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Why Draperies Should Be Lined

Sometimes clients ask me why they should line their draperies.  Draperies are lined for several reasons.  The first reason is to protect the drapery fabric.  This is particularly important when using silk for draperies because if […]
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Why Use A Window Coverings Professional?

Some people ask why they should use a window covering professional when they can purchase window coverings on the internet and install their own window coverings.  There are a few reasons to use a seasoned window […]
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How Much Do Custom Draperies Cost?

I get calls everyday from potential clients who ask me how much new custom draperies cost.  This is impossible for me to answer over the phone since there are quite a few variables that go into […]
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Caring For Your New Draperies

All of my clients ask me what they should do to care for their draperies.  It is really simple.  Get a good quality vacuum cleaner with a drapery attachment.  The draperies should be vacuumed periodically – […]
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Hire A Professional Drapery Designer And You Will Be Happy!

Back in April I wrote about a client who went into a fabric store and ordered a pair of draperies and sheers from a salesperson behind the counter. A professional never went out to the client’s […]
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Use A Drapery Specialist!

I recently went to a customer’s home and she showed me her living room draperies that she purchased from a fabric store. The draperies were very well made but they were installed on the wrong rods […]
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Keep These Things In Mind

There are a couple of factors that one should keep in mind when calling out a window coverings professional! The first should be that the designer should be notified of state of the house. In other […]
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Curb Appeal

“Curb Appeal” is not just a show on HGTV. Curb appeal does not only apply to front yard landscaping or stop at your front door. Curb appeal also applies to your home’s window coverings that face […]
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Got Huge Windows?

If you have huge windows it is a good idea to call a professional to supply and install window treatments for you. I had a client who lived in a loft and has a huge set […]
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Window Fashions

There are trends in window fashions and home fashions just as there are trends in clothing. Typically, clothing that is “classic” and well tailored can be worn for a long time and does not go out […]