Ask The Experts

FAQ

With over 75 years of experience and employees who have decades of industry knowledge, we are proud to offer expert advice on all things related to window coverings. Here are just a few of the most frequently asked questions we hear from our customers. Have a question that’s not answered here? Contact us and we’ll answer it!

What are custom window coverings?

Why should I purchase custom window treatments?

Ordering Process

Can't I just get a quote over the phone?

Can I measure my windows myself?

Should I take my measurements to a store?

Can you match what I already have in my home?

Should I go to a store, or call a specialist to come to my home?

Price versus Value

I'm confused by the ads for mini-blinds at 60%, 70% and 80% off. How do I know I'm really getting the best price and value?

Why are custom window coverings so expensive?

Do you offer full warranty on your products?

By putting new window coverings, can I increase the value of my home?

Safety and Maintenance

I've been reading about the danger of drapery and blind cords to young children. This concerns me, since I have a newborn baby. What can I do to eliminate the danger?

What about washing or cleaning?

Do your blinds come with strings or that long plastic stick that you have to turn?

Expert Suggestions

I love the look of wood. What are my options?

What type of window blinds would be best for my bathroom? And what type of wood are the wood horizontal blinds made of?

My office is based at home and I often get the sun reflecting on my screen but I still want to work in daylight, what window blind do you recommend?

What's the best treatment for a nursery?

What's the best way to address French and sliding glass doors?

If I put shutters on my windows, won't I lose most of my view?

What is a faux blind?

 
 

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Strickland's Blinds, Shades & Shutters proudly serves Bald Head Island, Bolivia, Burgaw, Carolina Beach, Castle Hayne, Hampstead, Holden Beach, Jacksonville, Kure Beach, Leland, Long Beach, North Myrtle Beach, Porters Neck, Topsail Island, St. James Plantation, Shallotte, Southport, Sunset Beach, Surf City, Wallace, Whiteville, Wilmington, and Wrightsville Beach.