Energy loss

Summer is here with temperatures in the high 90’s and heat beating through our windows, robbing the rooms of precious cool air. Did you know that as much as 50% of our heating & cooling energy is lost through our windows?

The right amount of light

By definition, light is something that makes vision possible. Light can affect your mood and enhance your surroundings; but what can you do in a room where there is too much light? 

Make your window treatments the focal point

By Joan Miller
The Blind Ladies

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.

What’s hot in the world of window treatments? 

Simplicity. Clean lines and a casual feel. 

I like to watch Home Remodeling and Real Estate type TV shows. What I see there reflects the latest in design trends in new construction and remodeling in our area. The minimal look & feel predominates.

The cold can stay on the outside of your windows

Baby, it’s cold outside! The first winter storm of 2016 and I’m sitting inside, cozy and warm as the wind howls past the windows. How many days until spring? 

The color of your window treatments

One of the questions I answer most often is about color.  Should the window treatment match the wall color or the trim color?