Joan Miller

It is October already! In addition to pumpkins, Halloween, and apple cider, it is time once again to remind you of the importance of checking the safety of your window coverings.

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Joan Miller

A few options when looking for Window Treatments you might not have considered: Woven Wood Shades and Roller Shades. These two types of Shades are timeless, classic, and complement just about any décor.

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Joan Miller

When it comes to window treatments, they should be a focal point in any room. If you don’t want bare or uninteresting, add a layer over your blinds, shades, or shutters. Layering can be done in a variety of ways.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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