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Why Lighting In Your Home Is Important

By | 2019-06-26T15:33:11+00:00 June 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Lighten Your Life? Light has a powerful influence on all life.  It allows plants to grow, eyes to see, and can have a profound effect on how we feel.  The look of a room can depend on the presence or absence of light, and how it is filtered into the space.  Entire professions focus on

Motorized Shades and Shutters for Your Modern Home

By | 2019-05-29T09:03:38+00:00 May 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|

In the 21st century, automation is becoming the standard in everything from cars to communications to homes. We can tell our tv to play our favorite song or use our cell phones to have food delivered as we arrive home. Why not automate your window treatments so that you can adjust your environment without running

Eco-Friendly Shades and Shutters

By | 2019-04-29T17:02:47+00:00 April 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|

The last few decades have seen a major rise in eco-consciousness.  It is both fashionable and ethical to pay careful attention to how companies source the products they are offering.  We know now that our planet’s resources are finite and that long term effects of industry and supply chains can be significant.  At Colorado Shade

Plantation Shutters: A Brief History

By | 2019-02-05T17:07:42+00:00 February 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Plantation shutters tend to evoke an image of the American South, a time when plantations represented wealth and power and their owners controlled the political and cultural landscape. Yet, though these iconic window treatments are named for this controversial institution, their history goes back much further beyond even the founding of the United States. The

Elegant Window Treatments without Sacrificing Privacy

By | 2018-12-28T17:02:53+00:00 December 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Window dressings are one of those decor elements that may not cross your mind when you’re planning your interior design, but they can dictate the whole feel of a room. Windows determine the presence of natural light and can direct the flow of air and energy through your home. They can also expose a bit

Add Beauty to Your Home with Plantation Shutters

By | 2018-11-26T19:30:23+00:00 November 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Plantation shutters are popular blinds with uniquely large slats. These larger louvers provide more control over the amount of sunlight that is let in and can help in keeping out the cold. Their unique beauty also adds to the décor of each room. Why Plantation Shutters In addition to being practical and affordable, plantation shutters

Benefits of Plantation Shutters in Winter

By | 2018-10-23T21:45:32+00:00 October 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

That time of year is coming. You know the time I’m talking about - winter. The days are getting shorter, the temperature is dropping, and you are beginning to wonder how to keep your family warm this winter, without spending a fortune on heating. Windows are a huge factor when it comes to heat loss