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New Window Treatments For NYC Homes

Posted: Wednesday, October 17th, 2018 | Filed under: Home Design, nyc apartment, NYC window treatments, Types of window treatments
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NYC Window TreatmentsWhether renovating your home or starting from the ground up, window treatments add an important touch to any home’s look. Selecting different types of window treatments that correspond with it should immediately follow choosing a window type. Style, shapes, size, and location of the window will all determine the type of window coverings necessary for a particular room. Arched and angled windows will allow the warm sun to enter during the winter months, but how will you keep the heat out during summer?

If your customized window faces the sun in the morning, should you consider privacy shades? What type of window coverings will agree with your style and serve as a practical window shade?
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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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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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