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When it comes to drapery, the fabric is key to its upkeep and style success. Whether you’re selecting ready-made drapes, having them custom made to your specifications, or getting out your sewing machine and making them yourself, you’ll need to select a drapery fabric that suits your room and your lifestyle without overwhelming your windows. Since you have hundreds of different fabric blends to choose from, this process can be... 

Maybe you’re concerned about privacy but hate interfering with the flow of natural light into the room. Perhaps you saw a room with tinted windows on an interior design show or in a magazine. Or maybe you’re looking for a more streamlined window treatment that won’t overwhelm your rooms. Whatever your reasons, you’re thinking about window tinting or window film for your home. It’s a terrific idea. While many... 

Many people use the terms “woven wood blinds” and “bamboo blinds” interchangeably. While it’s true that bamboo is one of the most popular materials for woven blinds and shades, there are plenty of other options available to get the right look that you need. The styles and options available have certainly progressed past the clunky, unattractive styles of the past. Today, you can find woven wood shades in a variety... 

Regardless of where you live, inclement weather is a reality we all face. People with beachfront property deal with hurricanes, country-dwellers face tornadoes, and the simple fact is that damage from high winds can happen anywhere. Windows are the most vulnerable components of your home, and the problem is compounded by the fact that windows are growing increasingly larger. The larger the window, the greater a target it presents for flying... 

Have you ever driven past a house with a nice paint job and artfully arranged landscaping but noticed that the house still looks bare? This problem is particularly common in older homes with smaller windows, where the front of the home looks flat and without anything to break up the expanse of vinyl siding or brick. One way to address this problem is to add exterior shutters to break up the space and add a punch of color. Whether you are... 

When considering a new window treatment, most people think of curtains, blinds, or roller shades. But for a unique and stylish look that attracts attention, consider installing interior shutters. Interior wood shutters offer ease of use, light control, and privacy. And, if you buy quality wood shutters, they will provide many years of use and enjoyment in your home. They’re easy to install, can be painted to match your room, and can... 

Your shower curtain can serve as a focal point in your bathroom. It’s not just a functional piece that keeps water off your floor and maintains your privacy when you’re in the shower. The right shower curtain can tie together your colors, minimize a horrible tile color, and make the room feel larger or more opulent. And if you’re in the mood to remodel your bathroom but don’t have the money for it, simply replacing... 

A question that often arises when shopping for window blinds is “What type of blind control is best?” The answer varies, depending on the type of blind you are buying, the location, size and functional requirements of the window you are fitting and personal preference. This selection guide will explain the types of controls available for Venetian and horizontal window blinds, mini blinds and pleated and cellular shades in order... 

Washing windows is not a chore most people enjoy, but clean windows are worth a little effort! Nobody likes looking through dirty, grimy windows If you take the time to wash your windows every month or two, you can keep them shiny and clean. And if you know the right technique, washing your windows really shouldn’t take that much time or effort. There is an easy way to get your windows clean and this simple guide will teach you how. Follow... 

Removing dust from window treatments is a constant chore in the effort to keep your home clean and fresh. Dirty blinds and window treatments make your home feel less welcoming and are a highly visible part of home decor. Fortunately, vertical blinds are very easy to clean and maintain. Our simple cleaning tips will help keep your vertical blinds clean and well-maintained for many years. Vertical blinds, especially fabric types, collect the...