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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 Treatment Trends: Bamboo Blinds

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bamboo blindsLooking to bring natural elegance to any room? Need a durable material? Go not further, Bamboo blinds are a reliable investment, which offers almost no maintenance. These woven wood blinds are eco-friendly and can easily change the ambiance of any room, giving your apartment a unique style. Working with Shading Systems, city dwellers can create a Zen-like design in their New York City apartment by installing Bamboo blinds.

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Best Window Treatment for Bathrooms

Posted: Wednesday, April 19th, 2017 | Filed under: Bathroom Privacy, Bathroom Window Treatments, Interior Decorating, natural light
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Bathroom Window TreatmentsYour bathroom is one of your most used spaces, as you freshen up and pamper yourself daily. You should never neglect your bathroom; this important space demands its own signature style. Whether you enjoy the breeze from a cracked window or prefer natural lighting, choosing the right window treatments will make your bathroom more appealing. Window treatments for bathrooms need to meet three requirements: privacy, durability, and light control. Bathrooms are a high moisture and heavy traffic area, so choosing mildew-resistant fabrics is essential. No matter which style you choose, the creative designs and material choices are endless.
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Standing The Test of Time: Choosing Lasting Window Treatments

Posted: Wednesday, November 9th, 2016 | Filed under: Color Design, natural light, window shading, window treatments
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Lasting Window TreatmentsEveryone loves a little sunlight! The sun is a great source of vitamin D, give a sunbathing a great tan, and can cheer up anyone who might be in a bad mood. But even the most devout sun worshipper knows that the sunlight permeating through the windows can be harmful to their luxurious furnishings, elegant floors, and beautiful artwork. This is because sunlight can cause fading, discoloration and fabric damage.

There are three culprits within light damage. Approximately 45 percent of light damage comes from UVA and UVB rays; 25 percent from heat and infrared radiation, while the remaining 25 percent comes from visible light.
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Tips for Adding Light to a Dark Apartment

Posted: Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016 | Filed under: interior design, natural light, nyc apartment, Roller Shades, Solar Shades
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Apartment Lighting
With space at a premium in NYC, many apartment residents face the challenge of adding light to a dark space.  When natural light is maximized, rooms feel more spacious and comfortable.  Following are tips for adding light to a dark apartment.
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