New Windows? Let Us Resize Your Old Blinds!

New Windows Doesn’t Have to Mean New Blinds   You know the saying – if it’s not broken, don’t fix it! Installing new windows in your home doesn’t necessarily mean you need new blinds as well. If you still like the way your current blinds look, you may be able to resize them to fit […]

Don’t Throw Away Those Broken Blinds – Let Us Repair Them!

Tips to Repair Your Damaged Window Blinds   Storms, kids, and other accidents can cause unintentional damage to your window treatment. Although it can be incredibly frustrating, throwing the blinds away is not the only option. We at Blind Installation and repair are Hunter Douglas certified to install and repair your broken or damaged blinds. […]

Top 5 Benefits of Motorized Window Blinds

Motorized Window Blinds are a Beautiful Addition to Any Home   Motorized window blinds are a beautiful addition to any home, especially homes with young children. Without cords, there is no worry about twisting, tangling, or choking. But the perks go beyond safety and accessibility. Electronic House explains the top 5 reasons to get motorized window […]

How to Properly Measure Your Windows for Window Treatments

Measuring for Window Coverings Blind Installation & Repair recommends using a window covering professional to measure and install your window shades and blinds for proper fit and function. Most authorized dealers will include this service when purchasing a new product. Things to consider that ensure proper fit and function of window coverings: Are your window […]

Cleaning and Caring for Your Window Blinds

Prolong the Life of Your Window Blinds   Cleaning Instructions Window blinds are designed to require minimal care and cleaning; all that is necessary is regular dusting and periodic vacuuming. Dusting: Regular, light dusting maintains a like-new appearance of most blinds, shades, sheers, shutters and window panels. CAUTION: Do not use magnetic cleaners such as a […]

Care and Cleaning Helpful Hints

Use these helpful hints to keep your window coverings looking like new! ALTERNATIVE WOOD OR VINYL PRODUCTS • To reduce static cling and help repel dust, wipe the product with dryer sheets. • Do not use abrasive cleaners or chemical solvents, as they will scratch or damage the surface. • Allow EverWood® Collection and First […]

Join Us at the Child Safety Fair!

Important Safety Tips to Keep Your Children Safe from Blind Cord Injury Join Blind Installation & Repair at the upcoming University of Minnesota Child Safety Fair, sponsored by M Health and Maple Grove Hospital, for a morning devoted to staying safe, active and healthy. Blind Installation & Repair will be there to talk with you […]

Top 5 Ways Interior Shutters Add Value to Your Home

Choose Shutters for High Style, Low Maintenance With so many choices of window treatments available, you might not be sure which one to choose. Shades and blinds have been a popular window treatment for many years, but the classic look of shutters never goes out of style. And with many styles, finishes and colors to […]

Keep Your Children Safe from Blind Cord Accidents

February is Blind Safety Awareness Month Most people don’t give a second thought to blind cords or the cords used to open and close curtains. But research and recent development reveals that these seemingly innocent items are capable of strangling young children and babies. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, corded window coverings are among the […]

Winter Safety Guidelines from the Window Covering Safety Council

Safety Tips to Help Keep Children Safe Indoors   With winter comes snow days, sledding, hot chocolate, and many other fun activities families can enjoy together. Children may want to run outside and play at the first sign of snow, but it is important to keep in mind the indoor hazards the cold and snowy […]