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Total Blinds 2017: Let’s Talk About Custom Blinds and Shades

With the vast choices of window treatments in the market today, it’s somehow a daunting task choosing the right one for you whether you are looking for privacy, style or both. Should you buy in a specialty blind store, a local home center, or shop online? How come your neighbors always get the stylish look for their blinds? It is known that windows are considered an important focal point in any room, so shades and blinds must be both functional and decorative. Gone are the days of hiding your windows behind simple, dull and basic mini blinds, but you can dress up a room in many ways without too much investment.

What do you need to consider before you purchase blinds for your home? In choosing the best home blinds for your home, you need to consider lighting and privacy, cleaning and maintenance, decorating style, safety, your budget, and types of blinds available. First, when it comes to lighting and privacy, decide if you want your room airy and bright, cozy or “buttoned up”. Do you want to block the light for snug sleep in your bedrooms or maybe hang a sheer fabric in your lovely kitchen to let the sun shine over your sink? Standard blinds are magnets for dust, that requires frequent attention, whereas shades in textured weaves and fabrics can hide soil better which are best cared for through vacuuming or professional cleaning. Is your decorating style casual or formal, chic or comfortable? Subtle hues are perfect for a room decorated with earthly and neutral colors, while bold colors are dramatic or fun. Do you need a streamlined cordless blinds because you have kids at home? If you are planning to outfit the entire house, consider spending more on certain windows and scale back on others, since window treatments are priced according to size.

The price range for blinds generally climb up following this order: vinyl, aluminum, textured vinyl or faux wood and wood. Wood blinds are ideally designed for dens and offices, that come in dark or light hues and painted finishes or polished. They are not the best choice for bathrooms or kitchens, because moisture can damage this type of blinds, rather choose faux wood or polymer instead. Wider horizontal slates create an illusion of bigger windows and more space in small rooms and apartments, while vertical blinds work best for wider windows, ideal for picture windows with a sweeping view or sliding glass doors. We can help you find the best blinds and shades for your home, if you’re looking for high quality, durable and stylish blinds. We make customized blinds for all types of windows.The Art of Mastering Windows

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