As you shop for the right curtains for your unique needs, you may find that some of the options you love the most seem to be the hardest to care for. At Half Price Drapes, we often get asked about the care needs for lace or sheer curtains. It’s true that these fabrics may need more care than others, but you may also be surprised that it’s not necessarily as difficult as you think. Here are some care tips for lace and sheer curtains that will help you decide if they’re worth the work they … [Read more...] about Lace and Sheer Curtains Are Beautiful but Are They Worth the Extra Effort?
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You have a lot of curtains to choose from and it’s wise to consider several options before settling on one. One of the options we believe is worth considering is sheer draperies. Let’s go over the top four reasons our customers end up making this choice. 1. Get the right level of privacy You do want your curtains to offer privacy but you also want them to let plenty of natural light in. Sheer curtains offer the best of both worlds. You get tons of natural light – assuming the sun is playing … [Read more...] about 4 Reasons to Consider Sheer Draperies
Some homes need a full remodel but others can be totally transformed with some thoughtful updates. Changing up just a few things in your home can leave you feeling refreshed and cozy in your home once again. Reflect your lifestyle One of the biggest mistakes homeowners make when remodeling their homes is to focus on the trends. The reality is that your home shouldn’t reflect the trends – it should reflect your taste, style, and lifestyle. Walk through your home and decide what really reflects … [Read more...] about Skip the Full Remodel and Update Your Home
Looking for window treatments can be challenging but if you follow these tips to avoid the ten most frequent mistakes people make, you’ll be well on your way to finding exactly what you’re looking for. 1. Focusing too much on price Of course you need to take price into consideration but you should remember that new window treatments are an investment. You need high-quality materials and craftsmanship if you want your curtains or shades to have a dramatic impact on your décor. 2. Choosing … [Read more...] about Avoid the 7 Most Frequent Mistakes When Buying Window Coverings
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
There’s nothing better than hanging brand new curtains but many homeowners are unsure what to do with their old curtains. Often they’re still in great shape but simply don’t fit in with the décor anymore. Half Price Drapes is here with four ideas to help you upcycle your old curtains. 1. Rope off a little privacy You can use curtains to create unique little private areas within your home. Do you have a corner that’s not being used? Part of a room that’s just empty space? Use curtains to create … [Read more...] about 4 Ideas for Upcycling Your Older Curtains