Inside mounting of window blinds or even curtains are more technical than outside mounting when it comes to measurement and installation. For most window blinds like roller or combi blinds, at least 3 inches of depth is needed for a fully recessed finish. If protruded installation is acceptable, at least 2.5 inches of depth is required. However, for venetian blinds (aka mini blinds) only 1 inch is required to fully recess it in an inside mounting installation.
There are several cases where inside mounting the blinds is not possible because the depth is too narrow so the only possible solution is to outside mount it. Continue reading
In this blog we’ll discuss the difference between PVC and Fabric vertical blinds. Both of these type of blinds are vertically oriented. It both consist of blades that are attached at the railing using a type of hook. It is also operated using the same fashion. The first is by pulling a cord to change the angle of the blade thereby controlling the amount of light entering your room. The second is to pull another string to move all the blades to the left or to the right depending on your preference. When it comes to designs, both PVC and fabric vertical blinds have a wide selection of beautiful designs.
The difference between the two are the material used. PVC vertical blinds, like its name, is made of a type of durable but light plastic. Fabric vertical blinds, like the name suggest, is made of thick fabric. The above photo is selected to demonstrate how light penetrates a fabric vertical blinds. Unlike PVC as you will see later, it can give a bit of light in the room even if it is totally closed. This, to some people, is preferable especially in the living room or kitchen where there are not much sense to block all light 100%. Continue reading
Today, we’ll be presenting some of our vinyl wallpaper projects in Batangas area. DS Windows and Walls have been operating in Batangas, Laguna, Cavite and Quezon area for over 10 years. Our satisfied clients over the years are familiar with our window blinds and shades, folding doors, and carpet product lines but not generally know that we also supply and install vinyl wallpapers. For CALABARZON area you may contact Jing Libardo at (Globe) 0932-373-2050.
May it be for decorating and other convenient purposes, clients usually tend to go for products that are easy to use and require less maintenance. Take combi blinds for example. This type of blinds is very stylish and is now preferable to curtains. Also, these trendy combi blinds are now fitting to any type of interior, having various styles to choose from and are very much customizable as according to client’s light intake preferences.
Curtains are still often the first choice when it comes to covering and enhancing a room’s atmosphere and appearance. But with the uprise of the use of window blinds and its varying types, clients now have another useful alternative for the traditional curtain use. Focusing on combi blinds as this alternative, let’s have a look to the pros of its use.
For today’s featured customer, we’re presenting roller blinds installation in Pasay City for one of our business customer. This particular customer initially only have window tint with an etching of their business name and logo. However, depending on your business location, most of the time tints are not enough to reject the heat and light coming from the outside.
This is particularly true for this customer since their chosen tint is only the foggy or frosted type. They installed decorative tints instead of the type that really blocks the ultraviolet light e.g. 3M tints or window films. These decorative tints are actually good enough for privacy but not really very good in blocking heat and sunlight. One of the main advantages of decorative tints is that it provides some style and design but not necessarily to provide heat and light protection. Continue reading
One of the most popular do-it-yourself designs for a dining area is using color schemes theme. One of our client in Marikina which we’re featuring in this article used green color pattern with different hues in their dining room. Anyone can create color scheme, but not everybody can make it work and accomplish something beautiful with the right balance of color combination. Some even end up a disaster by overdoing it with wrong color arrangement and matching.
To avoid any catastrophe, firstly, select a color for your dining area with inspirational color combination with different tones that will suit one another. Think about the ambiance that you would generate and consider about the size of the area and whether you need to use color to visually enlarge the room or to make it feel more comfortable and intimate. Continue reading
Recently a lot of homeowners choose window blinds over curtains and draperies. Aside from the fact that it can block direct sunlight from coming in and achieve maximum level of privacy for your room, one can also use window blinds to add style to your home. Among the many types of blinds, the wood blinds will always be a kind of window treatment that never gets old or out of fashion.
These blinds are made from real wood with a wide selection of colors that are easy to blend to any chosen home décor and motif as well as features, furniture, flooring and cabinets especially ones that comes in wood finish. Continue reading
Living in the city is bitter sweet. You get to have all the modern lifestyle luxuries but at the same time experience some of the city inconveniences. People are always busy and in a hurry. Roadway noise, air pollution and heavy traffic are just typical things we experience in our daily city travel and commute. Despite all this, more and more people still want to stay and live in the city where high paying work opportunities are abundant.
Our featured client, who is a foreign expat, rented a 3 bedroom house in Ayala Alabang which is a perfect place to unwind and find peace and serenity inside a busy city. He specifically chose a plain beige color combi shade blinds (also known as duo shades or zebra blinds) for his new place that adds not only privacy but also to project style in his interior. Continue reading
Are you struggling to find the perfect space saving-door for your small room or for some type of tricky spaces? Perhaps a situation where you have to make an awkward position before you can open or close a regular door due to limited space? Whatever your problem is when it comes to space saving door nothing beats a folding door. Stop limiting yourself in using those traditional hinged doors and think outside the box by using a more convenient and fashionable door type such as PVC folding door.
A lot of people need specific types of door for unusual spaces that traditional doors can’t offer. The first two images are great example where traditional swinging doors are not appropriate choices and shows that folding door is more fitting. The door is placed in an awkward corner of the room and directly at the top of the stairway. Continue reading
Last holiday season, most people received their 13th month pay and bonuses and are excited to spend it for their family’s christmas needs, others saved it for their emergency fund, while others spent it for toys or latest gadgets. Other people like our client from Malate, Manila spent their hard-earned bonuses to beautify their homes. If you are a newbie in home improvements and beautification and can’t afford services of an interior designer, one of the most cost-effective way that greatly impacts the overall appearance of your home is window treatment.
Some of the usual things that people buy for their home improvement projects are brand new dining table, sofa set and other fixtures while some opt for new flooring or even wallpaper. However, when you are in a budget, window blinds can be a wise choice since unlike new paint job, wallpaper or new flooring, in window treatment you’re not required to replace all your window covers. In addition, blinds has several types that you can match with your budget. For this client, we are featuring PVC vertical blinds since this is one of the most budget-friendly blinds in the market. Continue reading