Archives, Cornices & Valances, Graber Blinds, Window dressings

An Impressive Touch to Your Home with Graber Wood Cornices

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  Decorative and Highly Functional Accessories   “There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow men. True nobility lies in being superior to your former self.” Ernest Hemingway A renowned name in window treatments, Graber strives hard to come up with superior products to meet the needs of their customers. Innovation and improvement are high on their agenda…

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Archives, Norman Shutters, Skylight Shutters, Vinyl Shutters, Vinyl Window Shutters, Window Vinyl Shutters, Wood Shutters

Downsizing for a Multitude of Reasons – Wood Shutters

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The Intrinsic Beauty of Shutters Having grown up on vast acreages in St. John’s and Labrador, Jean-Paul and I were used to living in large homes, and after college and ten years abroad, we decided to settle down to life in Toronto. We chose Wexford for its multicultural flavor, and we loved the hustle and bustle of the place. With…

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Archives, Natural Roman Shades, Norman Roman Shades, Roman Blinds, Roman Shades, Top Down Bottom up Shades

How To Decorate Bay Windows With Roman Shades

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THE HOUSE WITH THE BAY WINDOWS   “No. 14. Raleigh Street” I replied to the salesman at the hardware store while I re-checked my purchases and prepared to leave. “Oh, the house with the Bay windows”, he exclaimed, very excited now that he had got to meet me. I smiled at his reaction while he continued in the same breath,…

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Archives, Automatic Shades, Electric Cellular Shades, Motorized Blinds, Motorized Shades, Motorized Shutters, Motorized Skylight Shades

Trends and Window Treatments in Canada

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Exploring Our Options Bare windows, by themselves, with glass panes and external treatments, like awnings and screens, satisfy many requirements expected out of them. They let light and air into the home. They also to open up the space to make it feel less confining. Unfortunately, man cannot live with bare windows alone because many other conditions need to be…

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Archives, Automatic Shades, Electric Cellular Shades, Motorized Blinds, Motorized Shades

Where Technology Is Your Friend – Motorized Roller Shades

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  Overcoming the Fear of Innovation and Change   “Bad things do happen; how I respond to them defines my character and the quality of my life. I can choose to sit in perpetual sadness, immobilized by the gravity of my loss, or I can choose to rise from the pain and treasure the most precious gift I have –…

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All Articles, Horizontal vs Vertical Blinds

Choosing Best Blinds For Patio Doors – Horizontal or Vertical Blinds

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Horizontal Vs Vertical Blinds – Window Treatments For Patio Doors “When Decisions Are Not Easy Sometimes you make the right decision, sometimes you make the decision right.” Phil McGraw I do get paid well for my job, yet there are some tough moments I face when decorating homes for my customers. The toughest time comes when my clients are in…

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All Articles, External Solar Shades

Dealing with Skin Sensitivity – Exterior Solar Shades Canada

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Comfortable Home Environs with External Solar Shades Ever come across people who suffer from devastating sun allergies? A sad state of affairs, to say the least. Not being able to go out in summer clothes! Not being able to stay home with overhead lamps! Always being covered from top to toe! Feeling like a freak, especially when there’s some change…

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Archives, Drapery, Pleated Shades, Window Drapery, Window Shades

Geometric Patterns – The In Thing – Custom Drapery Panels

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The Use of Patterns to Create Bold, Dynamic and Electric Interiors I have been decorating homes for my customers for quite a few decades now. I have seen the rise and fall of many trends in home furnishings and interior décor. My policy is to please the customer with what they require. When it comes to window treatments, I have…

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Archives, Blackout Cellular Shades, Bottom Up Top Down, HoneyComb Shades, Top Down Bottom up Shades

Modern Window Shades Designs in Canada

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The Different Variants of Cellular Shades The last two decades has seen a huge transformation in home décor and furnishings on a large scale. In recent times, colors have made a huge impact on our lives when it comes to visual appeal. Products like lipsticks, jackets, purses or shoes are available in a lot more colors than before, so too…

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