Blog Entries - tag: 'Home Improvement'

The Psychology of Light in your Home

The Psychology of Light in your Home

Posted on: July 25, 2019
Tags: Home Improvement

Lighting plays a much larger factor than we think - it affects everything from our quality of sleep, productivity and even our emotional state. Learn how to control lighting in your home so you feel your best and get good rest.

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Make Your Outdoor Space Another Room of Your Home

Make Your Outdoor Space Another Room of Your Home

Posted on: May 29, 2019
Tags: Home Improvement, Shades, Window Decor Ideas, Energy Efficient

Treating your outdoor space like another room of your home makes your living space feel larger and enhances time outdoors so much more comfortable and inviting for yourself and your guests.

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Add Layers for a Dramatic Effect & Improved Functionality

Layered

Windows are a large part of every room, yet they're often overlooked as simply something that needs a cover. However, with creativity, they can become a beautiful part of your room's overall design.Let's look how to layer window coverings like a pro.

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Harmful UV Rays

Harmful UV Rays

Posted on: June 6, 2018
Tags: Home Improvement, Hunter Douglas, Shades

Even sheer Hunter Douglas window fashions block up to 88% of UV rays that can fade your furnishings, floors and artwork. With summer approaching, now’s the time to protect your valuables.

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Selecting Fabrics!

Posted on: January 30, 2017
Tags: Home Improvement, Window Decor Ideas
Selecting the best fabric for your home We bring the fabrics to you, in your home! We offer our home service to allow our customers to select the perfect fabric in the space and light where they will be seen and enjoyed. We offer an array of read more …
Window Treatments are a Gift

Window Treatments are a Gift

Posted on: January 1, 2017
Tags: Client Projects, Home Improvement, Top Treatments
Valance for a Christmas In October, my mother called to ask for my help with selecting paint colors for her dining room and kitchen. I was more than happy to help! About a week later, I met her at her house with paint samples. By this time she had decided read more …
Award Winning Recognition for Window Treatment Design - West Chester, OH

Award Winning Recognition for Window Treatment Design - West Chester, OH

Posted on: June 1, 2016
Tags: Client Projects, Home Improvement, Business News, Trends
Pat H. - West Chester, OH Pat desired to update the swag-style window coverings in her living room and dinning room. Pat worked with Tina previously in 2011, so she decided to give Exciting Windows! by Apollo a call, to invited Tina back out to help her with read more …

Pillows!

Posted on: April 6, 2016
Tags: Client Projects, Home Improvement, Pillows
Freshen up your bedroom with pillows!   Pillows are perfect for introducing new colors, patterns and added details like braiding, trim and buttons. That’s exactly what we did here with these beautiful custom pillows. The painting above the read more …

Window Treatments, Today

Window Coverings, Today  New clients often ask, “What is most popular trend in window coverings?” Automation, is the biggest trend we are seeing in window coverings. You will be glad to know that automation is a trend that is here to read more …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Decorating this Holiday Season

Posted on: November 21, 2013
Tags: Home Improvement, Energy Efficient
How to Give Yourself and Your Family a More Beautiful, Comfortable and Valuable Home This Season! No matter the holiday you celebrate in your home, this season provides great opportunities to improve your décor, make your rooms more comfortable and read more …

Why DIY? When I Can Help You Get Exactly the Look You Want, Custom Made? On YOUR Budget!

Posted on: October 2, 2013
Tags: Home Improvement
Why DIY? When I Can Help You Get Exactly the Look You Want, Custom Made? On YOUR Budget! You may feel perfectly confident in decorating your home successfully with your sense of style and comfort, as most people do just that.  Choosing YOUR colors, YOUR read more …

Make Kids' Study Spaces a Personally Rewarding Place to Be!

Posted on: September 25, 2013
Tags: Home Improvement, Window Decor Ideas
Make Kids’ “Study Spaces” a Personally Rewarding Place to Be! What makes your home’s living spaces lovely and comfortable also makes for great study space for the younger members of your household, making studying easier and more read more …