• Sheer Shadings- The Versatile Option

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    Benefits of Sheer Shadings We know, we know—choosing which window treatments are right for your home can be daunting! Sometimes having so many options just makes things harder… Should you go with harder treatments like plantation shutters or wooden blinds, or maybe the softer options like curtains and drapes? How is anyone supposed to choose?! Well, we have some good news for you. You don’t have to choose! Although you certainly can get custom draperies to go with your harder window treatments, there is also something that can allow you to have the best of both worlds: sheer shadings. Don’t Block The View! Chicago is…

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  • Cut Down Services--Saving Time and Money

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    Tuesday Tip: Don’t waste time and money when window treatments are measured incorrectly. When a shade has been mis-measured or displaced, unfortunately it’s often on its way to the trash. Give the professionals at MWT the chance to save it with our cut down services. If a product is too big, we can and will alter the mis-measure to ensure that it fits correctly.    A story from this week: Matthew and Steve installed seventeen motorized Duette PowerView shades. The designer measured for the installation. While fifteen of the shades were measured correctly, two of them did not fit properly. Instead of…

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  • Child Safety- Cordless Blinds and Motorized Window Treatments

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    When we think of child-safety as homeowners, our minds often jump to securing furniture to walls, covering electrical outlets, and installing locks on cabinets and doors. What we often fail to consider is the danger that the cords on blinds and other window treatments pose to our little ones. Often found at the perfect height to be played with, we need to consider the choking hazard that hanging blinds pose to both children and pets. [According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, a child under the age of 10 dies from window cord strangulation every month] While National Child Safety Month…

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  • Benefits of Installing Motorized Window Treatments

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    Imagine waking up in the morning, your master bedroom curtains sweeping open to reveal a beautiful sunrise to wake you up. Picture raising and lowering shades with the push of a button. Envision office shades automatically lowering when the sun’s glare is the brightest throughout the day. All of these scenarios have ben made possible through Motoried Window Treatment's installation and retrofitting services! With state-of-the-art motors, smart operation, and MWT's design partners, there’s no better time to make your home a little smarter and your life a whole lot easier. Now you may be asking: Why should I motorize and how much is it…

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