Window Treatments for the Living Room

In today’s modern life style the living room has a much more relaxed and informal feel than in times past. It is a welcoming cozy place for the family to curl up, read, talk, and play. It is also a comfortable place to entertain family and friends. When planning what type of window treatment to use in the living room of your Wilmington, N.C. home keep this thought in mind. Ask yourself , when do you plan to use this room, for what purpose and what type of activities. The answers to these questions will help you decide the style and type of window treatment you will use. If the room is to be used largely for leisure pursuits, then the window treatment should reflect this. Grommet Drapes are a good choice because they are simple yet expressive. Grommet drapes...

Window Treatments an Affordable Luxery

Answers.com says:” A luxury is something you do not really need to survive, but is enjoyable, nice or relaxing to have.” A luxury item is often thought of one that is made by hand, of exceptional quality,  extraordinary in creativity and design. Affordable luxury means expensive but affordable. Two window treatments that fall into this definition are custom made drapes and plantation shutters. High end drapes and plantation shutters are the most expensive window treatments that dollar for dollar can increase the over all value of your Wilmington, NC home. Custom made drapes depending on fabric, size, style and decorative additions are costly, but are an investment that can pay for it self over time. The advantages of custom drapery are many. Choosing...

Mortorized Window Treatment App for IPhone, IPad,Wilmington, N.C.

A  definition for the word technology is “the practical application of knowledge especially in a particular area.” One practical application of knowledge is in the area of motorized window treatments. The advancement in technology has helped motorized window treatments to become an affordable necessity and a smart addition to your Wilmington, N.C. home or place of business. The benefits is using motorized window treatments include the ease and convenience of opening and closing the window treatment with out ever leaving your chair. The ability to control natural light and provide privacy when needed. Motorized window treatments are a smart choice for hard to reach windows, such as skylights, cathedral windows, and windows in unique locations. Using...

Tall Windows Perfection in Design, Wilmington, N.C.

Every window has a unique character that is important to the architectural style and interior design of the home. A tall window is an exceptional object of style. Some have said that the tall window which is associated with the Georgian architecture and style of the 18th century is a perfection of design. How do you dress this window with out taking away from the appealing statement it makes in your home? Tall windows offer many opportunities for both traditional, formal treatments, and simpler designs. To maximize the available light from this window it is good to keep in mind that whatever window treatment you choose, avoid heavy materials or window coverings overly ornate in design.  A restrained look might include basic pinch pleat drapes, or a classic pair...

Earth Friendly Window Treatments, Wilmington, N.C.

Dictionary.com describes Eco-friendly as” literally meaning earth friendly or not harmful to the environment.” Eco- Friendly products also prevent contributions to air, water, and land pollution. The window treatment industry through the years has made great improvements in Eco-friendly and energy saving designs. Many types of window treatments can be obtained with organic or Eco-friendly materials that contribute to a safer environment in the home. Window treatments made out of natural fibers cut down on the amount of pollution in the interior of the home,which can benefit family members who may have allergies or sensitivities to some chemicals that may be in other fabrics. Many of the organic Eco-friendly materials are softer, durable, and include an...

What’s New in Motorized Window Treatments?, Wilmington N.C.

With the improvement in technology, motorized or remote blind control systems have become the choice for many when installing window treatments in their Wilmington, N.C. home.  This is because motorized blind control systems are now more affordable, easy to use, and add value to your home. The motorized blind control system is designed to be used with a battery powered wireless remote control or a switch mounted on the wall that controls a motor that is within the window treatment. Motorized blind control systems can be used on nearly any type of window treatment, such as blinds, drapes, shades, and shutters. There are many features to think about when considering motorized systems. When using motorization, there are options such as remote control, wall switches,...