Blinds & Shades

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How to Install Blackout Roller Blinds

It only takes six steps to get better sleep at night!

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Remove Blinds from Your Windows Step-by-Step

Whether you want to replace your old blinds with new ones or go with a different wall treatment altogether, this is how you remove the existing set.

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How to Make Custom Bamboo Roller Blinds

They're good-looking, affordable, and sustainable.

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How to Make Bamboo Window Blinds

Bamboo window blinds are an easy DIY project.

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How to Sew a Topper for Roman Shades

Change the look with a topper and pull the design together.

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How to Install Half Round Window Blinds

Half round windows are simply classy and beautifu.

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How to Trim Bamboo Roman Shades

Make custom bamboo Roman shades with a trim to fit plan.

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Make Your Own Shade Screens

When you need a window covering fast, start here.

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How to Sew Roll-Up Shades

Roller shade are affordable, and flexibile to the amount of light desired in the room,

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5 Decorating Ideas for Roll Up Shades

Roll up shades can be a great way to add some creativity and flair to a room.

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How to Make Flat Roman Shades

Roman shades are functional and fabulous.

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How to Choose a Roman Shade

Select from several options to update your space.

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Bamboo Beaded Curtain Care

Take care of these fun, casual design elements.

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All About Venetian Blinds

You're just moving into a new house, and you need to do something to cover those windows.

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Tips for Measuring Blackout Curtains

Blackout curtains can effectively keep light out of a room, making sleeping better.

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Thermal Curtains vs Blackout Curtains

Block light and cold air with the proper window coverings.

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How to Make Beaded Door Curtains

Add flair and color to match your design or personality.

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Motorized Vertical Blinds: Pros and Cons

Motorized vertical blinds can make an attractive addition to a home.

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How to Install Fabric Vertical Blinds

Congratulation on the purchase of your new fabric vertical blinds.

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How to Replace Vertical Blinds

Replacing vertical blinds can be expensive, but it does not have to be.

How to Replace Vinyl Vertical Blind Slats

They're designed to be relatively easy to replace.

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7 Advantages of Owning Faux Wood Blinds

Faux wood blinds are usually made of vinyl or a blend of real wood and vinyl.

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How to Uninstall Inside Mount Blinds

Inside mount blinds are window furnishings that are installed inside the frame of a window.

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3 Safety Tips for Auto Blinds

Auto blinds are a great window treatment that will automatically close with a touch of a button.

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All About Outdoor Bamboo Shades

Outdoor bamboo shades are a great way of reducing the amount of sunlight and heat that enters a room.

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Make Your Own Blackout Shades

To make a bright room dark, blackout shades are a must.

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How to Install Cordless Cellular Shades

Cordless cellular shades protect your family and belongings.

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How to Tighten Loose Plantation Shutters

After several months of use, the louvers in plantation shutters may gradually loosen.

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How to Repair Stained Roller Blind Fabric

Accidents can happen to your roller blind fabric.

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Tips for Shortening Cellular Shades

With a few tips and tricks you can shorten your cellular shades to the exact length you need.

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How to Repair Pleated Shades

It's usually a matter of replacing the cord.

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How to Cut Honeycomb Shades

Installing honeycomb shades, or cellular shades, in your windows offers several benefits.

A window with a balloon shade.
Balloon Shade with a Gathered Top 101

A balloon shade is a soft, blousy window treatment.

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About Roman Shades Pt. 4: Fabric and Lining

Roman shades offer an attractive and elegant alternative to standard blinds or drapes.

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How to Replace the Fabric of Blackout Roller Blinds

Update the blackout fabric in any room.

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Pros and Cons of Wooden Venetian Blinds

Wooden venetian blinds are among the most common type of wooden blinds available today.

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Tips for Painting Faux Wood Blinds

Taking Apart the Blinds Before you begin to paint you will need to take apart the blinds.

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Cleaning Pleated Shades

Pleated shades can quickly gather dust and attract other unsightly grime.

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Tips for Replacing Skylight Shades

Skylight shades that open allow a cool breeze to enter the house and provide sufficient ventilation in the summer. They help to release hot air from the room. A skylight shade that is cheap and poorly installed may not work appropriately to release hot air. It is a good thing to replace old, damaged

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Tips for Putting Bamboo Roman Shades Together

Bamboo roman shades give a classic feel to any room and are easy to install. These are also much cheaper than curtaining. For more privacy, you can opt for more, denser packed reeds or slats. Here are some tips for putting together bamboo roman shades. Some Tips for Putting together Bamboo Roman Shades

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Easy Ways to Clean Skylight Shades

Skylight shades help to regulate the amount of light that passes through the skylight. They are made in various styles and from a range of materials. Naturally, they need to be cleaned from time to time, as dust accumulates on them. Here are some tips about cleaning skylight shades quickly and easily.