April 23, 2010 - The Great Room

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Ordering Window Coverings Online Is Easy

Practically everything for your home can be purchased online – from light fixtures to appliances to furniture. Custom window coverings, once the sole domain of in-home sales, interior designers and specialty stores, are easily ordered online and typically at substantial savings. Custom window blinds and shades allow a precise fit in your window opening, which not only looks better but provides superior insulation by reducing heat loss through your windows. Here are 4 quick tips to make your online shopping experience easy: 1) Order samples so you can see and feel the color and material of the blind or shade before you place your order. Samples are often available free of charge or for a nominal cost. 2) Measure your windows using a steel tape measure and follow measuring guides as available. If you are not comfortable or able to measure or install your window coverings, measuring and installation services are available for most areas of the country. Look for┬áblind…