Category: Design Trends

July 29, 2021

Layering Window Treatments

Rooms the combine drapes with other window coverings
Fall is right around the corner and whether you need to outfit your new window treatments or  revitalize your recent additions, here are some tips and tricks for every home from your friends at...

May 18, 2021

Energy-Efficient Window Treatments

The only thing higher than those summer temperatures might just be your cooling bill – and that’s just not cool! Heat gain and heat loss through your residential windows accounts for up to 30%...

February 16, 2021

Will Plantation Shutters Go Out of Style?

Shutters have over 700 years of history, making them the longest lasting window treatment design trend. Even 5 centuries later, little has changed in plantation shutter design, proving that the function and fashion of...

January 29, 2021

2021 Window Treatment Design Trends

Frank Lloyd Wright, an American designer best known as the father of “organic architecture”, believed that successful designs created harmony between humanity and the environment. As people across the world are being forced to...

November 17, 2020

How to Choose a Shutter Louver Size

Although plantation shutters originated in ancient Greece, their durable design and unique versatility make them anything but outdated. Customization options such as the size of your shutter louvers give you the flexibility to take...

October 28, 2020

5 Window Treatment Tips for Child-Friendly Spaces

Grey Cellular Shades, also known as Honeycomb Shades, in a purple-highlighted nursery
When we design custom window treatment solutions for child-friendly spaces, we take absolutely nothing for granted. Every detail, whether functional or fashionable, is thoroughly reviewed to ensure that the window treatments we suggest are...

January 23, 2020

What is the difference between Roller Shades and Solar Shades?

From Solar to Roller, Roman to Woven – window shade options are practically endless and often times overwhelming. With so many shade design combinations available, it can be difficult to know where to begin....

October 12, 2019

6 Revitalizing Bedroom Remodel Ideas

White, Hardwood Plantation Shutters with 3.5 inch louvers in a bedroom
Acadia Shutters is thrilled & honored to be featured in Redfin’s latest blog from contributor, Ryan Smith. Here, Ryan provides helpful interior design tips for our Atlanta, Charlotte, and Nashville homeowners looking to freshen...

September 09, 2019

Do Window Treatments Increase Home Value?

You wouldn’t attend a black tie event wearing a t-shirt and flip-flops. So why put your home on the market when it’s not dressed properly? Speak to 10 different Realtors® and you’ll probably get...

August 10, 2019

Window Treatments for Bathrooms

…and other High Moisture Rooms Not every window treatment is created equally. When deciding what window treatments work best for you, it is important to look not just at fabric and color options, but...