Determining Your Budget for Window Shades - The Great Room

Determining Your Budget for Window Shades

Don’t let those old inefficient window blinds or dusty, dirty drapes put a damper on your holidays. Replacing your old worn out window treatments with new window shades or blinds from is as an easy and affordable way to spruce up any room in your home or office.

Decide on a style

At you can choose from a wide variety of window shades to match any style and meet any budget. Search the inventory for the style you are looking for whether it is wood blinds, Roman shades or cellular shades. You may search by brand such as Levolor, Garber or Bali. Wood blinds help to insulate drafty spots around your windows. Cellular shades also help to insulate your home around the windows and block nearly 100% of UV light. Cellular shades are durable and low maintenance with the dust resistant non-woven polyester. Roman shades add a classy touch with the look and style of drapes but the technology and durability of shades.

Measure your windows

Since all discount window shades are custom sized to order, it is important to take accurate measurements of each window before placing your order. has a database of professionals who may be hired to measure your windows before you order and install your new window treatments once they arrive. If you plan to measure and install the blinds yourself, make sure to check out the Measuring Guide for step by step instructions on how to take a precise measurement of your window. Remember to double and triple check your measurements before you finalize your order.

Choose from fabrics or colors and features

Once you have accurately measured your windows, search the inventory for a color or fabric that fits your décor. Wood blinds and faux wood blinds look great with their natural wood finish as well as huge range of white tones. Cellular, roller and Roman shades come in hundreds of colors. Roman shades are also available in many stylish colors as well as prints, patterns and embellishments if you are looking to add a decorative accent. You may also search the inventory of discount window shades by special feature if you are looking for such features as blackout shades or if you need to cover a bay windows or French doors.

Get pricing makes purchasing and installing new window treatments easy and affordable no matter what your budget. Simply select the discount window shades, wood blinds or Roman shades you want to purchase and select a color.  Then enter the precise measurements into the field, select the mounting type and control options. Then the price will be calculated for you automatically.  Once your order has been placed it is shipped to you with a three year extended warranty (restrictions apply). With it is easy to shop, compare prices and save while adding style and value to your home.

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About the Author: Alicia Graham

Alicia Graham is the Product Manager for She is also an experienced set designer and interior painter, with a broad knowledge of painting techniques that ranges from faux painting to alternate tools that save time and headaches. She is dedicated to making the imagination work in step with the budget and turning hobbyists into artists. Alicia Graham believes that anyone can be an artist in their home with a little help and information.