Are Roman Shades Worth It?

Roman shades are some of the most popular and they’re one of our best sellers here at Select Blinds Canada. Though we do our best to offer you the lowest prices – it’s our best promise! – we know that window treatments like these can still add up. So, the question most customers have when they’re browsing is: are roman shades worth it? Read on to find out just why we think roman shades are definitely worth it!

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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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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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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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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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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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DIY Home Project: Fall Window Treatment Tips and Ideas

We’re always up for a good DIY home project – especially when it includes stylish new window treatments! As the fall approaches, it’s a good time to start thinking about winter-friendly products. Here are some of our favourite fall window treatment ideas for your DIY home decor project.

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Fall Window Treatment Shopping

If you’re looking to redecorate this fall, here is a closer look at some of the top trends for the Fall 2020 season for your DIY home project.

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Decorating your Windows for Spring

Spring is in the air. The longer days and vibrant colours often inspire a home décor refresh. If you’re feeling invigorated by this season of renewal, we have some ideas on how to decorate your windows for spring.

Roman Shades

Premium Light Filtering Roman Shades in Saffron

Revitalizing the look of a room doesn’t have to mean putting in a lot of work or spending a lot of money. Roman shades can be the perfect fix when you want to swap out an older look with a bright new splash of colour.  Roman shades are available in spring-inspired florals, coastal stripes, and a whole rainbow of lighter colours. With a variety of folds, you can choose the Roman shade with a classic or modern look to fit your space perfectly.

Embrace the Light

Light Filtering Sheer Shades in Ice White

Replace dark window treatments with lighter colours and fabrics to brighten and freshen an entire room. Try Light Filtering Sheer Shades that softly filter natural light and create a comforting, warm glow in your home. And take advantage of playful patterns and eye-catching floral prints to bring the outdoors in!

Window Dressing

Window coverings can look like art, occupying a significant amount of wall space. Bring spring inside with soft pastels and verdant greens reminiscent of the garden. Mimic spring’s early blooms with the yellows of daffodils and forsythia by selecting a roman shade in saffron. Or choose a honeycomb shade in the lavender of a crocus or a fabric roller shade in moss.

Break away from solid colours and embrace a pattern to show the playful side of spring home decoration. Striped curtains can be a bold statement that still fit your overall style. Florals aren’t the only pattern in town—for example, a honeybee print in brown or green is sure to create a design buzz.

Spring into Action

Spring is a time for regeneration, revitalization, and rejuvenation. Why not bring that same attitude to your home with a quick and easy facelift? A simple change in window coverings can transform any room like a breath of fresh air.