The Blind Blog

Blinds vs. Shades: Which Window Treatment is Right for You?

When it comes to window treatments, there’s a lot of choices. Even if you’ve narrowed your selection down to blinds or shades, there’s many types, both with their advantages and drawbacks.

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Topics: Blinds VS Shades, Blinds, Shades

Protect Your Home From UV Light With These Window Treatments

UV Protection: What it Is and Why Your Florida Home Needs Solar Shades

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Topics: UV Protection, solar shades

How to Choose the Right Slat Size for Your Blinds

Slats Right, Getting The Right Measurements For Your Blinds Is Easy

You may have decided that you want the smooth functionality and sleek look of slatted blinds, but your choices only begin here.

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Topics: Slat Size

Top-Down Bottom-Up Shades

Everything You Need to Know About Top-Down Bottom-Up Shades

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Topics: Top-Down, Bottom-Up

What To Consider Before Selecting New Window Blinds

4 Steps To Selecting The Best New Window Treatments

For those with their hearts set on blinds, we understand. From the sleek, refined look of metallic-finished aluminum to the sexy, curved vanes of soft draped vertical panels, there’s nothing like the slatted-look of the right set of blinds.

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3 New, Need-to-Know Features for Your Hunter Douglas Shades & Shutters

Hunter Douglas is careening through 2018 strong— pushing new window treatment features to challenge your idea of classic elegance and modern mechanics.

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Topics: Hunter Douglas, New Window Treatments

It Doesn’t Get Much Sweeter Than Honeycomb Window Shades

 Homeowners all across Southwest Florida are creating some buzz about their love for cellular (AKA “honeycomb”) shades.

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Topics: Honeycomb Window Shades

Metal Blinds are the Pinnacle of Modern Industrial Decor

Metal is in.

It’s a chestnut coffee table with boxy steel legs. It’s a marble kitchen counter top with caged lights hanging from linked chains.

Modern industrial themes have taken over the home design playing field, with many homeowners combining rich wood with rustic metal accents all across the country.

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Topics: Metal Blinds, Aluminium Blind, Modern Window Treatments

Window Covering Ideas to Complement Your Outdoor Scenery

Homeowners in Southwest Florida have some of the best outdoor views across the country.

A sunny day can really illuminate your peaceful pool, rich garden or inviting patio set. But the sun can also bounce harshly off of that billowing overhead umbrella or glistening water feature— casting bright beams in your eyes, warming up your rooms and raising your electric bill.

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Topics: Window Covering Ideas, Patio door window treatments, Window Treatment Ideas

Kitchen Window Treatments To Suit Your Style

Are you planning a complete overhaul of your culinary space, or even just a kitchen refresh? One of the smallest ways to make the biggest impact in a kitchen, to match your new counter-tops and cabinets, or even to go with a new coat of paint, is to update your kitchen window treatments.

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Topics: Kitchen Window Treatments, Kitchen Blinds, Kitchen Shutters