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Design Inspiration for Spring 2020

Design Inspiration for Spring 2020

As you clear out the cobwebs of winter and air out your home with spring’s fresh air, you might be like me and get the itch to refresh the house a little. To help you out, we are sharing one of our...

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One More Reason to Replace Mini-Blinds: Cats

One More Reason to Replace Mini-Blinds: Cats

If you need one more compelling reason to upgrade from those metal mini-blinds from the 80s, we’ll give it to you today: cats. Like most other things, cats are under the impression that the blinds...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Give New Life to Dated Shutters

Give New Life to Dated Shutters

Do you have plantation shutters that are feeling a little tired? Maybe you bought a home with shutters, but you want to paint the room in an updated color palette, and the shutters are stuck in last...

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Repairing Blinds & Shutters

Repairing Blinds & Shutters

While our primary business is the installation of blinds, shades, and plantation shutters, we also stand behind our work and therefore provide repair services as well. Sometimes those repairs are on...

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Do You Really Need Window Treatments?

Do You Really Need Window Treatments?

That might seem like a strange question from a company that sells window treatments, but it is an important one. Window treatments are an investment, and the decisions you make about how and when to...

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Before & After: Room Transformation

Before & After: Room Transformation

Who doesn’t love a good Before & After story, complete with loads of pictures? We just completed an installation of painted plantation shutters in a Cahaba Heights den, and we are so happy with...

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