Making a Home

Making a Home

Making your house into a home is a lot of fun. Well, at least it should be. Too often, home improvement projects get complicated and stressful, when they ought to be rewarding and exciting. Our goal is to provide the kind of service and product that reduce your home...
What Do We Mean by No-Pressure Estimates?

What Do We Mean by No-Pressure Estimates?

You can buy plantation shutters and blinds from a wide variety online and local Birmingham providers. While having options can certainly be a good thing, it can also leave you bewildered by choices and overwhelmed by the sales folks with those companies. We run our...
Plantation Shutters: The Safe Choice

Plantation Shutters: The Safe Choice

Cords on blinds and other window coverings have made the news recently for their potential danger to kids and pets. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reports at least 17,000 kids under 6 years old went to the emergency room between 1990 and 2015 with...
Watch For Our Van

Watch For Our Van

Custom Blinds underwent a re-branding a couple of years ago, with a new logo, color scheme and website. We have since been expanding that new branding to all of our operations. And the latest part of the business to get the new treatment is our van, and we couldn’t be...
Wood-Stained Plantation Shutters

Wood-Stained Plantation Shutters

Today’s design trends are perfectly suited for wood-stained plantation shutters. They offer the classic durability and features of all shutters, with the added on-trend warmth that comes from organic finishes that bring the texture and feel of the outdoors inside your...
Master Bedroom Makeover

Master Bedroom Makeover

In our continuing Before and After series, we feature a master bedroom in Vestavia. You’ve heard us talk about the design possibilities in painting existing plantation shutters. This makeover highlights what an impact a few good design choices can have in creating a...