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Coolaroo Shade Cloth

If I’ve said it once I’ve said it a hundred times, staying cool requires the right kind of window shades. The most effective windows shades at reducing heat are known as solar shades.  But what do you do if you don’t like solar shades or you don’t have the room to mount them in your… Read more »

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Cheap Bamboo Shades

If you like the look of bamboo shades (aka bamboo wood blinds) but don’t want to pay the high price tag for custom shades.  Don’t worry! Cheap bamboo shades are available!  You just have to know where to look. Cheap bamboo shades can be found at big box stores, and by looking online. Most big… Read more »

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Levolor Accordia Cellular Shades

Levolor has just replaced their entire cellular shade line with a new collection called Levolor Accordia Cellular Shades.  Several new styles and over 200 colors are now available.  Levolor has continued some of their popular colors into the new line and introduced many more.  Accordia Cellular Shades also come with many cord control options: from… Read more »

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Considerations Before You Buy Roman Shades

Roman shades are a great window treatment for any room that needs a finishing touch.  If you think your windows are blah looking and want to get something to liven them up select a rich fabric or one with a pattern.  The great thing about roman shades is that everybody makes them.  So if you… Read more »

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Installing Cellular Shades

If you’ve been looking at your old worn out or damage window treatments and want to replace them, but don’t know where to start, then here is a step by step guide to help you from taking down your old to installing the new replacements. This article will serve as a guide to explain how… Read more »

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Before Buying Solar Mesh Roller Shades

Thinking solar mesh roller shades? Before buying them, there are a few things you should consider. Solar mesh roller shades don’t provide any privacy, they simply give you shelter from the sun – nothing else.  And how much of the sun is actually blocked is determined by which shades you go with.  Most shades will… Read more »

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How To Choose Decor Friendly Roman Shades

There is just something so decor friendly about choosing new roman shades. Decor friendly roman shades are a wonderful addition to almost any room.  That said, I would avoid using them for windows next to wet areas like kitchen sinks and bathrooms. Because roman shades are fabric and harder to clean, keeping them from bathrooms… Read more »

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Stumped Choosing Bali Cellular Shades

Today Tammy writes: Help me diva!  I have looked at the website baliblinds.com for weeks now.  I’ve ordered samples in several styles of window treatments and I think I’ve finally found “the” color for my living room, but it is not the type of shade I originally thought of. I want window treatments with good… Read more »