Privacy Liner vs Blackout Liner: What’s the Difference?

In the world of blinds and shades, there may be some terms you aren’t sure of. For example, privacy liner vs blackout liner: what is the real difference between the two? To make your shopping and planning a little bit easier, we’ll break it down for you. Keep reading to learn more about the difference between these options.

Do Blackout Shades Provide Privacy at Night?

Blackout shades like our Premium Blackout Fabric Roller Shades are best for blocking out light completely. But if you want to decorate the room with a slightly more decorative shade, it may not be a blackout material. Luckily, some shades – like our Premium Woven Wood/Bamboo Shades – offer the option to add a blackout liner. This way, you can still choose the stylish product of your choice, without sacrificing the blackout option you need.

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Farmhouse Style Blinds Ideas You Need to Know About

Have you been on Pinterest or Instagram looking for home décor inspo lately? Then you know farmhouse style décor is among one of the most popular interior design trends of the moment. We love the farmhouse style look, from the cozy-chic accents to the natural finishes and intricate patterns and prints. Keep reading to find out how to nail the look for your window coverings with these farmhouse style blinds ideas.

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5 Things to Know About Different Types of Window Shades

Choosing window treatments can be a challenge. You need to refine your choices by room, style, needs, and budget. To make it a little bit simpler, we’ve put together a few tips to keep in mind when it comes to choosing between different types of window shades. Read on to find out how to choose the right blinds for each window.

1. Motorized Window Shades

Of all the types of window shades out there, motorized shades are among the most popular. But where are they most useful? It’s true that motorized shades work well just about anywhere. The sheer convenience of remote-control blinds – or even better, NEO Smart Blinds – is definitely a nice perk.

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7 Types of Blinds You Should Get to Know

The world of blinds and shades can be overwhelming. So many choices, so many uses – which ones are right for your needs? Before you make any selections, read this guide to understanding the uses behind some of our most popular window treatments.

Different Types of Blinds

Different types of blinds and shades have varying purposes. Depending on the room you’re putting them in, your style, your needs, and your budget, different types of blinds are suitable for each unique buyer’s needs. Here’s a closer look at some of the most popular types of blinds and shades we offer:

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Home Interior Design Tips from Tiffany Leigh Design

We were very fortunate to work on an amazing cottage reno project with Tiffany Leigh Design last year so we had to ask: what does this designer think we need to look out for in home interior design trends in the new year?
Tiffany Piotrowski
If you don’t already know Tiffany, allow us to give her a brief introduction. Tiffany Piotrowski is an interior design expert who launched her own design company in 2019. She offers excellent design tips on her Instagram page, as well as her blog page. And she just so happens to be one of the sweetest people we’ve ever met! If you’re looking for some design inspration for a new home or home renovation project, then keep reading to find out what tips Tiffany has in this Q&A.

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5 Reasons to Invest in Roller Shades

Choosing the right window treatments for your home is a huge decision. With so many options to choose from and factors to consider, it’s no easy task. If you’re not sure which products to choose, keep reading to find out why you just may want to invest in roller shades. Here are the top reasons why roller shades are always a good idea in our book.

1. Roller Shades Come in Every Colour You Can Imagine

Ok, well maybe not every single colour, but options like our Designer Fabric Roller Shades come in over 75 colours and fabrics. No matter what the style or colour scheme of your room is, you’re sure to find the right shade in this collection. So it’s safe to say our roller shades are one of the most versatile window treatments you can buy. Continue reading

7 Secrets to Perfect Window Treatment Installation

For a novice DIYer, window treatment installation can seem daunting. But trust us when we say, “You got this!” Read on to find out our insider secrets to making sure you have an easy time installing your Select Blinds Canada window treatments yourself.

1. Measure Properly First

The first step to ensuring a seamless installation process is to make sure you measure your windows properly. Read our Measuring Guide for quick tips on how to make sure you get the right measurements for your order. This can save you a lot of headaches down the line.

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5 Tips for Choosing Blinds for the Kitchen

The kitchen is probably the room everyone in the house everyone spends the most time in next to the living room. Choosing window treatments that work with your lifestyle, budget, and style can be a challenge. But, we’ve got a few helpful hints to point you in the right direction. Here are just a few things you need to know about choosing blinds for the kitchen.

1. Consider the Position of the Window

If the window is close to your oven, you’ll definitely want to consider a product that is resistant to heat. As much as you may love Roman Shades (don’t we all?), it’s not worth the spend here. The constant heat from your oven will damage your investment. You may be better off choosing something like a flame-retardant Vinyl Roller Blind instead.

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5 Interior Design Tips for Your Apartment

A small space can be just as trendy and chic as a large space. You just have to think a little more creatively to do it right. Here are some interior design tips to help maximize your apartment space and turn even the tiniest of spaces into something out of a home décor magazine.

1. Let in More Light

The darker the space, the smaller it seems. Instead, think lightly coloured walls, and shades or blinds that let lots of natural sunlight in. If you want to let in just the right amount of light and still filter out the sun’s heat, you should consider the 14% SheerWeave Premium Roller Shades. These will let in natural light that will really brighten up your apartment, without heating it up too much.

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