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The Best Blinds for Indianapolis

Finding the right blinds for your Indianapolis hole isn’t always easy. It can be hard to know where to go and what to get. The Midwest is notorious for temperature swings and weather changes and one of the best ways to take in the beautiful sunlight or blog out those Indiana storms that pop up is to get the perfect set of blinds for your windows. 

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Window Treatment Trends in 2020

How you style your blinds, shutters and shades depends entirely on your individual tastes in light-control, privacy, color, style, and budget—and it’s ultimately your decision on how you manipulate these to create your ideal window treatment. But as you explore your choices, check out a few of the options available to you in 2020, and you just might find something surprising. These are the window treatments that are trending right now. 

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Do Blinds Help Keep Out the Cold?

Winters in Indiana mean it is time to turn up the heat, and, in turn, the energy bill. Many of us just accept that it is expensive to keep our homes warm during the brutal midwest winters, but it does not have to be that way. Proper window furnishings can actually help you keep the heat in and the cold out to keep your family warm and your energy bill a little lower. While drapes are a popular solution for additional insulation, the right type of blinds can also help keep out the cold. 

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Top 5 Kitchen Window Treatments

The kitchen is the heart of the home as it is the epicenter for meals and gatherings. Window treatments can enhance the appearance and feel of your kitchen and also increase the value of your home. However, the location of windows is important when choosing kitchen window treatments. Windows near a stove or sink will require window treatments that are different from windows in a harder to clean location. Here are the top 5 kitchen window treatments. 

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How to Choose Between an Inside Mount or an Outside Mount

 

Window blinds provide privacy, protect your room from the sun, and add to the overall interior decor of your home. Many choices come with the decision-making process: the right blinds for your overall design; and the right blinds for darkening or brightening up your room. Choosing the right mounting position of blinds for your windows is also an important decision to consider when looking for blinds.

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Blinds Safety for Pets and Children

When it comes to household safety, children and pets are top priority. Everywhere we look in our homes, there’s some sort of hazard: wet floors, electrical outlets, and even furniture. Basically, anything that gets in the way during playtime can spell trouble. 

If you’ve recently moved into a new home, or you’re just thinking about purchasing new blinds, you will want to make sure they are child and pet proof. Blinds with cords put children and pets at risk of accidental strangulation. Continue reading “Blinds Safety for Pets and Children”

Blinds vs. Shades

Adding or changing your window coverings is a simple interior design element that will improve the look and feel of a room while providing the desired level of light control. However, many shoppers are new to window coverings and may use the terms “blinds” and “shades” interchangeably. In reality, blinds and shades are distinctly different and offer vastly different qualities as window treatments. Understanding the difference between blinds and shades will help you decide which is the best match for your window.  Continue reading “Blinds vs. Shades”

The 5 Best Kitchen Window Treatments

The kitchen is the heart of the home, as it is the epicenter for meals and gatherings. Kitchen window treatments can enhance the appearance and feel of your kitchen and also increase the value of your home. However, the location of windows is important when choosing kitchen window treatments. Windows near a stove or sink will require window treatments that are different from windows in a safer location.  Continue reading “The 5 Best Kitchen Window Treatments”