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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Which Blinds Are Best?

Choosing new window blinds or shades for your home is a big decision. We can help you make the right one. Read more to find out how to go about choosing the right window treatments and to learn how to determine which blinds are best for your needs.

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How Do I Choose the Right Blinds?

The first step to choosing the right blinds is to evaluate your needs in a given room. Do you want light filtering through? Do you need total blackout for a better night’s rest? The key to choosing the right product is finding the one that checks all your boxes. Here are some things to consider to help you narrow down the search:

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How Much Do Custom Window Treatments Cost?

Custom window treatments are cut and measured specifically to your window size. This is especially useful for windows that aren’t standard sizes. Find out what custom window treatments are all about, what they offer, and of course, how much do custom window treatments cost?

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What Are the Advantages of Custom Window Blinds?

There are a few reasons custom window treatments are the right choice when it comes to shopping for window coverings. Here are just a few to keep in mind:

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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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Say Hello to Smart Blinds with the NEO Smart Controller System

Some of you are familiar with our motorized blinds and shades. As you know, they are not only child-friendly, but very convenient. We’re finally ready to unveil the next step in convenience: home automation. Read on to find out all about our new NEO Smart Controller System and how it can simplify your life.

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Blinds and Shades Motorization

Our Motorized Blinds and Shades products offer a lift system that is controlled by the touch of a button. With one remote, you can control up to six blinds at a time. The absolute best part of our motorization feature has to be the price. Priced at $99 to $119.99 per blind, you can switch to the convenience of motorized blinds, and you can operate your remote from as far away as 75 feet.

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Blinds vs. Shades: What’s the Difference?

In the world of window treatments, blinds and shades may as well be apples and oranges. But apparently, to anyone who doesn’t live and breathe window treatments every day, this isn’t quite so obvious. If you’re looking to cover your windows, here’s your chance to learn all about blinds and shades – and what the real difference between them is.

What Are Blinds?

Blinds tend to be made of solid materials, like Faux Wood Blinds, Wood Blinds and Mini Blinds. This makes blinds a very durable option. They’re also really easy to wipe clean and don’t absorb stains. No matter which material you choose, you’re sure to get a window treatment that will endure just about anything you throw at it – and trust us, kids throw a lot at them! Continue reading

5 Tips for Ordering Custom Blinds Online

Ordering your own custom blinds may seem complicated, but the whole process – from ordering to installation – can actually be much easier than you think. Keep these five tips in mind when purchasing your custom window treatments to guarantee a quick and easy transaction.

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1. Determine Your Needs

Before you commit to any blinds or shades, make a list of each room in your home and your needs in each one. For example, you may need total darkness in your bedroom so Blackout Honeycomb Shades would be a good fit. For your kitchen, you may prefer something easy to wipe clean like Faux Wood Blinds. If you’re looking for trendy and chic in the living room, you’ll want to look at something like Roman Shades or Woven Shades.

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