Joan Miller

Last month I talked about cleaning blinds. What about shades? Shades are a bit trickier because there are so many different fabrics or materials used. What works for one type of shade fabric may damage another.

Published: 2018-07-19 17:17
Joan Miller

Most often, the simplest method is to use a vacuum cleaner with the soft brush or long wand attachment. A feather duster or an old sock over your hand works, too.

Published: 2018-06-12 14:02
Joan Miller

When was the last time you pulled up in front of your garage, got out of your car, manually opened the garage-door, got back in your car, drove your car in the garage, and then manually closed it again? When was the last time you got out of your chair, walked up to your TV, and adjusted the channel?

Published: 2018-05-17 17:17
Joan Miller

I love to help people find the perfect window covering, be it a blind, shade, or soft treatment. When meeting a homeowner for the first time, I am almost always asked, “What do you think?” It’s not a simple answer. I have to know what is needed to create the perfect solution, so I get there with questions.

Published: 2017-07-30 17:17
Joan Miller

This is the time of year when we realize that heat is seeping out through our windows, robbing the rooms of precious warm air. Did you know that as much as 50% of our heating & cooling energy is lost through our windows? Yes, right out the windows, making the HVAC system work that much harder or making it uncomfortably cold so that you have to turn up the heat.

Published: 2018-01-29 17:17