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SUMMER COLORS FOR DRAPES & BLINDS

  SPRING CLEANING IN SUMMER. Come March and I know spring time is here in Chicago. Not with weather forecasts or the pleasant and much-welcomed rise in the barometer. It is that lazy sun. It was in my complete view through the whole winter, but its mellowed brilliance would challenge me to look it straight in the eye and soak…

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The Difference between Inside and Outside Mounts of Window Treatments.

What suits your windows the best? Window treatments or coverings can be bewildering at times. How different window accessories work and which one is suitable are the important questions to be answered. The other day, I met my new neighbors in the street, and as they seemed warm and amicable, I invited them home for tea. I walked them around…

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Are Drapes Better Window Coverings than Shades, Blinds and Shutters?

combining blinds and curtains

  Insulating window covering to save energy. As the summer is approaching, and most folks consider energy savings much like they pondered it with the onset of winter, one faces the conundrum of deciding whether to use shades, shutters, blinds or drapes. Especially those just venturing out towards independence, or those new homeowners. And in today’s world of seesawing weather, it…

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