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Beat the Heat with the Best Window Treatments for Sun Rooms

Beat the Heat with the Best Window Treatments for Sun Rooms

When you bought a home with a sun room, chances are your first thought wasn’t, “What are the best window treatments for sun rooms?” Sun rooms are supposed to be effortlessly beautiful and relaxing as you sip lemonade and read a good book in your favorite lounge

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5 Beach House Shutters to Consider for Your Coastal Home

5 Beach House Shutters to Consider for Your Coastal Home

North Carolina is home to some of the most beautiful and relaxing beaches, and whether you love to catch waves in Surf City, sink your toes into the sand at Sunset Beach, or sip a flowery cocktail on Kure Beach, chances are you’ve seen a wide range

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The Pros and Cons of the South’s Beloved Plantation Shutters

The Pros and Cons of the South’s Beloved Plantation Shutters

If you’re from The South, it’s hard not to love plantation shutters. They evoke the romance of traditional southern architecture you see in historic mansions and plantations or the movie image of a lover sweeping them open to greet the morning sun. But are plantation shutters a

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Vertical Blinds Versus Panel Track Blinds: The Great Debate Continues

Vertical Blinds Versus Panel Track Blinds: The Great Debate Continues

Come azalea season in Wilmington and on the North Carolina coast, we are as thankful as ever for panel track blinds. As much as we love our sliding glass doors, we also need proper blinds to protect living rooms and sun rooms from overheating during hot spring

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How to Find the Best Kids’ Rooms Window Treatments, No Matter the Age

How to Find the Best Kids' Rooms Window Treatments, No Matter the Age

Picking out the best window treatments for kids’ rooms should be fun, not a headache. Whether you’re putting together your first nursery or remodeling Kid #4’s bedroom to be more age appropriate for the tricky tween years, this is your chance to get whimsical and creative. As

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Yes, You Can Have Both: Window Treatments for Privacy Without Blocking Sunlight

Yes, You Can Have Both: Window Treatments for Privacy Without Blocking Sunlight

Whether you’re renting a loft in historic downtown Wilmington or easing into a coastal patio home in Wrightsville, you want privacy without blocking sunlight. You want to be able to enjoy the warmth of the summer sun, without waving hello to neighbors all day. In that spirit,

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4 Reasons Even North Carolinians Benefit from Thermal Insulated Blinds and Shades

4 Reasons Even North Carolinians Benefit from Thermal Insulated Blinds and Shades

Southeastern North Carolina doesn’t typically bring to mind winter storm warnings and bouts of ice and snow. But, this year’s unexpectedly biting cold weather has us thinking about the need for thermal insulated blinds and shades — and the benefits that come with having them year-round. Here

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3 Places Vertical Window Blinds Can Make a Statement

3 Places Vertical Window Blinds Can Make a Statement

In the world of stylish window dressing, vertical window blinds tend to get a bad rep. For many designers and décor-savvy homeowners, they’re the colorless, utilitarian blinds you see in office windows, not a design statement for a living room. But beauty is in the eye of

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2018 Trends in Window Treatments

2018 Trends in Window Treatments

New year, new light — coming in through your window blinds, that is! The holidays are upon us and we’ll soon be starting a new year. When we talk about New Year’s Resolutions, a lot of us ignore the simple fact that a change in your surroundings can spark a change in your mindset.

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5 Classic Fabric Treatments for Your Windows

5 Classic Fabric Treatments for Your Windows

There are so many things you can do with fabric on your windows. Whether you prefer draperies, Roman shades, valances, shades, or swags, fabric treatments can add an air of elegance to any room. Not clear on the differences between all these fabric treatment styles? Don’t worry!

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