Archive of: Window Blinds

  • How to Shorten Window Blinds

    Posted on August 31 2019


    Window Blinds are a commodity that most people own or have owned. You move to a new house and your old windows were longer than the new ones. You bought new blinds and mistakenly got them too long. If you notice that your blinds are bunched up at window sill, you bought blinds that are too long for your window. Most people ignore this. To create a more aesthetically pleasing look with your blinds takes very little time. Wooden, vinyl or plastic horizontal window blinds can be shortened to fit your window frames. The only tools that will be required are a sharp pair of scissors, a marker and possibly a small rubber mallet.

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  • How to Clean Horizontal Blinds

    Posted on August 15 2019


    Cleaning the window blinds around your home is an important task often overlooked. Horizontal blinds quickly collect dust, pet hair, and other kinds of dander which can ruin your view out the window and continue to float in the air around your home. Keeping your blinds clean is simple and it will only take a few minutes to see great results.

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  • Window Shades, Blinds and Coverings That Won't Damage Walls

    Posted on June 30 2019


    Shades and blinds that make it easier to control interior light levels have an important role to play. Too much or too little natural light can make it all but impossible to create a more comfortable environment. While there are no shortage of hardware options available, renters are often limited to only those window coverings that can be mounted without causing harm to the walls, surfaces or surroundings. From tension rods to temporary hooks, there are plenty of ways that rental tenants may be able to cover their windows without having to worry about their security deposit.

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  • Everything you wanted to know about Window Treatments.

    Posted on August 09 2014


    2 inch Horizontal Blind: Pros: affordable, versatile, practical, provide a high level of light blockage and control, several different manufacturers to choose from. Cons: Not a blind designed to be raised and lowered a lot. Best suited to turning the louvers, due to weight at larger sizes. Dust collector.

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  • Hunter Douglas and Comfortex Rebates

    Posted on February 12 2014


    Our two main suppliers of window treatments, Hunter Douglas and Comfortex, are currently giving some rebates for some of their products.  Comfortex is giving a $25 Rebate for every 2 inch Shangri-La Sheer Horizontal Treatment, Cellular Cordless Top Down Bottom Up Honeycomb, and Persona Roman Shade.  Also they are giving a $50 Rebate for 3 inch Shangri-La’s, and Odysee Cellular Blinds.  These rebates are one for every shade ordered and are good until April 30th.

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  • Window Treatment Cords & Child Safety

    Posted on January 04 2014


    Just recently I've had a couple customers that have been upset by the fact that we won't allow a free hanging weight on vertical blinds like in the past. The reason for this is that Federal Law has told us this is illegal due to children and pets getting caught in the cord loops and choking. We are mandated to fasten all cords to the wall with a tension pulley.

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  • You probably need some new blinds!

    Posted on January 12 2013


    And these are the guys that will help you. The boss (Rick) is the first picture, he's the guy that comes out to measure your windows and brings all the samples with him to help you pick what's best for your treatment needs. I'm the other guy (Taylor), I'm in the shop 6 days a week and answering calls, setting up appointments, and pretty much doing anything you ask of me. Give us a call 239-947-9660, and lets talk about window treatments.

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  • Open Saturdays

    Posted on October 05 2012


    Starting on October 6th, the showroom will be open from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. My name is Taylor and I'll be here to answer any questions you may have about any of our wonderful window treatments. I'll also be setting up appointments for the coming weeks and months. October is a very busy time of year for us so don't wait until the last moment to get your appointments scheduled. Almost all products take 10-14 days for us to get our hands on from the day you order your blinds. Except for plantation shutters that usually run around 4 weeks. We carry the entire line of Hunter Douglas products as well as Comfortex and B&W Woven Woods and soft treatments. Whether you need premium top treatments, drapieries, or even the tried and true vertical blinds, we are the factory you should call. Feel free to call anytime during business hours with any questions you may have, about anything. Or stop by the showroom and take a look at the different varieties of treatments that are available to you. Thanks for reading and we look forward to serving you.

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