Archive for the Wood Blinds Category

Summer Lovin’ On Custom Blinds

Summer Lovin’ On Custom Blinds

It’s the first official day of summer, and here at Strickland’s Blinds, Shades & Shutters, we’re in the spirit. Living by the beach, we love the sand, the surf, the seafood, and just about everything else about this glorious season. As John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John sang

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The Best Home Office Window Treatments

The Best Home Office Window Treatments

Home office window treatments can be a tricky design challenge. You want your office to be bright enough that it doesn’t feel like a cave, but not so bright that you’re faced with constant screen-glare issues. The goal is to incrementally filter light, but a lot of

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4 Houses You’ll Find in St. James Plantation

4 Houses You’ll Find in St. James Plantation

Because so many people are discovering the beauty of southeastern North Carolina, we’ve seen a major population boom in the past decade. St. James Plantation was developed specifically to provide homes for our newest citizens. It’s a gated, private community just a few miles outside of downtown

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Window Blinds: A Smart Investment

Window Blinds: A Smart Investment

Often dismissed as a necessary expense for builders and immediately discarded upon moving into a new home, window blinds often get a bad rap as an unattractive, cheaply made default window covering. But the right blinds are a smart investment. Strickland’s Blinds, Shades & Shutters explains why

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Window Treatments for Sliding Glass Doors

It’s summer in Wilmington, NC. The kids are running back and forth from the pool to the kitchen, the dog wants to go outside every five minutes to roll in the grass, and dinner is being served on the back deck instead of on the kitchen table.

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The History of the Venetian Blind

James Strickland started Strickland’s Blinds, Shades & Shutters as a wooden Venetian blind manufacturer in 1942, but the history of Venetian blinds are thought to date all the way back to Persia and possibly even ancient Egypt.   It is believed that the early Venetians, who were

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The Truth About Wood

The Truth About Wood Article by Sandy Gray, CEO of American Hardwood Co., Garden, California As CEO of a leading wood blind and shutter components manufacturing company, I am frequently asked if we are running out of wood. I am always pleased and proud to answer this

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Wood Blinds

Wood Blinds classic choice for centuries, wood blinds remain one of the best and most popular window treatments for any home. They have a natural warmth and richness that cannot be duplicated with synthetic products. They also offer versatility for your décor as they can be painted

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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.