Kid and pet proof window shades

A few days ago, The Boston Globe posted a great article on how to kid- and pet-proof your home. The article offered a lot of really good advice on how to keep your home safe for, and from, your kids or pets without sacrificing style. Some tips included clever ideas like using soft, fabric-covered ottoman style side tables instead of precarious pedestal tables, or using fabric or metal light fixtures to prevent your light bulbs from shattering all over the floor when the kids jump too high on the bed, or decide to sword-fight in the living room. This article had so many great tips for a sleek,...

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Make your home more energy efficient by redecorating

The Calgary Sun recently published a post entitled give your tired home a spectacular facelift, and it had a great piece of advice about updating your window treatments: “Dress the windows up … or down: The key to modernizing window treatments is to make changes that not only look good, but allow the window to perform more efficiently.” Shade Warehouse has been endorsing this idea for a long time. That’s why we’ve spent years developing window shade technology that not only can match any design scheme, but also helps make your home more energy efficient. Our custom roller shades...

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3 Reasons Why Vinyl Roller Shades are Better than Fabric Shades

If you’ve ever decorated or redecorate your home or office, you know what a sticking point window coverings can be. Many people settle on fabric shades or drapes, because they’re the standard. I really dislike fabric shades and drapes, and I hope to spread the word about the vast superiority of vinyl roller shades. Here are the 3 main reasons I think everyone should choose vinyl roller shades over fabric shades. 1: Style, pattern, and options Vinyl roller shades offer the widest array of options when it comes to patterns and styles. Because vinyl is, just, such an awesome material, smart...

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Modern Window Shades for a Modern Design

It can be tricky to find the right window covering for your modern home or office. Traditional shades and curtains can ruin the feel of a sleek, modern room, while more modern window shades can get very expensive very fast. What other options do you have if you want modern window shades? There’s an exciting new trend taking hold in interior design: custom-printed window shades. These shades are typically roller shades, which are quite simple and unobtrusive on their own, but with an important twist that turns typical window shades into modern window shades: they can be printed with any...

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Custom Window Shades- Truly Custom Window Shades

Shopping for window shades sucks. There, I said it. Between sifting through the vast array of types and styles, and then realizing that the ones you really like are WAY out of your pay range, it’s enough to make you temporarily insane. Does this sound like you? No? Well, I tried. Unfortunately, I’ve never had to shop for window shades so I have no idea what it’s like. But I do know that with Shade Warehouse, it can be as easy as, well, telling someone “This is what I want, make it.” Now, you’re probably asking yourself, “Is it really that easy?” The answer is yes, yes it is....

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