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6 Advantages of Using Metal Blinds in Your Home

6 Advantages of Using Metal Blinds in Your Home

Because there are so many types of window coverings that are available, choosing the perfect window treatments for your home can be overwhelming. Hopefully, this article will help you narrow down your options. If you’re looking into purchasing metal blinds NYC for...
How to Use a Roller Shade as a Projector Screen

How to Use a Roller Shade as a Projector Screen

Have you always dreamed of having a home theater, but the setup is more expensive than you could have imagined? Fortunately, you can save a few bucks by using a roller shade projector screen. In this case, getting creative can work! Although roller shades aren’t made...
Origins and meanings of the word ‘shade’

Origins and meanings of the word ‘shade’

According to the Oxford Dictionary the origins of the word shade come from the Old English words sceadu or sceadwian. In Old English those words meant shadow. Sceadu is the noun form and sceadwian is the verb form as in to “cast darkness.” The etymology is...