Because the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act of 2015, which gave federal tax credits on select energy-efficient products, has been reinstated for 2016, certain home improvement products (including some window treatments) are eligible. Talk to a trained consultant here at Blinds & Designs serving San Francisco and Marin County, CA to learn how you can see the products in action. [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…]
These days, there are more choices for window treatments than ever before. New styles, designs, and textures of shades, blinds, shadings, and shutters offer functionality and designer-quality styles. At Blinds & Designs in Tiburon, serving the Marin County area, we offer the latest styles from Hunter Douglas and expertise to help you make the selection that’s right for you. [Read more…]
Energy efficiency is good for you, and it’s good for the planet. In the U.S. alone, the Department of Energy (DOE) reports that windows can account for up to 25% of your annual heating and cooling bill and a staggering 40% in older homes. The right energy-efficient window treatment can certainly help lower your utility bill.
Here in San Francisco and Marin County, Skylights are popular in homes and condos. Not only do they add depth and interest to a room, they let in natural light and create a more open feeling. While some natural light is always needed in a room, too much can lead to energy inefficiency and damage from UV light. Skylight shades can help you control the light from your skylights and provide UV protection. [Read more…]