Category: Hunter Douglas


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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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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August 24, 2016

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 the window treatments in your 

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June 25, 2014

Window Treatments for the Lake

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 When you’re lucky enough to have a lake view, you 

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November 20, 2013

Best Window Treatments for People With Allergies

Living in Minneapolis-St. Paul is a joy, but the changing seasons can bring their fair share of allergens. If you’re an allergy sufferer, you know that minimizing exposure to allergens is key to staying comfortable in your home. One often-overlooked solution is choosing the right window treatments. In this blog post, we’ll explore how hypoallergenic window treatments can make a 

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April 04, 2012

Window Treatment Wednesday: Analyzing Texture Trends for Window Treatments

  The current window treatment offerings include something for everyone. No matter what your style preferences are or how your home is decorated, Hirshfield’s Window Fashions offers options that will be a perfect fit. If you’re struggling for ideas, adding a textural dimension to your window covering has a time-honored appeal. You can use a textured window treatment in a 

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