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Window Treatment Wednesday

{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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{installing window treatments safely}

Window Treatment Wednesday: Installation Safety When you’re installing your beautiful new window coverings, we want to make sure that you’re careful and staying safe. Did you know that falls are the second leading cause of unintentional injury in the U.S.? They cause about 8 million visits to the emergency room every year. June is National...
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{what your windows say about you}

Window Treatment Wednesday: What Your Windows Say About You “Personal style is not something that is just in the air. It is something you have and that you apply to yourself.” – Paloma Picasso Our individual flair also permeates the atmosphere of homes—from furnishings to color.  Shannon Scarrella, Hirshfield’s Shop at Home, says that almost everything...
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{efficient window treatments for the workplace}

Office Window Treatments My friend’s office is an atmospheric study of extremes: It’s freezing in the morning and heats up to an unbearable temperature in the afternoon thanks to its south-facing windows. She dresses in layers year-round and has a blanket and slippers on hand for the most frigid mornings, but wears light layers for...
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Eco-friendly window treatments

Window Treatment Wednesday: Green and Sustainable Window Treatments

Eco-Friendly Window Treatments for Your Home As the saying goes, “Treat the Earth well. It was not given to you by your parents but was loaned to you by your children.” In what ways can our choice of window treatment help us live in a more “green” way today? Materials Used Shannon Scarrella, a window...
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{window treatment wednesday: sheer summer}

The perfect sheer window treatments for summer. I am crazy excited for summer to get here. Like Olaf, the snowman from the movie Frozen, I dream about summer, hot sand and “getting gorgeously tanned.” I want to embrace every sunny day and be outside as much as possible. I think that’s one reason sheers are...
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{window treatment wednesday: the layering effect}

WTW: Layering Window Treatments When you move into a home, you want to create a space that reflects your interests, style, and vibe. Through furniture, decorations, paint and little touches, bit by bit, it becomes your own. Another way to make a home personalized is by adding visual interest with window coverings. Shannon Scarrella says...
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{window treatment wednesday: treat your cabin}

What kind of window treatments are perfect for your cabin? Despite the chill in the air this week, it is officially that time of year—time to head to the cabin and open it up for the season. Whether your cabin is up in the woods, on a lake or in a prairie setting, you probably...
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{window treatment wednesday: clean your window treatments}

Get down to spring cleaning this season with your window treatments. It’s time to tackle spring cleaning tasks, and depending on your routine and available time, you may clean your home from top to bottom, hit a few “must dos” or simply be too busy to even think about it! If you do have spring...
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Window Treatment Wednesday: Window Coverings for Your Sunroom

How to add privacy to your sunroom with window treatments. This time of year, most of us crave sunshine. We want to feel warmth on our skin, sunshine on our faces, light in our world. That’s one reason sunrooms are so popular. But at times you may want some privacy in that space, so it’s...
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