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May 18

How Do I Know I’m Choosing The Right Window Treatments?

Window treatments are more than just a piece of fabric to cover your windows with. They help to give your room its unique look and aesthetic while also providing valuable privacy and comfort.

However, it can be challenging to choose the right window treatments for your windows when there are so many styles and patterns to choose from. That being said, here are a few tips to help you choose just the right window treatments for your room.

  1. Pay attention to fabric. Many homeowners get caught up in the color and style of the curtains they choose for their home. However, the type of fabric you choose is just as important. The fabric of the treatments will tell you how much sun will come in and what kind of mood the curtains will set for the room.
  2. Stick to the color palette. The color of the treatments you choose should be based on the color of your walls and furnishings. For instance, match the curtains to your walls and furnishing colors for a more neutral look. For a bolder look, choose a color that contrasts with that of your walls and furnishings.
  3. Look at your decor before choosing a pattern. Patterns and prints can be bold statement pieces when it comes to curtains. However, before you choose one, be sure to look at the rest of your room’s decor. Rooms with solid-color furnishings often use patterned curtains to stand out. Patterned curtains can sometimes be too loud if there are already several patterned pieces throughout the room.
  4. Go long with length. Floor-level curtains are currently the most popular choice of curtain length. This is also a good length choice if you have kids because it prevents slips, trips, and falls. However, another option is to have your curtains slightly longer than floor length so that they elegantly puddle on the floor.

Most American homeowners will replace their window treatments approximately every seven to eight years. However, it can be difficult to find the right curtains, drapes, shutters, and shades for your home.

By following the tips listed above, you can help narrow down your options to find a style of treatments you’ll love.

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May 18

Eco-Friendly, Beautiful And Modern Why You Should Swap Out Your Old Shutters For Pleaded Shades

Renovating your home should be more than just shifting some furniture around. It should be a way of enhancing your life from top-to-bottom.

This means looking at home renovation additions that are eco-friendly, beautiful and long-lasting all at once. Where’s a good place to start, particularly if you haven’t updated your surroundings in a while? Try out pleaded shades for your bedroom and living room. Soft and lovely, these shutters are a much more modern way of keeping excess light and heat out of your home. They can save you money while giving your given space some much-needed pop. Sound too good to be true?

Let’s take a look at what pleaded shades can do for your home and why they’ve become the go-to option for today’s windows.

Save Money On Your Energy Bill

What’s one thing all homeowners and renters can relate to irregardless of lifestyle? Frustrating energy bills. These always seem to get higher and higher without you realizin

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May 18

How Lighting Can Increase Your Home’s Value

When valuing a home, realtors analyze all aspects of design, including square footage, furnishings, safety features, plumbing, and energy costs. While the features inside the home are crucial, the features outside also act as important indicators of value. Features like exterior lighting design, deck construction and deck lights, landscape design and landscape lighting design are necessary factors in developing a complete evaluation. Savvy consumers may notice that in the evaluation of a home’s worth, outdoor lighting and lighting design play significant roles in raising value, and whether it’s attached to the house in the form of residential lighting or placed on the property in the form of landscape lighting, the presence of these lights can increase the home’s resale value if properly implemented.

Approximately 90% of realtors advise having work done to the outdoor design of a home before selling the house, as the external

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May 18

Outdoor LEDs are the New Home Installation You Need

Almost every home in the United States has some sort of light outside of it, whether that be streetlights on the curb, patio lighting, or small floodlights in the yard. Lately, lights have become a more important issue for homeowners, especially when it comes to the type of lights that are being used.


Outdoor lighting installation may not seem like a fairly important
feature when it comes to the home, but it has started becoming more prominent as of late. In an annual survey from the National Association of Home Builders, over 40% of those surveyed said that they considered exterior lighting to be an “Essential/Must-Have” feature. And it’s only going to grow in the coming years, as a recent study predicts that the outdoor lighting market could reach a value of at least $56 billion by 2020.

As the lighting market has started becoming more prominent, it’s only n

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May 18

Plumbing Services 101 What You Need To Know

How To Find Plumbing Services That Are Right For You

    If you are someone (or know someone) who is in need of professional sewer repair services, you have come to the right place. When it comes to repairs for your sewage system, it is imperative that you consider what a lack of professional plumbing services means. For example, a failure to schedule regular maintenance and checkups can result in tons of wasted water, as well as a higher bill each year. In order to avoid such issues, be sure to keep reading below in order to find the information you need to protect your sewage system.

    1. Sewer repair and maintenance services are necessary to ensure that water waste isn’t made worse on an annual basis.

    When it comes to finding the right plumber, it is important that you investigate the various services available as we

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