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February 08, 2024

Which Insulating Window Shades Work the Best

Traditionally, homeowners have expected their window treatments to perform three important jobs: control natural light, provide privacy on demand, and enhance indoor beauty. But can window treatments help you save on your heating and cooling costs? Today, there many window shades that offer excellent control over the amount of heat that escapes and, even though it’s hard to imagine right 

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October 09, 2023

Maximize Daylight with Window Shadings

The seasons are changing and sadly, our daylight is decreasing. Maximize the amount of natural light you allow into your home and increase energy efficiency with the right window treatments. Privacy and light control is yours with a touch of the finger. Unique Designs for Perfect Light: Beautiful s-shaped fabric vanes of Sihouette® window shadings from Hunter Douglas float between 

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July 07, 2022

Harmonizing Your Home’s Exterior with Your Interior Window Treatments

Spring weather has got us thinking outside projects like landscaping, gardens, fences, painting the house. All great projects to beautify the outside of your home and increase that curb appeal. But, don’t forget to consider your window treatments as part of your exterior aesthetic. Mismatched window treatments can stick out like a sore thumb next to your beautiful exterior. When 

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March 31, 2021

Window Treatment Tips

Although window treatments can sometimes be overlooked in favor of paint colors and furniture, they’re one of the easiest ways to add flair or dimension to a room without requiring a major overhaul. Here are some things to keep in mind when choosing window treatments: Function should be considered first. We always want to address specific and very personal needs: 

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February 09, 2021

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 window treatments may provide, but 

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October 19, 2020

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 and children (and family pets) 

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July 09, 2020

Summer Window Treatment Tips

Summer is upon us and utility bills are rising simultaneously with the hotter temperatures. As much as 50 percent of heating and cooling can be lost through the windows in a home. There are window treatments that will help keep some of the hot sun and damaging UV rays out of your home, while keeping the cool air in. Shannon, the Hirshfield’s Shop 

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December 12, 2019

Home & Garden Show 2020

Hirshfield’s Window Treatments used in the IDEA HOME at the Home+Garden Show Dining Room: Duette® Honeycomb Shades with Vertiglide™; Great Room:Design Studio™ Drapery with PowerView® Motorization; Great Room: Design Studio™ Roman Shade with PowerView® Motorization; The Link: Nantucket™ with PowerView® Motorization; Office: Designer Banded Shades with SoftTouch™ Motorization. Most of the window treatments feature motorized lifting/operating systems for ease of 

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April 10, 2019

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 shutters are available in many 

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October 02, 2018

Window Treatment Solutions 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 shopping for window treatment styles. Fashion and functionality can combine 

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