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Colorado Springs Custom Blinds & Shutters is a local window coverings company that provides the best quality product at affordable prices. Read more in our blog…

July 2022

Should You Spend Your Money on Motorized Blinds?

July 19th, 2022|

Are motorized blinds something you're thinking about getting for your house? good taste! Everything is either motorized or can be controlled by voice control technology in today's world. We have command over a great deal, including the lights, the heating, the music, and even the robot that cleans the floor. Why, then, do we stop [...]

Summer Blinds – Learn About the Specific Blinds for The Summer

July 19th, 2022|

Even though summer is here, it is never too late to secure your house from the heat. Blinds are an excellent way to control the temperature in your home, and Colorado Springs Custom Blinds & Shutters has a wide variety of attractive options available. The thermal management features of our blinds are exceptional, and they [...]

June 2022

Honeycomb or Cellular Shades Review

June 16th, 2022|

In terms of window treatments, honeycomb shades are the go-to option. A wide range of options are available for any window.  Are cellular and honeycomb shades the same? Cellular shades are known as "honeycomb shades" due to their honeycomb design. As seen from the side, the honeycomb pattern on cellular shades gives them their name: [...]

May 2022

How Interior Designers Approach Bedroom Remodeling!

May 16th, 2022|

The 8-step process begins with mood boards and ends with color palettes. Each room in your home has its own set of design issues and challenges that must be taken into account while conducting a remodel. A functioning kitchen takes careful floor planning to produce the correct flow, while a living room might be a [...]

The 7 Best Bathroom Window Treatment Concepts for Summer 2022

May 16th, 2022|

Window treatments for the bathroom don't have to be drab and dreary. With these concepts, you'll have the best of both worlds: privacy and elegance. Window Treatments for Bathrooms that Let in Natural Light To add a dash of elegance to your bathroom, full-length curtains are an excellent option. A standalone tub is surrounded by [...]

Blackout or Light-Filtering Window Treatments – Which is a Better Option?

May 1st, 2022|

"Do you want any light in your room?" should be the proper question to ask. Due to the fact that if you enjoy light but only require glare reduction, harmful UV rays filtered, and a small amount of privacy, there are better options than a blackout shade. Alternatively, if you need to sleep during the [...]

April 2022

Advantages of Choosing Blinds for Classrooms and School Buildings

April 12th, 2022|

Window coverings, particularly in classrooms and school buildings, should be chosen with care and consideration. Coverage must perform admirably in terms of filtering out light and regulating indoor temperature, all while remaining completely safe. Schools have a high level of worry about safety, which is why it is worthwhile to consider blinds rather than curtains. [...]

What’s in and what’s out in terms of home design for 2022?

April 12th, 2022|

What better way to usher in the new year than with a fresh start in a new location? We can't help but wonder what the following 12 months hold in store as we enter 2022. Our thoughts are turning to how we can bring the newest trends into our living spaces, given the time we've [...]

March 2022

Getting Ready for the Warm Weather – Keep Your Home Sunny but Cool

March 10th, 2022|

When it comes to cutting down on our carbon footprint and monthly utility costs, it's no wonder that windows have taken center stage. Large windows and doors are particularly beloved here in Colorado Springs. Up to 40% of your home's heating energy can be lost via your windows in the winter, according to a study [...]

7 Interior Design Trends For Spring

March 10th, 2022|

Here's how to update your windows looks with some custom blinds this spring and on a budget, using anything from brilliant bouquets to gorgeous window treatments ideas. First let's see what you can expect for custom blinds designs this spring season! The arrival of bright, sunny days is an excellent opportunity to make improvements to [...]

January 2022

Benefits Of Installing Aluminium Blinds in Your Home

January 18th, 2022|

Benefits Of Installing Aluminium Blinds in Your Home   Whether you're renovating your property or upgrading a new home, finding the right type of blinds for your lifestyle is essential. Available in an array of colours and tones, the Benefits of aluminium blinds are energy savings, extra privacy, and much more. Saves Money Their reflective [...]

Handy Tips In Selecting The Right Blinds For Your Home

January 18th, 2022|

Today, there are lots of different types of modern blinds available, such as Vertical blinds, Venetian blinds, Roller blinds, all fulfilling different purposes around your home. They aren’t just used for practical aspects anymore as they used to, they are mainly used for styling aspects now. Modern blinds are available in a wide range of [...]

The Benefits of Interior Shutters for Your Colorado Springs Home

January 18th, 2022|

The Benefits of Interior Shutters for Your Colorado Springs Home Interior shutters offer a classic look and infuse any room with functional beauty. Their benefits reach far beyond adding a statement piece to the home. Shutters are made in a variety of materials and finishes and fit seamlessly into any décor, whether historic or contemporary. [...]

December 2021

Christmas Decorating Ideas For Your Windows – The Holidays Are Coming

December 18th, 2021|

The holiday season will be upon us faster than you can say “jingle all the way”. Instead of waiting until it’s time to decorate the tree, why not start your holiday preparations with custom window treatments before the mad seasonal rush? Discover new decorative fabrics and you’ll soon be ready to deck the halls with [...]

Outdoor Blinds – Help to Keep Your Home Warmer in Winter

December 15th, 2021|

Do you want to reduce your bills? Do you want to keep your home warm, especially during winter? If yes, time to install Outdoor blinds for your home! Outdoor blinds for your home Outdoor window blinds are a great addition for your home because they add beauty and enhance your home’s appearance. Blinds make your [...]

November 2021

Honeycomb Shades vs. Roller Shades: What’s Right for Me?

November 18th, 2021|

Honeycomb shades and roller shades are best-selling window treatments. They may seem similar initially but have different features and performance capabilities. Find out about the differences so you can find the right window treatments for your home. What Are Honeycomb Shades? Honeycomb shades have distinctive, geometric-shaped pleats that hold air at windows, which are your [...]

October 2021

Bathroom Blinds – Function and Style

October 31st, 2021|

Bathroom Blinds - Function and Style For many of you, the bathroom is a place to relax. Therefore the bathroom blinds are used to coordinate the level of  sun protection with the colors of the furnishings to bring in a nice atmosphere. Pleated blinds, roller blinds, or venetian blinds are available in almost every imaginable [...]

July 2021

Top 5 Curtains and Blinds Design Trends in 2021

July 23rd, 2021|

Maximalist, colorful, and natural. These are three fundamental principle curtains and blinds design trends in 2021, guiding interior design trends this year, with nature being the central focus. Wood, glass, stone, and natural fabrics almost entirely pushed out synthetic and plastic. Mindful designs and eco-friendly materials cater to our need for well-balanced and sustainable living. [...]

July 2018

Home Automation

July 28th, 2018|

With the ever growing drive to make everything in the home talk to each other, whether it be Alexa or Google Home, we all have a growing list of home items that take advantage of these smart assistances. Well, now that has come to the blind industry, and we are able to add a smart [...]

Law Changes for Child Safety, What it Means for You- ANSI/WCMA A100.1-2018

July 28th, 2018|

These upcoming changes in the blind industry will open the door to the end of cords on all products.  As of now, the first products to lose cords will be the cutdown products that are sold at big box stores.  These are already being pulled from stock, and being replaced with cordless or lift [...]

June 2016

January 2015

Plantation shutters Dallas TX – Smashing O’Hair Shutters

January 27th, 2015|

Plantation shutters Dallas TX - Smashing shutters, Mike shows how O'Hair Shutters take the heat Here we show the differences between well-built shutters and cheaply made ones with extreme prejudice. Mike rains down some serious hurt on three different shutter panels to show how each hold up. To learn more about how O'Hair shutters measure [...]

The importance of doing business with an insured company

January 26th, 2015|

The importance of doing business with an insured company Insurance is something that most people don't think about until its to late. But why should a customer make sure a company they are ordering from has insurance? Well what happens when the nice big screen TV you ordered get damaged in the back of the [...]

Thinking of adding blind to the mortgage? The real cost!

January 26th, 2015|

Thinking of adding blind to the mortgage? The real cost! Almost every home builder has a large list of add on’s that the consumer can add to their home, and in turn add the cost to the total mortgage. But we are going to look at what the real cost of adding blinds to the [...]

Independent VS. Franchise and what it means for you

January 26th, 2015|

Independent VS. Franchise and what it means for you Why independent companies are good for the consumer. Independent companies may not be able to get the volume pricing that large franchises get, but they do get pricing that is very close to the franchise product cost. What they do get is full flexibility over their [...]

New year, new cell shade options

January 26th, 2015|

New year, new cell shade options At this time every year our vendors start to roll out their product updates. This can be anything from small changes to available color options, to NEW AMAZING things. Well this year is one of those years we get our hands on something truly amazing!!. Norman has brought out [...]

Smoke damage from Black Forest Fire Part 2

January 26th, 2015|

Smoke damage from Black Forest Fire Part 2 As we deal with the black forest fire damage we have started to quickly find out what companies and resources are out there to help you and not take advantage of your situation or lack of knowledge. Frank Castellano at PregioHomes (719-492-1507) has been great. They not [...]

Black Forest Fire

January 26th, 2015|

Black Forest Fire As we wonder though the mine field if dealing with insurance on our home and place of business that was lost in the black forest fire. We can sympathize with anyone dealing with smoke damage claims. If you need help or would like a local company who is in the same situation, [...]

When to repair and when to replace? Four things to consider

January 26th, 2015|

When to repair and when to replace? Four things to consider There are 4 key things to consider before getting a blind repaired. 1. Is the manufacture of the blind still in business? 2. How old is the blind? 3. How much did the blind cost new? What would it cost to just replace it? 4. [...]

The many styles of horizontal Window Blinds

January 26th, 2015|

The many styles of horizontal Window Blinds Window treatments enhance the interior of the home and business in a way that is both aesthetically pleasing and functional. You have many options to choose from, including blinds and shutters to custom-made draperies. You will find pretty much anything to fit you home or interior design project. [...]

Introducing the new SolarVue Cordless Roller Shade

January 26th, 2015|

Introducing the new SolarVue Cordless Roller Shade SolarVue Cordless Roller Shades combine both beauty and function. This quiet and slow rising system controls the shade as it lifts to the top, leaving the shade safely in position. Crafted attractively, the Cordless Roller Shade blocks light from outside, which makes it ideal for any room in [...]

Shutter price update at Colorado Springs Custom Blinds!

January 26th, 2015|

Shutter price update at Colorado Springs Custom Blinds & Shutters! As of January 2013 all shutter prices are going up $3 per square foot. This sounds like a lot but remember the price still includes install and sales tax. We are still the most affordable stop for Norman Shutters.