Comparing Wood and Faux Wood Blinds

Parkland® Wood Blinds & Everwood® Alternative Wood Blinds

At Windo VanGo serving the greater Baltimore area, customers often ask whether they should buy genuine or faux wood blinds. In reality, both offer certain benefits, so it will be up to the consumer to determine what’s right for their needs. If you’re considering that type of window treatment, you might want to learn about the pros and cons of each. Read on to learn more!Continue Reading

Wood Blinds Project in Baltimore MD

Windo VanGo had some previous customers come into the showroom with the goal of remodeling some of the windows in their children’s rooms. After the addition of their newest child and with their first child getting older, they were in need of a fresh and clean new look for the bedrooms.

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Choosing Window Treatments

Window treatments, whether pleated, puddled, or plain, can add a certain softness to the hard edges of a room. Plus, they add privacy and light control and can help conceal a room’s flaws or emphasize its charms. At Windo VanGo here in Baltimore, we have some great options in window treatments for your home; speak with a trained advisor today.Continue Reading

Window Treatments Have Many Benefits

Nantucket™ Window Shadings

Nantucket™ Window Shadings

Do your window treatments perform the way you want or need them to? Consider these questions:

  • Are they energy-efficient?
  • Do they filter or block out light appropriately?
  • Are they protecting your furniture and rugs from harmful UV rays?
  • Do they provide the right level of privacy?
  • Do they match your current décor?
  • Are they adding value to your home?

At Windo VanGo in Baltimore, our professional consultants will be happy to help you find the window treatments that will make you answer “yes” to all of those questions.Continue Reading

Consider The Lighting in Your Home

Pirouette Window Shades

Pirouette® Window Shadings

Lighting plays a key role in the feel of a room, so it’s important to consider several aspects of lighting when you think about how you want a room to look. Obviously, light can come from many sources and can feel different at different times of the day, so understanding those elements is crucial. Lighting is one of the most changed elements of design we have, and we need to learn “How to Use It.” If you’d like some help with lighting ideas in your space, talk to the experts at Windo VanGo here in Baltimore. We’ll be happy to share our expertise!

Three Levels of Lighting for Each Room

  1. Light to work by
  2. General illumination to fill the space; it usually comes from the ceiling
  3. Mood lighting, which usually comes from the floor up

You don’t have to have them all at once, but it will change your space and give you new looks during the evening.Continue Reading

Window Treatments Play a Role in the Home

Custom Drapery Project

Provenance® Woven Wood Shades

More than just covering the window, window treatments add texture, color, and interest to any room. In addition to the aesthetic element, window treatments also manage how light enters the room. At Windo VanGo serving Baltimore, our trained consultants will be happy to help you select the right treatment for your room’s needs.

Hunter Douglas Window Fashions

Hunter Douglas offers a wide array of popular window treatments such as Applause® Honeycomb Shades, Duette® Honeycomb Shades, Roman Shades, Pleated Shades, Provenance® Woven Wood Blinds, Pirouette® Window Shadings, Silhouette® Privacy Sheers, and Vignette® Modern Roman Shades.Continue Reading

Buying New Window Treatments

Hunter Douglas Vignette® Modern Roman Shades with sheer drapery panels

Hunter Douglas Vignette® Modern Roman Shades with sheer drapery panels

Whether you’re replacing existing window treatments or looking to buy entirely new coverings, choosing the right product is important. With new innovations, lift systems, styles, fabrics, and designs, the options are nearly endless. As your local Hunter Douglas dealer serving Baltimore, the trained professionals at Windo VanGo can help you select the perfect window treatments.

How to Begin

Before starting your window treatment search, take a moment to think about why you are covering your windows and what results you want. Understanding your room requirements will ensure that you don’t leave anything to chance.

Where Your Light Comes From

Although it is frequently overlooked, it’s important to know which direction your windows face.

  • South-facing – light is warm and strong all year round. Consider light-diffusing solutions to protect your furnishings
  • North-facing – light is cold and clear. Consider energy-efficient solutions
  • West-facing – hot and bright afternoon light. Consider light-diffusing and light-control solutions
  • East-facing – bright warm morning light. Consider UV-protecting solutions

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Choose Hunter Douglas Horizontal Blinds

Hunter Douglas Horizontal Blinds - BaltimoreHorizontal blinds are a common window covering, but that doesn’t mean they have to be boring. Available in a wide variety of sizes, colors, and materials, horizontal blinds have slats that pivot for light control and privacy. At Windo VanGo, we carry a wide variety of Hunter Douglas blinds. As your local Hunter Douglas dealer serving the Baltimore area, we offer a the complete collection of quality Hunter Douglas blinds. Here are a few of our most popular brands:Continue Reading

Which Window Treatment is Best for You?

Best Window Treatment OptionsBlinds, shades or shutters — which are the best window coverings for you? With so many styles of window treatments available, it’s hard to decide what will look and function the best. The experts at Window VanGo, serving Baltimore and Howard County MD, will help you find the perfect blind, shade, or shutter for you. Here are some questions to think about to get you started: Continue Reading

What is the Art of Window Dressing?

With the wide variety window treatment options available, style is just an important as functionality. Like any element of interior design, choosing the perfect window treatment is more of an art than anything else. As a Hunter Douglas Gallery serving the Baltimore area, we carry a full range of window treatments from Hunter Douglas, the masters of the Art of Window Dressing. Take a look:

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