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October is National Window Covering Safety Month

  We expect parents to cover electrical outlets, put gates on stairs, and childproof their doors and cabinets, but we often forget about the hidden danger of the cords from window coverings. Yet the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) says corded window coverings are one of the top five hidden hazards in American homes, with infants...
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Heritance Shutters

Window Treatment Wednesday: Plantation-Style Shutters from Hunter Douglas

What is a plantation shutter? Plantation shutters are wide louver interior window blinds traditionally made from broad slats of wood mounted in a solid frame. They have been used for both decoration and protection from the elements for centuries and are a versatile window treatment suitable for any room in your home. Hunter Douglas plantation-style...
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Casement Window

Window Treatment Solutions for Casement Windows

Window treatments for casement windows. A casement window is a window that is attached to its frame by one or more hinges. Casement windows are hinged at the side and are opened with a crank, which is placed around hand height or at the bottom and serves as a window lock. This important aspect is vital to keep in mind when...
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Hunter Douglas Product of the Year

Window Treatment Wednesday: Winning Awards with Hunter Douglas

For the past 27 years, the Window Covering Manufacturers Association (WCMA) has recognized “the best” in product innovations, fresh designs, and merchandising programs throughout the window covering industry. Originally organized in the 1950s as the Venetian Blind Council, the WCMA represents the interests of the window covering industry manufacturers, fabricators, and assemblers. It was announced in...
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Hunder Douglas motorization tools

Window Treatment Wednesday: The Next Step in Motorization

The world of window treatments has certainly changed over the years — thanks to technology. We started with motorization. Then we added remote controls and apps. And we now have the ability to fully integrate those controls into a connected home. So, what’s next in window treatments? Thanks to advances in low-voltage power, all of...
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{window treatment solutions}

Window Treatment Wednesday: Hunter Douglas Technology Do you have tall, beautiful windows that would be impossible to reach, but a loss to cover up with window treatments forever? Do you have a window right above the kitchen sink with an annoying cord that gets in the way of doing dishes and occasionally finds its way...
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{window treatment wednesday: Silhouette® A Deux window shadings}

  In addition to being awarded Product of the Year by the Window Covering Manufacturers Association (WCMA) Product Awards, the benchmark of industry excellence, Hunter Douglas had another exciting win. Silhouette® A Deux™ shadings was named Best Style Concept in the Specialty Applications Category. Silhouette® A Deux shadings combines an independently operating room-darkening roller shade with...
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{tips for selling your home}

Window Treatment Wednesday: Strategies for Selling Your Home The housing market is heating up and more homeowners are thinking of moving. When it’s time to sell, there certain strategies you can take when it comes to your window treatments to optimize views and give your home a finished, fresh look. Shannon Scarrella, Hirshfield’s Shop at...
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{window treatments for the lake}

Window Treatments with a View There’s something about a lake view that’s good for the soul. Those peaceful mornings where the water is like glass. Hearing the call of a loon or the splash of a fish. Soaking in nature’s beauty. Rustic Landscape by Winchester Landscape Architects & Landscape Designers Matthew Cunningham Landscape Design LLC...
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{pvc-free window shades}

Window Treatment Wednesday: PVC-Free Window Shades If you’re trying to keep chemicals out of your home or business, one item to consider is your window shades. PVC, or polyvinyl chloride, is used in a number of household products, including furniture, housewares, and a few particular styles of blinds, such as vinyl horizontal blinds, which are...
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