There’s Still Time to Get a Federal Tax Credit for Your Shades

Duette® Architella® Honeycomb Shades in the Office

Duette® Architella® Honeycomb Shades in the Office

We have great news! Federal tax credits on qualifying energy-efficient products are still available for 2016. If you’re interested in seeing the Hunter Douglas window treatments that might qualify for a tax credit, speak with a trained consultant at Window Treats here in Brooklyn. We’ll be happy to help. [Read more…]

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Deciding Whether to Decorate Your Windows With Treatments

Silhouette® Window Shadings

Silhouette® Window Shadings

You might feel like you live in a fishbowl at night, but by day, you don’t want to ruin your amazing view. Or perhaps you have a specialty shaped window but you still want to protect your floors, furniture, and artwork from damaging UV rays. These are both true for many of our customers here at Window Treats serving New York and Northern New Jersey. We understand the dilemma and will be happy to help you find the right solution. [Read more…]

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Using Color in Your Home When Decorating

Parkland® Wood Blinds in the Kids Room

Parkland® Wood Blinds in the Kids Room

Historically speaking, during big election years, softer and safe colors are what we are drawn to. It’s more of a neutral world, with no really “happy” colors available. So what do you do if you want to use color in your home? There are still areas around the house where you can add color, like on the windows, walls, and even the ceiling. Talk to a trained professional at Window Treats here in New York City. We’ll be happy to help you determine how you can use color in your rooms. [Read more…]

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Commercial Window Treatments for NY, NJ Businesses

Designer Roller Shades

Designer Roller Shades

Commercial design can sometimes seem stark and unattractive. In commercial businesses, the window treatments are usually more functional than decorative. However, there’s a chance they could be both. If you’re in the market for new treatments for your office building, talk to a trained specialist at Window Treats in Brooklyn. We can help you find the right product for your office. [Read more…]

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The Timelessness of Roller Shades

Designer Roller Shades with PowerView™ Motorization

Designer Roller Shades with PowerView™ Motorization

From their inauspicious beginnings as heavy vinyl pull-down shades that helped black out light in bedrooms, roller shades have evolved and become a very popular option for many homes. They offer many benefits, including energy savings, versatility, and beauty. To learn more, speak with a trained consultant at Window Treats serving Brooklyn. [Read more…]

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Hunter Douglas Fabric Selection

Provenance® Woven Wood Shades

Provenance® Woven Wood Shades

Are you aware that Hunter Douglas products are available in a wide variety of fabrics? With nearly limitless styles and options, it can be daunting to decide which is right for you. Luckily, the trained consultants and Window Treats have been helping customers in the New York City area for years, and they’ll be happy to help you navigate the choices as well!

Finding What You Need

Hunter Douglas offers more than 4,000 fabrics, materials, textures, and colors, so you’ll be bound to find just what you need for your home. There are classic materials like linen weaves, antique-satin looks, and textured weaves. You can find materials that can help control direct sunlight, including fabrics with metallized backings that reflect the sun’s rays. Or for blackout situations, there are many neutral or pastel fabrics with blackout backings. There are sheer fabrics, crushed fabrics, crinkled fabrics, and heavy fabrics. There are even choices that are embossed or that have pressed-in patterns. Colors can be subtle or dramatic, neutral or bold. No matter your style or desire, there’s a material to suit your needs. [Read more…]

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Choosing Window Treatments for the Kitchen

Everwood® Alternative Wood Blinds

Everwood® Alternative Wood Blinds

The kitchen is often the focal point of the home, where everyone gathers after work or school, where you might enjoy a cup of coffee in the morning, and where guests invariably wind up during a party. Because it’s such a hub, it’s important to have just the right window coverings there. As you probably know, the functional use of your kitchen dictates the type of window treatments that will work well in that environment. The trained consultants at Window Treats serving Brooklyn can help you make a selection that works perfectly and looks great in your kitchen. [Read more…]

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Choosing Window Treatments for a Sunroom

Provenance® Woven Textures

Provenance® Woven Textures

A sunroom is a home’s oasis, a quiet spot for early-morning coffee, Saturday brunch with friends, evening entertaining, and family time. So it’s important to choose the right window treatments for the space—something that will control light and privacy as well as protect the floor and furniture from harmful UV rays. At Window Treats serving Brooklyn, we have many options for your sunroom. [Read more…]

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Hunter Douglas Duolite™ Shade

Hunter Douglas Innovation

Duette® Duolite™ Honeycomb Shades

Duette® Duolite™ Honeycomb Shades

Have you ever wished your window treatments could perform two functions? Maybe it’s that, during the day, you want the right amount of light to come in, but at night you want your room perfectly dark. Here in New York City, there’s now an option. Let the trained consultants at Window Treats show you!

The Revolutionary Duolite™

You might be wondering how one shade can achieve both functions and still have a clean look.
Hunter Douglas, the leader in innovative window treatments, has the answer. They’re created a unique and revolutionary feature called Duolite, which controls day and nighttime light levels by using two separate fabric panels to provide maximum light control. Or you might look at it as Duolite™ is two shades in one. [Read more…]

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How To Design a Room

Ideas for Room Makeovers

Custom Draperies

Custom Draperies

It can be overwhelming to design a room in your new home—or to redesign a room you’ve lived in for many years. People often turn to online sites like Pinterest or look through home magazines, but often, all of that can turn into a jumble of ideas that area hard to put into action. Having a solid plan in place for proceeding could be just the thing to get your redesign project going. And at Window Treats serving New York City, we’ll be happy to help you with the elements, particularly when it comes to window coverings.

Meanwhile, here are some steps to get started. [Read more…]

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