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What’s a picture window and how do you decorate it?

January 03, 2018

Picture windows are great when it comes to the natural light they allow in the room. They are also a statement of modern homes, aside from brightening up the home. However, things can get tricky when it’s time to decorate. A picture window covers a large area and one glass pane covers the whole window. They look good in living rooms but you shouldn’t be surprised to find them in the kitchen or a large bathroom. Picture windows are a... Continue Reading


Blinds and shades; is there a difference?

December 28, 2017

People pay little attention to the term they use when talking about their window treatments and often swap one for the other. While both blinds and are shades are window coverings suitable for any type of window, they are not the same thing technically and it is about time you knew the differences. Hopefully, this piece will help you actually call each window treatment with the right name! Blinds Window blinds mostly exist in commercial ... Continue Reading


Window treatment trends you will want to try in 2018

December 23, 2017

The time for drab window treatments is over; it is time to jazz up your interior. There are plenty of trendy options available, and you can always choose one that suits your type of space. Here are some trendy techniques for window treatment that you may want to apply and have your home or office looking modern and classy.; Use jewel tones Jewel tones explore a range of colors, from deep hues to subtle ones.... Continue Reading


Ideas on childproofing your window shades

December 15, 2017

Since the invention of windows, window treatments have been a must-have item in every home. Some of the most common forms of treatments are window blinds, shutters and curtains. While helpful, they come with setbacks, among which are health hazards. Some types of window treatments quickly catch fire but this easily solved if what you use is made from fireproof materials. In this article, however, we shall consider the hazards they pose to childre... Continue Reading


How solar screen shades work

December 06, 2017

Window treatments are a quick and affordable method of improving the quality of a room. Solar screen shades are a type of window treatment that filter light from outside yet still provide a great view. They give a somewhat obscured version of sunshine, but can still light up a room. Solar screens also limit the heat entering a room thus providing adequate temperature regulation. They are useful for either glare reduction, heat control, view or a ... Continue Reading


The dilemma of choice: Interior or exterior window shutters?

November 29, 2017

A window shutter is a window covering that consists of a frame of vertically placed stiles and horizontal rails. In the frame there can be louvers, fabric, glass and solid panels. Shutters are used to control the light that gets in a room, enhance privacy, prevent unwanted entrance into the room through the window and make a building look more appealing. Window shutters can either be placed on the inside or outside. Exterior shutters They are ... Continue Reading


Getting to grips with privacy mini blinds

November 20, 2017

Traditional mini blinds are made from aluminium or vinyl. They have routing holes at the center of two individual points in the slats to hold the string ladders. These ladders or cords are threaded through each of the routed holes to give way for tilt control. This subsequently raises or lowers the blinds when the cords are pulled. They also tip the slats up or down when the mini-blinds wand is turned clockwise or anti-clockwise. However, these r... Continue Reading


Fixed and retractable awnings: What is the better option for you?

November 05, 2017

An awning provides shade from the sun, protection from rain and on top of that makes your premises look more beautiful. It provides additional sitting space outside for a business such as a restaurant and makes your signs more visible in a bid to capture the attention of clients. If you are a new homeowner or just in need of an awning, you are probably wondering what kind to go for. Retractable awnings can be removed and re-placed with ease eith... Continue Reading


Choosing the right window treatments

November 01, 2017

Windows are, more often than not, ignored when it comes to housing- yet they add a lot of value and beauty to a house. Window treatments are articles applied in, on or over a window. Professionally applied window treatments boost the attractiveness of the window and the entire room. There is a wide variety of window treatments to choose from, ranging from blinds and shutters to all forms of drapery. The choice of an appropriate window treatment m... Continue Reading


Selecting Window Shades by Comparing View-Through, Light-Blocking or Light-Diffusing Options

July 20, 2017

For more than 25 years, Silhouette® window shadings have been the leader in light diffusion by transforming harsh sunlight into beautiful natural daylight. While there are many benefits to light diffusing, homeowners often also want the ability to block light at times. That is why is it important to find a solution that can offer both diffusing (or view-through options) as well as privacy when desired. Working with a professional can help... Continue Reading

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