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Why Shop at Strickland’s for Hunter Douglas Products?

Why Shop at Strickland’s for Hunter Douglas Products?

If you’ve never been to the Strickland’s Blinds, Shades & Shutters showroom, you might feel tempted to order Hunter Douglas products online or from a big box retailer. While some DIY projects (think: pallet boards and Pinterest) can be fun, we believe professional and custom-made window treatments

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Cordless Blinds and Other Window Covering Safety Tips

Cordless Blinds and Other Window Covering Safety Tips

It’s October, again — and in October, we like to take some time to pay attention to a few issues that are of special importance to us here at Strickland’s Blinds, Shades, & Shutters. That’s because October is a double-whammy month for awareness: it’s both National Window

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Why Brunswick County is the Fastest-Growing County in North Carolina

Why Brunswick County is the Fastest-Growing County in North Carolina

Brunswick County, N.C. Why have you heard of it? Well, for starters, one of our showrooms can be found in Southport! Secondly, for the past several years it’s been the top fastest-growing county in North Carolina, showing 10.9% population growth from 2010 to 2015. This past year,

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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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National Window Covering Safety Month

Sometimes it seems like every cause has a month devoted to it. October, for example, is known as Pizza Month, Squirrel Awareness Month, and National Toilet Tank Repair Month, to name but a few. While some might find these causes amusing (especially those of us who are

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The Yolk’s on You: Easter Eggs, Curtains, and a Prize!

If you’re reading this post, you’ve found an Easter Egg! No, it hasn’t been hard boiled and dipped in dye, and no, it wasn’t delivered by an over sized bunny. We’re talking about the kind of Easter Eggs that are hidden on websites and in different forms

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Welcome to Our Window Coverings Blog!

In 1942, James Strickland started Strickland Venetian Blind Works as a manufacturer and dealer of wooden venetian blinds. At the time, Humphrey Bogart was kissing Ingrid Bergman goodbye in movie theaters screening Casablanca, and Bing Crosby had a holiday hit with the tune “White Christmas.” If you

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Communities We Serve

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.