Innovation in Room-Darkening Shades

Perfect for your bedroom, media room, or anywhere where you want premium control over light, Silhouette® A Deux™ Window Shadings are two shades in one. The front is a Silhouette shading, and the back is a room-darkening roller shade; both are on a single headrail. For more information, read on, or talk to a professional consultant at The Blind Guy in Sacramento.

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Pair Custom Drapes with Blinds and Shades

Custom DraperyCustom made draperies and top treatments allow you to add a personal touch to your windows, especially when paired with blinds and shades. Blinds and shades from Hunter Douglas are beautiful, energy efficient and functional. The addition of draperies or soft treatments adds warmth and depth to any room. At The Blind Guy serving East Bay, we offer custom drapery services as well as the complete Hunter Douglas line. Here are a few ideas on how to pair draperies and top treatments with various Hunter Douglas window treatments. [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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Soft Shades by Hunter Douglas

Shades are by far one of our most popular window fashions. Soft fabric shades by Hunter Douglas are particularly popular. Customers often wonder about the different types of soft window shades, how they differ, and which are best. Deciding on the best soft window shade for you depends a lot on how much you want to spend, your style preferences, and your concerns about energy efficiency. Read on for more information about the basic types of soft window shades here at The Blind Guy serving East Bay. [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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