Do you have a sliding patio door or a room with a large expanse of glass that cries out for a vertical window treatment? Are you looking for a sleek, classic to contemporary look featuring fabric instead of hard plastic slats? Then, consider a flat panel vertical blind made by Hunter Douglas or Comfortex.
I remember over ten years ago when remote control and wireless window coverings started hitting the market. We see every day how technology is moving so fast(eg. cell phones) and what one had a year ago has been replaced maybe once or twice since. So imagine the technology in the window covering business ten years ago and what has happened to us. Needless to say, it is so far advanced that consumers like you and me just don’t realize what is available for literally and figuratively pennies more. Well, this isn’t entirely true because I as the author realize it and hence why I am writing today.
It is a very sad but true reality – every year we hear about children who lose their young life due to strangulation with cords from window coverings. This can easily be prevented and here are some things to consider. First, if you have young children, will some day or even grandchildren and are buying…
Ah, Spring… hyacinth and lily of the valley fragrances fill the air. The days are longer, warmer and brighter. And after a long season of cabin fever, we’re all more than ready to welcome spring’s essence inside. W. Earl Hall said it best, “Science has never drummed up quite as effective a tranquilizing agent as a sunny spring day.” It’s the very reason why many of us are motivated more than ever to freshen and clean our homes. But with hectic work schedules and busy home lives, there’s little time left to do the spring cleaning we’d like to accomplish. So here are some speedy ways to give your house the look and feel of spring.
Do you have a nice cold draft at this time of year with the window or windows in your office? Or how about summer where heat just comes raging in and you cannot seem to cool it down with even the best air conditioning unit? What does one do?
We always hear commercials from mattress companies who say that you spend about a third of your life sleeping. Well, what percent of your life is spent working? I know you really don’t want to think about this because you will become violently ill. But, in reality, many of work and by gosh, we better make sure it is as comfortable as possible. The cold or hot air coming through windows in an office is a big part of being comfortable.
So, what should one put in the office window?