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Interior Vs. Exterior Window Shades

Posted: Wednesday, October 10th, 2018 | Filed under: exterior shades, interior design, Interior Shutters, Window Treatment Styles
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Interior vs Exterior Window TreatmentsWindow treatments offer endless design options. Since some homeowners find shading solutions so alluring, they redesign a room around the windows! If you’re already in love with your current décor, you can find window treatments that fit the theme and feel of the room in a blink of an eye. The best way to approach your window treatment search involves analyzing the room before determining your preferred option. Do you want interior window treatments or exterior window treatments?

The choice isn’t easy because both offer a great number of benefits for many homeowners in the New York Area. But which option will spruce up your space? The experts at Shading Systems broke down the basics of interior and exterior window shades to make the selection process easier.
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How to Update The Exterior Look of The Home

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Window AwningNow that spring is here, homeowners are turning their attention to the exterior of their homes.  With the harsh winter over, everyone is ready to head outside and enjoy parties, dinners with family and friends, and spend some time relaxing in their yard.  Spending all of that time outside is sure to lead any homeowner to notice things that they may want to improve about the outdoor spaces adjacent to their homes.  While major home construction and landscape projects require much planning, the option of incorporating awnings into your New York City home design has many practical and decorative benefits. Read more »

What Are the Benefits of Patio Awnings?

Posted: Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 | Filed under: exterior shades, Home Design, Landscape Design
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013One of the greatest things you can do in the design of your outdoor patio or backyard terrace is adding a high-quality patio awning.

Not only does a sizeable patio awning add color, pattern and character to your patio space, it provides a number of additional benefits, including some wonderful (and some surprising) advantages of having a patio awning in your outdoor living space:
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How to Keep Outdoor Summer Entertaining Cool

Posted: Tuesday, June 11th, 2013 | Filed under: awnings, exterior shades, Home cooling, Home Improvement, retractable awnings, window treatments
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Retractable Awning

What a better way to revel in the warm air of summer than to enjoy your outdoor spaces?  In fact, over the past few years, as more and more people have learned about the possibilities in outdoor design (kudos to HGTV for that!) these spaces have become less a luxury enjoyed only by a few, and more a planned space for those with homes, and in many cases with apartments. Read more »

Exterior Shades

Posted: Monday, December 24th, 2012 | Filed under: awnings, exterior shades, Home cooling, natural light, window shading, window treatments
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Exterior shades can be a great solution to help control unwanted sunlight or glare issues. These shades can be great for any window in your house that gets a lot of sun throughout the day. They also make great shading solutions for greenhouses, sunrooms, outdoor patio or seating areas or even glass garages, most often found on businesses or more modern homes.

Most exterior shades can be mounted on any window or patio around your house to control solar heat rays. With the touch of a button, the motorized shades can be opened or closed! Read more »