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Best Types of Blinds for Every Room in Your House

© Tee11 – stock.adobe.com Give your room the perfect ambiance with blinds that control light and add privacy. For a warm glow and natural sunlight, blinds are the perfect accessory to complete your home decor. They deliver a clean look that blends nicely with all styles. Our guide helps you find the best type of…

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Best Types of Shutters

The best types of shutters will definitely add beauty to your home, and you can choose from interior and exterior options. You can install shutters to control the amount of natural light in your room or add privacy and security to your home. When looking for the best window shutters, it’s vital to understand your…

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Two-story, colonial-style home with white siding and black shutters

Best Color Shutters

Choosing the best color shutters to match your home décor and personal taste is an exciting decision. With so many options, it is wise to review professional designer recommendations while keeping your own preferences in mind. Make an intuitive decision that enhances the color of your house to boost your home’s curb appeal. On This…

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Aluminum vs. Vinyl Window Frames

Aluminum vs. Vinyl Windows: Pros, Cons & Differences Between

On This Page What is the Difference Between Vinyl and Aluminum Windows? While both materials are great options for your home, what motivates homeowners to choose one material over the other? Knowing the pros and cons of each frame material is the first step in choosing the best product for your home. Vinyl Windows These…

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Wooden Blinds

Installing the Correct Blinds or Shades

Projects such as installing new blinds or window shades are a major investment, especially when you consider the total number of windows in your house. Both for re-sale value and emotional satisfaction, you may want to make all your decisions yourself, however, working with a designer (or even a consultant from your local home improvement…

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Window Treatments

My Home’s So Cool, It’s Got To Wear Shades

What does a good pair of sunglasses have in common with modern day window treatments? To be honest, a whole lot more than most homeowners realize. After all, think about all the things a good pair of shades can do for you. We’re talking UV protection, a break from blinding sunlight, even a little bit…

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Magnetic Curtain Rods

Since the invention of the curtain, there have been problems with curtain rods. Keeping them up, adjusting them, and repairing the surface of where they used to be can all add up to a real pain. It is important to make sure you purchase the right rod for the job when it comes to installation….

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Drapes Over Patio Doors

Increase Insulation with a Thermal Drape or Curtain

Windows, especially older windows, are notoriously poor insulators. It is true that replacing old windows and sealing window frames can greatly reduce the amount of heat transfer between the interior of your house and the outside. A remodel can certainly fix insulation problems, but there may be some other things you can do to reduce…

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Install Shutters

Whether to do it yourself or hire a pro to install is one of the most common questions related to window shutters. Too often what should be a relatively painless process creates huge back-end problems for homeowners who don’t respect the precision needed for shutter installation. After taking a look at some basic tips for…

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Window Shades

Window Shades

Window shades are one of the most common forms of window treatments, and for good reason. They can provide the same soft quality as curtains and the concise and controlled appearance of window blinds. In other words, for homeowners who might find a combination of curtains and blinds too busy, window shades provide a nice…

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