A lot of active property owners have entered the exciting world of house flipping, which is the process of buying old or inexpensive houses, renovating them, and selling them for a much higher price and profit. The amount of profit a flipper makes is based on the difference in buy and sell prices, minus the cost of the repairs themselves. In many cases, the homes that get flipped are old or damaged and need a great deal of refurbishing to bring them up to modern residential standards. However, some homes are left to languish on the market simply because they are seen as unattractive, and blinds can have an impressive effect on this perception.Continue reading
NEWSFLASH: Designers in the know report that vertical blinds are not only still in style — they’ve actually never been “out” of style! True, they were “big” news in the ’80s, but they’ve evolved over the decades, and like their horizontal relatives, they are considered classic — not to mention practical!Continue reading
Outdoor spaces have increased in value and appreciation, and now they are getting a decor of their own. With the increase in outdoor kitchens, we see the increase of outdoor spaces that really need as much care as the indoor ones. If your outdoor space is screened in or otherwise protected, you really could use some shades. Continue reading
When looking for window treatments, chances are you consider both design and functionality. Plantation Shutters are the ideal covering marring a personalized and stylish look with blocking the sun out in ways that help you save energy and optimize your space.
In the course of your research, you might ask yourself whether plantation shutters are still in style. It is true that some interior designers shy away from them. That said, the majority still loves them, and that doesn’t even consider the countless homeowners who could not be happier. In other words, the answer is a clear YES. Here’s why.Continue reading