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The Best Window Treatments for a Dining Room

Posted: Monday, July 22nd, 2019 | Filed under: interior design, Interior Window Treatments, Types of window treatments
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Dining Room Window TreatmentsDining rooms keep changing since we were younger. What was once a gathering of nightly family meals is now one of the most unused rooms in the house. Kitchens and living rooms stole the title of the “dining area,” leaving the dining room abandoned until you have company during holidays or other special occasions. You may not use this room often, but you don’t want to cheap out on the dining room and leave your guests unimpressed. Instead, you want your company to see your dining room as a casual place, with some elegance and class.

The best way to show off your dining room involves installing window treatments. These new additions will create the atmosphere you crave while bringing the entire room together. Here are our suggestions for the best dining room window treatments. Read more »

How Much Should I Budget For Window Treatments

Posted: Wednesday, July 10th, 2019 | Filed under: Custom window treatments, Types of window treatments, window treatments
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Window-Treatment-BudgetWhether you’ve just purchased a new home or thinking about revitalizing your old worn out curtains, you’ll eventually need new window treatments. But too many homeowners underestimate how costs for new windows can add up. Like most home renovation projects, it’s always best to plan ahead of time so you can cut unnecessary costs. Here are our tips on how to budget for window treatments. Read more »

Top 2019 Window Treatment Color Trends

Posted: Wednesday, June 19th, 2019 | Filed under: Color Design, drapery systems, interior design, Window Treatment Trends
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Window Treatment Color TrendsSpring and summer both bring beautiful weather and an explosion of color all around. From nature and fashion to room décor, now is the perfect time to update your houses’ color palette with new window treatments in awe-inspiring colors. Pantone named Living Coral as the color of the year, but we don’t recommend incorporating it into your room’s design. While Living Coral is certainly better, the experts at Shading Systems have other ideas in mind. Here are a few window treatment color trends for 2019 that you need to try.
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Best 2019 Summer Window Treatments

Posted: Friday, June 7th, 2019 | Filed under: Summer Window Treatments, Window Treatment Styles, Window Treatment Trends
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Summer is the time to relax from all the stresses of work and life. It’s the perfect time to kick back with some friends, enjoy the warm weather, and even finish up some remodeling around the house, specifically your window treatments. Some updated summer window treatments can help increase privacy and even help you save money on your monthly cooling bill.

Now comes the difficult part – which summer window treatments should you install into your house? Don’t worry; Shading Systems has all the juicy details on this season’s most popular window treatments. Here are a few of the best summer window treatments that you need to try this year!
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Common Mistakes When Cleaning Window Treatments

Posted: Wednesday, May 15th, 2019 | Filed under: cleaning window treatments, durable window treatments
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Window Cleaning MistakesYou put a lot of energy into picking the perfect window treatments for your home. Whether you’ve chosen traditional blinds or window shutters, all window treatments require tender loving care if you want them to operate and look the way they did when you brought them home. A lot of the dust that winds up in homes accumulates on window treatments. So if you’re a person with pets, or if someone in your home has allergies, regularly cleaning your window blinds and shutters is a great way to curb problems with dander and other allergens early. That said, a lot of people end up damaging their window treatments in the cleaning process. Below is a list of common mistakes that people make when cleaning their window treatments, and ways to avoid repeating these mistakes. Read more »