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Green Window Treatments Explored

Green Window Treatments Explored

These days, everyone’s looking for a ‘green’ home. It’s become such a buzzword, with all sorts of manufacturers using the term to label their products, eco-friendly blinds and window coverings included. What does it all mean? There’s no regulatory body to permit or prohibit manufacturers from using the

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Mini Blinds, Maximum Impact!

Mini Blinds, Maximum Impact!

When you’re looking for that last touch to spruce up a room, you might be blind to what’s been right in front of you the whole time. At Strickland’s Blinds, Shades & Shutters in Wilmington, NC, we’re here to open your eyes to the magic of mini

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Traditional Tilt Bar vs. Hidden Tilt Bar Plantation Shutters

Traditional Tilt Bar vs. Hidden Tilt Bar Plantation Shutters

Do shutter options leave your head spinning like you’ve stepped off the tilt-a-whirl? No more – at Strickland’s Blinds, Shades & Shutters in Wilmington, NC, we’re happy to give you the full tilt on options for your plantation shutters.   “Tilt?” you may be saying. If you’ve just

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Eco-Friendly Facts About Bamboo Shades

Eco-Friendly Facts About Bamboo Shades

On the hunt for a shade option that is stylish, affordable, and made from one of the planet’s most fascinating renewable resources? Step into the Strickland’s Blinds, Shades & Shutters showroom in Wilmington, NC, for a look at our bamboo shades and window coverings. Did you know

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Shed Light or Cover it Up with Skylight Covers

Shed Light or Cover it Up with Skylight Covers

Few things make a home more bright and beautiful than a skylight.  Skylights give all the pleasures of basking in the sunshine without leaving your very own living room, kitchen, or bedroom.  Stylistically, skylights look beautiful in photos and seem ideal, but research on skylights can often

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Design Your Own Window Shades with Strickland’s Blinds, Shades & Shutters

Picture your perfect room. You want a room that express your unique style and personality, your passion, your aesthetic.  What if we told you that you could refine your room to perfection by making your custom designed window shades? Strickland’s Blinds, Shades & Shutters is an authorized

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Plantation Shutters of the South

What gives a stately southern home its character? Is it a welcoming porch? A grand staircase? We may be a bit biased here at Strickland’s Blinds, Shades & Shutters, but we feel that a key ingredient to the southern estate is plantation shutters. After all, Scarlet O’Hara

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Mid-Century Modern Window Treatments

Are you hip to mid-century modern homes? Mad Men fans and those with retro-leaning tastes will recognize flat planes, large glass windows and open space floor plans as the groovy look that defined a generation. Even here in Wilmington, NC, where porches and plantation shutters rule, you

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Patterned Drapery Panels: A Cheat Sheet

If you’ve ever studied a foreign language, you know that it can be a challenge to keep track of grammar rules, vocabulary, and all the special idioms that native speakers know. Even an out-of-state visitor to Wilmington, NC may stumble over the true meaning of bless your

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10 Considerations Before Buying Plantation Shutters

Since Strickland’s Blinds, Shades & Shutters is headquartered in the south, Wilmington, NC to be precise, it shouldn’t be a surprise that we’re fans of plantation shutters—and we’re not alone. You’ll find them all over the world, but they are especially prevalent in Wilmington’s own downtown historic

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