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Careful about the quality of blinds, shades, drapes and shutters

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How to check for quality assurance while buying online? California defines the “accessible cord” of a window covering as any cord with a length of seven and three-quarter inches including a cord that can be extended or pulled to exceed that length. By 2018, it would be mandatory for manufacturers to provide cord covers for corded window covering products. Likewise,…

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At Home with Technology Automated Window Shading Solutions

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Automated Window Shading Solutions. Last week as we waited at the airport to fly out to our holiday in Caracas, a friend kept fiddling with her phone, completely immersed in it ….I thought her very unsociable and demanded if she meant to keep it up through the holiday. And she turned to us, quickly apologizing, saying that she was checking…

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THE ETHEREAL TUNES of BLACK

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Acoustic cordless cellular shades. As humans, most of us choose the straight and narrow most of the time. Our comfort is of utmost importance, and that means not rocking the boat- go with the flow; follow the rules, and all the accompanying perks follow! The same goes for decor as well if you ask me – there are few homes…

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ROOM DARKENING TECHNIQUES for WINDOWS

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Audio Video Room Darkening window coverings in Canada. Spring break is over, and soon, summer hols will be here, along with the numerous demands made by kids, including a constant supply of food, TV, gaming and activity outside of the home. Of course, a popular way to keep kids entertained is to send them off to camp – wildlife camps,…

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It Is Never Too Late To Take the First Step

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“I guess I don’t really believe in retirement. I believe in shorter days and maybe in weekends!” – Alice Waters I wasn’t one of those people who looked forward to retirement in Vancouver, British Columbia. I enjoyed going to work every day of the week so that I deserved to relax during the weekend. I did not have any elaborate…

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The Master Weaves of Phifer – Hitech Solar Sheerweave Shades

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The Solar SheerWeave Fabric Story.   I’m sure everyone’s heard of Phifer at some point or the other, not least in relation with window shading. The Phifer story is not new, not by a long shot. Established in 1952, in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA, Phifer Incorporated started off manufacturing aluminum insect screening, in the day when the mosquito menace was so…

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Automated Homes with Smart Window Treatments

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Automatic Window Blinds, Shades and Shutters Elbert Hubbard announced, “One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man”. Besides making life easier, smart windows with motorized window coverings bring your interiors simplicity, safety, and of course, style. How sophisticated you look when you control all your window coverings with…

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Phifer SheerWeaves Fabrics the Solar Shades Fabrics

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Cutting edge technology of magic weaves of Phifer Sheerweaves fabrics for Solar Shades.   Why should you use Phifer fabrics for your window coverings? A good question, but tough to answer, because it is not easy to list out the advantages of Phifer fabrics. Phifer Incorporated has been a leader in manufacturing energy saving and sun control fabrics, in addition…

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AFFORDABLE VIRTUAL CORD MOTORIZATION FOR WINDOW SHADING

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Technology made automatic shades cheaper, easy to install and easy to use. It’s mystifying that man has made such tremendous inroads in the world of technology; Why! We’ve even begun the process of occupying mars, practically the netherworld!! Because, as a species, we are a lazy lot, aren’t we? Given a choice, we’d rather sleep in every morning. We’d be…

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