Monthly Archives: March 2012

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Mar

Blinds and Energy Efficiency

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Vertical window blinds and horizontal window blinds are effective at reducing summer heat. On hot summer days, close window coverings on the east, west, and south-facing windows to keep out the sun’s rays. You can keep the blinds on the north side open if desired because they do not get direct sun in summer, assuming you’re in the northern hemisphere. Continue Reading ...
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Mar

Faux Wood Blinds – Advice on Choosing the Right Slat Size

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First things first. What’s a slat? All horizontal window blinds (think: mini blinds, wood blinds and faux wood blinds) have slats; they’re the strips of either metal, vinyl, wood or faux wood that open and close for light control. Different blinds offer different slat sizes. Generally, faux wood blinds are offered with 2″ slats and 2-1/2″ slats. Doesn’t sound like Continue Reading ...
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Mar

Introducing Good Housekeeping Blinds and Shades

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Blindsgalore is eager to launch the brand new line of Good Housekeeping Blinds and Shades in mid-March. This collection of quality window treatments is supported by the Good Housekeeping Research Institute and is backed by the Good Housekeeping Seal. Founded in 1900, the Good Housekeeping Research Institute evaluates products to help consumers make informed buying decisions. The familiar Good Housekeeping Continue Reading ...