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Window treatments can make or break a room, and window blinds are one of the most affordable options. You can make your vertical blinds or mini blinds even more affordable by installing them yourself, and it’s a lot easier to do than you might think. Window blinds can be installed in an inside or outside mount depending on your windows and the style you’re looking for. Be sure to read through our articles on how to measure correctly... 

Some people say that windows give one a view into the soul of a home as the eyes do into the soul of a human. And while not everyone thinks of window coverings as creative, you can make or break a room design with the window treatments! By combining window fashion elements such as curtains, blinds, shades, shutters and decorative hardware, there is no limit to how creative one can get with window treatments. And with a little imagination... 

If you want to add interest and contrast to your room decor, then the color choices you make when designing your window coverings play a significant role in setting the mood for any room in your home. But what color choices are the right ones to use when selecting new window blinds, shades, curtains, drapes or a layered window treatment? Read on to learn more about the top ten colors being used by interior designers these days to give window... 

If you want to give your window a layered dressing to enhance the plain look of shades or blinds, then the window valance is an excellent option to consider. And, while you can purchase valances in many styles and fabric patterns, if you are handy with a sewing machine, it’s quite simple to make a unique window valance. You can use almost any weight of fabric to make your window valance, from a lightweight cotton or fine silk to heavy... 

One of today’s most popular window treatments, Venetian blinds come in a wide variety of styles, materials and finishes. But Venetian blinds (also called horizontal blinds) all have one thing in common when it comes to keeping them clean; the slats are dust magnets and are not always easy to dust or clean! There are several methods you can use to clean your Venetian blinds, depending on whether you need to lightly clean or deep clean... 

If you have young children in your home, you need to be aware of the danger window blind pull cords can present. While they may seem harmless enough, the Window Covering Safety Council (a United States organization) reports that, since 1981, some 360 children have died as a result of strangulation from window cords and that 93% of these deaths involved children age three or younger. However, you can easily protect your children from this... 

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... 

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...