The Blind Blog

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

Hunter Douglas is the Season of Style

If you have been thinking about updating your window coverings with stylish, energy efficient honeycomb shades or modern, sophisticated roman shades, now is the time to make it happen! Hunter Douglas is offering some fantastic savings with rebates on select products during their Season of Style Savings Event.

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Topics: Hunter Douglas, Season of Style

Go Natural with Woven Wood Shades

How would you describe your home’s style? Is it natural, simplistic, and organic? Did you know you can continue this style in your window treatments? That’s right, woven wood shades are the organic answer. Not convinced? Read on for three reasons why we think woven wood shades would work perfectly on the windows in your home.

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Topics: Woven Wood Shades

5 Reasons to Update your Kitchen Blinds with Plantation Shutters

When choosing window treatments for your kitchen, you have more than just the style to consider. The kitchen is an important room in your home, serving not only as a place to prepare meals, but also a place for entertaining and gathering. For this reason, you need a window treatment that will not only look great, but function for the many ways you use your kitchen.

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Topics: Plantation Shutters

8 Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Window Treatments

When updating a home, most people think of the obvious enhancements: a fresh coat of paint, new furniture, a new piece of artwork, or even a houseplant (or two). But what many overlook are the window treatments.

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Topics: Energy Efficient Window Treatments, Blinds, Shades

Wood or Faux Wood Blinds?

When you think of blinds, you probably think of the inexpensive plastic blinds that you can find at any big box store. They’re bland, boring, and not a good choice for Southwest Florida’s 250+ sunny days. Now, there are other options available, allowing you to find the perfect blinds to suit your space.

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Topics: Wood blinds, Wood shades, Woven Wood Shades