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Window Treatments Protect Your Home Interior from Sun Damage

Window Treatments Protect Your Home Interior from Sun Damage

The damaging effects of sun on skin are well known and before spending a day outside, most reach for the sunblock. “I don’t want old wrinkled, faded or damaged skin,” they say to themselves. But have you ever thought about the sun’s effect on the interior of your home?  The Sun’s Damaging Effects The sun […]

By July 25, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
Selecting Solar Shade Density and Color

Selecting Solar Shade Density and Color

Click here to see Video Version below Solar shades are built to prevent the sun’s light and heat from entering your home. How much sunlight and heat gets in is determined by the density or tightness of the fabric mesh weave used for the solar screens as well as the color of the shades. Density […]

By July 28, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Specialized Window Treatments: Cellular, Solar, and Bamboo Shades

Specialized Window Treatments: Cellular, Solar, and Bamboo Shades

Cellular, solar, and bamboo shades use special construction and materials to help manage the light entering your windows. Let’s consider these three different types of specialized window treatments. Cellular Shades Cellular shades have a similar look to pleated shades. The major difference is that cellular shades have a honeycomb structure between the pleats. This structure […]

By July 14, 2010 0 Comments Read More →
Key Questions When Choosing a Window Treatment

Key Questions When Choosing a Window Treatment

If you are considering a window treatment for your home, here are some of the key questions you should be asking. How much outside light do you want in the room? If you want a lot of light, consider sheer fabrics or a shade that can be raised to let in the maximum amount of […]