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Specialty Shapes

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Check out our window treatment ideas for specialty shaped windows.

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  • How to protect your window's view while protecting your privacy

Recent Articles

  1. Sidelight Curtains

    Dec 07, 14 05:16 PM

    A quick and easy way to cover your sidelights. Just put one rod on top and one on the bottom and your all set to hang up your sidelight curtains.

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  2. Sets of Recessed Windows

    Nov 18, 14 01:25 PM

    Question: I have two groups of 5 windows along a common wall in my living room. Each group is slightly recessed from a large overall window frame. Within

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  3. Sidelight Window Treatment and Sidelight Blinds

    Oct 22, 14 09:30 PM

    Honeycomb shades are a great idea for sidelight window treatment. These sidelight blinds come in bottom-up lifting system and top-down/bottom-up style and match to our door window shades.

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