OMG! Track, Rod, Pole??

 Drapery hardware is a huge mystery to those who do not manufacture or install it.  Many clients of mine will stare up at their windows and look at me, a blank look on their faces, and say “I don’t know what to do.  How do we hang it?”  I generally smile back and respond with a bunch of technical information and then let them know that I’ll just email them some finial options for their decorative rods, or I’ll pull a piece of I-beam out of my bag and hold it up for them.  The explanation of the hardware ends up taking up more time than deciding on the actual style of the drapery and its glorious fabric.  Here are some basic hardware options, and their applications.

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Choosing the RIGHT Blinds!

How to choose the RIGHT blinds for your home??

Often, as the sun FINALLY emerges after the long winter months, it blares its rays into our homes.  Aside from the obviously wonderful emotional benefits, there are a few drawbacks to its intrusive behaviour.  Rooms warm up, more than we want them to and watching our televisions with the intense glare becomes impossible.  We worry about our wood floors fading, our silk drapery rotting and our precious early hours of sleep.  While sheers can act as a barrier, true control is measured by the hard working blind. And all the while, we really don’t want that pesky blind interrupting our hard laboured décor. Here are some different blind options, and the pros and cons related to their functions.

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