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Reviewing 2011 Trends

January 3rd, 2012

It went too fast! 2011 is over and a good year it has been. The window covering industry has experienced fun trends, and the good news is, some of them are here to stay. Who wants that trend, and based on that, purchased new window coverings, that are soon to be outdated? So what have […]

A Splash Of Color

December 1st, 2011

The winter months are here. Leaves are falling, grass is turning brown and overcast colder days make for a dull atmosphere inside our homes. We have all heard about the term “winter blues”. Fewer hours of sunlight, grey skies and dull colors get us into a subdued mood, some even get the winter blues. So […]

October – Child Safety month, Buy Cordless!

October 11th, 2011

It’s here again. October – Child safety month. As every year we try to bring awareness to child safety around this time of year. Despite the fact that industry leaders again and again adjust their blinds & shades to be more safe, every year children and pets suffer terrible injuries and even death related to […]

When should I use Vertical Blinds?

September 14th, 2011

They are purchased frequently: Vertical Blinds What are they ideal for? Off course patio doors. Since patio doors open, unlike windows, to the side, a horizontal blind is usually in the way when drawn open. Even when a horizontal shade is raised, a stack is still on top. It actually operates opposite of the design […]

Room-Darkening or Blackout?

August 25th, 2011

We get questions about this topic all the time. When referring to shades is room-darkening and blackout the same? And if it isn’t, then what is the difference? What do I use them for? So here is the answer. They really are not the same. We always like to put the opacity of shades into 5 […]

Summer is here

June 24th, 2011

What a great time! The days get longer, our kids start getting out of school and some vacations are planned. This is also the time where lots of folks have to think and maybe worry about their electricity bill. Ace of Shades is located in Texas, so we know all about the heat. It is […]

Comfortex Green Initiative

May 27th, 2011

Comfortex started their “Green Initiative” in the month of April. What better month to start than the month that “Earth Day” is in. This is a brand new program, that is a small contribution and initiative to be good to mother earth. Instead of trashing shades, they pay for shipping them back to be recycled. […]

Wondering if you can install yourself?

April 20th, 2011

We get this question all the time. Can I really install these blinds myself? The answer for most applications is YES. Here is the drift: Window Blinds & Shades are quite easy to install. For blinds, we are talking about two box brackets on each side; for wider blinds one or more L-shaped brackets to […]

Ace of Shades has a new Look!

March 22nd, 2011

Welcome back to Ace of Shades! We have given our site a newer , fresher and more updated look. We hope you like it. We frequently hear from visitors that they really like how our site is easy to navigate and that they are easily able to find what it is they are looking for […]

What to Consider When Purchasing Woven Wood Shades

February 1st, 2011

In today’s market, many window shades are available, ranging from cellular shades, pleated shades to roller shades. One of the products that have gained a tremendous amount of popularity are the Woven Wood Shades, also referred to as Bamboo Shades. Since more and more people are trending towards products that are ecologically friendly and back […]

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