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July 2018

Home Automation

By |July 28th, 2018|

With the ever growing drive to make everything in the home talk to each other, whether it be Alexa or Google Home, we all have a growing list of home items that take advantage of these smart assistances. Well, now that has come to the blind industry, and we are able to add a smart [...]

Law Changes for Child Safety, What it Means for You- ANSI/WCMA A100.1-2018

By |July 28th, 2018|

These upcoming changes in the blind industry will open the door to the end of cords on all products.  As of now, the first products to lose cords will be the cutdown products that are sold at big box stores.  These are already being pulled from stock, and being replaced with cordless or lift [...]

Cell Shades That Won’t Break the Bank

By |July 28th, 2018|

There is one product that comes to mind when shopping for blinds that will be an affordable price, and that has historically been faux wood blinds.  But, we are happy to say that is starting to change.  We have a great addition to the budget product category, cell shades. Cell shades (aka Honeycomb shades) [...]

Thinking of Remodeling? Or Just Need an Update?

By |July 28th, 2018|

When starting down the road of a remodel it can get very overwhelming very fast.  There are so many things to pick out and do.  And that's just the stuff you plan for! It never fails that there are items and rooms added to any remodeling job that you would never expect. Well, we can [...]

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January 2015

The importance of doing business with an insured company

By |January 26th, 2015|

The importance of doing business with an insured company Insurance is something that most people don't think about until its to late. But why should a customer make sure a company they are ordering from has insurance? Well what happens when the nice big screen TV you ordered get damaged in the back of the [...]

Independent VS. Franchise and what it means for you

By |January 26th, 2015|

Independent VS. Franchise and what it means for you Why independent companies are good for the consumer. Independent companies may not be able to get the volume pricing that large franchises get, but they do get pricing that is very close to the franchise product cost. What they do get is full flexibility over their [...]

New year, new cell shade options

By |January 26th, 2015|

New year, new cell shade options At this time every year our vendors start to roll out their product updates. This can be anything from small changes to available color options, to NEW AMAZING things. Well this year is one of those years we get our hands on something truly amazing!!. Norman has brought out [...]

Thinking of adding blind to the mortgage? The real cost!

By |January 26th, 2015|

Thinking of adding blind to the mortgage? The real cost! Almost every home builder has a large list of add on’s that the consumer can add to their home, and in turn add the cost to the total mortgage. But we are going to look at what the real cost of adding blinds to the [...]

Plantation shutters Dallas TX – Smashing O’Hair Shutters

By |January 27th, 2015|

Plantation shutters Dallas TX - Smashing shutters, Mike shows how O'Hair Shutters take the heat Here we show the differences between well-built shutters and cheaply made ones with extreme prejudice. Mike rains down some serious hurt on three different shutter panels to show how each hold up. To learn more about how O'Hair shutters measure [...]

Smoke damage from Black Forest Fire Part 2

By |January 26th, 2015|

Smoke damage from Black Forest Fire Part 2 As we deal with the black forest fire damage we have started to quickly find out what companies and resources are out there to help you and not take advantage of your situation or lack of knowledge. Frank Castellano at PregioHomes (719-492-1507) has been great. They not [...]

Black Forest Fire

By |January 26th, 2015|

Black Forest Fire As we wonder though the mine field if dealing with insurance on our home and place of business that was lost in the black forest fire. We can sympathize with anyone dealing with smoke damage claims. If you need help or would like a local company who is in the same situation, [...]

When to repair and when to replace? Four things to consider

By |January 26th, 2015|

When to repair and when to replace? Four things to consider There are 4 key things to consider before getting a blind repaired. 1. Is the manufacture of the blind still in business? 2. How old is the blind? 3. How much did the blind cost new? What would it cost to just replace it? 4. [...]

The many styles of horizontal Window Blinds

By |January 26th, 2015|

The many styles of horizontal Window Blinds Window treatments enhance the interior of the home and business in a way that is both aesthetically pleasing and functional. You have many options to choose from, including blinds and shutters to custom-made draperies. You will find pretty much anything to fit you home or interior design project. [...]

Introducing the new SolarVue Cordless Roller Shade

By |January 26th, 2015|

Introducing the new SolarVue Cordless Roller Shade SolarVue Cordless Roller Shades combine both beauty and function. This quiet and slow rising system controls the shade as it lifts to the top, leaving the shade safely in position. Crafted attractively, the Cordless Roller Shade blocks light from outside, which makes it ideal for any room in [...]

Shutter price update at Colorado Springs Custom Blinds!

By |January 26th, 2015|

Shutter price update at Colorado Springs Custom Blinds & Shutters! As of January 2013 all shutter prices are going up $3 per square foot. This sounds like a lot but remember the price still includes install and sales tax. We are still the most affordable stop for Norman Shutters.