patio door blinds and other window coverings

Patio Door Window Coverings

Enhance Your Patio Door With These Window Treatment Options Looking for blinds for your patio door? Or maybe some other type of patio door window coverings?  Sliding glass doors and patio doors are fantastic features for your home. They conveniently lead guests from your kitchen, living room, or dining room onto your back patio or […]

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Window Coverings Officially Going Cordless

New Requirements for Corded Window Coverings – What You Need to Know As we covered last year, cordless window coverings are here to stay and will become the only option for personalizing and beautifying your windows and doors. As of May 1 of 2022, the Government of Canada will not allow any blinds, draperies, or […]

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Window Covering Inspiration For Every Room in Your Home

A Look at What’s Currently On-Trend in Window Covering Centre At Ruffell & Brown, we know just how important and how overwhelming it can be to pick out new window treatments. There are so many options to choose from, and it can be hard to know where to begin. Perhaps you have recently moved into […]

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Window Coverings for Basement Windows

Basement Window Coverings Can Add Style  Getting stylish window coverings for basement windows is not usually at the top of everyone’s to-do list. In fact, when we think of basements, what often comes to mind are images of cold, underutilized storage areas with low ceilings and minimal light.  Basements are one of the most commonly […]

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Window Coverings for Odd-Shaped Windows

Custom Blinds to Make Your Specialty Shaped Windows Beautiful Odd-shaped windows are an eye-catching addition to any home, adding character and curb appeal to the outside, and a unique architectural element inside. While specialty-shaped windows add something special to your home, they can be more challenging to dress than regular windows.  Luckily, our team at […]

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How to Add Custom Style with Draperies / Curtains

12 Creative Ways to Use Drapes in your Home Draperies remain a very popular option for window coverings thanks to the vast variety of styles, material types and their ability to bring character and flair to any room. People are starting to discover that draperies can do more than frame a window though. Interior designers […]

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Are Vertical Blinds Still In Style?

7 reasons why vertical blinds are a popular choice in residential and commercial design   Over the past 34 years, Ruffell & Brown Window Covering Centre has grown to become one of the largest independently owned decorating retailers in Canada.  While we’ve seen our share of design trends come and go, vertical blinds are a […]

The Best Window Coverings Enhance Natural Light and Provide Privacy

Let Natural Light in and Preserve Privacy with Custom Window Covering Centre The best window coverings are designed to enhance natural light while still providing privacy. No longer do you need to close the blinds or curtains during the middle of a beautiful, sunny day. With today’s advanced technologies in window fashions, you can have […]

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How Do Roman Shades and Blinds Work?

With So Many Options, The Classic Lines of Roman Shades and Blinds Suit Every Home Roman shades and blinds have been around for a very long time. In fact, it’s believed they were invented in their namesake Italian city over 2,000 years ago. Yet, rather than becoming an obsolete fashion, they have remained a popular […]

Parkland Wood Blinds from Hunter Douglas

Wood or Faux Wood Blinds

Choosing Between Hardwood or Faux Wood Blinds Wood blinds and high-quality faux wood blinds create a classic, distinctive look in any room. Have you ever considered wood or faux wood blinds for your windows and doors? Hardwood in particular is such a timeless, durable, beautiful medium to work with. Wooden toys are a perennial favourite […]

Cordless Blinds and Cordless Shades by Hunter Douglas

Cordless Window Coverings are Here to Stay

Modernize your Interior Design with Cordless Window Treatments Cordless blinds and shades have come a long way from the first heavy vinyl roller shades that blocked light but weren’t so easy on the eyes. Today’s cordless window fashions are on-trend, with luxurious fabrics and textures and eye-catching designs. They also have the ability to open […]

Honeycomb Shades vs Silhouette Shadings

Honeycomb Shades vs. Silhouette Shadings

Which Window Shade Options are Best For your Home? Window coverings have become so much more than just a way to block natural light. They function as a fashion statement, a way to create energy efficiency, a way to protect your home furnishings and décor from sun damage and to instantly change the mood of […]