The Normandeau Blog

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Transform Your Room with Drapery!

If you are looking to update your space, consider the option of adding drapery which can be both functional and decorative.  Often the words “curtains” or “drapes” bring us visions of the heavy and ornate window treatments that were popular years ago.  Drapery has...

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$200 Savings on Kelowna Window Coverings!

From the beginning of your window covering project, to completion and follow up, the Normandeau Advantage stands for quality window coverings and exceptional client care. The right window coverings can change everything – they change the light, they give you texture –...

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Why NOT To Buy Cheap Blinds

Why spend more on higher quality blinds? What makes them high quality? It’s all in the headrail. Do you wonder why cheap blinds fail faster? Because they use inexpensive plastic parts or inferior metal when constructing the headrail. With Hunter Douglas products, the...

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Design Trends

Changing your window treatments is a great way to update your home and some of the latest trends will make this year a fun and exciting time to do just that. Both colorful and geometric pattern draperies are hot this year! They can add just the stylish touch you need...

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Questions to Ask Your Consultant

There are so many options available when you are looking for window coverings. Choosing between the different types of blinds and shades, fabrics and options – not to mention custom treatments like draperies and valances. While the choices may seem overwhelming there...

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How-to: Window Coverings for Arched Windows

Arch windows may be beautiful, but they are a real challenge when you need to cover them up!  Sometimes you can just ignore them and put a shade on the lower window or use drapery to cover them completely.  There are many shade styles that can be specially shaped to...

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Calgary Summer Savings Event

Calgary Summer Savings Event Hunter Douglas is happy to offer you their LIMITED TIME rebate offer! If you are in need of a fresh look in your home, August is the month to do it! Receive money back for your next Hunter Douglas Ettes Purchase – PowerView or non...

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How-to: Choose and Hang a Drapery Rod

What type of drapery rod should I use and where should I hang it? When choosing a drapery rod, consider if you would like the focus to be mostly on the drapery or if you would also like the rod to be a prominent feature of the treatment.  A simple track or channel rod...

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