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The Best Window Treatments for College Dorm Rooms

Posted: Thursday, December 6th, 2018 | Filed under: Bedroom Design, interior design
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College Dorm WindowsMom’s crying, Dad’s excited, and you are nervous as hell.  Move in day at into college is an important milestone that many parent dreads and most students look forward to. Free from Mommy and Daddy’s rules, and the world is your oyster. Despite the tiny closet like living space, living in a dorm room is a special time in every student’s college experience. Your goal is to make your home away from home as comfortable as possible, and window treatments play a crucial role in customizing and enhancing your dorm room.

For college students looking to give their dorm room a unique personal flair, here are some ideas for the best window treatments for college dorm rooms.
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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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Window Treatment Trends: Blackout Shades

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A good night’s sleep in New York City comes with some frustrating pitfalls. While the Manhattan Skyline is breathtaking, the noise and morning light may have you reconsider life in the big apple. New York City’s high-rise buildings have no shield from the rays of bright morning light shining into your bedroom window. Fortunately, city dwellers can install blackout shades to combat the bright lights and even deafen the cacophonous street noise. Blackout shades offer a solution for sleepless nights by providing total darkness in your bedroom allowing your body to sleep soundly. Luckily, the window experts at Shading Systems share how you can regain sleep and sanity with blackout shades.

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Window Treatment Trends: Energy Efficient Window Treatments

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Did you know 40% of unwanted heat enters through windows? However, making small adjustments to the way you view window treatments can be cost-effective in the grand scheme of renting or owning a home. Everyday growing numbers of homeowners search for creative ways to make their homes more environmentally friendly. Whether you live in an NYC apartment or house, window treatments can effectively conserve more energy (and a little more cash). Making small adjustments can be cost-effective, such as closing the shades or drapes during the day and opening them at night during the summer months. The window professionals at Shading Systems share the following additional way to save by using a variety of different styles of energy-efficient window treatments to reduce heating costs while helping the environment.

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How To Choose The Best Awning For Your NYC Windows

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If you’re like many Americans, you enjoy the summer weather but try to avoid sitting in direct sunlight. The sun’s heat can make lounging on your deck overwhelming even after a short amount of time. But there’s a solution- you can install retractable awnings, which allow you to enjoy the weather without baking to a crisp in the sun. Whether for a deck, balcony, patio or cabana, retractable awnings offer much-needed shade to your outdoor space. The experts at Shading Solutions share how you can customize awnings to fit your exact needs while boosting curb appeal. Before you begin shopping ask yourself these helpful questions.

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