Duette® Architella® by Hunter Douglas

With the heat we can sometimes experience here in the Sacramento area, it’s important to ensure that our air-conditioning systems are as efficient as possible. Considering that 50% of air-conditioning is lost through the windows, having highly energy-efficient window treatments can significantly reduce air-conditioning costs. The innovative Architella line of honeycomb shades from Hunter Douglas provides a high level of energy efficiency with its honeycomb-within-a-honeycomb design, reducing energy loss up to 40% at the window. Long considered the gold standard of honeycomb shades, Architella shades offer superior craftsmanship, versatility, style, and energy efficiency. Here at The Blind Guy, our customers often make Architella shades a top choice for their window treatments. [Read more…]

Deciding Between Blinds, Shades and Shutters

While all window treatments have the same general purpose — to cover your windows and provide light control and privacy — they different types of window treatments do it in different ways. Blinds, shades and shutters are the most popular forms for hard window treatments, and each serve their purpose in unique ways and with varied styles. At The Blind Guy serving the Brentwood area, we’ll help you find the perfect blind, shade, or shutter for your specific needs. [Read more…]

Room Darkening Shades for Bedrooms

Who doesn’t want a good night’s sleep? The right window shades for your bedroom can help block light and noise from outside, helping you get the rest you need. Room darkening shades can be very stylish, too, available in a variety of fabrics, patterns, and colors. At The Blind Guy serving East Bay, we carry a variety of room darkening options for your bedroom windows. A few of our most popular choices are below. [Read more…]

Window Treatment Basics

As the Sacramento area’s source for window treatments, The Blind Guy can help answer all your window treatment questions. We’ve listed a few of the most common ones below.

What are “Window Treatments”?

It’s pretty straightforward – window treatments cover the inside of your windows. The terms window treatments, window coverings, window fashions, and window dressings mean basically the same thing. Sometimes, window coverings can also refer to exterior coverings such as exterior shutters and awnings, but for the most part you can use all these terms interchangeably.

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What Is A Honeycomb Shade?

Still one of our most popular window coverings, the honeycomb shade has come a long way since it was first developed decades ago. Now, you have many options to make your honeycomb shade work for you. When you work with The Blind Guy in Sacramento, you’ll have the best selection of honeycomb shades. Hunter Douglas has been the leader in providing the most energy efficient honeycomb shades since 1985, and offers the largest collection of honeycomb styles available on the market today. [Read more…]

Honeycomb Shades from Hunter Douglas

Honeycomb shades revolutionized window coverings when they were first introduced by Hunter Douglas in 1985. Especially here in California, customers were looking for something new and different to cover their windows, and honeycomb shades were the perfect product. Offering energy efficiency, light and privacy control, and a variety of styles and colors that people had never seen before, honeycomb shades became popular very quickly, and people still love them!

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