Blog Entries - 2014

Roller Shades

Posted on: August 20, 2014
Tags: Home Improvement, Hunter Douglas, Window Decor Ideas
Roller shades... easy, efficient, durable and safe. Roller shades have been a well-known product across the ages, but it's time to get to know the modern-age roller shade. This new version of an old classic rivals the design components of any shade on the read more …

Slider, French & Patio Doors Window Treatment Solutions

Posted on: August 6, 2014
Tags: Home Improvement, Doors, Energy Efficient
Window Treatments Solutions for your doors “What should I do with my patio doors?” “What solutions are there for sliding glass?” “Are window treatments available for french doors?” These are just a couple read more …

Paying Tribute to Nature

Posted on: July 30, 2014
Tags: Window Decor Ideas
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Go Green

GOING GREEN WITH THE BEAUTY OF ENERGY EFFICIENT WINDOW TREATMENTS   Nature provides our lives with a calm, serene feeling of peace. Bringing the beauty of nature into your home can provide natural harmony with the use of natural fibers and textures read more …

Recycling Window Treatments: Special Offer

Posted on: July 10, 2014
Tags: Business News, Specials and Offers
Recycling Window Treatments Trade in and Trade up...  Receive up to $200.00 in credit towards new window treatments; draperies, blinds, shades or shutters. We will take down your old window treatments the same day we install your new window read more …

Details

Posted on: June 4, 2014
Tags: Window Decor Ideas
  Springtime is here, and summer is not far behind. The dawn of new life, a refreshing glimpse into the introduction of what is to come: Colors, bold and bright, have entered this season, rushing in for an impressive style statement. read more …

Mid-Century Modern

Posted on: May 19, 2014
Tags: Home Improvement, Window Decor Ideas, Trends
MID-CENTURY MODERN: A BOLD NEW LOOK WITH COLOR BLOCKING Springtime is here, and summer is not far behind. The dawn of new life, a refreshing glimpse into the introduction of what is to come: Colors, bold and bright, have entered this season, rushing in for read more …

Life with Gracie: Part 2

Posted on: May 12, 2014
Tags: Home Improvement, Hunter Douglas
Pet Proof Window Coverings I have clients asking all the time for “pet proof” window treatments. In the past, I have always said, there is not a blind or shade as well as draperies that are “pet proof.” However, there is an option for read more …

Life with Gracie: Part 1

Posted on: May 5, 2014
Tags: Home Improvement
Window Coverings with Lose Cords  It has been quite some time since I had to think about child proofing my home. All my children are grown and now have their own homes. But recently, a little girl came into our lives, Gracie, who is now 5 months old. read more …

$5,000 Makeover

Posted on: April 25, 2014
Tags: Business News, Specials and Offers
Local Decorator Offers $5,000 Exciting Windows! Make - Over Prize  Tina Engdahl, a window fashions decorating consultant and owner of Exciting Windows! by Apollo Draperies in Hartwell/ Wyoming, just opened a $5,000 Exciting Windows! Makeover read more …

Energy Efficient Window Treatments

Posted on: April 21, 2014
Tags: Home Improvement, Hunter Douglas, Energy Efficient, Trends
Unify Open Spaces with Energy-Saving Window Fashions Now! One of the nicest things that homebuilders have done for us in recent years is to design large open spaces into new homes. Those with older homes are opening spaces by removing walls so as to enjoy read more …

Sheer Shadings - Design your Sanctuary

Posted on: April 14, 2014
Tags: Sheers, Window Decor Ideas
A perfect sanctuary... we believe that the atmosphere of a home can add joy to your life like no other experience. The ambiance of your home, and your life, deserves softness and a gentle touch. Sheer. The epitome of softness in a single word. Like a dream, read more …

Layers Of Sheer Luxury

Posted on: April 7, 2014
Tags: Sheers, Window Decor Ideas
Sheer Window Treatments Soft light filters into your home, adding a glow of warmth in the air. The fresh breeze of springtime flows ever so gracefully, as your new draperies wistfully dance in dreamy softness. Sheer shadings, sheer fabric's sheer joy. The read more …

Motorized Window Coverings, Wireless Control for Your Busy Lifestyle

Posted on: March 31, 2014
Tags: Hunter Douglas, Motorization, Energy Efficient
CONVENIENCE AT YOUR FINGERTIPS: REMOTE CONTROL WINDOW Treatments   Ease and convenience. With just the push of a button. Our lives are at our fingertips, why shouldn’t your window treatments follow suit? Technology has made such advancements read more …

Window Treatments Protect You

Posted on: March 24, 2014
Tags: Home Improvement, Hunter Douglas, Energy Efficient
How Custom Window Fashions Protect You, Your Home and Your Family! You may think it sounds funny that something so beautiful, functional and eye-catching could actually protect you and yours, but it's true. To be sure, custom window treatments are the read more …

How to Clean Window Treatments

Posted on: March 17, 2014
Tags: Maintenance

Tips on Keeping Your Window Treatments Clean and Beautiful

Your window treatments provide much more than privacy and light control they help protect floors and furniture from harmful UV rays. We have composed a list of tips to help you keep your window treatments beautiful.

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Spring Clean Your Window Treatments

Posted on: March 17, 2014
Tags: Maintenance
Spring Clean Your Window Treatments It’s that time of year again when we all start our spring-cleaning. Don’t forget to include your window treatments on your checklist. Throughout the year, draperies, blinds, verticals, and shades accumulate read more …

Roller Shades, Panel Tracks and Walls

Posted on: March 10, 2014
Tags: Home Improvement, Doors, Shades
TRANSFORM YOUR HOME: FROM ORDINARY TO OUTSTANDING – WITH ROLLER SHADES AND PANEL TRACKS Transform your home this spring with the season’s biggest trend: Walls.  Walls used to be ignored. Maybe they were painted, maybe they were not touched read more …

What is the Best Look for Your Window?

Posted on: February 17, 2014
Tags: Window Decor Ideas, Top Treatments
Top Treatments – What is the Best Look for Your Window? Choosing a top treatment that will give you the best look for your window can be complex and time consuming. Usually, window treatments are a 10-year investment. You want to make the right choices read more …

Are your Windows Undressed?

Posted on: February 10, 2014
Tags: Window Decor Ideas, Energy Efficient
Are Your Windows Underdressed? Have you ever shown up for an event and felt like you chose your own apparel unwisely? It isn't the end of the world when his happens, but you do tend to remember how you felt being he only person there who "didn't get the read more …

Best of Houzz 2014

Posted on: February 5, 2014
Tags: Business News
Exciting Windows! by Apollo Draperies of Cincinnati, OH Receives Best Of Houzz 2014 Award   Annual Survey and Analysis of 16 Million Monthly Users Reveals Top-Rated Building, Remodeling and Design Professionals   Cincinnati, OH, February 4, read more …

Windows with WOW

Posted on: February 3, 2014
Tags: Window Decor Ideas
Who Wouldn't Want Windows With WOW! Let's look at it this way: anyone on the block or down the street can have standard, out-of-the-box or out-of-the-bag window coverings, hard or soft window "treatments" right off the shelf of a big-box store, even from a read more …

Apollo Houzz Ideabook

Posted on: January 27, 2014
Tags: Speciality Shaped Windows
apollodraperies's ideabooks Remodeling, decorating, and more ∨Browse living room ideas, from a sectional couch to chandelier lighting and floor reading lamps, for your next interior design project.Browse top designers interior read more …

Energy Efficiency Starts with Beautiful Roman Shades

Posted on: January 20, 2014
Tags: Roman Shades, Energy Efficient
ENERGY EFFICIENCY STARTS WITH BEAUTIFUL ROMAN SHADES We all want our homes to be beautiful, but it’s also important to make sure they’re energy efficient. It might sound like that’s a lot of work to achieve, but you can make your home more read more …

Your Style Your Roman Shade

Posted on: January 13, 2014
Tags: Window Decor Ideas, Roman Shades
FIND THE PERFECT ROMAN SHADES FOR YOUR HOME The right wardrobe is very important when expressing your personality. When it comes to designing your wardrobe, how do you choose your style? Do you even have time to choose the look that’s right for you? In read more …

Energy Efficiency for Windows

Posted on: January 6, 2014
Tags: Home Improvement, Hunter Douglas, Energy Efficient
Energy Efficiency  Operating Tips for your Windows Windows Are Energy Holes Windows were once called “wind holes.” Fortunately, today’s modern windows do a good job of preventing unwanted air flow. However, closed windows still offer read more …

Add Some Color in Your Home for the New Year

Posted on: January 2, 2014
Tags: Home Improvement, Pillows
Window Décor Tip of the Month: 
 Color Helps Make Everything Better, So Add Some to Your Home For the New Year! Once this season's lights dim, parties and get-togethers wane, and the guests have all returned home, things get a little less read more …