How to Choose Window Coverings for Patio Doors

Once upon a time, everyone had vertical blinds for patio doors – everyone! Not only are today’s vertical blinds way nicer and more versatile than the ones of the past, but there are several other options that work perfectly for patio doors, as well. Read on to find out how to choose window coverings for your patio doors.

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How Do You Dress a Patio Door Window?

There are several different types of window coverings you can try for your patio doors. So, how do you choose window treatments for patio doors?  Here is the rundown of the top treatments we recommend for patio doors:

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5 Ways to Create the Coastal Décor Trend at Home

The coastal decor trend hinges on natural textures and materials to bring a taste of sandy beaches and ocean life into your home. To turn your space into a beach house-style home with some serious vacation vibes, keep reading. Here are our top tips for achieving the coastal décor trend yourself.

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What is the Coastal Décor Trend?

The coastal décor trend brings in anything and everything that reminds you of white sandy beaches, ocean waves, and a relaxed, beach lifestyle. Natural textures, modern finishes, and hints of ocean blue shades on a white backdrop make this trend really pop. The coastal trend aims to make the room feel natural, light, and airy as a day by the seaside.

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Are Blackout Blinds Better for Your Health?

Did you know that sleeping in total darkness can actually improve the quality of your sleep? That’s right – and we’ve got the info to back it up. Read more about the benefits of blackout blinds and find out: are blackout blinds better for your health?

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Do Blackout Blinds Help You Sleep Better?

Blackout blinds eliminate any and all light that normally filters through. Studies show that light affects sleep patterns and can disturb the sleep cycle. It can affect different people to varying degrees. While some heavy sleepers may not be bothered by light, a light sleeper may be easily disrupted by early morning sunshine, especially during the warmer season when there are more daylight hours.

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Tips for the Perfect Home Office Design

Working from home has been the new reality for a huge chunk of Canadians over the last year – and it looks like the WFH option may continue well after this pandemic is over. Working from your kitchen table isn’t exactly ideal – especially if your spouse is sitting across from you chowing down while you work. If you’ve been thinking about creating your own home office, keep reading this post. Here are our top tips for the perfect home office design.

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How to Shop for Blinds on a Budget

Looking for anything on a budget can be a challenge. Luckily, we’re shoppers, too. We know how important it is to find good quality products for your home without breaking the bank. Read on to find out everything you need to know about how to shop for blinds on a budget.

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Budget Doesn’t Have to Mean Cheap

When someone says they’re on a tight budget, that just means they want to spend less, not get less. No one wants to get an inferior product that won’t last. That’s why we have invested the time and effort into ensuring even our most budget-friendly blinds are still made with the same quality craftsmanship our customers have come to expect from Select Blinds Canada.

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The Best Blinds for Nurseries and Kids Rooms

When it comes to window treatments for your child’s room, you probably have a long checklist. They have to be practical, affordable, stylish, and above all, safe! Here are some of our top recommendations when it comes to choosing the best blinds for nurseries and kids rooms.

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Choose Blackout Blinds

Blackout blinds and shades are proven to help improve sleep. Early morning sunlight can interrupt anyone’s sleep routine, especially a young child’s. If you have a baby or young children, you know that helping them sleeping in longer in the morning is important for both your little ones and for Mom and Dad!

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Transform Your Space: Home Décor Trends for 2021

We’ve all been working from home, living with lockdowns, and have spent way more time at home this year than ever before. The more you hang around your space, the more you realize it’s time for a change! Here are some of our favourite home décor trends for 2021 that can totally transform your place.

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Grey and Yellow Décor

Pantone named two colours of the year this year instead of only one. They are naming Ultimate Grey and Illuminating (a bright yellow shade) as their tops picks for home décor in 2021. We like the idea of sticking with grey for the most part and highlighting the room with a few yellow accents for a modest yet trendy look.

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No Tools Installation Window Coverings

Measuring and installing your own window treatments is a cinch – even if you don’t know the first thing about using a drill. But if you are renting an apartment and you aren’t allowed to drill permanent holes anywhere, don’t fret. You can still get the window treatments you love without making a single hole thanks to our No Tools Installation Headrail products. Keep reading to find out how they work!

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The Benefits of a No Tools Installation Headrail

There are several benefits and advantages to choosing our No Tools Installation tension headrails instead of traditional blinds or shades. Here is a quick peek at a few of those bonuses:

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