Month: July 2017

The custom window coverings industry is buzzing about transitional – or zebra – shades. They’re one of the hottest products on the market currently, but what the heck are they? As the name would imply, a zebra shade is a roller shade made of the finest hand-woven zebra hair.

Ok…not really!

A zebra shade is in many ways a hybrid of a venetian blind and a roller shade. A transitional/zebra shade features much of the same componentry as a roller shade, and it functions much in the same way that a roller shade does. From a purely functional standpoint, a transitional shade is very, very similar to a roller shade. Read the Post What Are Transitional/Zebra Shades?

We get it. Vertical blinds aren’t the sexiest window treatment. Often overlooked, often underappreciated, vertical blinds – while not the sexiest – are some of the most practical window treatments around.

What makes vertical blinds so practical and why do we love them? We’ll tell you why below… Read the Post Why We Love Vertical Blinds