With honeycomb shades such as Duette Architella from Hunter Douglas, you can enjoy style, function, and a tax rebate from Uncle Sam! Federal tax credits for energy efficient home improvements have been reinstated. Even better, the credits are retroactive and can be applied to improvements already made in 2012, as well as those that will be done in 2013. At Blinds & Designs, we offer a wide range of energy efficient window treatments and installation options that will help you qualify for the tax rebates. [Read more…]
Window shutters are a prominent feature in a room and are usually one of the first things that grab the eye when walking into a living space for the first time. Window shutters are one of the most popular window treatments available. With the ever rising cost of energy most homeowners are looking for any means available to cut down on electric and gas bills. Shutters enhance the insulation factor of a window or glass door and decrease heating and cooling bills. The two most widely seen shutters today are the traditional shutter and the plantation shutter. [Read more…]
What are the Benefits of Motorized Blinds? Motorized blinds are mainly used for convenience. It’s as easy as pushing a button.
When it comes to deciding whether or not to choose motorized blinds, you should understand all the benefits of motorized blinds before deciding if it is a good fit. for your business or home. With metal and wood blinds, motorization will only control the tilt mechanism and the blind will not lift up or down. When it comes to all other types of blinds, motorization is a great option for opeining and closing the blind, as well tilting. The blinds are operated by a handy remote control but you can use an optional wall switch to operate them as well. Remote controls can operate up to five channels which can effectively control a room or work space. [Read more…]
Blinds and Designs wants to say thanks again to the Madrone residents for continuing to chose Blinds and Designs as their Provider. We want to remind the residents that to better serve you, we fill out the paperwork for the design and review board. We also want to remind you that Blinds & Designs does not hire out for installation, this keeps prices down for you as well as making sure your getting the best customer service around.
Solar shades are a trend that is becoming more popular each year and the solar shade allows you to see through while blocking out glare and harmful UV rays at the same time. This makes solar shades perfect for living areas and kitchens where natural light is welcomed but needs to be controlled from disturbing the view.When it comes to Solar shades there is one brand that stands apart from the rest, Mecho Shade. When Mechoshade was created it was used primarily for a commercial application for energy conservation, though its architectural luster and the advent of the Green movement has Mechoshades popularity landing itself into peoples homes everywhere. [Read more…]