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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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Window Treatment Solutions for Difficult to Reach Windows

Posted: Thursday, September 3rd, 2015 | Filed under: Custom window treatments, motorized window treatments, Skylights, Types of window treatments
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Sloped skylight shade
While specialty windows such as Palladian, bay, and casement options can add drama and interest to your home, it can be difficult to design a window covering that provides the proper amount of privacy while showcasing these unique elements.  Skylights and high windows may be located in places that are difficult to access.  Here are some ideas about how to design the perfect solution for your difficult windows. Read more »

Winterizing Your Skylights

Posted: Wednesday, August 28th, 2013 | Filed under: Home Improvement, Shading systems, Skylights, window treatments
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Winterizing Your Skylights is Important

Winterizing Your Skylights is Important

In the warm weather, all of the beautiful sunlight streaming through your skylights can make winter seem like a distant memory.  However, chillier weather is just around the corner, and as the days grow shorter and shorter, little by little there are things that you could be doing to make sure that your skylights are in tip top shape to deliver you with an energy efficient winter.  Here are a few of the tips we’ve collected as we’ve worked closely with top contractors who build homes with skylights. Read more »

Will Skylights Increase my House Value?

Posted: Wednesday, August 14th, 2013 | Filed under: Shading systems, Skylight Shades, Skylights
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Skylights; Do they add value or diminish it?

When deciding on what design changes you want to make to your house, your own preferences lead the way.  However, you may also consider evaluating your preferences in design and decorating to be sure that they will add to your bottom line….should you ever sell your home.  When you are going to invest money into home improvements, wouldn’t it be ideal to maximize how much value those projects will one day add to the worth of your home?  Yes! Read more »

Skylight Design Tips

Posted: Monday, August 5th, 2013 | Filed under: Shading systems, Skylight Shades, Skylights
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Bringing the Great Outdoors, Indoors

Bringing the Great Outdoors, Indoors

Natural light is the most flattering, and bringing elements of nature into the home is a timeless design option for any homeowner starting work on home improvement construction.  Whether you are looking to upgrade or completely change a bathroom, bedroom, kitchen, or hallway, skylights are one of the best ways to bring the great outdoors indoors.  They allow you to gaze at the sky through every season of the year, and every hour of the day, a never ending overhead portrait of blues, whites, grays, purples, and even oranges and reds. Read more »