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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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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 French Colonial Homes

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Window Treatments for French ColonialsWhen French colonists settled in the Louisiana Territory in the early 1700s, they were influenced by the building techniques of the Caribbean and West Indies.  The homes style that they created is now known as French Colonial architecture.  Common features include wide porches, French doors, and raised living quarters.  The unique characteristics of the style influence homeowners’ choice of window coverings.
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What Is the Difference Between Roman Shades and Pleated Shades?

Posted: Wednesday, January 20th, 2016 | Filed under: Pleated Shades, privacy window treatments, Roman shades, Types of window treatments, window shading
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Pleated BlindsWith so many styles of window treatments available, once you have decided to incorporate shades in your next home update, the next step is to choose a type.  Selecting from among the various options can be confusing, so let’s take a look at the difference between two popular styles:  roman shades and pleated shades.
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Blackout Shades Versus Room Darkening Shades

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Blackout ShadesWhether you are seeking to improve the quality of your sleep or planning window coverings for a room with a special function such a media room, blackout or darkening shades may be the best choice for your windows.  While they both can help with decreasing the amount of sunlight that enters your space, there are differences between them.
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