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1. You Only Need These 3 Things for a Spring Home Makeover
April 20, 2017

The weather is getting warmer in many parts of the country, and this is leading more and more homeowners to start adding things to their to-do list. If you’re one of the many people considering a spring home makeover, you’ll be excited to know that you only need to do three things: Give your walls a fresh coat of paint, add a new plant, and get some new window treatments. Start the process by choosing a paint color At Half Price Drapes, we suggest that you start off by choosing the right paint color. Gray was a very popular last year but this year we’re seeing more and more people choose... (read more)

Author: halfprice drapes

2. 4 Reasons Many People are Afraid to Hang Their Own Curtains
April 19, 2017

Most people know they can find more affordable prices for high quality draperies if they buy them online, but one thing often stands in their way: They want a local company to come hang their curtains for them. While we understand at Half Price Drapes that the process can seem overwhelming, once you’ve committed to it you’ll find that it’s not so hard after all – and well worth it when you consider the lower costs. 1. They’re simply overwhelmed The simple truth is that many people know that properly hanging draperies requires careful measuring, installing hardware, and a number of ot... (read more)

Author: halfprice drapes

3. 3 Reasons to Replace Your Old Curtains with New Window Blinds
April 13, 2017

Are you thinking of replacing the old and weary curtains with new-age window blinds? And why not? When you are focusing on each and every element of your house and upgrading them from time to time in order to uplift the appeal and increase the value, then your window treatments need attention as well. Moreover, the traditional curtains require much more care and maintenance than the modern day blinds. And if you are worried about the cost, let me tell you that there are many companies offering window blinds at reasonable rates. If you take some time out and search online, you will be quite ov... (read more)

Author: Mattis Bailey

4. Have You Thought of All the Advantages Custom Window Coverings Offer?
April 11, 2017

Too many homeowners searching for the perfect window coverings dismiss custom window coverings out of hand. Whether it’s because they assume they cost too much, or they don’t think that they really need them, the reality is that at Half Price Drapes we hope every customer will at least consider them. It may be true that you have windows that are a standard size and shape but it doesn’t hurt to consider the advantages of custom window coverings first. You can choose any curtains you want If you choose curtains that are pre-measured, pre-cut, and pre-made, then you’re limited to the specif... (read more)

Author: halfprice drapes

5. General Tips for Washing Your Draperies
April 06, 2017

One of the most common questions we get at Half Price Drapes is whether or not our curtains are washable. The truth is that most of our materials are high-quality, delicate fabrics that should not be washed. Instead, send them over to your local dry cleaner or use your upholstery attachment on your vacuum cleaner to get rid of dust. However, there are some draperies that can be washed. Note that you should only assume you can wash your drapes when they explicitly say they are washable. If you have draperies like that, then these are the best tips you’ll find to safely get them clean. ... (read more)

Author: halfprice drapes

6. 4 Important Reasons Not to Skip Adding Window Treatments to Your Home
April 03, 2017

There are a lot of reasons that homeowners may decide not to add window treatments. They may think that they’re not as important as other design elements, or they may like the look of their windows without curtains. In some cases, they simply don’t want to lose the views they have. We are here today to share four essential reasons that most every room needs window treatments. 1. They add privacy If you’re like most people, you don’t want strangers to be able to simply look right into your home. Too often, homeowners assume that if they’re on a hill or if they live in a condo on the 20th ... (read more)

Author: halfprice drapes

7. Future of window treatments with large variety of shades and shutters
March 21, 2017

There were times when house owners only relied on curtains and PVC vertical blinds. It seemed nothing new was innovated in window treatments industry. The problem of stagnancy has gone in the last 10 years when innovation has swept away the industry with a surprise. Now, consumers have a wide variety of choices in terms of blinds, shutters, shades, energy efficient shades and many others. People are no more limited to PVC vertical blinds, PVC vertical blinds or the miniblinds. There is so much to offer, for example, you can find a large variety of roller blinds in Chirnside Park at a very... (read more)

Author: Mattis Bailey

8. 5 Differences Between Staging and Decorating a Home
March 20, 2017

If you’re on the search for new draperies, one of the first things you should ask is what your purpose is. This may seem beside the point, but consider that the reason you’re buying curtains can be as important as your style preferences. Don’t believe us? Most people would assume that decorating their home and staging their home would require similar skill sets and focuses. However, there are actually five big differences between the two. 1. Staging wants to neutralize The goal when staging a home is to neutralize the style of the home. Essentially, you want to completely remove your per... (read more)

Author: halfprice drapes

9. 4 Differences Between Curtains and Drapes
March 09, 2017

If you use the words “curtains” and “drapes” interchangeably, you’re not alone. In fact, here at Half Price Drapes we do it all the time. However, no matter how common it is for the words to give off the same meaning, the truth is that they’re not identical. Read on to learn about the differences between the two and then reach out to us for more information. Draperies are lined curtain panels The easiest way to think of draperies is to think about them as curtains that have lining in them. Draperies should typically be hung in pairs, though this will vary based on the size and type of wi... (read more)

Author: halfprice drapes

10. 5 Trends for Window Treatments in 2017
March 07, 2017

We’ve brought you a lot of information about decorating trends in 2017 and of trends that are on their way out. However, we haven’t brought you the trends specific to window treatments. Here are five of the newest trends that we’re keeping an eye on. 1. Technological advancements These days there are incredible motorized technology that can be added to any home. You don’t have to invest in the unnecessarily expensive motorized curtains. Instead, invest in the motorization itself and then you can use whatever window treatments you want, from natural cotton and linen curtains to deep, da... (read more)

Author: halfprice drapes

11. Now is the Time to Start Thinking About Your Patio Project
February 27, 2017

If you’ve been talking about redoing your patio for years but have never gotten around to it, then this is the year. Instead of waiting until summer is halfway over before sitting down and thinking about it, get your plans ready today. This gives you plenty of time to shop around for the best materials, to find the best contractors (if needed), and to have your patio completed by the time it’s BBQ season. Decorate specifically to your summer needs One of the great things about designing a patio is that you don’t have to plan for it 365 days of the year. Instead, you can focus your design... (read more)

Author: halfprice drapes

12. Blackout Curtains Could Literally Change Your Life
February 16, 2017

When you read the title of this article you likely think that it’s a bit of an exaggeration. After all, blackout curtains are just curtains, right? Well, according to some studies – and many of our experiences with our customers – blackout curtains may be a bigger deal then you think. Are you ever interrupted by outdoor lights? If you’re ever interrupted by outdoor lights in the room in which you sleep, then blackout curtains can improve your sleep more than you may realize. You may think that you’ve gotten used to the streetlight that lets in a little light under your curtains, or the s... (read more)

Author: halfprice drapes

13. How to Keep Your New Year's Resolution: Can Redecorating Really Help You Quit Smoking?
February 01, 2017

Fewer people smoke in the United States than in years past, but there are still millions who wish they could quit. It’s common for people to make a New Year’s resolution to quit smoking, but it can be much harder than it seems to non-smokers. One unique idea is to redecorate. It may sound silly, but read on to find out how new décor really could help a person quit smoking. Get rid of spaces that remind you of smoking Part of the difficulty in quitting is the physical aspect, but even harder is the habit. Just seeing your typical smoking spot can make a craving come on strong. However, si... (read more)

Author: halfprice drapes

14. ‘Nude' is always in!
January 21, 2017

The Nude palette has armed us with tools to shape, shift and re-contour our fluid faces and reshape our silhouettes - hour-glass or not. IAnD revisits the trend that swishes silently behind the curtains… Christian Louboutin, not long ago, proclaimed: "nude is not a colour, it is a concept" - a concept that has revolutionized both makeup and apparel in its reductionist approach. Going nude has been seminal in the history of contemporary makeup. Sought in a palette of shades, it can be used to drive different effects, create shadow, recede features and highlight others. Nude makeup dri... (read more)

Author: Team IAnD

15. 4 Reasons Why Waterproofing in Balwyn is a Solid and Necessary Investment
January 20, 2017

Every household owner’s dream is to have a well-maintained and beautiful house with elegant furniture from high-end brands, flatweave carpets, frilly curtains, doors and windows with simple yet elegant designs as well as striking walls and floors are some of the most desirable home features to all and sundry. There is hardly anyone who does want to be congratulated about the house for one resides. One of the biggest issues faced by most homeowners in Balwyn these days is water leakage, be it at the basement or rooftop or balcony or even in bathroom. Such a living environm... (read more)

Author: Mattis Bailey

16. Where to Find the Best Vintage Curtains
January 19, 2017

If you’re a fan of classic, vintage curtains and want the best options for your home, then you may be surprised by some of the best places to get them. We’ll cover the obvious places where most people shop as well as some out of the box options that you may not have considered. Go to your local antique store It’s common for antique stores to not carry vintage curtains as a rule. Why? Because they’re very popular and fly off the shelves and because they can be difficult to price. However, if you’re shopping for a specific type of vintage curtain, then it may be worth letting your local an... (read more)

Author: halfprice drapes

17. Reluctant to Buy Curtains? Read the Top Reasons You Should Consider Them
January 15, 2017

Many people know that they’re “supposed” to buy curtains but they don’t know where to start. Whether they’re intimidated by all the options, or they don’t know how to choose a pattern, it can be a trying and tricky thing. The good news is that Half Price Drapes is here to make it easier. Here are our best pieces of advice for various reasons people may feel reluctant to invest in curtains. Measuring your windows isn’t as hard as you may think One of the main reasons people never get around to ordering curtains for their windows is that they aren’t sure how to measure. They may think that... (read more)

Author: halfprice drapes

18. Curtain Trends to Keep an Eye Out for in 2017
January 04, 2017

Whether you’re about to redecorate your home or you just like to keep an eye on what’s popular, these curtain trends are worth taking a look at. Some are already quite popular, while others are trends we likely won’t see in full force until the year is well under way. Blackout curtains are expected to become more popular You used to only find blackout curtains in hotels but today you can find them in house all over the country. One of the reasons they’re becoming more popular is because there are now dozens and dozens of options. In the past, blackout curtains were functional but not par... (read more)

Author: halfprice drapes

19. Choose Colors That Will Create the Mood You Want
December 30, 2016

As you’re choosing colors for your home, one factor you’ll consider is how much you like a particular color. However, that’s not the only thing to consider. Certain colors can help affect your mood. As a result, some designers choose colors not just based on preferences but on what they want a person to feel when they walk into any given room. Here are some of the most common colors and the moods they can provoke. Orange brings enthusiasm and energy If you’re decorating an exercise room, experts suggest that you paint the walls a bright orange. Not only does it stimulate brain activity b... (read more)

Author: halfprice drapes

20. Launches in Dubai offering free electric curtain or blind upgrades
December 28, 2016 has launched its new service of fitted curtains and blinds in Dubai United Arb Emirates.  As part of the launch the company is offering customers free upgrades to automatic blinds or curtains. has a wide range of fabrics imported from Italy, UK, USA, India and even China the company has over 1,000 fabric choices to renovate your home or office. Dubai Curtains offers free onsite visits and sales technicians will bring a huge selection of fabrics for the customer to select onsite. Everything is done in a single visit including measuring and pricing.  Not ... (read more)

Author: Dan Abelow

21. Lushes Curtains Receives 2016 Best Businesses of South El Monte Award
December 23, 2016

South El Monte, CA - Lushes Curtains has been selected for the 2016 Best Businesses of South El Monte Award in the Home Decor category by the Best Businesses of South El Monte Award Program. This is the second time since 2014 that Lushes Curtains has been selected for this award. Each year, the Best Businesses of South El Monte Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our co... (read more)

Author: Dan Abelow

22. More Tips on How to Hang Curtains
December 21, 2016

Hanging curtains can seem intimidating to someone who’s never done it before. At Half Price Drapes, we understand this and are here to help you learn everything you need to know about hanging curtains. Here are some of our best tips but feel free to reach out to us if you have additional questions. What do you want your curtains to do? Before you can hang them, you must decide on the right curtains. Ask yourself if you want your curtains to block the sun completely or if you want them to let light filter through. Do you want a heavy material like velvet or curtains with blackout lining, ... (read more)

Author: halfprice drapes

23. Trump's Management Style Poses Challenges in Oval Office
December 01, 2016

It has proven one of Donald Trump's greatest strengths in building a worldwide luxury brand: An obsessive attention to detail, down to the curtains hanging in hotel rooms and the marble lining the lobby floor. As president, it may prove one of his major liabilities, presidential historians warn. Interviews with a dozen people familiar with how Trump conducts business reveal the president-elect as a micromanager who regularly spars over details about decor in projects across his...... (read more)

24. The Best Ways to Get Rid of Your Old Curtains
October 20, 2016

So you’re excited about your brand new draperies from Half Price Drapes but what do you do with your old curtains? You could fold them up and store them forever but it’s likely you’ll never use them again. Here are some alternatives – some of which can earn you cold, hard cash – to help you get rid of your curtains. Sell them to a local consignment shop If your curtains are in good shape and the pattern is not outdated then you may be able to sell them in a consignment shop. The way these shops work is simple. You take the item to them and then you and the shopkeeper decide on a price th... (read more)

Author: halfprice drapes

25. Are You Ready for the Hottest Fall Decorating Trends?
October 16, 2016

It may be hard to believe, but fall is already here! At Half Price Drapes, we’re always keeping an eye out for the latest trends. We believe in offering classic draperies that are well made and will stand the test of time, but we also offer some funkier options. We’re excited to keep an eye on these trends to see where they go from here. Bold patterns are in for fall We love patterns! In fact, we have a whole line of patterned faux silk curtains, as well as patterns in virtually all other fabrics. The big-time interior designers are saying that bold patterns are in for every room of the ... (read more)

Author: halfprice drapes

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