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How-to: Choose and Hang a Drapery Rod

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...

Window Coverings: How to Order the Perfect Look!

Window Coverings: How to Order the Perfect Look!

You want or need to order new window coverings and you are wondering what the process is going to be like? If you go with Normandeau Window Coverings, here’s what you can expect. What is the first step to ordering window coverings? Knowing what you want is helpful but...

How-To: Choose Window Coverings for a Child’s Room

How-To: Choose Window Coverings for a Child’s Room

Can drapery “grow up” with your child? You knew when you had children, that you’d probably have to buy them new shoes and clothes as they age, but new window coverings too? We have done many room transformations for tweens but many parents want window coverings that...

How-to: Choose Cellular Shades

How-to: Choose Cellular Shades

So you are interested in getting cellular shades but are not sure of the difference between Hunter Douglas Applause shades or Duettes?  With so many options, it can feel like a new language so here's a quick overview! Applause and Duette shades are both a kind of...

How-to: Choose Window Coverings

How-to: Choose Window Coverings

When people decide to change their window coverings, the biggest question is usually “where do I start?”  This is definitely a valid question as there are multitudes of options for window coverings available!   A good place to begin is to take an assessment of the...

How-to: Control the Heat in Your Bedroom

How-to: Control the Heat in Your Bedroom

Window coverings not only control light and add beauty to your home - energy-efficient Hunter Douglas products can help you save energy and money in three ways:  insulation, solar heat control and daylighting. An insulating window covering works in both winter and...

How-to: Window Coverings for Angled Windows

How-to: Window Coverings for Angled Windows

Angled windows may be architecturally beautiful, but they pose some difficulty when choosing window coverings to control light and privacy. Hunter Douglas has a range of window covering products that can be made to fit your problem window. There are hard products to...

Why Ask a Designer?

Why Ask a Designer?

In today’s fast paced and busy society, time is a major consideration in any home décor decision…..especially with your window coverings. There are so many things to think about when deciding on how to finish your windows….style, color, function, light control, not to...

How to Make the Most of Your Home Staging Budget

How to Make the Most of Your Home Staging Budget

Window Covering Design Calgary Staging a home is a classic way of increasing its value on the open market, but it can be too expensive. To make the most out of your home staging budget, you need to know different budget-friendly home décor and designing tips and...

How to Measure your Windows for Window Treatments.

How to Measure your Windows for Window Treatments.

Installing custom window treatments in your home creates a unique atmosphere in each room. It also allows light to continue to flood in for practicality. They can also express your individuality, making a room more comfortable by adding drama or privacy. Whatever the...