Discover Hard Goods—Non-Sewn Window Fashions, Coverings and Treatments
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Window fashions are usually broken up into two groupings: Hard goods and soft goods. Hard
goods is an industry term that refers to non-sewn window treatments. For example, wood blinds,
mini blinds, and plantation shutters all fall under the category of Hard goods.
Hard goods such as blinds and shutters have many benefits that make them an attractive
selection for you window fashions project. These durable and timeless window treatments are not only
excellent for keeping out the cold or blaring sun, but are also known for durability and
Among the unique features of hard goods is the ability to control the amount of incoming light
as well as its direction. Not to mention wood blinds, shutters, vertical blinds and mini blinds
come in almost any material, shape, color or pattern. Truly, this is one of the most versatile
window treatments to grace the window fashions industry.
Recently, there has been a big expansion in the window covering industry to cellular shades.
These are one of the most innovative window treatments. Typically made of polyester, the
cellular shades have an accordion-style appearance and through this design, insulating air
pockets are created. Naturally, these window fashions also come in almost any color or design
imaginable. Not only do they add beauty to your environment, they are fast-becoming accepted
as one of the primary methods for keeping heating and cooling expenditures down.
Often times wood blinds, shutters, vertical blinds and mini blinds are the perfect fit for
high-traffic areas or areas where easy clean up is a must. Many designers will choose entry
ways, sliding glass doors, kitchens and kids rooms for deployment of Hard Goods.
With the advent of home innovations and customization, hard goods have become high-tech. Now, hard window coverings have no-string features for households with young children as well as remote control, motorized window treatments.
From the tried and true plantation shutters and wood blinds to the ultra modern cellular window coverings with high tech features, the world of hard window coverings is expansive.
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