There may be no better time to replace your curtains than right now. Read on to learn more and then shop the clearance sales with Half Price Drapes. 1. Summer shows the flaws in your curtains During months that are cooler and days where less sunlight streams through your curtains, it’s easier to overlook their shabbiness. However, when summer comes along with its bright sunbeams and longer days, you’re going to notice if your curtains have faded or if other defects are showing. Summer is a … [Read more...] about 5 Reasons to Replace Your Window Treatments This Summer
As summer approaches, there may be a lot of changes you want to make to your home. At Half Price Drapes, we love the warming weather and take it as a great opportunity to make sure we’re making the most of views outside our windows. Here are a few tips to help you do the same. Fully frame your windows As you look for beautiful curtains to frame your windows, make sure that you get the right fullness. We recommend that you choose panels that are two to three times as wide as the actual window. … [Read more...] about Here Comes Summer: How to Frame Beautiful Views Outside Your Windows
As summer approaches, many homeowners are looking for ways to keep their homes cool without using a ton of energy. You may have heard that choosing the right window coverings can help, but is that really true? At Half Price Drapes, we’re here to tell you that closing the curtains can actually help keep your home cool, can help reduce your utility bills, and can reduce the wear and tear on your cooling system – but you must start with the right window treatments. Consider shades There are a … [Read more...] about Does Closing Curtains Really Help to Keep a Room Cool?
Many of us are just getting used to spring but before we know it, summer will be here. For a lot of homeowners, that means getting ready by changing up their décor. At Half Price Drapes we’ve taken a look at the trends to identify a few interesting summer decorating trends. Use ceramics in your home Some of the best ways to get ready for summer including bringing a bit of the outdoors in. That can mean adding plants and flowers, but it can also mean bringing in earthy tones. A great way to … [Read more...] about Are You Ready for Summer? Warm Weather Inspired Decorating Trends
Summer’s here and many people couldn’t be happier. As you go out and enjoy the lovely sunny afternoons, don’t forget to bring some of that sunshine inside. Zing! By Quicken Loans published an article, Brightening Your Home for the Summer, that has some unique ideas on how to bring the brightness inside. Add new, exciting accent colors If you’re not a person who likes bold, bright colors, you can try adding small pops throughout your home. We recommend making small, easily changeable home … [Read more...] about Learn How to Brighten Up Your Home for Summer
Summertime is officially upon us and it’s time to take care of a few maintenance items around the house. The online magazine Cleveland recent offered some great tips on everything from cleaning the grill to measuring for curtains in their article titled, Cleaning gas grills, gardens in small spaces and measuring for curtains: Home & Garden News. Julie Washington shares this information on cleaning gas grills: “The traditional start of the grilling season –Memorial Day – will be here soon. … [Read more...] about The Summertime Tips You Didn’t Know You Needed