Kansas City Window Coverings Blog
Eclipse Plantation Shutter Sale!
End of the Year Shutter Event! Our Eclipse Plantation Shutters are on Sale through December 15th, 2018. Receive a Free Hidden Tilt and Free Installation when you order 4 or more shutters. This is our biggest Plantation Shutter sale of the year. Applies to both Kansas City and Orange Beach locations! WHY OUR SHUTTERS? Tougher […]
Product Profile – Alta Dual Shades
Alta Window Fashions’ new Dual Shade is one of the hottest design trends for window coverings today. Also known as a Transitional Shade or a “Zebra” Shade, the Dual shade combines two layers of fabric that roll simultaneously together, creating a beautiful and functional window covering. The fabrics come in a variety of colors, both […]
Introduce yourself to the full line of Hunter Douglas window shadings, roman shades, and cellular shades with an opportunity to purchase up to four (4) Hunter Douglas window coverings at wholesale pricing. Pricing applies to the following shading systems: Hunter Douglas Pirouette – Pirouette® shadings feature soft fabric vanes attached to a sheer backing that appear […]
Dual Shades / Transitional Shades / Banded Shades
Alta Dual Shades are the hottest trend in soft window shadings. With over 6 vane sizes in both light filtering and room dimming fabrics, these shades offer the light control that you need, with the privacy that you desire. These transitional roller sheers are offered from a variety of manufacturers such as Alta, Hunter Douglas, […]
Eclipse Summer Shutter Sale!
Now through October 31, 2017, Alta Eclipse Vinyl Shutters are on sale — Receive a Free Hidden Tilt, Free Installation, and a 3-Week Install Guarantee! “I personally have 16 Eclipse Vinyls Shutters in my own home, I love them!” Dave Vinyl shutters are a perfect solution for high-use and/or moisture-prone areas. These shutters are great for kids […]
Cordless Lift & Lock
Blind cords can get tangled, and are unsightly and dangerous to children and pets. Dave’s Shutter & Blind always recommends securing your cords or ordering cordless if possible. In the past, the cordless option on wood blinds didn’t prove to be a good solution, as wood blinds and faux wood blinds could be too heavy, […]
Child Safety at the Window
Since 1995, the Window Coverings Manufacturers Association has been the leader in reducing injuries and deaths from window covering cords. The changes that have been made in our industry have lead to great innovations in window covering design and function, and have drastically reduced the number of injuries and deaths of children and pets associated […]
Fabrics and Daylighting
We receive calls everyday from homeowners asking what the latest trends are in window coverings. In Kansas City, it is definitely Plantation Shutters. But right along with shutters are fabric shades that allow for energy efficiency, privacy and light control. Our industry is focusing on bringing fabric back to the window by creating shadings that […]
What’s the Difference?
We carry three distinct types of plantation shutters from several manufacturers: Poly Vinyl, Composite Hybrids, and Natural Hardwoods. Whether it’s the maintenance free and kid/pet friendly material of the poly vinyl, the Eco friendly and Green construction of the composite hybrid, or the natural beauty and amazing finishes of our natural hardwoods, there is a […]
Window Covering Safety & Cordless Shades. Safety and Design Tips
Dave’s Shutter & Blind offers free upgrades to cordless on all Hunter Douglas Applause Honeycomb Shades, Hunter Douglas Solera Roman Shades, Kathy Ireland Honeycomb Shades, and Horizons Soft Fabric Roman Shades. Cordless and motorized shades are also available at a slight surcharge (our cost) for other window coverings which include: Wood Blinds Plantation Shutters Roller Shades Woven Wood […]