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Windows Are A Treat But They Can Be Tricky

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At first glance, it seems so simple, covering a window.  When you consider a window, you think of a lovely rectangle shape with exact dimensions, but what could possibly be tricky about getting a blind or shade to fit perfectly?  Well, there’s high windows, low windows, windows on ceilings, old windows, enormous windows, and drafty windows, just to name a Continue Reading ...
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A Chill In The Air Through Our Windows

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Cooler days are on the way as today the Autumnal Equinox, an astrological event, marks the changing of the sun from the Northern Hemisphere to the Southern Hemisphere. The sun’s warmth and direct sunlight fades for us as the days get shorter and night descends earlier. As the sun crosses the equator on its seasonal march, a special moment of balance is created Continue Reading ...
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Smart Homes: Three Ways to Motorize Your Blinds

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Blindsgalore offers some of the most innovative technology in window treatments. Imagine pushing a button or flipping a switch and marvel as your chic shades open or close,  granting privacy or allowing beams of light into your home. Whether you are in the process of renovating, or just looking for an update, you may want to consider the advantages of Continue Reading ...
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Motorized Madness

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Technology pervades our lives which frees up time, makes us more efficient, smoothes out our days and even makes us safer and more in control. I am mad for technology and if you have not discovered motorized window treatments, expect to be surprised as to the ease and amazement when you add motorization to your window shades!  You will be Continue Reading ...
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Fresh Ideas for French Doors

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As a designer, I love one simple idea that makes a big impact and French Doors are at the top of that list.  A French Door is a door made up of rectangular glass panels that extend to the full length of the door. French Doors can truly elevate your space by providing exquisite illumination and a sense of proportion Continue Reading ...
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Ideas For Treating A Bay Window

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As a sought after architectural feature, bay windows can be as extravagant as a stunning exterior building attribute on a Victorian home or as simple as a bit of additional space behind the sink in a modest kitchen. Whether they house a sunny breakfast nook, frame the coziest window seat, or frame the view of the hills in an elegant Continue Reading ...
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7 Concerns To Solve When Designing Your Windows

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I feel most in my element when I am designing and helping people add their own personal touches within their home.  I often get asked for tips and tricks to fix everyday home design issues.  How do I make my home feel warmer?  I wish my windows were taller.  Can I control the sun’s late afternoon glare?   Some important Continue Reading ...
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It Isn’t Easy Being a Skylight as a Window Treatment Idea

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Skylights in your home are just plain awesome and the natural light and changing skyscapes that glow through these windows are an unexpected and valued design element. Your home is bathed in sun and moonshine and cool breezes can softly move through your living space. However, these windows are hard to reach and are often oversize and can make your Continue Reading ...