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Unread 10-21-2009, 10:45 AM
 
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Default Alternative for blinds

Hi All,

In my two storied new home there are lot of windows. For the first floor i bought faux wood blinds. They look great. But for the second floor i don't want to spend that much money. Is there a cheap but good looking alternative for blinds which can give the same benifits?
Please let me know.

thanks
Aadil
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Unread 10-22-2009, 06:06 AM
 
Location: Hutto, Tx
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We put solar screens on some of our windows and they work great.
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Unread 10-22-2009, 09:08 AM
yam
 
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It's going to be very hard to beat faux wood blinds for price/value. Shop online for the best prices. I bought some from Discount Faux & Wood Window Blinds, Window Shades, Mini Vertical Blinds and got great quality at a low price.
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Unread 10-22-2009, 09:55 AM
 
Location: Avery Ranch, Austin, TX
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The 'matchstick' style shades can be a temporary fix or nice enough to leave permanently(especially if you add light-filtering Roman shades or sheers) and can be found on sale at World Market or frequently on clearance at Lowe's(check the deals on Sat/Sun clearance aisles).
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Unread 10-22-2009, 11:41 AM
 
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thank you all for your responses
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