How Beautiful Window Treatments Add Drama To Your Home

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Luminette® Privacy Sheers

Ambiance Window Coverings can help you decorate your home with beautiful window treatments.  The dramatic affect of elegant window treatments can transform the look of your home from ordinary to extraordinary with little effort.  If you live in the Omaha area, you owe it to yourself to see what Ambiance Window Coverings can do for you and your home.  We have a variety of shades, shutters and blinds in the most popular colors and styles to add just the right amount of drama to your home.

Motorized shades

Vignette® Modern Roman Shades

Simply Irresistible Shades

Whether you are redecorating your bedroom or modernizing your bath area, we have stunning shades in a an assortment of styles.  Choose from Roman shades, roller shades or honeycomb shades to fit your design style and give you the comfort you want.  Our shades come with many different operating style options.  Modern motorized shades allow you to enjoy your shades effortlessly.  Our clients find with the right window treatments, they are able to enjoy their window like never before.

Plantation Shutters

NewStyle™ Hybrid Shutters

Plantation Shutters For Every Window Shape

Nothing says beautiful window treatments like plantation shutters.  You can easily see why they are some of the most sought after window treatments we sell.  They can easily fit any window shape because we custom manufacture them to order.  They allow you to enjoy a stunning look at your windows and provide ample view through.  Plantation shutters come in wood, faux wood and a hybrid composite.  Enjoy the look of genuine hardwood shutters or a shutter that is more durable but still offers warm beauty.

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Designer Screen Shades

 

Modern Screen Shades

Designer screen shades like the ones pictured above allow you to enjoy 2 separate shades on a single headrail. This means you have 2 distinct window coverings that allow you to control how much light and privacy you want. Screen shades offer elegant simplicity that lends it’s own drama to your decor.  With a variety of colors and textures to choose from the design choices are limitless.

Beautiful Window Treatments

Silhouette® Shadings

Beautiful Window Treatments – A Dramatic Presentation

Your window treatments can add elegant drama to any decor.  We can help you design the perfect window treatment for your home.  We take all the variables like light, architecture, furnishings and your life style and preferences into consideration when we offer you our professional advice.  The end result is a beautiful window treatment that makes you proud.  If you’re looking for beautiful window treatments in Omaha Nebraska, Ambiance Window Coverings has exactly what you need!  Call today and see for yourself!

How To Clean Hunter Douglas Shutters

 

How to Clean Hunter Douglas Shutters

NewStyle Hybrid Shutters

Shutters are becoming more and more popular. Many of our customers who bought or are thinking about buying shutters wonder how to clean Hunter Douglas Shutters. You will find cleaning Heritance Hardwood Shutters, New Style Hybrid Shutters and Palm Beach Polysatin shutters is easy. Like most of our Hunter Douglas products, they are made to endure everyday wear. They’re smooth finish can last a lifetime with the proper care. Here are a few cleaning tips:

How to Clean Hunter Douglas Shutters

Your Hunter Douglas product comes with detailed instructions about the operation, care and cleaning necessary to maintain your window treatments in like new appearance. Here is a summary of how to clean Hunter Douglas shutters.

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Palm Beach Polysatin Shutters

Dusting – regular light dusting will help maintain a like new appearance. It is often the only cleaning method you will ever need.

You can use a dry soft feather duster, soft cloth, dust mitt or dust cloth. A vacuum with a soft brush attachment can also be used.

Palm Beach PolySatin Shutters – can be washed with mild soap and water. Never use ammonia based cleaning products, harsh chemicals or scrubbing cleaners.

Do Not Have Your Shutters Professionally Cleaned

Ultrasonic cleaning or professional cleaning is not recommended.  These methods can damage your shutters

When cleaning your hunter douglas shutters, Do Not immerse your shutters in liquid solutions. Do Not use chemical solvents or scrubbing cleaners. Harsh cleaners can leave scratches or abrasions on your shutters.

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Heritance Hardwood Shutters

Heritance Hardwood Shutters – Avoid exposure to steam and high moisture areas. Do not allow rain or outdoor sprinklers to spray the shutters.

Avoid splattering window cleaner on the shutters by spraying your cloth with the cleaner instead of the windows.

Enjoying Your Shutters For Life

You will find our Hunter Douglas shutters are artistically handcrafted with the finest materials. Each shutter is made with quality craftsmanship. In the unlikely event you have a problem with your shutters Ambiance Window Coverings can help.   Each of our Hunter Douglas Products like our Shutters is guaranteed under the best, limited lifetime warranty in the industry. If you have questions about maintaining your shutters, we’ll be happy to help. Call Ambiance Window Coverings today.

Fall Window Treatment Trends

fall window treatment trends

At Ambiance Window Coverings, we can help you take advantage of the most popular fall window treatment trends. Now is a great time to explore the many options available from Hunter Douglas as well as custom drapery options. Looking at the popular decorating trends for fall 2014, we see many exciting styles incorporated into our window coverings. Here are the latest in style, elegance and innovation.

Neutral and Natural

Natural woven shades are a big hit this year. From bamboo shades to bamboo and maple pulls, people are opting for a natural look in some of their rooms. Shades and neutral sheers allow diffused light to enter a room giving a calm, serenity while still allowing you the privacy you need. They are a good fit for most environments.


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Going Green With Window Coverings in Omaha

Today many people are conscious about their health and conscious about saving energy. Manufacturers are helping by using fabric that has anti microbial and anti fungal traits woven in. You will also find a fair share of stain resistant and mildew and mold resistant fabrics for those with allergies. While non-toxic dyes are replacing dyes of old.

Metal blinds are back in style in an abundance of colors. They are easy to clean with a swifter and offering those with dust allergies a practical option.

Energy efficient blinds, shutters and shades come in a variety of material with the honeycomb design being the most energy efficient of all. This layering of cellular construction allows the heat or cold air to stay in depending on the season.

High Tech Solutions

With the desire to provide a safe environment, came window coverings with no cords. Today these cordless window coverings come in mechanical options for hands free operation. Use can use a remote, the Internet or a smart phone app to raise, lower and set your window coverings on a timer. This is great if you want your window coverings in Omaha to rise with the sun or you want to make a vacant house appear lived in.

Plantation Shutters in Omaha

 

Plantation Shutters in Omaha

Plantation shutters are all the rage right now. Heritance Hardwood Shutters with their new artisan series staining and distressing offer a classic look that is well worth the price. These shutters are this year’s Product of The Year according to the WCMA. Designed with the same characteristics, as fine handcrafted furniture hardwood shutters can’t be beat for style and durability. They are also highly energy efficient which makes them a great pick for fall.

Color, Pattern and Embellishments

For as may neutral, sleek lined window coverings are sold, just as many bold, embellished ones will be sold as well. Many people are opting for the eclectic look in their décor. Sometimes incorporating the look in their window coverings and sometimes using their window coverings as a backdrop to their other furnishings. Pattern can add color and interest to a room that is swimming in wood or no color. Bold stripes, colorful floral, and dazzling geometric shapes all have their place and appeal when decorating.

Designing With Fall Window Treatment Trends

As you can see fall window treatment trends encompass a board scope of fashions to delight each and every one of us. Our design consultants at Ambiance Window Coverings can help you navigate through the many choices you have and show you how different fabrics and materials would look in your home. Our professional designers and installers can offer you a custom look that fits your décor and style. Call Ambiance Window Coverings today and see what’s in store for your windows.

Specialty Shutters – FAQ

At Ambiance Window Coverings we get many questions and inquiries about specialty shutters.  Most people don’t realize how versatile shutters are or that they can cover just about any size or shape window, including arches and bay windows.  Here are a few of pictures that highlight the answers to our most frequently asked questions regarding specialty shutters.

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Do You Have Shutters with Hidden Tilt Bars?

As you can see in this picture above, we can do specialty shutters that hide the tilt bar.  This allows even better views of the outdoors.  I love this particular home that we did because of the beautiful wood in the shutters, furniture and deck outside.  They choose warm colors that really complement each other beautifully.

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Can Specialty Shutters Cover Side Light Windows?

In this example, we see side light windows with shutters.  The answer?  Yes, we can cover side light windows and just about any window you need to cover.  Our Specialty shutters are made to order and we are professionally trained to measure for every window to guarantee an exact fit and a great look.

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Can You Do Shutters Over a Kitchen Sink?

As you can see in this picture from a client’s home, we can and often do use shutters in the kitchen.  Shutters are often a great pick for the kitchen because they match so well with the cabinets and they can cover not only the smaller windows typically seen over the sink area but they also look lovely with the other windows nearby.  Shutters are so versatile that you can open them in many different ways which allows them to be used café style too which is popular.  Their bi-fold track operating system also works on sliding glass doors that are so often seen in the kitchen/dining area.

Hunter Douglas Shutters

Are all Shutters Wood?

No, although we do carry amazing genuine hardwood shutters like our Heritance® hardwood shutters by Hunter Douglas, not all shutters are made from wood.  We also carry value-priced NewStyle® hybrid shutters that are made to mimic real wood but use modern materials for construction.  These are great when you want the look of real wood but are looking for more durability.   If you’re not particularly interested in the look of wood stain, we also carry our Palm Beach™ polysatin shutters.  They are constructed with UV resistant polysatin compound, so they’re guaranteed never to warp, crack, fade, chip, peel or discolor, regardless of extreme heat or moisture.

Specialty Shutters in Omaha Nebraska

When it comes to finding the perfect style and look, you can depend on Ambiance Window Coverings to give you superior service and offer the best shutters available on the market today.  Call now for a free in-home consultation to see what we can offer you.

Omaha Window Fashions for Your Bay Windows

Omaha window FashionsWhen it comes to decorating your bay window with window fashions in Omaha, you have many choices that will fit your décor.  Almost any window treatment that hangs horizontally will work.  Having so many options to choose from, could be stressful, unless you have a personal design consultant who can come to your home and narrow down the options for you.

Free In-home Shopping

At Ambiance Window Coverings, you receive the personalized care and attention of your own design consultant right in the privacy of your own home.  Having a professional assistant who knows all the possible window fashions available for your bay windows can help tremendously.  You don’t have to worry about missing any options that will make things easier or missing something special that would look great in your home.  Your personal consultant will help you by defining what you’re looking for and what is important to you in your window treatments and then also what fabrics, textures and looks might coordinate best with your home’s décor.

Fitting Bay Windows

When it comes to bay windows, there isn’t any standard size.  Each bay window grouping is different in its shape and size.  Not only that, but each window in the grouping within one house might be a different size.  Having your windows professionally measured and your Omaha window fashions professionally ordered is a great way to ensure you get the right size and that it comes in, just the way you imagined.  Nothing looks better than custom designed, made to order, window fashions in Omaha.

Available Omaha Window Fashions

You have many products to choose from when you are looking for window treatments for your bay windows.  You can choose from roller shades and draperies, Roman Shades, sheers and shutters.  A few of our most popular picks for bay windows include some of these Hunter Douglas, Omaha window fashions: Duette® Honeycomb Shades, Vignette® Modern Roman Shades and Heritance® Hardwood Shutters.  The best part of these window treatments is that you can dress up your bay windows with as much covering and light control as you desire.  You can do many different things to keep the view open while still enjoying privacy and light filtering control.

If you have bay windows it’s also nice that many of our window fashions come in fabrics or materials that are available in more than one style.  This allows you to mix and match window treatments in the same area even if the window shapes are different.  If you have any questions or you would like to schedule an in-home consultation, call Ambiance Window Coverings today and see what we can do for you.