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Window Treatment Trends: Blackout Shades

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Room Darkening Shades
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 Window Treatments For Your NYC Apartment

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Shading Trends 2017Perhaps you’ve bought a new home in New York, or you want to refurbish your old apartment. Before you make plans to throw a housewarming party, be sure you decorated your entire space, more specifically, installing window treatments. Window treatments complete a room tying the theme, style, and color together in a seamless fashion. If you overlook this detail, there are a quite a wide variety of window treatment options to take the interior design of your home to the next level. Let Shading Systems guide you through timeless and chic window treatments styles to consider when designing your NYC space.

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Window Treatments for Urban Modern Style

Posted: Wednesday, April 5th, 2017 | Filed under: modern window treatments, Roman shades, Urban Modern style, window treatments
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Urban Modern Window TreatmentsUrban modern style is a popular interior design style. Many associate weathered brick walls, draping botanicals, and large exposed windows with this design style. Urban modern is a relaxed and comforting style that has developed into a casual trend. Options for creative window treatments are endless, allowing individuals to express their personal interest through design. Bold prints, natural shades, and motorized systems are some of the many ways to create a causal urban feel in your home.
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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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