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Archive for May, 2019

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 »