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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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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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Tips For Cleaning Blinds and Shades

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Whether dusting sculptures, shining mirrors, or vacuuming flat-woven rugs, each homeowner has their own refined routine for sprucing up their space. But while you may think your home shines and sparkles, did you really remember to clean every part? More often than not, homeowners tend to forget to clean their window blinds and shades, allowing a nasty build up of dirt and dust particles that’ll cause a sneezing frenzy.

Sure, homeowners don’t purposely ignore cleaning their window blinds and shades, it sort of just happens. Still, homeowners cannot ignore these neglected areas because blinds and shades host a variety of germs and bacteria that can spell out disaster for your family. During the warmer months when windows are open, window treatments often transport unwanted debris and dust into your home.

Not only will cleaning blinds and shades help eliminate dirt throughout their home, homeowners will also soon notice the air quality improve throughout their home when they take a big breath of fresh air. In order to ensure that you don’t skim over these hard-to-reach areas again, the window professionals at Shading Systems have expert tips to properly clean your window blinds and shades.

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