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What Types of Drapes and Window Treatments Are Ideal for Different Rooms?
Window treatments and drapes are the perfect finishing touches for your home’s decor no matter what room you’re in, but window treatments aren’t a one-size-fits-all solution for every area of your home. Wondering which type of window treatment works best for each room? We have answers.

Window Treatments for Living Areas and Dining Rooms

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Going Cordless: How Cordless Blinds Make a Safer Future
Blinds and shades have the ability to completely transform the look and feel of your home while providing privacy and light control. Still, traditional window treatments typically come with hanging cords to open and close them. These cords can be an eyesore and a nuisance, but, more importantly, they can be dangerous for children and pets. Cordless blinds…
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Window Treatment Trends to Look Forward to in 2023
A new year means new window treatment trends are here! While classic window treatments are always in style, new technology, materials, and designs can be a great way to give your home a refresh in both looks and functionality. If you want to update your home with new window treatments in 2023, here are the trends you’ll want to keep in mind.

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4 Common Styles of Drapes to Consider for Your Home
Window treatments, including drapes, are an excellent way to increase privacy within your home while also adding visual interest to your rooms, but the wide variety of options available to homeowners can make the task of choosing the right drapery feel daunting. To help you make the right choice for your home, we’ve outlined a few key types of drapery…
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How Much Do Custom Drapes Cost?
These days it seems like every aspect of our homes can be customized, from the floor layout of the building to the paint colors and furniture. While many aspects of making your home your own can be time consuming and expensive, custom drapes are a great way to change the look and feel of your home without taking on a major project. We often get questions…
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How to Get the Most Out of Your Sun Shade Retractable Awnings
With their flexibility and ability to increase your livable outdoor space, a retractable awning makes a valuable addition to any home. However, even with these obvious benefits, you may still have questions you need answered before committing to this new home feature. We’ve outlined a few key facts and frequently asked questions below to provide you with…
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The Hunter Douglas PowerView® Hub Gen 3: What to Expect
Do you want your home’s shades to adjust automatically to keep your rooms well-lit and comfortable? Automated power shades have many benefits, and they allow you to increase convenience and sophistication within your home. The Hunter Douglas PowerView® Hub Gen 3 will make your automated shades a seamless part of your home, moving them to suit your…
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Patio Cover vs. Pergola: What Is Best for Your Home?
If you love spending time outdoors in the summer but don’t want to spend hours in the sun, investing in a patio cover, such as an awning or a pergola for your home is a smart decision. Both options can enhance your outdoor space and make spending time outdoors more enjoyable during the warmer months. Still, before you make your final decision, it’s…
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The Guide to Hunter Douglas Shades
You have plenty of brands to choose from when selecting shades, and there are many factors that you need to take into account before making a decision for your home. Our brand of choice is Hunter Douglas, and its loved by both our customers and team of experts alike. Read on to learn more about this brand and the products they offer, and you’ll see why…
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What Is the Best Retractable Awning for Your Home?
Sometimes it’s just too hot outside to fully enjoy spending time directly in the sun, even if you love warm weather! Instead of retreating indoors to spend time in the AC, it’s possible to stay cool outdoors with the help of a retractable awning for your patio. There are a few factors to consider before you choose a patio awning. Let’s take a look…
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What Are Solar Shades: The Definitive Guide
Both stylish and practical, solar shades are the perfect modern window treatment. Sometimes called “sun shades,” solar shades are designed to block UV rays while allowing you to preserve the view through your windows, giving you the best of both worlds. If you’re considering this window treatment option for your home, there are a few things you need…
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Wood Blinds vs Faux-Wood Blinds: Which are Right for you?
After considering a range of window treatment options, you’ve decided to choose blinds for your home, and whether you go with wood blinds or faux-wood blinds, you’ll end up with a clean, classic look for your home. But while both wood and faux-wood have their benefits, which material is the best fit for you? And what are the pros and cons of each…
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Solar Shades vs. Roller Shades: What Are the Differences?
Both solar shades and roller shades can increase your level of comfort and privacy in your home, while simultaneously upgrading your home’s style. But which type of shade will best fit your needs, and what differences between the two types of shades are important to keep in mind? 

The main difference between solar shades and roller shades is the…
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How Remote-Controlled Window Shades Integrate With the Internet of Things
These days, it seems like every piece of our lives is becoming more and more technologically advanced, and your window shades are no exception. Automated power shades are a great way to increase convenience and sophistication within your home and take your window coverings to the next level. 

Why Consider Motorized Window Treatments?
All of the…
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Which Are the Best Window Treatments to Keep Heat In?
Whether you’re already within the depths of winter, or simply planning ahead, warmth is one of the top variables of household comfort. Considering how many people work remotely these days and therefore spend much more time at home than before, keeping your home effectively insulated and maintaining as low of heating prices as possible is of greater…
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What to Know About Motorized Shades for Windows
The modern household is bustling with everyday activity, so why not make the utilitarian ins and outs of your home as easy as possible? This is where companies like Hunter Douglas, Graber, and Rollease Acmeda come in with their motorized automated shade systems. Their products make raising and lowering your shades at the ideal times of day, saving money on…
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Why Window Treatment Safety is Important for Your Family
Did you know that October is National Window Coverings Safety Month? While most people have window treatments in their home, many aren't aware of just how dangerous they can be to children if appropriate safety precautions aren’t taken. Parents are taught to cover electrical outlets, put gates on stairs, and childproof their homes, but often forget…
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The Hunter Douglas Warranty: What You Need to Know
Choosing from the vast array of window treatment companies out there can involve a laborious research and comparison process. And there’s always the slight chance that once you do settle on the perfect pair of drapes, blinds, or shades it’ll be defective. The Hunter Douglas team prides itself on top-quality workmanship, product operability, and…
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The Latest Trends in Window Treatments in 2021
Aesthetic and Utilitarian Features of Interior Shutters 
Also called plantation shutters, this style of window treatment is fitted to your window frame and raised with a thin bar that intersects the middle of the window instead of being raised with a pull-string. Some models open out like French doors while others remain permanently fixed in place to the…
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The Dos and Don'ts of How to Clean Awnings’ Fabric
Routine maintenance, including cleaning and reapplying protective solutions, can significantly extend your awning’s longevity by protecting it from the elements. Fixed and solar retractable awnings alike are exposed to extreme temperatures, rain, and snow which wear on them over time. Simultaneously, they are subject to airborne pollutants, dirt, grease…
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How Much do Awnings Cost?: A Buyer's Guide
How Much do Awnings Cost?: A Buyer's Guide
Installing an awning over your home's patio or to the outside of your business is an aesthetically pleasing and practical choice, especially during New Jersey's hot summer months. However, deciding which type of awning is in your budget can be challenging. The answer depends on a wide array of factors. Standard…
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Top 8 Awning Companies in New Jersey
Awnings are a stylish and easy way to add a third dimension to your windows and covered porches or to upgrade your business’s curb appeal, yet with so many different awning companies out there, choosing the right one can be a challenge. That’s why we’ve prepared a handy list of the best awning companies in New Jersey based on our experience and…
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The Definitive Guide to Sunair Awnings
The awning is a transformational design element that can be applied to a range of exterior contexts. Enhancing your porch or patio by creating a shady sanctuary where you and your guests can enjoy sunny days without worrying about the harmful damage of UV rays is the first step to creating your outdoor oasis. Awnings are also a great way to draw customers…
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Canopies & Awnings Defined: What's the Difference and Which is Right for Me?
Awnings and canopies are both lovely additions to the home or backyard for creating shady areas to entertain guests, as well as adding curb appeal. Both are great window treatment options for cultivating a respite from the sun during New Jersey’s hot summer months. However, while they do have some similarities, and the two terms are often used…
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Congratulations Window Trends!
Window Trends is NOW a Certified Hunter Douglas Consultant ! 
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Window Trends was lucky enough to donate to this wonderful campaign for the children of Morris Plains.
MPPD Start Trading Card Campaign and Window Trends was lucky enough to donate to this wonderful campaign for the children of Morris Plains.   

A few of the officers came into our showroom personally to thank us for our donation and gave us a plaque with all the trading cards, which is now hung up in our showroom for everyone to see. 

Baseball cards…
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Custom Made Window Treatment
Custom Made Draperies, Side Panels, Roman Shades, Valances & Cornices!

Explore all the many options that Window Trends has to offer you!!!

Call Window Trends TODAY for your FREE IN-HOME CONSULTATION! 973-401-9048  or come visit one of our showrooms at:

~ 662 Speedwell Ave., Morris Plains, NJ 07950

~ 240 A. Main St., Chatham, NJ 07928

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Sunair® awnings offer spectacular advantages in reducing energy costs while keeping you cool on your deck or patio. You can reduce heat gain inside…
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All New Sonnette™ Cellular Roller Shades by Hunter Douglas
The All New Sonnette™ Cellular Roller Shades

The clean look of a roller shade with the energy efficiency of a cellular shade!

The New Shape of Light

The soft, structured shape of Sonnette shades creates a stylish, clean aesthetic in both form and function. Select between two opacity options. The semi-opaque option gently diffuses light without…
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Window Trends Proud to Offer Hunter Douglas’s Enhanced Duette® Honeycomb Shades & Revolutionary Ultraglide® System
Morris Plains, NJ (July 15, 2016) – Window Trends, a family-owned and operated window treatment company with state-of-the-art showrooms in Morris Plains and Chatham, is proud to offer the new and improved Duette® honeycomb shades. Window Trends is also pleased to announce that these shades now integrate Hunter Douglas’s innovative Ultraglide®…
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Window Trends Opens New State-of-the-Art Showroom in Chatham This May
Chatham, NJ (May 21, 2016) – Window Trends, a family-owned and operated window treatment company, expands its footprint this spring with the opening of its second state-of-the-art showroom in Chatham. Now in its thirty-sixth year of business, Window Trends celebrates this expansion with a grand opening event on May 21.

Window Trends’ newest showroom…
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Window Trends Promotes Energy Efficiency with Products Eligible for Federal Tax Credit
Morris Plains, NJ (April 4, 2016) – Window Trends, a family-owned and operated window treatment company with state-of-the-art showrooms in Morris Plains and Chatham, NJ, is proud to participate in a 2016 federal tax credit opportunity promoting sustainable living. Federal tax credits stemming from the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act of…
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