As a certified window covering dealer for over 15 years, I get asked to help find the right window covering for many types of specialty shaped windows. And I will be the first to say that I can find the perfect window covering because I have a very talented and skilled window covering installer backing me up. His knowledge and experience compliment my product knowledge and design aesthetic and together we measure (sometimes re-measure) to ensure a perfect end result for the client.
That experience led us to be involved with a colleague’s client who needed to replace the blinds … Read More
In my childhood house, the kitchen sink had no window over it, only a mirror. Even at a young age, I imagined how much better it would be to have a window with a view, providing distraction from the daily drudgery that is dish washing.
Clients usually ask me for ideas for their kitchen window coverings that have unpleasant aspects or a lack of privacy. Happily, the house I live in now does have a window over the sink and I love looking out to my back garden. This window doesn’t need a covering for sun protection or privacy, but … Read More
The next step in the window covering motorization technology is coming soon to a window near you. It’s called PowerView by Hunter Douglas and it’s all about two-way communication between you and your window coverings.
More details will come in July when it launches in Canada, but yesterday, along with other authorized dealers, I saw a preview of how it works and how the new features, like the Pebble Remote and the Scene Controller, will transform how light and privacy can be controlled in our homes through your window coverings.
The new remote is ergonomically shaped and is very user-friendly, … Read More
The following blog post is taken from the Canadian Decorators‘ Association (CDECA) blog website which features decorating tips, how-to’s and advice from experts who are accredited members of this association. This blog post features yours truly as one of the experts answering questions about the top trends in window coverings.
There are plenty of trends out there right now for people looking to spice up their windows. From textured sheers to roller shades, here are some of the top trends on the window treatment market right now.
Roller shades and screens
Roller shades, which are a straight piece of … Read More