So-called smart homes take advantage of automation technology and modern building techniques to give homeowners a new level of control. Smart homes may be built from scratch with automation as a key design goal, or constructed from existing homes during a major renovation. In both cases, smart homes offer several advantages over conventional homes.
If there’s one chore that seems to be dreaded above all others, I’m pretty sure it would be cleaning the blinds. Whether wood, faux wood, fabric, vinyl or aluminum, most of us HATE cleaning the blinds! It’s a time-consuming task and no one seems to be sure that they’re even doing it right! So I decided to delve
Decorating a home can be a difficult task given all the choices available today, but selecting window treatments can be an easy and pleasant experience if you know what to look for, and what will work best with your home. Curtains have been used for centuries for their luxurious looks and materials, and blinds, while newer,
The new year brings exciting new home design trends. Designers predict 2016 window treatment trends will be driven by homeowners’ desire for styles that are fashion-forward, high-tech and eco-conscious. Read on as we cover what you need to know to be on trend this year. Read the full article here
Now that you have your treatments selected and installed, it’s time to think about preparing for the winter season. There’s a few ways to go about securing your windows for the drafts that are to come but what are the best, most cost effective methods of handling this? We’ve got that covered in 5 tips.
From jewel tones to pleated compositions, the trends in window treatments never stop evolving. With each season we find a new style worth admiring but how can you settle on the perfect, in style look for your home? Get a fresh look on the current trends with these tips, and get an update on those outdated windows
Unique shapes are just as important as traditional. But what about when it comes to window treatments? Leaving no window behind, using a custom yet dynamic process for odd-shaped windows is the way to asses this potential issue. Whether it’s a room with a view or an enhanced Bay window, there’s a way to transform it the
Blinds by Design not only offers residential services but also commercial service in providing high-quality window treatments and automation systems. BBD is proud to represent leading companies in the home automation control industry: Savant Systems, Lutron Homeworks, RadioRa 2 and eHolovision. We are dealers for Lutron Electronic, Inc, Draper Inc., Hunter Douglas, Corradi USA, Bandalux
So what makes custom window treatments so special? Well they are not only measured to fit your window, but their a lifetime investment. They even have the ability to protect your furnishings from the sun-making them last longer and saving you more money. Additionally, they add value to your home and let’s not mention how
Decor and design trends have gone through decades of transformation, although homeowners are constantly looking for inexpensive ways to increase the value of their property, and with good intentions in mind. Certain trends can end up paying off when an owner sells their home, while others can decrease the value of your home. The struggle