The Importance of Child Safety with Window Treatments

Child safety is an important concern for all parents. Because of the inherent dangers of some older-style blinds and window treatments, it’s important to evaluate both existing and new treatments for child safety. Window treatments that are child safe have either no cords at all or have lift cords without a loop. If you are considering child-proofing your home or are renovating and have children who live in or visit your home, make sure that any new window treatment you choose has child safety features. Here are a few helpful tips for parents. Replace all window blinds, draperies, and corded   [READ MORE]

Help energy efficiency with drapery

Baby, It’s (Getting) Cold Outside! As temperatures fall and winter approaches, we want our homes to be warm and cozy. Custom drapery and window treatments not only beautify your interior, but they can also be used to keep the warmth in, and the cold out. In winter months, your home heating escapes to the outdoors through your windows. Without energy-efficient window treatments, as much as 50% of a home's heating and cooling energy can be lost through its windows. With window treatments that provide insulation, you can reduce energy consumption, save on heating and cooling costs, and create a cozier   [READ MORE]

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