sleep. Thankfully, there is a simple fix – swap your current window treatments for blackout shades.

blackout shades

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Topics: Window Treatments, Shades

Featured Product Spotlight: Vertical Blinds

Posted by All About Blinds   |   September 25, 2020

Vertical Blinds

Graceful, elegant, and timeless, vertical blinds have been a familiar sight in homes for decades. Many of us may have fond memories of standing at the window, slats rattling around us as we waited for friends or dates to show up. Maybe you also remember a happy dog’s tail whacking a slat out of the holder to leave a gap in the blinds.

Vertical blinds have come a long, long way since those days. They have become a quiet, sturdy mainstay of a classic home aesthetic: Versatile enough for windows where you need a workhorse but elegant enough for common rooms where you want to impress.

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Topics: Window Treatments, Featured Product, Vertical Blinds

How to Prevent Pets from Breaking Window Treatments

Posted by All About Blinds   |   September 13, 2020

white kitten peaking through blinds

Cat people and dog people may argue about their preferences, but they all have one thing in common: they love their furry friends. Life just wouldn’t be the same without our cats or dogs!

Another thing many pet owners have in common: Our pets can wreak havoc on window treatments. Curious by nature, they want – nay, need – to check out the world beyond the walls of your home, and many of them do not care what they destroy to get there. If your dog tends to tear up your shutters trying to bark at other dogs on the sidewalk, or your cat uses blinds as a climbing gym, read on for a few ideas on how you can save your window treatments.

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Topics: Window Treatments, Pets

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