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What Are The Best Shades For Skylight Windows?

Posted: Wednesday, August 8th, 2018 | Filed under: blackout shades, motorized window treatments, natural light, Skylight Shades, Skylights
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SkylightsGlass skylights can be a great feature for any room, allowing natural light to enter through the ceiling. The downside, however, may bring unwanted heat and glare during those times where you might craze privacy. By adding skylight shades to your ceiling windows, you can control the amount of sunlight that enters throughout the day. During summer months, the ability to control the unwanted heat entering your home or office may help significantly with cooling costs. Because skylights are becoming more popular as a design element, skylight shades are now available in a greater variety of different options and designs.
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Tips For Cleaning Blinds and Shades

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http://www.shadingsystemsinc.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2018/03Shading Systems Tips For Cleaning Blinds and Shades
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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Window Treatment Trends: What Are Blackout Shades?

Posted: Wednesday, January 24th, 2018 | Filed under: Window Treatment Styles, Window Treatment Trends
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blackout shadesNothing is worse than trying to sleep only to be woken up by blinding rays of light shining on your face. Light exposure preventing you from getting sufficient shut-eye is more than an annoyance; it can be harmful to your overall health. Darkness is the biological signal your body needs to determine when to rest. So light exposure at the wrong times of day or night can alter our internal clock. While seemingly benign, lack of sleep can result in poor cognitive memory, judgment, and mood. Especially applicable for those living in New York City, bright lights at night can make it difficult to sleep.

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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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Tips for Improving Sleep Through Your Choice of Window Coverings

Posted: Wednesday, August 19th, 2015 | Filed under: blackout shades, Custom window treatments, Types of window treatments
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Black Out ShadesGood sleep is essential for your health.  If you experience night after night of sleep deprivation it can affect your weight, mood, and immune system.  According to medical experts, the ideal amount of sleep for most adults ranges from 7 to 9 hours, but some need up to 10 hours of sleep, while others fare fine on 6 hours.  Factors such as pregnancy and age can affect these numbers.  With so many people in the NYC area experiencing sleep issues, it is a good idea to consider how your bedroom window coverings can help to achieve the optimal sleep environment.

Window coverings can help you to achieve room darkening, sound control, and maintain a comfortable temperature in the bedroom.  Each of these can contribute to a more restful night of sleep. Read more »