The Real Problems of Using Store-Bought Curtains

Curtains & Drapery
store-bought curtains

Even if you are an avid do-it-yourself and you like to save money wherever possible, there are just some areas that require things that are not generic and/or store-bought. Some people can fit into off-the-rack clothing whereas others must, at the very least, shop in specialty stores or departments. Much the same can be said…


Window Fashion Spotlight: Blackout Roller Shades

blackout roller shades

Blackout roller shades are a type of window treatment that is grossly underused in many parts of the world, especially given the benefits that they offer. In addition to offering exceptionally excellent functional benefits, the use of these window treatments has also been noted to be aesthetically pleasing as well. You will end up with…


The Secrets Behind Maintaining Upholstered Furniture

upholstered furniture maintenance

If the furniture in question is situated in a high traffic area, these three things are of the utmost importance: the fabric should be easy to clean; it should be strong; and it should be sturdy. Particularly with furniture that can be considered a showpiece, you obviously want a quality fabric that is worthy of…


Window Treatment Trends | 2017 Edition

Window Fashion Trends
window treatment trends 2017

Starting a window treatment project can be daunting, considering the amount of money that you have to spend, and the possibility of ending up with result that is far from what you wanted. To avoid this, proper preparation and the use of high quality skill is always necessary. Part of the former involves understanding some…


Blinds vs. Shutters

Window Treatments 101
blinds and shutters

Both blinds and shutters have many number of things in common, particularly if you go with wood or faux wood blinds. Both of these window treatments allow homeowners the option of blocking out light entirely, letting in a little bit of light, or a lot of it by raising and lowering the slats. They are…

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