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Get On The Bus

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Have a tour bus or commercial bus you want to make more enjoyable to ride on? Curtains installed on the windows can be a big help. These keep heat and light from entering, which helps to maintain the comfort of the passengers. In addition, curtains can be used on buses for to provide privacy for bunks or sleeping areas.

Help! The Holidays are Here!

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The holidays have a way of creeping up faster than you might think. In fact, they're here now! Is your home ready for the deluge of decorating that ensues after Thanksgiving?

Building a Cornice Box to Hide Hardware

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There are different ways to conceal or hide the drapery hardware that suspends your curtains. You may choose to install the curtains high enough so the top edge of the material covers the tracks, but this is not your only option. A cornice box fits over the track to hide the hardware even when the curtains are open. Material on the exterior of the box adds a decorative touch. This is a home improvement project that most you can complete on their own. If you can use a hammer and nails, you can likely build a cornice or valence box. Cornices also serve a practical purpose in closing off drafts from around the top of the window.

Got Glare?

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Do you have a glare on that flat screen TV? What about an annoying street light shining in your window at night? Do you need to sleep during the day? Do you want to lower your cooling or heating costs? Our customers do and we have the solution!

Can You Have Too Much Room? Create Intimate Spaces with Dividers

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On the Ball

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Who Let the Dogs Out?

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What do you do if you're a parent or teacher and have more children's drawings to hang up than you do space on your bulletin board or refrigerator? Before you think about putting holes in your walls from push pins to tack up the picture, consider a much more elegant approach that will let you hang other things, too: the bulldog clip.

Custom-Made Curtains for RVs

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Your RV is like a second home on the road, and it should be outfitted with all the comforts of home, including curtains. On RVs, curtains play a more varied role than simply providing privacy from the windows outside. They may be used to partition off bunks or close showers. You also have the option to use them to block out light and/or cold from exterior windows by choosing light blocking or insulating material for your RV curtains.

Don’t Throw Away Leftovers

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You ordered 12 feet of track, but only needed to use 10 feet. You don't want to throw away extra track, so what do you do?  Rest assured, you are not alone. Many of our curtain tracks come in pre-set length that you have to cut to fit your space, producing leftovers.

Keeping a Curtain Closed at One End Using End Stops

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If you tire of pulling your curtains shut only to have the opposite end of the curtains open, we have a couple quick tips for you.  The appropriate method for you will depend on the  type of curtain track you are using.  For a simple C channel type track like the 32124, 42124, or 52124 tracks, you can use a pair of 7127 end stops to hold the first carrier in place to prevent curtain from opening at one end.  This allows you to pull the curtain from one side without the entire curtain from being moved.  This is especially useful in curtains that are used as room partitions for privacy because it allows for the single-handed complete closure of the curtain.