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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Window Coverings Play Starring Roles in Films

Here at Strickland’s Blinds, Shades & Shutters, we have decades of experience working in the film community. Because the Wilmington, NC area is sometimes called “Hollywood East,” we have had the opportunity to work on some famous films and television shows. We’ve provided period window treatments, specialty

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Sheer Trends on the Runway and on Windows

The Wall Street Journal highlighted a popular trend in window coverings: soft sheers used as high-end window treatments. According to the Wall Street Journal, “some interior designers are looking for inspiration to women’s fashion—specifically to the wispy, sheer blouses and pullovers more women are layering over camisoles

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7 Top Trends in Window Treatments

Clean lines, luxury fabrics, and new technology are all increasingly popular in window coverings. Here are the 7 top trends in window treatments. They’re all you need to know to make your windows fashionable and functional:   1.  Think Clean! Simplicity is another major trend. For those

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Vacation at Home with Palm Beach Shutters

It’s tourist season here in Wilmington, NC and everyone loves coming to our beaches for vacation.  But what about the locals who are lucky enough to live here year-round?  To enhance the feeling of vacationing in your very own home, consider plantation shutters.  Some of the world’s

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