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by Chris S 21 Jun 2012

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Select Blinds Commemorates Memorial Day 2012


by Chris S 24 May 2012

SelectBlinds Memorial Day Sale - 2012

Select Blinds will celebrate Memorial Day and honor the fallen by offering “Buy 3 Get 1 Free” on all products plus 30% off all orders throughout the blinds website. The company wants to give back to consumers that have made them the highest rated and reviewed blinds in America.

Memorial Day will soon be here and the temperatures are rising.  Price savvy consumers rush to the stores and the web to find the best prices of the year on home décor and improvement products.  For those seeking to beat the heat and decrease energy and cooling costs in their home, Select Blinds offers energy efficient blinds and shades in various styles, sizes, and colors. The Memorial Day “Buy 3 Get 1 Free + 30% off” sale at http://www.selectblinds.com makes it easier to update window coverings for the whole house, or one room at a time.

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Faux Wood Blinds and their Versatility


by Lisa Hs 28 Jun 2011

Faux Wood Blinds

One of the most popular online searches is the search for faux wood blinds. Due to the fact that they are economical and versatile, they are a great alternative to the more expensive real wood. Faux wood is considered the new generation of blinds. This new style of blinds, offer a more natural wood look, with a less expensive purchase. Adding faux wood blinds to any window can alter the atmosphere extensively. If a tropical feel is the décor of choice, wood blinds will enhance that décor. If a large space needs to be covered, adding vertical faux wood blinds will achieve that much needed height that you are looking for.

Faux wood is a compilation of man-made materials and natural wood products.  Modern day faux wood blinds, with their high UV ratings, are completely warp resistant. These blinds are perfect for rooms in a home that have extreme temperature changes in heat and/or moisture, such as bathrooms and kitchens. Color choices are numerous in the faux wood designed blinds, which is hard to find in natural wood blinds. Whether seeking a warm or traditional decor, faux wood remains extremely stylish and practical for a fraction of the costs compared to real wood. Faux wood blinds are helping today’s cost conscious consumer create a custom, beautiful, one of a kind, interior design window treatment. Creating a beautiful room, while saving money, is definitely a consumers dream.

Faux wood blinds give a few more benefits than hardwood blinds, besides that cost factor. One very cool benefit of these faux wood blinds is that they are easy to clean with simple soap and water, or any type of spray window cleaner. No more having to go out to find and purchase the best and usually very expensive, cleaning products specifically made to clean wood. These usually end up leaving the real wood with streaks and grease spots. Not having to deal with that problem is a bonus in itself. Faux wood blinds are guaranteed to shine and last, no spots, no greasy stains, just a simple cleaning.

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Faux wood blinds can be found in the same shades, colors and stains as hardwood blinds. From white to cherry, to a mahogany stain, there are no limitations in choices. Whatever color scheme or decor that may have been chosen, for any home or office, there will be a faux wood blind to complement that room. If a person is undecided on a color or a stain, a sample can be ordered from most online sites. Then you can take the samples, place it next to the desired window, and make your decision, easier to accomplish.

Keep in mind, measuring your windows precisely, is extremely important. You must consider whether you want the blinds on the outside or the inside of each window. Inside mounting of the faux wood blinds will provide a clean look and is most commonly used. If you want the window to appear larger than actual size or provide less light to enter the room for more privacy, then outside mounting will work best.

Installing faux wood blinds can change the look of the whole room. The color choices are endless and outstanding in stunning wood tones and stains. A natural wood look, without the high costs of hardwood, is exceptional in faux wood and much appreciated by the consumer. The assurance of quality, versatility, and durability, without the upkeep of hardwood, will complement any décor. Faux wood blinds will make a distinctive statement of your personality and refined tastes, and the compliments with keep on coming.

Celebrate Memorial Day with SelectBlinds.com!


by Chris S 24 May 2011

SelectBlinds offers an array of ways to save on custom made window shades and window blinds in advance of Memorial Day. “Most retailers wait until Memorial Day weekend for their big sales”, states SelectBlinds Merchandiser, Rosa Hoverson. “Many people travel, or have family gatherings over the holiday weekend, so we wanted to offer visitors to our site the opportunity to enjoy saving on their window coverings now.”

“Rosa has been working with our suppliers to get allowances that we can pass on to the consumer”, according to SelectBlinds VP, Nate Kennedy. “She has been able to come up with significant savings opportunities in every window shade and window blind category on our site.”

Happy Memorial Day

For those customers looking to outfit their home with more than three window coverings, we have a great mix of products from which you can choose to buy 3 and get the 4th free”, says Ms. Hoverson. The buy 3 promotion includes cellular shades, cordless cellular shades, real wood blinds, Roman shades, woven wood shades, bamboo blinds, roller shades, and more. “The beauty of our promotion is that you can mix and match within the products,” adds Mr. Kennedy.

“For those customers who want their window shades or window blinds delivered quickly, we have a suite of products that we guarantee made in one day, or they’re free”, states Rosa. The made in one day program includes basswood blinds, faux wood blinds, woven wood shades, sheer weave shades, and natural wood shades.

“SelectBlinds sells custom made window coverings,” says Mr. Kennedy, “as such, there are plenty of customizing option.” Ms. Hoverson adds, ”Options can add up, making some window shades and window blinds a little on the expensive side. We have an offering of options that we are giving away in virtually every category. These free options represent a tremendous savings opportunity”

Top down / bottom up lift system for cellular shades are perhaps the most popular option, and SelectBlinds is offering it as a free upgrade on most honeycomb shades.

Real wood horizontal blinds are an extremely popular product, and Select Blinds is offering a free option. An upgraded 5” wood valance on their 2” Premium Basswood wood blinds is included at no extra charge.

Room darkening sheer shades are a designer’s favorite because they are a fabric window shade made with fabric horizontal slats, allowing the window shade to be in the lowered position, and still give you light control. Select Blinds is offering the matching fabric headrail insert on its 2” room darkening sheer shades as a free upgrade.

Window blinds and window shades are all offered at 30% off of every order, and that’s on top of the buy 3 get the 4th free promotion, and the free upgrades. There is no reason to wait for Memorial Day at SelectBlinds. They are making it easy to shop for all of your window covering needs now. And to make your shopping experience even more enjoyable, they will ship your window blinds and window shades free!

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