If you’ve been considering blinds or shutters, you’re probably aware that you can find them made of different sorts of materials. Two of the most popular are genuine wood and faux wood. At Blinds & Designs here in San Francisco, we’re often asked which one is better. In truth, one isn’t necessarily better than the other, but it might present benefits that you’d prefer. Read on to learn more! [Read more…]
Getting a new home is complicated, with many decisions to make and many details to consider. Because of their value to the home, window treatments should be at the top of the list. At Blinds & Designs serving San Francisco, we can help you find the window coverings that will work in your new home at a price you can afford. Here are some things to consider:
Child and Pet Safety
While all of our window covering options have safety features for children and pets, some go way above and beyond accepted safety standards. From wand operation to cordless systems to motorization, all of our blinds and shades can be customized for maximum safety without sacrificing style.
Hunter Douglas offers many stylish window treatments that allow you to save on energy costs. Vignette shades, including classic roman shades, as well as Duette honeycomb shades, provide energy efficiency and beauty that works with any décor. Our Architella shades have the highest energy efficiency rating in the industry. [Read more…]
One of the greatest hazards to children and pets is dangling cords from window treatments. Children imitate their parents’ neckwear or come up with games to play with the cords, unaware of the dangers. However, today, there is no reason for us to lose another child through “Infant Cord Strangulation.” Whether you’re looking to buy new window treatments or trying to find ways to make your current treatments safe, there are many solutions. [Read more…]
Vertical blinds are coming back in popularity, giving any room the illusion of a higher ceiling and a nice clean line. All vertical blinds can stack right or left or split in the middle. They offer Hunter Douglas Vertical window treatments in many choices in colors, textures, and sizes of vane, so the combinations are almost endless.
Talk to one of the trained consultants here at Blinds & Designs in San Francisco to see if one of the options (or something else) is right for your needs. [Read more…]
Sometimes even terminology can be overwhelming. After all, the terms window treatments, window coverings, window fashions, and window dressings pretty much mean the same thing. Sometimes, window coverings can also refer to exterior coverings such as exterior shutters and awnings, but for the most part, you can use all these terms interchangeably. With so many options available to cover your windows, it’s easy to feel a little overwhelmed. [Read more…]