Room-Darkening and Blackout Are Different

At Windo VanGo here in the greater Baltimore area, we often have customers confuse “room-darkening” for “blackout.” It’s important to know that they are actually different. If you are looking for complete darkness for a room, only “blackout” will give it to you.

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Control Light in Your Media Room

Media Room Window CoveringsA media room is any room in your home that has been converted into a home theater. People often convert their family room into a media room, or include a media room as part of a basement remodel. One of the keys to a great media room is controlling light. Especially if you’re using a family room, large windows may create a glare on your new TV and ruin the experience. Even in basements, controlling the light that comes in through your windows is important. Here at Windo VanGo, with a new showroom in Marriottsville and serving the Baltimore MD area, we carry a variety of window coverings that work great to control light in your media room.Continue Reading

Silhouette® A Deux Window Shadings

If you need the functionality of a room-darkening shade want but want a more sophisticated style, check out Silhouette® A Deux Window Shadings. With this unique system, you have a single head rail with a Silhouette shading in the front with a room darkening roller shade in the back.  You get the best of both worlds – the beauty of a light-filtering fabric shade and the room-darkening capabilities of a roller shade. Stop by our new showroom, serving the Baltimore area, to see this latest innovation in window treatments.

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Room Darkening Shades

Room Darkening Roller ShadesWhen you want light in your room, it’s great to have window treatments that filter and diffuse it beautifully. Just as important is the window covering you choose when you don’t want light — such as in your bedroom or media room. At Windo VanGo serving Baltimore, we carry a variety of room darkening options for your bedroom or media room windows. Here are some of our most popular options for room-darkening shades.Continue Reading

Design Trends in Window Treatments

Window Fashion TrendsHere at Windo VanGo, our window treatment experts stay on top of the latest trends so you don’t have to! With many years of experience in the Baltimore area, we know what customers want and can find the perfect window treatment solution for you. Below are just a few of the latest trends in window fashions — stop by our showroom to see them all!Continue Reading

Which Honeycomb Shades are Right for You?

Honeycomb Shades with LiteRiseWhat Are Honeycomb Shades?

Honeycomb shades are a popular window treatment choice first introduced by Hunter Douglas a few decades ago. The name comes from the shade’s unique construction, which is similar to a honeycomb. Also called cellular shades, honeycomb shades are constructed from soft fabrics in a variety of pleat sizes. Honeycomb shades stop outside air from entering your home, improving energy efficiency. Honeycomb shades are also excellent for soundproofing, light control, and specialty window shapes. Even better, honeycomb shades offer the largest opacity selection in a window treatment. Choose the opacity level that works for you, including sheer, semi-sheer, semi-opaque, opaque, room-darkening and blackout.
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