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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. 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

4. 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

5. 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

6. 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

7. 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

8. 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

9. Easy Ways to Save Money on Window Treatments
March 26, 2016

Many people looking for budget window treatments try to make their own or buy second hand pre-made curtains. The reality is that making your own can actually be more expensive than buying quality draperies and second hand curtains can have stains and odors from smoking and pets. The good news is that there are a few easy ways to save money without resorting to these options. Start by considering how long you’ll be in your home: The first step is to have an estimate of what you’re willing to pay. As you consider this estimate, think long and hard about how long you plan to be in your ... (read more)

Author: halfprice drapes

10. Hiring in the right laundry services firm
February 15, 2016

House cleaning and laundering are such heavy tasks for many people. Washing your shirts, getting your coats dry cleaned, removing stains from garments, and washing draperies and sheets on a regular basis seem a series of never ending responsibility. Apart from laundering, you also need ironing if you do not want to go out with wrinkled clothes. Also, include carpet cleaning in your house tasks done on a regular basis. Ask yourself if you can really handle all the work. Since many people admit they cannot hope to handle all the housework, they hire professional laundry cleaning services. C... (read more)

Author: Innes Donaldson

11. The different types of blinds used in Mount Eliza, Sorrento, Rye and Langwarrin unveiled
February 15, 2016

Most homeowners are choosing window blinds over draperies and curtains. This is because apart from helping to block direct sunlight people can also attain the utmost level of privacy while they are indoors as well as add style to their home. Today there are various styles of window blinds available of which the most widely used blinds in Mount Eliza, Sorrento, Rye and Langwarrin are as follows. The different types of blinds unveiled The different types of blinds used include, • Venetian Blinds- Venetian Blinds Sorrento are the most commonly used because these are just perfect ... (read more)

Author: Mattis Bailey

12. Add a Touch of Style and Sophistication to Your Home with Roman Blinds in Melbourne
December 29, 2015

Would you like to add a finishing touch, i.e., a touch of style and sophistication to your abode just like most other homeowners in Melbourne? If yes, then the best solution to it is to getting hold of a set of Roman blinds in Melbourne. Today, you will find most Melbourne homeowners are selecting the use of fashionable modern window blinds over traditional curtains and draperies since these blinds add charm as well as a slight touch of exoticism to any room that gives it both depth and personality. There are some vital factors you require taking into consideration only if you do decide ... (read more)

Author: Mattis Bailey

13. A Renter's Guide to Decorating
November 29, 2015

As a renter, your decorating options are limited. You can’t make significant changes to the structure, and you don’t want to invest a lot of money into decorations that may not work with the next apartment you rent. Check out these simple tips to add your own style in your rental. Consider stick-on decals One of the biggest issues renters often have is that they can’t paint. There’s no question that slapping on a fresh coat of a bright color of paint is one of the easiest ways to instantly transform a room. Luckily, companies have listened to the needs of consumers and there are now lite... (read more)

Author: halfprice drapes

14. Give Your Doors And Windows A Favourable Treatment With Superbly Stylish Blinds And Glides
November 26, 2015

Householders choose draperies, blinds and curtains for the doors and windows with concern for both decoration and privacy. Blinds could be chosen for the purpose of draping doors and windows on the outside as well as in the inside to increase the sense of tight wrapped privacy. This sense of secrecy in your living spaces will ease you up and you can enjoy a relaxed and comfortable time inside the sanctum of your establishments. Blinds and draperies also facilitate proper regulation of light. Influx of light can now be regulated even in the day times with the help of stylish and strategically d... (read more)

Author: Mattis Bailey

15. So, you want Window Curtains for Your Home?
September 24, 2015

Numerous years’ prior valances have turned into a standout amongst the most mainstream window enrichments together with shades. However in the advancement of new window treatments, they were supplanted by numerous different sorts of window embellishing spreads like draperies, shades, and valance and window blinds. The coming of valances window treatments came into picture and valances again recovered its pattern in home improvement. Nowadays you can discover such a large number of sorts of beautifully planned valances. They come in diverse sorts, hues, and outlines. They are immaculate as wi... (read more)

Author: Vikram kumar

16. Custom Window Treatments and Ideas
September 18, 2015

The best window treatment ideas are those which empower the purchaser to pick the best conceivable materials and styles for getting the ideal search for the window. Out of the numerous famous window treatment ideas, you can choose the one you need to go for relying on the sort of window that needs taking a shot at. If in case that the window is put in the room where sufficient measure of light is obliged, then light hued shades are suitable. The material of the draperies which would be most attractive in such a case would be cotton, cloth, polyester and net. These styles of blind fabrics permi... (read more)

Author: Vikram kumar

17. Understanding Window Valance
September 16, 2015

So exactly what is a window valance? In home designing, a valance is bit of window stylistic theme or window treatment, as it's regularly characterized. That is a large utilized as drapery over the highest point of the length of a window to supplement existing draperies or window hangings, to complement a room, to hide the mounting equipment of blinds or curtains, covering only the top segment of the window. Valances can work ponders in including that additional "touch" to the look of the blinds, the general window, and the room in its total. Remember that while numerous home decorators like... (read more)

Author: Vikram kumar

18. Bathroom Window Curtains And Just How to Get the Best Choice
May 14, 2015

Restroom window shades are a critical frill for the bathrooms. They are utilized for the requirement for security as well as for enhancing the tasteful feeling of the washroom. Washroom window draperies are not the same as the ones utilized as a part of rest of the house as their use and the natural conditions in which they are put are diverse. The restroom window draperies are obliged to be solid, strong, waterproof and outwardly satisfying. Window curtains ought not to meddle with the ventilation and ought to give a slick look to the restroom. The different styles for selecting the lavatory ... (read more)

Author: Vikram kumar

19. Low Flow Upholstery Cleaners For Quicker Cleaning
May 08, 2015

In case you are out there and looking for someone to make your upholstery cleaning simple, easy and quick, then you need to contact Carpet cleaning Dublin cleaners. Cleaning the chairs, draperies, sofas, fabrics in automobiles and other such items that catch dust and dirt very fast can be time-consuming when done manually. In case you want to maintain upholstery in both commercial and residential areas, and you find it challenging, advanced upholstery cleaners are ready for the challenge. They remove dirt and grime from the surface and also clean deeper so as to remove stubborn stains and... (read more)

Author: Vikram kumar

20. Choosing the Right Curtain Length
April 10, 2015

Are there rules for how long draperies should be? As with any design principle, yes and no. In general terms, longer curtains or draperies – such as our Vintage Cotton Velvet Curtains – are intended for rooms that are more formal and dressy in style. Drapes that are shorter are usually reserved for more relaxed and casual places—such as a country kitchen or a modern bathroom. There are variants between longer and shorter, of course, depending on the circumstances. Here are a few guidelines for determining the best length for various drapes: When planning curtains for formal room... (read more)

Author: halfprice drapes

21. Simplifying Window Treatment Choices
April 06, 2015

With all of the available window treatments available these days –from Honeycomb/Cellular Shades to draperies to Roman Shades, and beyond — trying to prioritize a room’s decorating needs can be more than a little overwhelming. As with any endeavor with a multitude of options, it sometimes helps to write down various combinations, and then switch elements from this or that idea to see if something immediately strikes your fancy as just the right solution for that special room in your home. Consider the following ideas to mix and match as you will: Rather than get too caught up i... (read more)

Author: halfprice drapes

22. Made to Measure Blinds - Roman And Roller
March 27, 2015

Curtains are the most common type of window dressings in homes all over the world because they provide the privacy and protection that you need, and at the same time they can also add a dramatic effect in the interiors of your home. Curtains and draperies have long been gracing the windows of homes since time immemorial. It is still very nice to stick to these conventional window dressings but if you want to give your house a new and refreshing look, you could try the new trend of made to measure roman blinds or made to measure roller blinds. One of the many reasons why residences are shi... (read more)

Author: David Duncan

23. Curtain Designs for Multiple Windows
March 03, 2015

Banks of multiple windows are an impressive feature of any home that has the wall space to accommodate them. But when it comes to adding draperies or shades to such an array, should you try to treat each window separately or as a group? Whatever your decision, the resulting choice will require a great deal of creativity. Here are a few ideas for designing and creating exquisite window treatments for multiple windows: A combination of Roman Shades and Designer Silk Stripe Curtains could work for a trio of large windows in a bow-shaped space. When tastefully paired to complement the ro... (read more)

Author: halfprice drapes

24. Increase Energy Efficiency with Window Treatments
February 05, 2015

Tired old curtains and blinds can do more harm than just to your decorating scheme. Your old window treatments may not be providing the energy efficiency you need to keep your home comfortable and your heating and cooling bills down. Learn how draperies and other coverings can make a difference in your energy savings. Reducing Heat Loss Covering windows can be an effective way to reduce heat loss in the winter. You have several options in window treatments that can boost the energy efficiency in your home. Draperies are one choice for sealing warm air into your house. As you select ... (read more)

Author: Andrew Stratton

25. Benefits of Roman Blinds and Roller Blinds
December 11, 2014

Draperies and curtains are the most commonly used window dressings in residences all over the globe. Flowing fabric can really add a dramatic effect to any room which is why many homeowners like to stick to these conventional window shades. But aside from draperies and curtains, other popular choices for window dressings are made to measure roman blinds and made to measure roller blinds. These blinds have specific benefits that make them unique and appealing to consumers. Read below to learn the benefits of purchasing made to measure blinds. Traditional window dressings are almost always ... (read more)

Author: David Duncan

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