cleaning tips for your curtains

Cleaning Tips for Your Curtains

Caring for Your Curtains, Drapes and Sheers As it gets colder, many homeowners turn their attention away from the yard and back to the interior of the house. This might mean tackling some deep cleaning, paying attention to all those nooks and crannies that may have gone ignored during the warmer months. At this time […]

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Which is Better – Blackout Blinds, Draperies / Curtains or Shades?

Pros and Cons of Blackout Window Treatments Ultimately, whether you use blackout curtains, blackout blinds, or blackout shades really depends on their intended use and where you plan to have them installed in your home. Today’s window fashions offer a trifecta of beauty, functionality and convenience. From automated shutters and shades to eco-friendly blinds, if […]

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Window Coverings for Your Bedroom Windows

The Best Bedroom Window Treatments – Curtains, Blinds, Draperies and Sheers The bedroom is a place to escape the rigours of the day. It’s where we go to get lost in a novel, cozy up with our loved ones on a lazy Sunday, or just relax and fall into a peaceful sleep. The décor we […]

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Shutters – Looking Good Inside and Out

Enhancing Your Home’s Curb Appeal with Interior Shutters Window shutters are one of the most traditional ways to enhance the first impression that your home makes to the world. Whether your personal style is more farmhouse fabulous, Caribbean cool, or somewhere in between, shutters create a sophisticated and cohesive look. What are Shutters? Not to […]

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Energy Efficient Window Coverings

Energy Saving, Modern Window Blinds and Coverings Heat Pumps, smart thermostats, awnings and patio covers all go a long way towards improving the energy efficiency of your home.  But did you know that the right window treatments are just as beneficial for reducing excess energy consumption? Up to 25% of a home’s heat is lost […]

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Child Safety for Window Coverings

Child Safe Window Blinds, Shutters & Curtains If you have young children living in or visiting your home, you know how curious they can be and how much work goes into making sure they’re completely safe. When a new baby arrives or starts to toddle around, you automatically set about baby proofing your home, anchoring […]

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How to Clean Blinds

The Best Way to Clean Venetian, Wooden, Vertical & Aluminum Blinds   At Ruffell and Brown, we offer an extensive selection of elegant, low-maintenance window fashions to bring out the very best in your home. As one of the most versatile window coverings, blinds are a perennial choice for homeowners. Functional and streamlined, blinds allow […]

window covering trends for 2020

5 Window Covering Trends for 2020

Window Covering Trends We’ll Be Watching Closely In 2020 When it comes to transforming your living space, a great place to start is your window coverings. To bring our customers the latest and greatest window treatments for their homes, our team at Ruffell & Brown in Victoria, BC, is constantly staying on top of new technology […]

How Hunter Douglas motorized blinds can improve different rooms in your home

Here are a few reasons Hunter Douglas motorized blinds can make your life easier.

How to improve a home for seniors

Here are a few ways you can improve your parents’ home to make it easier for them to live alone.

Personal touches that can make your house a home

Here are a few simple ways you can successfully personalize your home.

Keep your kids safe at home

Here are a few easy ways you can improve the safety of your home.