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How Should I Budget For Home Window Treatments?

It's smart to create a budget for yourself when it comes to home improvements. Whether it be a large project or a small renovation, it's important to stay within your financial means. If you're thinking of buying a home, just bought one, or plan on fixing your current home up then you more than likely already have one of these budgets set up. Some parts of home renovation have different steps and require a bit more attention to detail, so you don't wind up spending more money later and throw yourself entirely out of the budget. A significant example of that kind of renovation is home window treatments.

Staying in your budget is essential but so is the quality of what you're putting in your home. With home window treatments, quality is vital. Be future-minded when making your choices since this is going to be an investment in the long run. An example of an upfront cost is around $1500 for several window treatments may seem steep, but it backs quality that can last up to 20 years. This versus a much lower cost of roughly $500 that can only give you that desired quality for a quarter of the time. The old saying quality over quantity rings right here, investing in the additions in your home will pay off.

It also matters how many windows will be receiving treatments. If you plan on doing every window in the house, this can put a dent in the budget. Or worse, it could make that cheaper option a whole lot more tempting. Don't do it! The best things to do is take it slowly and do one room at a time over time. Though it may not be your ideal way of renovating, it will keep you within budget and still let you have the quality you deserve.

To break it down, each window treatment in your home will cost between $450-500. This is the average cost, not the cheapest or the most expensive by any means, but a general idea of what to expect to take out of your budget. Again this is why it's best to do specific windows at a time rather than treating every window in the home. There's are all kinds of different options, designs, and styles to choose from that you might even want different ones in the other rooms! Give yourself time to decide what looks best and where all while staying in your budget.

Brightline Blinds can help you find the perfect blinds that are just right for your home and your budget. Contact our office today! 

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We are your local Hunter Douglas Dealer in the Des Moines area

BrightLine Custom Blinds offers a large selection of custom Hunter Douglas window treatments, including sheers and shadings, honeycomb shades, shutters, horizontal blinds, vertical blinds, Roman shades, roller shades, and woven wood shades.

We serve all the Des Moines metro area and surrounding communities including Altoona, Ankeny, Clive, Granger, Grimes, Johnston, Norwalk, Pleasant Hill, Urbandale, West Des Moines, and Waukee. Please contact us, and let us know how we can help you.

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Tuesday, July 2, 2019


Pet Friendly Window Treatments

Pet Friendly Window Treatments

If you have pets, then you know that sometimes they can make a mess, no matter how well they're trained. It's essential to detail your home appropriately when it comes to living with certain pets. Now, a few fish won't damage anything in your home, but if you have a curious cat who like to attack things that dangle or a big dog that doesn't know their size, it can be a little nerve-wracking when bringing in new stuff for your home. Thankfully with window coverings, there are products available that even the most curious of critters will have a hard time destroying. Here we will go over a few pet-friendly window treatments for your pet-friendly home!

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Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Things to Do in Des Moines This Summer

Things to Do in Des Moines This Summer

Summer is almost here, and that means it's time to start planning for some fun! Des Moines, Iowa has a ton of events and fun things going on all summer long. Maybe you're looking for a new place to take the family, or you've recently moved here and aren't quite familiar with the area just yet. Here you will find a few of the top things to do in Des Moines this summer!

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Friday, April 26, 2019

Pirouette Blinds & Shades

Pirouette Blinds & Shades

Adding outside mount Pirouettes helped create consistency and transform this space, with a simple change.

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