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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 »

Advantages to Faux Wood Shutters

Posted: Wednesday, May 8th, 2019 | Filed under: window shutters, Wood Shutters
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faux-wood-shuttersInstalling some charming new shutters on your windows is an easy way to enhance your house’s curb appeal. But with so many dazzling options available, how can a homeowner possibly narrow his or her choice down to one? You’re probably curious about which shutter style reigns supreme. Should you look into traditional plastic shutters or perhaps you have your eye on an alluring pair of faux wood shutters?

At Shading Systems, we’ve seen a huge rise in faux wood shutter installation, and it’s easy to see why homeowners love this style. Faux wood shutters provide countless advantages over traditional shutters, many of which can help you save time and money at the end of the day. Here are some of the reasons why you should install faux wood shutters the next time you spruce up your window treatments. Read more »

Debunking Common Shutter Myths

Posted: Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019 | Filed under: room darkening window treatments, window shutters, Wood Shutters
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Common Shutter MythsIf you’re looking to add a classic rustic accent to your living space, shutters are time tested and gorgeous solution that may help refine and improve the flow of your home. There are a lot of myths surrounding the installation of shutters. Pervasive though many of them are, Shading Systems has found that they are largely unfounded. Shutters are a perfect and often overlooked shading solution for most homes. This article addresses and debunks the myths surrounding home shutter installation. Be sure to follow Shading Systems blog for more tips and tricks.
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Fresh & Beautiful Kitchen Window Treatments

Posted: Friday, April 12th, 2019 | Filed under: Kitchen Window Treatments, Roman shades, Solar Shades, Woven Wood Shades
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fresh-kitchen-window-treatmentsWhether you’re looking for a complete kitchen remodel or to give your kitchen a fresh look, you cannot ignore those windows! The perfect window treatment can separate ordinary rooms from beautiful rooms because they tie in colors and upholstery to create a cohesive design. Moreover, window treatments can give your kitchen a polished look while adding some extra flair.

So what are some of the best window treatments to consider installing when remodeling your kitchen? Having helped countless homeowners design their dream kitchens, we’ve compiled some of our favorite kitchen window treatments that you can add into your own kitchen’s aesthetic.
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How to Make a Room Brighter (With Window Treatments)

Posted: Tuesday, March 26th, 2019 | Filed under: drapery systems, Home Design, interior design, Window Treatment Trends
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Bright RoomA lot of people think that drapes are meant to completely block out sunlight, and make your house darker. This is simply not the case. While the thicker and heavier drapes tend to block out the sunlight, there are a lot of ways to incorporate thin, light, and airy drapes into your home’s decor, that brighten up the room for anyone who comes over. As the top window solutions provider in NYC, the expert staff Shading Systems rounded up the best ways to illuminate your room. Here are some tips to make a room brighter using window treatments.

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