The Blind Blog

Light-Control & Privacy Options for Window Treatments

In most cases, a window treatment you love for your living room will not give you the same satisfaction in your bedroom. The two main factors for window treatments are how much light control you want, and how much privacy you need.

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Which Window Treatments Block The Most Light From Your Home?

Struggling to find the right kind of window treatment for each room of your new home? Looking to update your dining room, but not sure what window treatments would be best?

Start narrowing down the window treatment options for each room of your home by considering two big factors: how much light you actually want (or don’t want) and how much flexibility you want to adjust the amount of light your window treatments let into the space.

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Topics: Vertical Blinds, Curtains, Wood blinds, roller shades

Anti-Fading Window Treatment Materials Resistant to Florida's Powerful UV Rays

The right window treatments can make a powerful statement in your home and transform the look of a room. After going through the trouble of finding the right window treatments to fit your windows, decor, and budget, the last thing you want is to discover that your shutters or shades don’t hold up to the sun and they’ve started to fade within just months.

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Topics: Window Treatments, Vertical Blinds, Curtains, roller shades

Vertical Blinds: Sleek and Contemporary

South Florida residents know that one thing they have in abundance is sunshine! Often, architects add expansive windows to their designs to take advantage of one of our greatest natural resources.

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Topics: Vertical Blinds, Blinds, Hunter Douglas

Roman Shades: A Clean Sophisticated Look

Have you ever looked around a room and thought, “What is the finishing touch I need to make this look complete?” Window treatments could be your answer! The right window treatments will add a sleek and sophisticated touch to any room.

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Topics: Shades, Hunter Douglas, Roman Shades

5 Tall Window Treatment Ideas

Tall windows in your home give such a dramatic, space-opening effect – but how do you dress these architectural statement pieces? Here’s 5 window treatment ideas to make the most of your tall windows;

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How to Decorate with Roller Shades

Roller shades have been around in some form since the early 1700’s. Until recently, they have been mostly seen as a plain, basic window covering option – functional, but really not much to look at.

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Topics: Shades

How To Treat Unusual Windows

Not all windows are created equal, and it can be tough to find the right treatments for every window in your home--especially if you have unusually-shaped or oddly-placed windows. You shouldn’t have to live with minimal privacy or sun glares just because your windows don’t fit the typical mold.

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Topics: Energy Efficient Window Treatments, Window Treatments, Color options for window treatments

Beach Bungalow's Window Treament Guide

Choosing coverings for your windows shouldn’t be a tedious or tricky task. A simple way to add style to the home, blinds and shutters offer a wide range of practical benefits, from the shade they provide to the privacy they offer the occupants of a property. If you don't know all that much about window accents, tlet us shine a light on the options available.

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Topics: Window Treatment Ideas, Blinds, Woven Wood Shades, Shades, roller shades

October is National Window Covering Safety Month

The Window Coverings Safety Council, along with the Consumer Products Safety Commission, have established October as National Window Covering Safety Month. During the month of October, we at Beach Bungalow Blinds are also encouraging parents and caregivers to evaluate their window coverings for dangling or exposed cords that may pose a risk to small children and infants. The official recommendation from the CPSC and WCSC is that only cordless window coverings or those with inaccessible cords be used in homes with small children and infants.

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Topics: cordless shades, window safety