Some homeowners use the phrase curtains and drapes interchangeably, but these are two different window treatment options. High Desert residents who are hoping to add new window treatments to their home should understand both the differences and similarities between these two types of window coverings. Continue reading “Curtains Vs. Drapes” »
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An apartment is a convenient and affordable living option for many people in the High Desert region, but sometimes apartment renters can feel frustrated by the fact that they cannot customize their new home. Window treatments are a great way to add your own personality to your Victorville apartment while also maximizing your privacy and your comfort.
What are Some of the Best Window Treatment Options for Apartment Dwellers?
Window treatments have the ability to turn a house into a home. They make a room appear cozier and can actually help trap heat in the winters and keep a room cool in the summer months. This is especially beneficial in apartments, where it can be difficult to control the temperature of the unit. People who are thinking of moving into an apartment will be pleased to find out how easy it is to customize their new space and get functional window treatments for an affordable price.
Our customers at Express Blinds have come to expect a level of professionalism from our employees that they can’t find anywhere else. We pride ourselves on our ability to work with our High Desert customers in order to find them the perfect window treatments for their homes and for their lifestyles. When a customer from Victorville approaches us regarding a desire for natural light in their home, we know just the right blinds to point out. The following tips will help you narrow down what you are looking for before you order your own blinds.
Tips for Choosing Blinds
Take a good look at the room you will be adding blinds to in your home. Think about how you want to accent the room, and recognize that window treatments can make a big impact on the overall appearance. If you want a room to look larger and give it more height, consider choosing vertical blinds. To add an artistic focal point, the best choice is often faux wood blinds as they set your room apart from the others in the home.
Make sure to keep safety a priority. If you have young children or pets in your home, you will want to avoid blinds with long dangling cords, ropes and ties. These can pose a choking hazard and a strangulation hazard. Our motorized window treatments provide plenty of cordless options that are also fashionable and stylish. You won’t have to give up the look you want simply because safety is at the forefront of your mind.
Consider how dark you want the room to be when the blinds are shut. For instance, if you are adding treatments to a living room you likely don’t need it to be completely dark when you shut your blinds. The best choice might be blinds with larger slats. However, if you are purchasing blinds for windows in a child’s bedroom, you likely will need darkness in the room during nap time. Micro mini blinds would be the best choice in this particular situation.
Don’t forget to think about cleaning your new blinds. Blinds have been known to collect dust, and if you don’t have the time to do routine maintenance on your blinds, you will want to choose a set that will collect less. For instance, opt to have anti-static treatment applied to your blinds. This protects them and prevents the dust from forming.
Choosing window treatments for any room can be overwhelming, but the professionals at Blinds Express and More are here to help. Simply contact us and tell us about the room you will be working with at that time. We’d love to help you pick out the blinds that are perfect for you.
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