Finding Window Treatments for Your Kitchen

If you think about the heart of your house, odds are, you’ll think about your kitchen. At holidays and parties, people wind up flocking to the kitchen. You cook dinner and talk about the day’s events there. You organize your schedule at the calendar on the fridge. For a room of this importance, you want to set the tone and reflect your style. The window covering experts at The Blind Guy serving Sacramento can help you make a selection that works and looks perfectly in your kitchen. [Read more…]

The Benefits of Using a Professional Window Treatment Installer

At The Blind Guy in Sacramento, customers will often ask if they can use their own measurements for the process. And although we can use customers’ measurements to generally predict product cost, having our professional installers measure the windows before purchase will ensure that the window treatments fit perfectly and function the way they’re supposed to. Plus, it helps customers avoid re-order charges if their measurements were incorrect. [Read more…]

October Is Child Safety Month for Custom Blinds & Shades

Did you know that window treatments can be a hazard to our children or pets? Turns out, window coverings that have dangling cords are among the top five hidden hazards in American homes according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Hunter Douglas is a leader in child and pet safety, and they’ve made many improvements to the traditional corded window treatments over the years. At The Blind Guy, we are a Hunter Douglas dealer serving the Sacramento area. If you’re ready to buy new child- and pet-safe window treatments, let one of our experienced sales professionals show you the options. [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…]

Featured Product: Luminette Modern Drapery

With Luminette® Modern Draperies, you can have the soft look of drapery with the light control functionality of vertical blinds. As your local Hunter Douglas dealer serving East Bay, we’re proud to offer the Luminette Collection. The unique style of Luminette Modern Draperies offers a wide range of light control with sheer fabric to let light in and soft fabric vanes that rotate to keep light out.

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Window Treatments That Last

You don’t have to sacrifice style to have long-lasting, durable window treatments. Here at The Blind Guy serving East Bay, we carry a wide variety of window coverings that stand up to your real life — kids, dogs, and the whole nine yards. Easy to clean and maintain, our long-lasting window treatments are good choices for any high traffic areas and family living areas. Below are some of our most popular choices. [Read more…]

Improve Energy Efficiency with Window Shades

Did you know? In the U.S. alone, the Department of Energy (DOE) reports that windows can account for 25% to 40% of your annual heating and cooling bill. Many factors contribute to energy efficiency at your windows here in the East Bay area, including the quality of your windows themselves as well as insulation, what direction they face, how much direct sunlight they receive, how they’re covered. The right energy-efficient window shades can help lower your utility bill by creating and insulating barrier between the inside and outside air.

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Latest Window Shade Style – Solera Soft Shades

Introducing Solera Soft Shades! This new brand of shades are similar to cellular shades but with a more modern look. The Solera brand offers energy efficiency and beauty at affordable prices. By combining a soft sculpted look with unique cellular construction, Solera shades are a beautiful new option in window shades. As a Hunter Douglas dealer serving the East Bay and Sacramento area, we’re proud to off a full line of Solera soft shades.

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Pleated Shades for Your Windows

Simple but stylish, pleated shades are made from a single layer of fabric pleated horizontally to fold up neatly when raised. Available in a large selection of fashionable fabrics and colors, pleated shades are a versatile and functional window treatment option. At The Blind Guy serving Elk Grove CA and the surrounding areas, we offer a full line of pleated shades by Hunter Douglas. Check out this video for more information on pleated shades:

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Window Coverings for Specialty Shapes

Specialty shaped windows, such as those in the shapes of triangles, arches, angles, and half-moons, are a beautiful decorative element in any home. What’s the best window covering for a specialty shaped window? At The Blind Guy in East Bay, we have several window covering options for your specialty shaped windows.

Roman Shades for Angled Windows

It’s true – you can enjoy the elegant pleats of Roman shades on your arched or other specialty shaped windows. Our selection of Roman Shades come in four distinctive styles, all available to be custom made for your specialty shaped windows. With a variety of fabrics that includes sophisticated textures, designs, stripes, rich solids and sheers, our roman shades work with any room décor. Fabrics are woven in widths that allow shades up to 96” wide without vertical seams. [Read more…]