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7 Top Trends in Window Treatments

Clean lines, luxury fabrics, and new technology are all increasingly popular in window coverings. Here are the 7 top trends in window treatments. They’re all you need to know to make your windows fashionable and functional:   1.  Think Clean! Simplicity is another major trend. For those

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Finials, Medallions, Tiebacks and Holdbacks

Looking for that finishing touch for your curtains? Why not search for the perfect finial or tieback? Window treatment hardware as decorative accents are increasingly popular in custom home projects because they add style and finish to your window treatments. Depending upon your personality and room decor,

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Sliding Panels

Sliding Panels “I know what I want on my windows, but what am I going to do with that sliding door?!” In the window coverings industry, we hear this question a lot. Large expanses, whether sliding doors, French doors, large windows, or large openings between rooms can

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Roman Shades

Roman Shades n the legend of the founding of Rome, twins Remus and Romulus are the central characters. Perhaps that’s why Roman shades are window treatments that do “double duty”. Not only do they serve as versatile and functional window shades; when raised, this window covering type

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Solar Shades

Solar Shades What’s the most common question we hear in the window coverings industry? “We don’t want to block our view, but we do want to control the light and heat coming in the room… is there anything out that that will do that?” Often, the answer

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Skylight Shades

Skylight Shades Skylights are beautiful because they bring beautiful natural light into a space. But, what about those times when you want to block or filter the outside light pouring in to your room via an uncovered skylight? Skylight window treatments are necessary to block solar heat

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How to Choose the Perfect Window Treatments for Your Kitchen

Since we all spend lots of time in our kitchens, it’s important to pick window treatments that you’ll enjoy for years to come.  Yet, choosing window treatments for your kitchen can be challenging, since kitchens require window treatments that are durable and attractive. At Strickland’s Blinds, Shades

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Beat the Heat with These Summer Window Treatment Solutions

Feeling the heat? Here in Wilmington, NC, we know all about warm weather! With summer temperatures rising, you may be looking for the perfect window treatment solution to keep your home cool, no matter where you live. Since we’ve been in business for decades, Strickland’s dedicated staff

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Vacation at Home with Palm Beach Shutters

It’s tourist season here in Wilmington, NC and everyone loves coming to our beaches for vacation.  But what about the locals who are lucky enough to live here year-round?  To enhance the feeling of vacationing in your very own home, consider plantation shutters.  Some of the world’s

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Choosing the Perfect Window Treatments for Your Bathrooms

When choosing window treatments, certain areas of the home may prove to be challenging.  Consider, for example, the bathroom, a high-traffic room where moisture is abundant and privacy is paramount. Issues to consider when selecting a bathroom window treatment include:   • Privacy: Privacy is the utmost

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