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Window Treatments

Window treatments add the finishing touch to any home. Ask any woman. Most guys could care less and the ladies can't live without them.

Picture of a draperies and hobble shades

Guys, she is going to buy them whether you want them or not. In this section we will try to help you understand how to measure for and install them.

We will even throw in a few articles about some of the choices you can make. Most of those will be geared toward the practical side of the different window treatments and not toward what looks best.


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Measuring Drapes for a Wood Pole and rings    07-18-2018
In most cases measuring for drapes to be installed on a wood pole is a pretty simple process. You may find it helpful to revi......


Installing Drapes Wood Pole with Rings Part 1    07-17-2018
This is part 1 of 2 of Installing Drapes Wood Pole with Rings. The directions if any that come with most wood poles and rings......


Installing Drapes Wood Pole with Rings Part 2    07-16-2018
The directions if any that come with most wood poles and rings say some really insightful like install the rod at the proper ......


Choosing a Mounting Style for Blinds or Shades    01-31-2010
The very first step in purchasing or ordering any blind or shade product is to determine how it will be mounted so that you c......


How to Measure for Pleated Draperies    01-31-2010
This article is titled "How to Measure for Pleated Draperies" but the same basic rules apply anytime you are measuring for dr......


How to Install a Traverse Rod Part One    01-31-2010
This is part one of a two part illustrated article that will show you everything you need to know in order to install a trave......


How to Install a Traverse Rod Part Two    01-31-2010
This is part two of a two part illustrated article that will show you everything you need to know in order to install a trave......


Installing Window Treatments on Masonry Walls    01-31-2010
Installing window treatments or anything else for that matter on masonry walls present a much different challenge than a norm......


Materials for Installing Window Treatments    01-31-2010
The most frustrating part of working around the home is stopping for the multiple trips back to the hardware store. Stocking......


Measuring Blinds Frameless Windows    01-31-2010
Frameless windows offer you the opportunity to have a fully inside the opening blind. The normal 3 inch plus depth can accom......


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