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New-trals | Custom Window Treatments

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Neutral Custom Window Treatments

Neutral color palettes complement any home decor style, from modern to traditional. From warm hues such as, beige and khaki, to cool- pale gray- and everything in between, neutrals are anything but boring. Neutrals pair well with other neutrals, darker hues and even a pop of color.

3 Day Blinds is excited to announce an extensive line of new custom Drapery, Soft Roman Shade and Valance Fabrics, many of which are a neutral hue! Neutrals are always a staple in home decor, but this season they are showing up in the home in a bold way. Adding a little eye-catching flare, neutral fabrics are sporting- geometric shapes,nature inspired patterns, texture and embroidery. A timeless palette with an updated look,custom window treatments are the perfect opportunity to sport this trend. To get this look in your home today, visit our 3 Day Blinds offers page .

 

 

 

 

Blinds to help you sleep

Window Treatments That Help You Sleep

Do you struggle getting a good nights sleep? You should consider window treatments that will help you get a good nights rest.

Cellular Shades trap in air creating a perfect temperature to help you sleep.They also are energy saving window treatments, that will help lower your electric bills.

Curtains absorb sound to ensure your bedroom stays quiet.

Roller Shades also called blackout shades, will create a dark environment to help you sleep!

Blinds to help you sleep

Chevron Print Window treatments

Trend Report: Chevron Print Window Treatments

A motif of the past reemerges as one of the top fashion trends. Geometric shapes are popping up all over the market, but the print that we all can’t get enough of is chevron.  The zigzag pattern is everywhere- pillows, dresses, cell phone cases and custom window treatments!

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Source: Christie’s Greek Pottery

To say, chevron is a timeless pattern, is meant quite literally. The zigzag pattern dates back to 1800 B.C. in Greece. The print originated in pottery, furniture, and other interior items. The Art Deco Movement, in the 1920’s and 30’s revived chevron print and was popularized by home décor and clothing items.Chevron Print Window treatments

Today, chevron is back on the market and more prominent than ever. Why the obsession with the simple zigzag print? Well, for one, it’s suited for home décor items, especially window treatments. Chevron print adds textural interests without being overwhelming, making it a great print to pull into your homes décor. Secondly, there is something aesthetically soothing about symmetrical and linear patterns when used throughout the home.

To see how chevron print window treatments complement your homes decor, or if you are just interested in seeing our new collection of fabrics, schedule a free in-home design consultation today!

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Hunter Douglas Blinds

Hunter Douglas Blinds

Hunter Douglas Blinds

At 3 Day Blinds, we offer custom window treatments and even carry products from Hunter Douglas, a leader in design innovation. Hunter Douglas blinds and shades are the only brand name of window treatments that we can other than our own. We provide Hunter Douglas blinds and shades because of they are superior products that are both fashionable and functional.

Light control, energy efficiency, and motorization capabilities are just some of the innovations that Hunter Douglas blinds and shades achieve. Our 3 Day Blinds Design Consultants are experts in the different types of Hunter Douglas blind options and stand by the products ability to beautify any room or space in the home.

If the convenience of motorized window treatments is something important to you or you are looking for window treatments without cords for enhanced child safety, check out 3 Day Blinds current offer Hunter Douglas blinds.

Red Blinds

Red Blinds

The Pit Falls of Red Blinds

Red is a very distinct and popular color, however when used in a room for your walls carpet or red blinds it can be overpowering and may not really be what you are looking for. Sure red represents strength and passion, but also represents war and violence. Additionally anytime you try to adjust reds color you either get pink or burgundy, which by themselves are great but as colors to match your red blinds may prove to be a problem. This is why 3 Day Blinds recommends to it clients to choose a neutral based blind color and accent the new blinds with curtains of a red hue. This makes it easier to change if you get tired and you are guaranteed to not have any worries of fading from the sun as red does so often.  A 3 Day Blinds Design Consultant can assist you in finding the right blinds for your room with our free in-home consultations.  More ideas can be found here with examples of rooms that need blinds and the solutions that 3 Day Blinds provides.

Other Choices from Red Blinds

When contemplating those red blinds we have found that neutral colors work the best and with over 35 years of experience we know that you have to be extra careful as to the colors and styles you choose. You know those individuals in the 70s with their shag carpet? Well how disappointed where they when a few years later needed to replace it when it quickly went out of style. We know styles come and go, but going with a more neutral classic design, you will be more likely to enjoy your blinds for a longer period of time. At 3 day Blinds we don’t want to just provide you with blinds, we want to provide you with a sound purchasing process knowing that when you are happy you will enjoy our products much longer. If a darker hue is what you need, then we recommend using wood blinds which have a timeless appeal. Plus they have a texture-rich luster that provides a warm glow to any room. It is a great way to ramp up the design and feel of a room and not only adds a classy professional feel but helps to keep utility costs in check keeping the sunshine out and cool air in during summer months.  With our award winning website, three day blinds the blinds professionals that red blinds may sound great, but there are other alternatives to red blinds that are available to provide you with a happier finish.

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Louvers

Louvers

What Louvers Are Right for My Window Treatment Needs?

In short, louvers are the horizontal slates that make up blinds and shutters. These horizontal slats, or louvers, can be angled to allow light or air into a room or home. Louvers can also be angled to keep out harsh weather conditions including snow, rain and bright and warm sunlight. The angle of the slats or louvers can be adjusted or fixed. Louvers are often constructed out of aluminum, wood, faux wood and even glass and can be opened and closed using a metal lever, motorized operators or pulleys. In considering different window treatments for the windows in your home, you should note that shutters make for an intelligent investment that basically pays for itself over time. 3 Day Blinds’ shutters come in wood and faux wood polymer that doesn’t warp, crack, fade or peel. You can choose painted or stained finishes for the slats/louvers to compliment your interior décor. Blinds at 3 Day Blinds come in a variety of finishes including wood and faux wood plus many more.

Louvers

Louvers, Blinds and Shutters

In many rooms, windows tend to be the source of romance by setting a certain mood by filtering sunlight and casting a warm light upon the entire room. Romantic living rooms and bedrooms alike usually are best suited by window treatments that are warm and rustic, like wood or faux wood blinds. Quaint English cottage interior décor looks can be achieved with shutter or blinds. Even beach homes or island retreats are suited for faux wood blinds or shutters that feature horizontal faux wood louvers. One can adjust the angle of the slats or louvers during the daytime to add romantic lighting to a room. If you have a great view from the window you want to treat with window treatments such as blinds or shutters, you want to keep in mind that instead of blocking it, you want to frame the view. In this case, you want to select a window treatment that opens up the outside world while still suiting your other wants and needs in a window treatment. As a general rule, wide louvers or slats on shutters or blinds will give you a larger view space when open.

For an amazing selection of louvers visit our Award Winning Website, www.3DayBlinds.com or contact one of our highly qualified Design Consultants to find the best louvers for your home.

Draping

Draping

Draping

Draping

Draping Your Home?

There are many benefits of having customized 3 Day Blinds draping in your home, office, or apartment. Our wide array of draping encompasses numerous types of cloth, and fabric, in the form of a curtain which can hang from your ceiling or your windows depending on if the drapes are for the exterior or interior. There are many important factors you have to take into account before you start draping and you must have an idea of what you want that fits you and or your family’s style. There’s nothing like a great set of custom drapes sweeping a room to set your superb design tone in your home. Drapes are as popular as ever because of their ability to effortlessly add magic and tastefulness to any window in your home or office. Draping allows you to hang and arrange different kinds of curtains, drapes, and cloth in a graceful manner.  These styles are seen on HGTV, House Beautiful magazine and more.

Remodeling is the Perfect Time for Updating Draping

Draping is a large component of remodeling your home to ensure a consistent flow and fit with your style and décor of your home. When you want to remodel your home, a room in your home, all your rooms, or you may have just moved and need drapes to fit your new home or apartment. Draping or Drapery when dealing with curtains is important to know when choosing Window coverings and adding design to your home. Draping is super important when choosing what the right look and feel in your home. This will soften that room and add colors and creativity. When you eventually decide of which fashionable draperies you need to decorate your home or office there is a huge choice of all the soft window covering styles, colors, and fabrics you have ever wanted. Feel comfortable with your interior design ideas and make a difference in your home with your creativity.

Best Place to Buy Drapery

A huge selection of high quality, custom drapery can be found at 3 Day Blinds. With over 35 years of experience, 3 Day Blinds has a highly qualified staff of design consultants whose sole job is to find you the right drapery to fit your style, home, and price range. These drapery consultants have amazing experience in a wide array of fields from interior design, fashion, and retail and provide customers with the highest level of service.  3 Day Blinds has a highly trained staff of interior Design Consultants to help find the ideal drapery for your home.

Shutters

House Shutters

Shutters

House Shutters

Styles and Types of House Shutters

House shutters direct allow your home to be lit without losing privacy and a sense of security. Shutters are made from wood that reflect and filter light while also regulating the heat and cold intake into your home. Different types of house shutters include exterior window shutters, exterior vinyl shutters, wood, composite wood, and aluminum. You can also choose custom made exterior and interior house shutters as seen on the award winning website 3dayblinds.com.  Our design consultants are expertly trained to help customers identify a style and design that will enhance their home for years to come.

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Benefits of House Shutters

Not only do they come in numerous styles and designs but house shutters also provide great ways for the air to circulate into your home while ensuring privacy and security. Our blinds are durable to last and easy to clean. House shutters, also known as traditional or colonial shutters, control light, darkness, and heat. Their slats can be adjusted to determine the amount of light the users want in their home or office. Shutters are also available in interior and exterior options and are made of many types of wood or another type of material that can be painted many different colors depending on your personal style and ideas.

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Plantation House Shutters

These work the same as traditional shutters with a few minor differences in style and size. They are also usually neutral colors such as white or cream. Traditionally, plantation and colonial shutters are more appropriate and simple for everyday homes. Whatever you choose for your home shutters make you are properly educated on what you are buying as your shutters will last a lifetime.  This is why we recommend utilizing our expert design team to assist you in finding the right house shutters

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Blinds

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Blinds

Different Kinds of Blinds

There is a multitude of different kinds and types of blinds on the market today. At 3 Day Blinds, our expert design team is highly trained and dedicated to making sure you get the best blinds that suit your window treatment needs. Amongst the different types of blinds that 3 Day Blinds carries and offers our clients include wood blinds, faux wood blinds, vertical blinds, vinyl blinds, cellular blinds and mini blinds. Different kinds of blinds make of different materials suit different rooms and environments better than others. For example, you probably don’t want to use wood blinds in rooms that are susceptible to high levels of moisture, like bathrooms or kitchens because they may warp.

About Different Kinds of Blinds Available at 3 Day Blinds

Wood blinds are perfect for rooms with natural wood furnishing or flooring. Wood blinds are a classic choice for window treatment(s) because of their timeless appeal and ability to warm up a room and complete any interior design. Wood blinds provide precise light and privacy control. At 3 Day Blinds, you can select wood blinds featuring 2” or 2 ½” slats as well as different stains and finishes. Faux wood blinds offer economical and durable solutions to window treatments. With faux wood blinds, you get the look of real wood at a fraction of the price. Faux wood blinds are moisture safe, resisting warping, fading and cracking. Faux wood blinds are perfect for withstanding the kitchen wear and tear as well as harsh sunlight. Vertical blinds are ideal for large windows or sliding glass doors. Offered in many different materials, vinyl verticals work year-round helping to keep energy bills to a minimum. Sheer verticals provide light, insulation and privacy without completely obstructing your view. There are even fabric verticals that go with any interior décor. Vertical blinds are even safe for households with young children – just choose the cordless wand option.

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Consumers Love Mini Blinds

Mini blinds, also known as aluminum blinds, metal blinds, venetian blinds or horizontal blinds, is a classic and affordable option for your window treatment needs. Mini blinds go with nearly any interior design style. 3 Day Blinds’ mini blinds are non-rust aluminum with slim and sleek slats. 3 Day Blinds also manufactures exclusive Light-less slats for the ultimate light coverage. The route hole-free design of the Light-less mini blinds blocks any and all sunlight. Vinyl blinds are perfect for high-moisture areas in the home. Vinyl blinds compliment vinyl verticals and are virtually maintenance-free. Vinyl blinds are a perfect choice for bathrooms, laundry rooms or kitchens. Cellular blinds provide the light control of a blind combined with the energy saving quality of a honeycomb shade, providing privacy and insulation.

Visit our award winning site today!  With such a wide variety of blinds to choose from, 3 Day Blinds is your best bet.

safe window treatments for kids

Safe Blinds | 3 Day Blinds

safe window treatments for kids

According to USA Today, a safety advocacy group claims nearly 300 children have strangled to death or were seriously injured by window- blind cords since 1996, and at least 10 of those have been military housing residents.

These tragic events have spurred parents into action, to try and bring awareness to military housing and window treatment safety. Our focus needs to be on preventing these incidents before they occur.

According to the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission corded window coverings are on the top 5 hidden hazards in the home.

CPSC VIDEO: Are your window coverings safe?

There are numerous advocacy groups who bring awareness to this tragic subject and 3 Day Blinds is proud to provide products that will keep children safe in the home. The Window Covering Safety Council recommends you only use cordless window products in young children’s bedrooms and play areas.

If you wish to keep your old window treatments, 3 Day Blinds provides FREE Blind and Shade Retrofit KitsThese kits modify blind or shade cords and help reduce the risk of strangulation on window covering’s made by any manufacturer and purchased before 2001. 

Recommended Child- Safe Window Treatment Products

If you have young children and are looking to replace window coverings, 3 Day Blinds recommends selecting cordless products.

Faux Wood Blinds

  • Liftless Angled Slat 2″ Faux Wood Blinds
  • Liftless 2″ Faux Wood Blinds

Honeycomb Shades

  • Cordless Honeycomb Shades
  • Motorized with Remote Control Honeycomb Shades

Roller Shades

  • Cordless Roller Shades
  • Motorized with Remote Control Roller Shades

Horizontal Sheer Shades

  • Motorized with Remote Control Horizontal Sheer Shades

Shutters

  • Wood Shutters
  • Polymer Shutters

Vertical Blinds

  • Cordless Vertical Blinds (Wand Control)

Wood Blinds

  • Liftless 2″ Wood Blinds

Roman Shades

  • Motorized with Remote Control

For more on safe window treatments for children, check out 3 Day Blinds window covering safety tips.