Choosing the right window treatments for your home is fun but it can also be overwhelming. They are one of the most important decorating decisions you’ll make, but they’re not just an accessory – you also need to ensure that they serve their functions well, like offering privacy and light control. Half Price Drapes is always happy to help you find exactly what you’re looking for, or you can read on to learn some of the simplest tips to help you. Start by familiarizing yourself with the options … [Read more...] about Simple Tips to Help You Choose the Best Window Treatments for Your Home
At Half Price Drapes we’re always keeping up on the latest in drapery trends. After all, it’s our business! Lately we’ve seen a lot of designers recommending Roman shades to their clients. We love these and other types of shades, so we’re on board, but we’ve also been wondering: Why are we suddenly seeing more sales in this arena? In the process of answering this question, we found out some interesting facts about Roman shades. The origin of Roman shades As you may have guessed, Roman shades … [Read more...] about Why Are Designers Recommending Roman Shades to Their Clients?
Have you ever noticed that your kitchen tends to be considerably colder than other rooms in your home? You may not notice it when you’re cooking, because your stove or oven gives off plenty of heat, but anytime the kitchen isn’t in use, it’s likely to be the coldest room in your home. Why is that? And what can you do about it? Half Price Drapes is here to answer those questions for you. Most kitchen windows don’t have curtains or blinds The vast majority of kitchen windows in the United States … [Read more...] about Why Your Kitchen May Be the Coldest Room in Your Home: And What You Can Do About It
Roman shades have been popular all over the world for centuries – and for good reasons. At Half Price Drapes, we love the many different looks they offer and are proud to bring you affordable options. Here are just six of the many reasons to choose roman shades. 1. They offer a timeless elegance Roman shades have seemingly existed forever, which means they bring you a timeless beauty that can’t be paralleled by trendier options. When you invest in this option, you’re investing in shades that … [Read more...] about 6 Reasons to Choose Roman Shades
Roman shades, cellular shades, and honeycomb shades are all having their moment in the style magazines. Why? Because they’re affordable, do a great job keeping light out, insulate homes well, and are modern and stylish. Half Price Drapes is happy to offer you a wide range of shades and these five tips to help you make the most of your new purchase. 1. Check your window molding before purchasing You know to measure your windows and decide if you want to install your new shades inside or … [Read more...] about 5 Ways to Make the Most of Your New Shades
Newer homes tend to have standard sized windows – which makes it easy to buy draperies – but older homes often have awkwardly shaped windows that can be challenging to cover. At Half Price Drapes we offer custom curtains but we’ve also run across a few other interesting ideas. In the Portales News-Tribune an article titled Creative Living: Quilting, doll house tips to air covers several topics including “Creative solutions for challenging windows.” Sheryl Borden suggests: “The masking effect — … [Read more...] about There Are Solutions for Challenging Windows