Professional Space Windows

How to Dress the Windows of a Professional Space

Whether you’re a dance instructor or a video game developer, you will likely need to include window treatments in your professional space. The concerns of a business are different from those of a home, so we have a compiled some guidelines for you to consider when outfitting your office. Avoid a lawsuit. Even if your business does not cater to …

Working with a Professional Windows

Working with a Professional: Tips for Getting Exactly the Window Treatments You Want

There are a lot of things to consider when trying to find fashionable and lasting window treatments for your home. Just getting the perfect colour, shape, and style can be challenging – add in cost, safety, and longevity, and you can have a real conundrum on your hands. Having a professional help you pick and install your window treatments can …

Personalize Windows

Personalize Your Window Treatments

While there are many articles about how to use window treatments to create certain moods in your home, reduce your heating bill and control light, there is not as much advice out there about how to personalize your window treatments. Custom window treatments are one way to make sure that the blinds, drapes, shades or shutters you choose for your …

Awkward Spaces Window Treatments

Awkward Windows: Stylish Treatments for Every Space

Awkward windows can be a challenge in any space but seem to crop up most often in older, character homes where the style of windows have not kept up with the latest window fashions. Instead of going through the hassle of replacing your windows, we have some tips that can take care of the problem of dealing with awkward windows …

Blackout Windows

Blackout Windows to Sleep Tight

It is no secret that the key to sleep success is having a very dark, blackout bedroom. This is because when light is no longer present, our bodies start to produce the hormones necessary to induce the most restful kinds of sleep. Sleep goes on to affect every aspect of our daily lives from our moods to our metabolism! It …

Motorized Window Treatments

Motorized Treatments Upgrade Your Windows

We live on the cutting edge of technology but still do somethings the old-fashioned way, and our window treatments tend to fall into this category. Technology has changed how we communicate, cook our food, travel and much more, but our window treatments haven’t yet made all the upgrades that technology can offer: until now. Motorized treatments from Hunter Douglas bring …

Controlling Light in Home

Harnessing the Power of an Underrated Resource: Consciously Controlling the Light in Your Home

Most of us recognize the power of lighting, at least semi-consciously. Having to get out of bed in complete darkness can take a toll on our moods and energy levels, and trying to read in a shadowy room can make anyone frustrated. It can be easy, though, in the busyness of our everyday lives, to forget about the impact that …

Curtains or Blinds

Curtains or Blinds?

When decorating the windows in a space, it can be hard to decide between curtains and blinds. Depending on your lifestyle and the function of the space, the right choice doesn’t always seem straightforward. You’ve come to the right place – Custom Blinds By Design consists of industry professionals who know what works and where. To give you some guidance …

Cleaning Window Treatments

Spring Cleaning: The Importance of Being Proactive about Cleaning Your Window Treatments

A lot of people never think about their window coverings and ideally, that is the point. Your window covering should beautify your room, lower your energy bills, let the sun shine in or protect your furniture. And generally, they do all of this without taking up much space in your mind. However, there is a time of year when your …

Energy Efficient Window Coverings

The Energy Efficient Window Covering

Hunter Douglas has always been at the forefront of the window covering industry and part of that has been a continued commitment to making high-quality products that take the environment to heart. In 1985, HD invented a unique product called the Duette Honeycomb shades that were highly energy-efficient and completely unique to the industry. This series was a response to …