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 Sell them to a local consignment shop If your curtains are in good shape and the pattern is not outdated then you may be able to sell them in a consignment shop.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 … [Read more...] about The Best Ways to Get Rid of Your Old Curtains
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Spring is finally on its way and it’s up to you to make sure your home is ready. Here are five tips you may want to consider to help you prepare for spring. 1. Check your air conditioning system The best time to get your air conditioning system checked is before you need it. If you wait until the first blistering hot day and it doesn’t work, you’ll be sweating it out waiting for the repair person – and waiting in line with all the other folks calling in on the same hot day. 2. Update your … [Read more...] about Five Ways to Prepare Your Home for Spring
Is there anything more exciting – or scarier – than expecting a little one? You have so many things to plan for, and oftentimes new parents don’t always know how important the details can be. As you shop for curtains for your nursery, make sure you do your research and know not only what your options are but what the advantages are of each choice. Be sure to consider blackout curtains In its first few years, your baby will spend most of its time sleeping. Blackout curtains can completely block … [Read more...] about Buying Curtains for a Nursery: You Have Tons of Options
The fact of the matter is that many people simply don’t know how to properly hang their curtains. They assume that finding the perfect fabric and size curtain is all they need to do but the reality is that you can have the most beautiful curtains in the world and you won’t get the most out of them if you don’t hang them correctly. Check out these common errors people make when hanging curtains to find out if you’re guilty of curtain-hanging sins. Are your curtain rods hung too low? The most … [Read more...] about Are You Hanging Your Curtains All Wrong?
By understanding everything your window coverings can do for you, you will ensure that you're making the right choice when it comes to window coverings. And, choosing the right window treatments is a rewarding experience. Don’t get stuck believing your curtains only serve a single purpose. Review the five purposes of your window treatments to ensure you’re getting from them everything you can. Curtains add softness to a room Curtains can help soften abrupt lines in a room, can soften the look … [Read more...] about The 5 Purposes of Window Treatments
There are many reasons people choose to layer window treatments. Whether you want a bold look, you need varying light level control, or you simply like the look of layered window treatments, Half Price Drapes has the layer tips you’ve been looking for. Decide what the purpose of layering is Before you get started, you should know exactly why you want to layer your curtains. This will help you determine the best way to go about it for your home. Some questions you may ask yourself … [Read more...] about How to Layer Window Treatments