On our blog, we’ve shared tips and tricks on how to clean window blinds safely and easily. But once your blinds are clean, how can you make sure they stay that way? We have a few tips on how to keep blinds clean – and clean them less often. How to Keep Blinds Clean Once [...]
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In 2022, Blind Installation & Repair will celebrate our 30th year in business. In that long history, our company has grown from one employee to more than 20. Our office has moved from our founder’s home to a 3,000 square foot building to our 11,000 square foot facility in Crystal. Our services have changed, too, [...]
February is Blind Cord Safety Awareness Month. This month is the perfect time to evaluate the risk of blind cord accidents in your home – and take action to minimize those risks. Blind cords are standard in many households and businesses, and yet, their potential to cause serious harm is largely underestimated. It can take [...]
According to the U.S. Department of Energy, heat loss and gain through windows are responsible for about 30% of heating and cooling energy use in residential homes. When you get your next heat bill, calculate 30% of the total. If your windows are old or in need of replacement, that’s how much is literally going [...]
Blinds, curtains and window treatments are often an afterthought in home décor – but they can make a big impact on the look and feel of a room. Not only can window treatments add visual interest, but they can make a room physically appear larger or smaller, with higher or lower ceilings. And they play [...]
Window valances play many roles. Not only do they add a finishing touch to window blinds or curtains, but they hide curtain rods or hardware, giving a more polished appearance. There are many different styles of window valances, so choosing the right one for your window coverings can be tricky. We turned to Houzz for [...]
If you have dirty or streaky glass, that’s the first thing anyone will see when they look at your windows, no matter what your blinds, curtains or window coverings look like. But it can be tough to clean windows well! If you’re plagued by streaky windows, continue reading for an effective new method for cleaning [...]
photo credit: @nadyeldems accessed 08/20/20 via CC0 Bathroom windows can pose a difficult design challenge. Bathrooms are often small, making natural light essential for creating a more expansive feel to the room. But, of course, privacy is essential in the bathroom. What blinds and window coverings are the best for creating bathroom privacy [...]
Motorized window coverings have been around for many years. But with the advent of smart blinds, they’ve become even more convenient and user-friendly. Not sure what smart blinds are or how they could make your life easier? We’re sharing their pros and cons, courtesy of reviewed.com, below. photo credit: @steve_j accessed 07/28/20 via CC0 [...]
Do you have dusty blinds? You’re not alone. Cleaning window coverings can be a daunting and dreaded task – but it doesn’t have to be! We’re sharing tips on how to safely and effectively clean window blinds, without all the extra work. The cleaning method will depend on the type of blinds. We’ll discuss the [...]