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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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The Best Shades For Sunrooms

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Does the hustle and bustle of life in the big city have you feeling drained? Do you ever wish that you had a warm place to kick back, relax, and curl up with a good book? Look no further than enjoying your very own sunroom!
While sunrooms are great spot to catch some rays without stepping outside, sunrooms often become bright or increasingly hot during the summer months. It doesn’t take much to feel the scorching heat from a sunroom. Don’t believe us? Type accidental sunburn into Google to witness horror stories. Luckily, the window professionals at Shading Systems know how to properly shade your sunroom as you move into spring and summer. Read on or you may soon become the spokesperson for aloe vera sunburn soothing cream!

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How Choose The Right Colored Window Treatments

Posted: Wednesday, March 21st, 2018 | Filed under: Color Design, Interior Window Treatments, nyc apartment
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http://www.shadingsystemsinc.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/How-Choose-The-Shading-144-Right-Colored-Window-Treatments-1.jpgA focal point of any room, window treatments are available in a plethora of hues, patterns, and textures depending on your personal design preference. Colored window treatments can create a natural, relaxed feel or bring an element of dramatic sophistication—all depending on the textures and color you select. The shading experts at Shading Systems help New Yorkers select the best options and color schemes for your space.

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The Most Durable Material for Window Treatments

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Window Treatment MaterialAre you looking to update your faded, stained, or ripped window treatments? Whether you are selecting window treatments that are child safe, withstand high traffic, block harsh sunlight or minimize pet dander, selecting a durable material is essential. It can pose difficulty for homeowners to find a window treatment that can reflect the architecture of the space and interior design style, all while withstanding the test of wear and tear. The experts at Shading Systems can best advise the most durable material to ensure your window treatments are both decorative and functional.

Start by evaluating your design space. Is it a high traffic flow area such as an entryway or family room? What type of curtain would be best suited for both your window height, wall space and furniture placement?
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