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Window coverings and fashions is BIG business. How big? Over $5 billion a year is spent on window blinds and shades, curtains, draperies and window fashions products worldwide! But making window coverings is not exactly rocket science and the equipment and techniques are commonly known, making window coverings one of the most competitive home décor categories. Read our Window Blinds Buying Guide 2008 for an inside look at the window... 

Do you have windows that are difficult to reach? Do you have oversized or odd-shaped windows? Windows you want to decorate with a layered window treatment? Looking for improved insulating benefits and thermal efficiency in your window coverings? Look no further than cellular shades. Cellular, or Honeycomb, shades can offer you the best of both worlds with top-down/bottom-up lift control and remote control motorized operation! With the honeycomb... 

If you’re moving into a new home or remodeling your existing home, don’t forget to budget for window blinds. Its one of those oft-overlooked details that has to be managed, but it doesn’t have to break your budget! If you know a few secrets and have a plan you can decorate your windows nicely without spending a fortune. Follow these tips and strategies to save money on your window coverings! The best tips aren’t so... 

Arched windows are all the rage in new home construction today, and are often featured over entry doors and windows or French doors in the living room, master bedroom or another room in the home. Arch top windows bring graceful curves and additional light and warmth into any room, adding interest unique elegance to the room décor inside and enhancing a home’s architectural style from the outside. But deciding how to select blinds,... 

Whether you are planning a home theater, baby nursery or need to sleep during the daylight hours, then you probably need a way to completely shut the light out of your room! There are some tradeoffs to consider in terms of higher cost and design and attractiveness with any of the options available that can make your room entirely dark versus typical blinds and window treatments. Read on to learn what options you have to make your room dark... 

If you have a sun room, then you need blinds or shades. And not just for the windows. Sure, the glass roof of your sun room lets in natural light but sometimes this can cause problems as well. Once used only as a hothouse to grow plants, today sun rooms more often provide additional living space in the home. Whether you use your sun room as a living room, playroom or home office, controlling sunlight is important to your enjoyment of the... 

Window coverings not only cover windows from the outside world; they give a sense of belongingness and warmth to the home! An ideal and stylish window covering in the room has the power to transform the undesired mood into a desired one. Therefore, it becomes all the more important to have ideal window coverings at appropriate windows. It’s one thing to have the best of fabric for your window coverings, but if, for example, the color... 

It’s one thing to desire for vibrant and stylish window coverings for your room, but it’s entirely different matter to find affordable options. With more and more people getting hooked on having personalized style statement in the form of window coverings, the reputed companies have suddenly raised the rates of their premium brands. As a result, the initial budget for window coverings almost always has to be revised northwards. Aside... 

A room can be lively or dull depending upon the kind of blinds used on the windows. If you want to make people as well as yourself keep longing to visit the room again and again, there is a dire need to devote ample time on the furnishing aspect. The blinds that are silently hung on the windows should not be underestimated in terms of enhancing the decorative value of your room. All the expensive furniture, decorative items, floorings, carpeting,... 

Much has been written about modern and contemporary style window coverings, but if you interior design tastes tend toward the more refined and ornate styles of Baroque, French Provincial or even Queen Anne Victorian decor, then an old world style of window covering is in order! You don’t want to spoil the look of authentic Queen Anne furniture with modern Venetian blinds or detract from your French provincial furniture with aluminum...