Archive for the Shades, Sheers and Sliding Panels Category

5 Major Benefits of Sheer Window Shades

5 Major Benefits of Sheer Window Shades

If we had to pick three words for sheer window shades, they would be: versatile, valuable, and fashionable. The sheer window shade is a testament to ingenuity, and its widespread appeal is entirely unsurprising. If you’ve never encountered sheer window shades, you might confuse them with sheer

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For a Chic Alternative to Vertical Blinds, Try Sliding Panels

In Wilmington, NC and the surrounding coastal communities, most homes contain at least one sliding door, usually leading to an outdoor patio or the backyard.  The default window covering for these doors tends to be vertical blinds; they’re easy to find, inexpensive, and utilitarian. If, however, you’re

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Window Treatment Ideas with Character

While there’s nothing we love more than finding real-life window coverings solutions for our customers, sometimes our imaginations get the best of us. In those moments, we start to envision the sort of challenges certain characters might face and before you know it, we’re whipping up window

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Tops Down, Bottoms Up!

Have you heard of the top down bottom up craze? It’s not a wild new dance sweeping the nation, nor is it the latest fall fashion trend. When we say “tops down bottoms up,” we’re talking about none other than blinds and shades.   Top down bottom

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Windows Need Sunblock, Too!

How to Filter Light, Prevent Glare, and Save Money   Most of us who live in coastal communities like Wrightsville Beach, Carolina Beach, Kure Beach, Southport, Topsail Island, and Hampstead, love the ocean and the sunny Carolina blue sky.   It doesn’t take long, however, to discover

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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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