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Condensation: Should you Keep your Shades Open in Winter?

To Open or Not to Open? That is the Question. When Arctic air descends upon Minnesota—or, even worse, a polar vortex—it’s all you can do to stay warm when you venture outdoors. It can be hard on your furnace to keep your house comfortable indoors, too. You want to maximize the extra energy efficiency your...
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Window Treatment Wednesday: Window Treatments From the Artisan Home Tour 2016

We love to track design trends, and few places are better than the annual Artisan Homes Tour. It’s one thing to see a trend mentioned online or in a magazine, but the Artisan Homes Tour by Parade of Homes gives us a chance to see how they look — up close, and in person —...
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Friday Finds: Window Treatment Project Keeps Kids Safe

A special project completed during National Window Covering Safety Month will have a lasting impact for children in Anoka. The stock vinyl mini-blinds at the Little Blessings of Anoka Early Childhood Learning Center were a safety hazard, so the non-profit, Awareness of Blind Cord Safety (ABC’s), organized a project to fix it. Hunter Douglas, Hirshfield’s,...
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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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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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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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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: 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 to Block Noise

Add some peace and quiet to your home by using the right window coverings. You know what they say about buying a home—location, location, location. When you choose where you want to live, there are numerous factors: proximity to work, good neighborhood schools, the character of the neighborhood, quality of parks and recreational trails—the list...
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Window Treatment Wednesday: Treatments That Let the Sunlight In

Brighten Your Year: Treatments That Let the Sunlight Shine In The new year is starting with a chilly arctic blast. But on days with clear skies, it feels good to have that sunlight shine into your home and brighten your day. Let’s start off the year on a bright note and discuss window treatments that...
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