Entries by blindinfusion

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Product Showcase – Roller Shades

If you grew up in the 1970’s and 1980’s you may well remember the old vinyl roller shade that flung off the wall in your numerous efforts to open it, nearly springing off into your face!  While the product name of roller shades has not changed, the product certainly has.  With today’s ever-changing window coverings […]

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Cheap Blinds Versus Custom Window Coverings

When it comes to purchasing window coverings, consumers have many vendors to choose from and the end result also varies with the different manufacturers and the value associated with the product.  Online internet distributors, big box stores and smaller home décor stores carry similar products with limited options, sizes and colors.  These products are very […]

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Avoid These Top 5 Common Mistakes When Buying Window Coverings

Purchasing a home is not an inexpensive venture, however, often the window coverings can be overlooked and it is an unexpected investment after the budget has been spent.  Even though more and more consumers are putting blinds into their budget, there are still some common mistakes that people are making when they look to purchase […]

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Window Covering Ideas for Specialty Shaped Windows

Many homes are adorned with a variety of decorative windows to add interest to the home’s architecture both inside and out.  Odd shaped windows like angled windows, ovals, trapezoids, octagon shaped, arches of every configuration, including the circular window, make window coverings a challenge.  Many homeowners may consider leaving these windows free of window coverings. […]

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Before You Buy Window Coverings, Read these Tips!

Whether you are a new home-buyer and needing to purchase blinds or you are replacing existing window coverings in your Calgary area home, there are certain thoughts to ponder and decide on that will help with the decision of what window coverings will best suit your needs.  Keep these items in mind when thinking about […]

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What Type of Window Covering Can I Put on My Large, Wide Windows?

I am often asked the question: What type of window covering can I put on my large, wide windows?  In Calgary, Cochrane and surrounding areas we are blessed with beautiful mountain views and a large amount of sunlight.  We maximize this light with larger than average windows.  Calgary window coverings need to have the ability […]

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PowerView® Motorization Brings Convenience Home

Imagine having the ability to control your window coverings from your hotel in Hawaii! This is a reality with Hunter Douglas advanced PowerView® Motorization with the PowerView® Hub.  You can transform the light in your home by the touch of a button. You have the same control in the comfort of your living room or a […]

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How to Keep Your Blinds & Window Coverings Looking New

Let’s face it – we live in a dusty province and this can be a challenge when trying to keep our blinds and shades looking fresh. Pollutants, dust and insects can settle on your blinds and this can trigger asthma, allergies or just plain untidiness. Follow these tips to help your window coverings look like […]