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30 Types of Curtains for the Home (Curtain Buying Guide)

Quicklist of Types of Curtains Panel Pair Curtains Single Panel Curtain Window Treatment Sets Valances Window Tiers Window Scarf Curtain Liners Sheer Semi-Opaque Blackout Curtains Rod Pocket Curtains Grommet and Eyelet Curtains Tab Top Hidden Tab Curtains Cotton Linen Velvet Silk Lace Burlap Synthetic Patterns Solids Sill Apron Floor Puddle Insulating Noise Reducing Outdoor Curtains …

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How often should you clean your windows?

Cleaning the windows is a task we can sometimes let slip. Instead of staring at the mess, we tend to look through it. Because we don’t have to come in direct contact with dirty windows, like countertops or floors, we might wait a little longer between cleanings than we would for something else. Dirty windows …

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Blinds vs. Curtains vs. Shutters vs. Shades Comparison: What’s Best?

Window treatments aren’t always easy to select. In many cases, any of the four main window covering options are blinds, shutters, shades or curtains will do. How can you possibly choose? One way is to compare each of the window covering options to one another in order to get an idea of the pros and …

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What Are Bahama Shutters? Pros, Cons, Cost, Where to Buy and More

Be it a mansion or a home, shutters are a relatively inexpensive way to add style, privacy, protection and charm. But what are Bahama shutters – and why do I need to know or why would I need them? Related: Types of Window Shutters | Houses with Exterior Shutters | Online Blinds and Shutters Stores | …

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28 Different Types of Blinds for Windows (2022 Buying Guide)

Quicklist: Types of Window Blinds 1. Vertical Blinds Venetian Blinds Mini Blinds Micro Blinds Panel Blinds Pleated Shades  Cellular Shades  Roman Shades Roller Shades Tie-Up Shades (Curtain Blinds) Solar Shades Outdoor Shades Skylight Shades Smart Blinds Wood Faux Wood Plastic Metal Paper Natural Fabric  Synthetic Fabric Ready-Made Made-To-Measure Blackout Thermal Sheer Cordless Top Down Bottom …

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What Are Glass Block Windows?

When you break it down to its simplest terms, windows are really just holes in the wall. At least, this is how the very first windows started. From this simple design, windows evolved into all sorts of different styles. They’re made in single-pane, double-pane, single-hung, double-hung designs and a whole huge range of different looks. …

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Five Story House by stpmj

Architects: stpmj Area: 175 m² Year: 2018 Photographs: Bae Jihun Manufacturers: American Standard, Eagon, Ewha brick, INOUTIC, gonggan ‘Five story house’ is the vertically stacked result of a single-family house on a small site in a highly dense city, Seoul, Korea. In less than 100 m² property area with required setbacks and parking regulation, this …

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What Are Double Hung Windows?

Double-hung windows just sound like a lot more work than single-hung windows. After all, why the heck would you need to hang windows twice? Lots of people don’t know the difference between these two window types and can’t tell you exactly what double-hung windows are. The first thing you should know is that double-hung windows …

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11 Top Window Cleaners for Streak-Free Crystal Clear Windows

I do not know about you, but I have the worst time cleaning my windows. It is so hard to get my windows clean without streaks and smudges. No matter how hard I work, I always leave marks behind. Over time, I realized that certain types of glass require special ingredients in the cleaner as …

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21 Top Smart Home Blinds Solutions

In our continuing search for the best smart home technology available, we’re now covering the innovative field of smart home blinds. This might come as a surprise, but even the windows and shades of your home can be improved with smart technology. These products allow for the complete customization and control of the natural light …

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20 Top Smart Home Window Solutions

Welcome to our gallery focusing on another important facet of modern home design: smart home windows. Smart home technology serves to make our houses more comfortable, convenient, and safe places to live. When the technology comes to windows, our visual portals to the world outside, truly innovative things happen. We love the way that the …

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50 Living Rooms with Big Windows (Photos)

Large windows offer numerous benefits in living rooms. Among them are opening up dark areas, creating a sense of space, providing captivating views and allowing natural light and fresh air to flow in. It is safe to say that a living room without windows is incomplete. While there are various sizes, people today prefer large …

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How Often Should You Caulk Your Windows? You Might Be Surprised

The short and sweet answer to how often you should caulk your windows is as often as they need it. I learned the wisdom of this many years ago. It was a Saturday morning in late October and I had just moved into my very first apartment in an old New York building. Seated at …

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How to Caulk Outside Windows with a Brick Surface

Caulking the exterior of your windows is one of those popular DIY tasks that sounds easier than it actually is. You just run a bead along the gap and boom, you’re finished! Right? Well, if you want to get good-looking caulking that will withstand time and weathering, it takes a little more work. So what’s …

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