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Exterior vs. Interior Window Coverings: Which Is More Effective to Reduce Heat?

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  Internal shading mechanisms include draperies, blinds, shades, plantation shutters and so on. They are generally very functional and can add a specific look to a room. Many people are so focused on interior window coverings that they can overlook exterior shading options simply because they require a bit more effort than their interior counterparts…. Read More

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Benefits of Motorized Window Coverings on Your Home Security

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  Often overlooked and underutilized, motorized window coverings could be an excellent addition to your Northern California home. They provide outstanding security benefits and other features you’ll want to take full advantage of. Consider everything motorized window coverings have to offer. How Motorized Blinds and Shutters Improve Home Security Burglars are known to scout out… Read More

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Plantation Shutter Design Trends

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  Plantation shutters bring your Northern California home an air of sophistication that can evoke a vintage look, a beach cottage atmosphere, a plantation mansion feel or a style that is uniquely yours. Generously louvered (with 2.5 to 4.5 inch louvers) plantation shutters bring a bespoke, custom look to your home’s windows and glass doors…. Read More

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Solar Shades: How To Choose Between Light and Dark Fabrics

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Some Things You Should Know First We have found in our years of experience a very common question that is raised—when to use a light fabric versus a dark fabric when choosing solar shades. In some cases we have found that the fabric desired and chosen had the reverse effect once installed, leaving the consumer… Read More

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Protect Your Home and Business with Rolling Shutters

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  Whether you are a homeowner, a business owner or both, you need to protect your belongings from theft and damage. In many cases, simple door and window locks just aren’t enough to keep your buildings safe. Fortunately, you can increase the security of your home or office building by adding rolling security shutters to… Read More

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Enhance Your Decor With Elegant Drapes and Roman Shades

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  Did you know that most people overlook the importance of interior window treatments such as drapes and shades when they’re decorating a new room? It’s true. Most homeowners will pay careful attention to the furniture they choose and the colors on the walls, but window treatments often go overlooked. That’s a shame, because the… Read More

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Clever Ways to Define an Outdoor Room Using Exterior Shades

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  An outdoor living room is the perfect way to extend your space and get the most use out of your yard year round. Exterior shades allow you to easily partition your space to create a homey feel in the exterior living room and make the space distinct from other zones in your yard. Gain… Read More

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Tips for Choosing Exterior Shades

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Exterior shades keep too much sun from entering your home, maintaining a comfortable indoor temperature and muting the natural light to keep it from becoming too dazzling. These benefits offer you a more comfortable interior while helping you save money on energy costs. When you want to install exterior window shades, consider these tips for… Read More

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Complete Your Home Decor with Custom Pillows and Cushions

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Do You Need Custom Pillows and Cushions For Your Furniture? Outdoor Cushions Whether you need outdoor chair cushions, outdoor chaise cushions, outdoor bench cushions, or even outdoor seat cushions for your boat, we provide the highest quality of workmanship. Indoor Cushions For your indoor furniture, we provide custom chair cushions, bench cushions, window seat cushions… Read More

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Add Warmth to Any Room With Drapery Window Treatments

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It All Starts With Elegant Fabrics and Attention to Detail Fabric window treatments make a style statement that is both sophisticated and uniquely personal. The soft, high quality fabric that adds refinement and warmth to any room, whether formal or casual. Welcome family and friends with the timeless beauty of fabric and grace your home with… Read More