How to clean blackout curtains at home

How to Clean Blackout Curtains at Home

Have you ever wished you could block out any and all light in a room to have a cooler, more peaceful sleep? It is possible you’ve purchased curtains in the past and now are looking for extra backing to make the room completely dark. If so, blackout curtains are absolutely the right choice for the home, whether the goal is…

How to Choose the Perfect Area Rug Color

How to Choose the Perfect Area Rug Color

Area rugs are popular for more than one reason. First, they’re practical additions to the hard floor like hardwood floors providing a soft place to land for your feet or for a child’s crawling knees. They also provide comfort to otherwise hard surfaces due to the multitude of textures that are available for any design palate. Thirdly, they look great!…

How to Measure Your Windows for Draperies

How to Measure Your Windows for Draperies

Every now and then you might find yourself itching for a change of design when it comes to your home. That’s natural and one of the fun parts of owning your own place. However, a complete makeover might be out of the budget but don’t worry; there are several design elements that you can add or change in your home…

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How to Create Roman Shades from Mini Blinds

So you’ve decided that this is the year that you will give the interior style of your home a much-needed makeover. Great! However, if you’re like most homeowners, you probably want to get the very most for your dollar, while still getting the most design benefit. A common belief is that it is difficult and tricky unless you have a…

how to clean roman shades

Even Your Roman Window Shades need Cleaning

No matter how clean you keep your house, certain things are bound to get dirty. Lampshades, couches, shelves and even your window treatments will eventually show their age in cleanliness. Dust, other debris in the air, pets and other contaminants can collect on surfaces of your home and can sometimes be a little more difficult of a process to clean…

area rug wrinkles

How to Get Bumps and Wrinkles out of Area Rugs?

Whether you just inherited that antique rug from your grandmother or you decided to purchase a new area rug from a dealer, chances are that at some point in the process of delivery and transport the rug developed some creases, folds or bumps. Depending on the size of your rug, it may have been barrel rolled to ease with delivery…

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Everything You Need to Know About Exterior Shutters

Exterior window shutters provide both functionality and a decorative aspect to any home and have been utilized for light control, privacy, security and protection from the elements. When it comes to adding a bit of character to your home, exterior shutters provide an aesthetically pleasing appeal that adds style without distracting from the architecture and design of your home. Below…

Roman curtains in the interior

Roman Shades: Ancient Style in Your Modern Home

  Adding new window treatments to your home can be an easy way to give your place a facelift. While window treatments aren’t always the first aspect thought of when home upgrades are talked about, they can really add some fantastic depth, style and practicality to your home. Vertical and horizontal blinds are often the most popular but if you…

Handyman measuring window for vertical blinds.

How to Properly Measure for Vertical Blinds

There are several ways that you can provide your home with a fresh new look that won’t cost a small fortune to do so. New window blinds are one of the easiest ways to bring a new updated look to your home from the inside, and they can provide much more than just a makeover. A lot goes into the…

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Top Reasons and Tips for Awning Installation

Learning how to handle Florida’s unique climate can be tricky, even for native Floridians. Often times the weather can be unpredictable like strong afternoon storms with high winds and torrential rains to triple-digit temperatures and unbearable, direct sunlight. For those that love being outside and taking advantage of a lot of the nice weather that Florida does offer, being able…