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Love Bald Head Island? Follow Their Lead with Eco-Friendly Window Treatments

Love Bald Head Island? Follow Their Lead with Eco-Friendly Window Treatments

Bald Head Island, just a short hop from popular Southport, NC, contains one of southeastern North Carolina’s most beautiful nature areas. It’s nationally known for its sea turtle nesting activity, as well as its varied bird population. Considered a sanctuary for coastal ecology, its landscape includes maritime

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How to Dog-Proof Window Blinds

How to Dog-Proof Window Blinds

A lot of people say that a dog is what makes a house a home. But, as rewarding as dog ownership can be, we also know that dogs can make a house a total mess. In fact, you can find videos all over YouTube of hapless puppies

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Why Bahama Shutters Can’t be Beat

Why Bahama Shutters Can’t be Beat

Bermuda, Bahama, Come on Pretty Mama…. Grab your Beach Boys record, your island attitude, and all the necessary ingredients for Sky Juice—it’s time to talk Bahama shutters. Here in Wilmington, NC, we’re pretty familiar with beach life, but we’ve found that a lot of folks aren’t as

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Stylish Window Shades: 5 Great Ideas

Stylish Window Shades: 5 Great Ideas

Here at Strickland’s Blinds, Shades & Shutters, our day-to-day business may not involve runways or cover models, but we are connected to fashion of the highest order. Consider this: Stylish window shades are like that one accessory that makes an outfit memorable. (Think Sinatra’s fedora, Audrey Hepburn’s

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Introducing The ‘Ettes: Hunter Douglas Window Treatments

Introducing The ‘Ettes: Hunter Douglas Window Treatments

The Rockettes, the Chipettes, the Raiderettes. Search through the different decades and you’ll find ‘Ettes that are loved by all. And guess what? The world of window treatments is no exception. In our business, the ‘Ettes are a family of unique proprietary window treatments created by Hunter

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It’s Too Darn Hot: Window Treatments for Sunny Rooms

It's Too Darn Hot: Window Treatments for Sunny Rooms

Are there any Johnny Carson buffs out there? As you may remember, one of Mr. Carson’s classic bits was when he referenced the hot weather and then waited for the audience to respond “how hot was it?” before letting the punchline fly. Well, despite our love for

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Indoor Outdoor Window Treatments

Indoor Outdoor Window Treatments

Were you one of those kids who loved to color outside the lines? Then you may be interested in the homeowner equivalent: using window treatments to combine indoor and outdoor living spaces. The ever popular trend of indoor outdoor window treatments offers a creative way to look at your

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Window Treatments that Attract Buyers

Window Treatments that Attract Buyers

It’s that time of year, when home buyers are out in force, looking for the ideal new dwelling, which means it’s also the time of year when home sellers are looking to give their homes those two magic words: curb appeal. Starting at the view from the

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6 Ways Window Treatments Can Help Sell Your Home

6 Ways Window Treatments Can Help Sell Your Home

Buyers are looking for a home that’s breathtakingly perfect. From roof to floor, they want to feel like their potential new home is ‘the one’. And whether or not they’re aware of it, from the moment your potential buyers arrive at the curb, window treatments can go

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Layered Window Treatments

Layered Window Treatments

What’s the key to turning up the volume on your blinds, shades or shutters?  Layered window treatments.  Like your favorite cake or outfit, layers add complexity of taste. With a layered window treatment, you can highlight different parts of a room’s aesthetic, emphasize your personal style, or pick

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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.