Do Cellular Shades Block Sound?

One question we get asked from time to time is: “Do cellular shades block sound?” Some of the reasons you might need to block sound are: • You are a light sleeper.• You have noisy neighbors at night.• You have to sleep during the day.• […]

5 Window Treatment Myths Get Busted

Perhaps you are considering new window treatments for your home. Perhaps you are hesitating because a well-meaning family member has convinced you that one of these window treatment myths are true. Perhaps you had a friend that had a bad experience with window treatments once […]

Acrylic Drapery Rods Are A Clear Choice

One of the hottest trends in drapery hardware right now is using acrylic drapery rods. They are frequently used with finials and rings that have brass, chrome, or other metallic accents. They give a touch of “bling” to your windows. Many companies are making clear […]

Motorization Monday

For years, personal trainers and business coaches have been using the term “Motivation Monday” or some variation because alliteration makes a phrase easy to remember (alliteration means having words that start with the same letter or sound). With that in mind, welcome to “Motorization Monday” […]

What Is The Difference Between Curtains And Draperies?

In the window treatment industry, there is an age-old question that is debated frequently but has never been definitively answered. “What is the difference between curtains and draperies?” Is there, in fact, a difference? That kind of depends on who you ask. According to some […]

The Prawn, The Ex, and the Curtain Rod

From time to time, we have to take down older window treatments like old blinds or old draperies. In doing so, we have come across some interesting “artifacts” for lack of a better term. We’ve seen Nerf® darts on window sills of 2nd story windows. […]

Window Covering Terminology

Sometimes people just don’t know what they just don’t know. That is not to say that people are not intelligent, it just means that not everyone can be as well-versed or well-informed as others. This is especially true with a niche industry like this one […]

Should I Use The Same Window Covering Throughout My House?

“Should I use the same window covering throughout my house?” is one of the most common questions that we receive. The short answer is no. At least that seems to be the “common wisdom.” Of course, you know what they say, “everything old is new […]