THE BENEFITS OF CORDLESS BLINDS

There are many benefits of choosing cordless blinds and perhaps one of the most important benefits is safely.  With design innovation Hunter Douglas® has created cordless blinds that families with small children can find comfort in. From cordless alternatives to motorized operation systems, Hunter Douglas offers many options with safety, convenience and beauty in mind. What cordless blind options does …

How to transform your space using window coverings.

Window coverings are often left as an afterthought, which is unfortunate as they can impact the overall look of your home. One of the easiest ways to create a luxurious space is by investing in quality window coverings. Even if you’re on a budget, you can transform the look of the most basic room into something more custom and finished. …

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The Top 4 Reasons We Love Blinds

When most people think of blinds, visions of tacky, white metal vertical blinds usually come to mind.  Probably accompanied by an old couch and a huge tv – perhaps even a some wood panelling.  In other words, dated. Well we are happy to announce: BLINDS ARE BACK AND BETTER THAN EVER! Gone are the days of cheap plastic or metal …

Kitchen Window Treatments

Three Things to Think About When Choosing Kitchen Window Treatments

Living and dining rooms get a lot of attention when it comes to design and decoration both because they feel like the centerpiece of a home, and because they are often the most public parts of our homes. The kitchen, however, is in many ways the most important room in the house. As a cooking space, it is very functional, …

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 …

Eco Friendly Window Coverings

Eco-friendly Window Coverings for Your Home

As we enter 2017, the environment continues to be at the forefront of many of our minds. Making environmentally conscious choices benefits every living thing on earth; from global ecosystems right down to the health of our own families. Every little bit helps, so whether you are a seasoned tree-hugger or are making a new commitment to improve your environmental …

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 …

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Window Treatments & Complementary Windows

Window treatments are fantastic but they are only as good as the windows they are paired with and when building or renovating your home or simply consulting with a professional about which treatments to pair with your existing windows, there are some important things to consider about your possible choices. Of course, a consultant from Custom Blinds by Design will …

Air Flow Windows

Air Flow Tips for Your Home Windows

At Custom Blinds by Design, we talk a lot about how window treatments help determine light control in your home and can therefore dictate temperature levels, longevity of your furniture and even the cost of your heating bill in winter. What we discuss less, but is of equal importance, is how window treatments help air flow through your home while …