Tips & Advice for Measuring and Installing Window Treatments

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Tips and Advice

How to Clean blinds and Shades How to Clean blinds and Shades

How To Clean Blinds I like cleaning blinds as much as I like painting. I figure if... 


2 Beautiful Treatments For Bay Windows 2 Beautiful Treatments For Bay Windows

Bamboo Shades & Roman Shades Bay windows can be a bit more of a challenge for... 


What Is A Luminette and Is It Right For You What Is A Luminette and Is It Right For You

Picking out window treatments can be fun and confusing at the same time. You look... 


6 Little Known Window Treatments For Sliding Glass Doors 6 Little Known Window Treatments For Sliding Glass Doors

Window Treatments For Sliding Glass Doors Choosing window treatments for sliding... 


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Window Treatments

Your Essential Guide To Using Roller Shades On A Patio Door Your Essential Guide To Using Roller Shades On A Patio Door

Roller Shades Roller shades over a sliding glass door ? Really….yep. You might... 


Honeycomb Blinds…An Overview and Where To Get A Good Deal Honeycomb Blinds…An Overview and Where To Get A Good Deal

Honeycomb Blinds  Honeycomb blinds are a nice choice for your window treatments.... 


How to buy Quality vertical blinds How to buy Quality vertical blinds

Four years ago my wife and I (I did most of the work) decided to re-decorate our... 


How to measure for outside mount cellular shades How to measure for outside mount cellular shades

So you think you can measure for cellular shades on your own….truth is, you... 


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Drapes-Shutters & Top Treatments

6 easy tips to hang a valance 6 easy tips to hang a valance

OK, I admit it.  Yesterday, without them knowing it, I was listening in to my wife and her friend as they were having a conversation.  It was interesting and funny since I can relate to the poor guy that was getting a tongue lashing. It went like this: My wife’s friend says; “If anyone ever figures out how to stop their man from procrastinating... [Read more of this review]


How to choose window valances How to choose window valances

Choosing window valances can be time consuming. Running around from store to store looking for that perfect valance to give you the final touches to your window treatment….I know because I ‘ve done it and when I shop I will go from store to store looking for the best price and style…Sometimes I wish I wasn’t like that, it’s exhausting I... [Read more of this review]


How to select curtain rods for a valance How to select curtain rods for a valance

OK you search and search for the perfect valance….now what kind of rod do you buy? Or how wide should the valance be. Curtain rod type will be dictated by the valance style and rod pocket size Using the correct curtain rod and fullness is important to the final look of your window valances. The curtain rod type will be dictated by the valance... [Read more of this review]


How to install a window treatment valance How to install a window treatment valance

How high do I mount my valance and how wide should it be?. The answer to these question depend on a couple things. What type of treatment if any it’s going over and how tall are you, yep your height could be a factor. First we’ll tackle how wide Your curtain rod should be two or three inches past your window on each side. At two inches past on each... [Read more of this review]


How To Install A Draw Curtain Rod How To Install A Draw Curtain Rod

In this article I will review the installation of a conventional traversing curtain rod or commonly know as a draw rod. Make sure you have your curtains, good tape measure, wall anchors and drapery pins and a curtain rod.    First…determine your face width. For a split draw curtain rod measure the width of both panels add the two together and... [Read more of this review]


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