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Are Your Window Treatments Safe?

Safe Window Treatments for Children: Child Safe Cordless & Motorized Window Shades – Every year children and pets are tragically ensnared or strangled in window treatments that are not safe. We want to help you ensure that your window treatments are safe! This article will take a moment to discuss window shade recalls, as well as what you can do to keep your kids and pets safe!     Recalled Window Shades Malibu In 2009, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recalled over 50 million Roman shades and roll-up shades due to risk of strangulation. Tragically 5 children died and […]

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Hunter Douglas Motorized Shades

Hunter Douglas Motorized Shades – We are frequently asked what the latest-and-greatest technology in window treatments is. We have a one word answer: “motorization.” Our favorite motorization system is Hunter Douglas’ innovative “Power Rise”. This motorization technology offers state-of-the-art window treatment motorization for your Hunter Douglas Window Blinds and Shades. The new Power Rise motorization is convenient, simple to operate and very quiet. Be A Super Hero with Motorized Shades in Malibu! One of our client’s sons likens his Dad to Batman and Tony Stark (Iron Man) because he can raise and lower the window shades with the touch of […]

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Thousand Oaks Blind Store: Vertical Blinds for Sliding Doors

Thousand Oaks Blind Store: Blinds for Sliding Doors Our Thousand Oaks area interior designers are frequently asked to recommend window treatments for door walls (slide glass doors) that are beautiful yet still functional. Today’s discriminating client’s no longer want the traditional “vertical blinds” that were previously the standard covering for sliding glass doors . . . and we don’t blame them! While a vertically hung treatment is indeed the most practical in terms of “function” the old style vertical blinds were messy, prone to disarray and tangling and easily broken. Fortunately, the premier blind and shade manufacturers with whom we […]

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Thousand Oaks Drapery Store: About Buying Drapes & Curtains

Thousand Oaks Drapery Store: Selecting Drapery Hardware – There are many decorative options available when choosing drapery hardware. Rods, poles, rings, brackets and clips now come in a wide variety of materials, finishes, styles and colors. At the Blind and Drapery Showroom we will help you select the best drapery hardware choices for your unique décor – at a price you can afford. We have assisted hundreds of clients in Los Angeles and Ventura County – including Thousand Oaks, Moorpark & Newbury Park – to determine the drapery hardware that they like best. Fixed Draperies vs. Functioning Drapes – Thousand […]

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Malibu Shutter Store: Buy Shutters for Your Doors -

Malibu Shutter Store: Buy Plantation Shutters for Doors – Buy Plantation Shutters for Sliding Glass Doors- Malibu – Sliding glass doors – also known as doorwalls” are extremely popular in Malibu and Southern California. Spectacular mountain views and beautiful beach vistas lend themselves to homes with entire walls – including the doors – made of glass. Howerer, sliding glass doors have always been one of the most challenging to cover with appropriate window treatments – since they are both a “window” and a functional door. Plantation shutters offer the perfect solution to this dilemma. Plantation shutters have the functionality and […]

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Westlake Village Shutter Store: Buy Custom Shutters for Custom Windows

Westlake Shutter Store: How to Buy Specialty Shutters for Custom Windows – Today’s architects are no longer constrained by traditional square and rectangular windows! Many modern California homes – or older California homes that have been updated – feature windows of unique shapes and sizes and configurations. If you can imagine it, you can build it! Buy Custom Shutters in Any Shape- Westlake Village Most people think of shutters as simply being rectangular . . . but custom shutters can also be designed and constructed to be the perfect window treatment for unusual and interestingly shaped windows! No matter the […]

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Calabasas Shutter Store: History of Shutters

Calabasas Shutter Store: Shutters in Architecture – Did you know that shutters are the original window treatment! Shutters even pre-date the invention of curtains and window blinds. Most architectural historians believe that  Plantation Shutters can be dated as far back as the fifteen century.   Shutters probably originated in Greece, as a device for protecting the island’s home interiors from the elements – while still allowing ventilation. Early shutters, while not “louvered,” could be slid across the window space to regulate light and air. European Shutters – Calabasas Shutter Store From the Greek’s invention, shutters quickly spread across Europe, becoming […]

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Thousand Oaks Shutter Store: Understanding Shutter Materials

Our Thousand Oaks Shutter Store Explains Shutter Materials Plantation shutters can be constructed from a variety of materials: Wood, Synthetics, Plastic Vinyl & even Fiberboard.  The talented designers at our Thousand Oaks area shutter store and showroom explain the difference between quality shutter materials, and shutter materials you should avoid. The descriptions below will help you decide which shutters are best for your needs and your budget. Shutters We Recommended For Thousand Oaks Homes Buy Wood Shutters – Thousand Oaks, CA Wood Shutters are arguably the most beautiful of all shutters. The wide variety of stains and finishes make them […]

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