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...

Find your Closet Again Closet Organization, Wilmington, N.C.

If you are like the average family, your home may be hidden under piles of homework, clothes, toys, and general household items that have nowhere to go. Over stuffed closets full of clothes that we will one day wear again, or have sentimental value, often hide the clothes we are trying to find. It is a constant challenge keeping the closets in our home uncluttered and organized. For families with children it often becomes even more difficult to keep things in order. Time we spend looking for our favorite sweater, pair of shoes, or in the case of children that one lost shoe or favorite toy is time we can spend doing some other important or fun event. What is the solution? Finding your closet again can be accomplished by having installed an affordable custom made...

Replace or Repair Vertical Blinds, Wilmington, NC

     The home decor question: Can vertical blind vanes be repaired or does the entire blind need to be replaced? The home decor solution: Both options are available depending on the situation. However, before making a decision there are a few factors to consider for your Wilmington, NC home.      Vertical blinds became a very popular window treatment in the 70’s and maintain that popularity today. Vertical blinds are available in different types of material such as PVC, vinyl, fabric, and wood. The type of material used and the thickness of the vanes can determine the durability of the blind. One common problem with vertical blinds is that they can break where they attach to the carrier on the head rail. Pets that like to chew can also damage some...

Awnings Save Money and Add Value to Your Wilmington, NC Home

     It’s that time of year again, the lazy, crazy, days of summer are here. The time of year when people here in Wilmington, NC look forward to the outdoors, chilling and grilling spending time with family and friends. However, outdoor living in Wilmington, NC has it’s challenges.  At times the weather can be humid, warm, even hot.      One way we can enjoy the outdoors even during these summer months is to install outdoor awnings. Awnings are popular again and there are many reasons to consider having them installed at your home.       Awnings block the sunlight before it reaches your patio, deck, or windows, which prevents all that heat from reaching your home. Some studies suggest that awnings can lower air conditioning use by 77% and...