The Happy Sleep Company approached us with a problem – a child’s bedroom with far too much light in the early morning plus an arched window covered with a tablecloth! Read on to find out how we came to the rescue and created the perfect sleeping environment for pediatric sleep expert, Erin Junker’s daughter.
Are you looking for a way to maximize your sleep? Create a peaceful and serene space for rest by completely blacking out your room. Light creeping in through the windows can disrupt your sleep and for some, it can be impossible to get back to sleep after the disturbance. A dark room – no matter how bright it is outside – will help you get a longer and more restful sleep. Read on to find out how to completely black out your room for better sleep.
Have you been thinking of converting a room in your home into the perfect home theatre design for your family? Designing your own home theatre can actually be easier and much more affordable than you may think. Move over cinemas – these home theatre design tips will turn your space into the best movie theatre you’ve ever been to. Plus, you don’t have to worry about getting caught smuggling in your own snacks!
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Why Add a Home Theatre?
If you think a home theatre is only for the rich and famous, you’re wrong! There are lots of affordable ways to build your own home theatre to create the best movie nights for you and your family. If you have young children, any venture outside of the house can be difficult. With a home theatre, you can bring the joy of the movies right into your home, without having to get the kids dressed and the diaper bag packed! Still not sure you can afford it? Keep reading…
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.
If you’re looking to block the light out of your room entirely, you won’t want to miss this post. Find out which blinds will block the most light and what the difference is between blackout and room darkening.
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.
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:
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?
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:
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.
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:
Imagine you had a super tiny space and had to turn that micro space into a trendy, chic, magazine-worthy interior design project. That’s exactly what Sindy at Tanglewood Homes did last month. Keep reading to see how it turned out – and what she started out with.
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