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Whole-Home Color Coordination with Levolor [Video]

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Transcript BlindSaver.com is proud to offer Levolor custom blinds and shades. Levolor is an industry leader in blind and shade color coordination, both within each category and across all categories in general. This coordination allows you to select a beautiful color and use it again and again in your home on a variety of blind and shade styles and with different light-filtering levels. Let’s take a look at how Levolor manufactures blinds and shades that are both beautiful and functional. This first image shows our incredibly popular and energy-efficient Accordia cellular shades that coordinate beautifully with our top-of-the-line large window solution, Perceptions soft vertical blinds. These blinds can be found in the vertical alternative section. Perceptions combine the look and movement of a drapery with the functionality and room darkening of a vertical. This image shows our gorgeous translucence fabric in sterling that can be ordered as both a Perceptions soft vertical and an Accordia cellular. Moving in to a…

Spring Cleaning for Your Blinds

The gloom of winter is finally lifting away for the brightness of summer. Now is the perfect time to open up windows for fresh air and clear away the last stronghold of winter dreariness: dingy window coverings.  Your shades have been down all winter, keeping the cold out of your home, and they too may need a little TLC. Here’s a breakdown of the “how-tos” for the most common dirty-blind culprits. Vinyl Vertical Blinds and Faux Woods: Because these are usually made of PVC or a PVC-Wood Composite, the size of faux wood and vinyl vertical blinds needn’t stop you from cleaning them up. A rag and some warm water will easily clean up lingering dust. If you’re wiping them down and notice a thick layer of grunge that resists your efforts and just sticks to the blind, constantly being pushed forward by your rag, don’t despair! This is usually the result of oils from fingers, hair, and airborne skin…

Picture of the Week: Reverse Vane View

All S-Curve vanes require you select a “Vane View”. Vane view is the direction the pattern faces- right or left- in relation to the stack of the blind. In Standard Vane View, the colored side of the vane faces away from the stack. For example, if the stack on the blind is on the left, the color faces right. Sometimes, the layout of your room will make Standard Vane View undesirable, because the area of the room you sit in the most will make it so that you are always looking at the back of the vane. In the room above, this would have been the case. The stack of the vanes needs to be on the right, so the door could still be opened. If Standard Vane View had been selected, the color would be facing to the left, and whoever was sitting drinking their coffee would have been looking at the back of the vanes- not very visually…