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?? American Strength During COVID-19!

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“East End Blinds products are American Made in USA factories, and include a Lifetime Warranty, and Free Service Calls.”

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Dear Customers,

Hope this finds you healthy and safe! Our country remains vigilant as we navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. As has always been customary in our history, America has again come together to overcome adversity. Our people have shown the utmost compassion to each other in the past weeks, neighbors are helping neighbors, and everyone is supporting small local businesses. The way we live and do business has changed, but we will come out of this and thrive again!

To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, East End Blinds is practicing social distancing. We want to protect and care for those who work with us, our customers, and the public.

We have taken safety precautions and changed the way we do business. Our staff that is working is fully equipped with the proper PPE and adhering to Social Distancing guidelines. We have also introduced virtual appointments/estimates for customers who want to talk about projects and get design, price, and details picked out while sitting in the comfort of their home.

East End Blinds is here to assist you. Our service remains uninterrupted.

If you find yourself itching to complete some interior design projects and want to update your window treatments, reach out to us. We would be happy to set up a virtual appointment with you on Facetime or Zoom, or meet with you in person practicing Social Distancing guidelines. We can discuss our exciting new designs and plan your project.

We are all in this together. We will continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation and will follow guidance from public health officials and government agencies, so we can continue to support our customers and communities as needed. For more information about COVD-19 and what you can do to keep healthy and safe, visit the Centers for Disease Control at cdc.gov or your local health department’s website.

Sincerely,

Thomas Cianciuelli, President
East End Blinds

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Spring Promotion!

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Can be combined with manufacturers rebate offers; however, cannot be combined with any other offer.

Take advantage of manufacturers incentives and use your East End Blinds coupons today. These coupons can be used in conjunction with manufacturer’s promotions. Please note the four products that are excluded on our coupons. Due to the competitive nature of these desirable products, we already offer the lowest selling price possible. Special quantity pricing does exist for larger orders involving an entire home or commercial project. Please contact us for a free estimate.

Solar Shades: Dress up your Patio for the Summer Party Season!

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SUMMER PARTY SEASON WILL BE HERE BEFORE YOU KNOW IT, GET YOUR OUTDOOR PARTY SPACE LUXED UP NOW!

Your patio is one of the most sought-after places for summer parties. A nice patio will allow you to enjoy backyard barbecues and alfresco dinner parties, but there are some steps you should take to ensure that your guests can enjoy the fantastic space in comfort.

After all, the reason you can spend so much time outdoors in the summer is that most days are warm, hot, and sunny. It means that you need to make sure your patios have lots of shade to help keep guests cool and provide protection from the sun.

To make sure your patio, swimming pool area or other entertaining spaces are comfortable and usable, solar shades are a stylish way to add shade to your outdoor living areas.

Our custom exterior patio shades are the perfect solution for providing shade, heat and glare while still allowing the beautiful outdoor view. Be assured that East End Blinds works with today’s top name brand vendors that manufacture high-quality window and patio shade systems. Our exterior patio shades are perfect for residential and commercial windows or patios. You will absolutely impress your guests by providing them privacy and comfort from the heat and sun glare. Our design window treatment experts will help you choose the perfect window or patio shade solution for your home. Our exterior shades have multiple functionalities. We can add comfort and privacy to a variety of your outdoor living areas:

Patios
Decks
Pergolas
Porches
Balconies
Gazebos
& more
Schedule a free in-home consultation and we’ll bring our showroom to your home!

EXTERIOR SHADE BENEFITS:
Custom shades available up to 19′ wide
Available in clutch operation Clutch operated or motorized lifting systems
Choose from a wide range of textures, popular colors and fabrics
Fabric is highly durable to withstand many natural elements
Shades are fully retractable
Heat reducing fabric lowers energy costs
Perfect solution for preventing sun glare
Protects from harmful UV rays
Available in our automation integration solution

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LOWEST PRICES, FINEST CRAFTSMANSHIP!

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Alexa Controlled Luxury Window Blinds

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East End Blinds, Long Island’s biggest installer of Window Blinds, Solar Screens, Shutters, and Window Shades rolls out new Smart Home Technology!

Control Shades with Your Voice

PowerView® Motorization enables you to control, time and set your shades to raise, lower, tilt and traverse automatically to suit your schedule. While it is currently compatible with home-automated programs, including Nest®, IFTTT, Logitech®, Savant®, Control4®, URC®, ELAN®, Remote Technologies Incorporated and Crestron®, PowerView enhancements now include voice control. Operate your PowerView window treatments hands free through integration with Amazon Alexa, Apple HomeKit and the Google Assistant.

PowerView Motorization is the recipient of the 2018 Red Dot Design Award, the most coveted and prestigious designation in the world of design.

Energy Efficiency

Automated shades are a great solution to help control your energy costs by responding to weather conditions and dependency on artificial light. Set up custom Scenes that automatically close your window treatments during peak temperatures in the summer to keep out the heat. Reduce heat loss in the winter by automatically lowering your shades at night, preventing heat from exiting your home. For extra energy efficiency, you might want to consider cellular shades with PowerView Motorization that add an extra layer of insulation at the window.

Cutting-Edge Technology

Enjoy effortless control of your shades with the touch of a button. And because PowerView window treatments are without cords, you’ll be making your home safer for kids and pets.

While the system certainly boasts brains, it is beautiful as well, with thoughtful design enhancements for each of its components:

The artfully-shaped PowerView® Pebble® Remotes and Scene Controllers now feature three new, on-trend colors—Ecru, Oyster and Mist. These neutral additions join the current offering, providing ten fashion-forward colors to complement all interiors—from traditional to totally modern.

The PowerView® Hub, the system’s heart and command center, has evolved to echo the Pebble’s appearance for a more cohesive look, while also offering faster processing speeds for an improved user experience. And, since it is now Wi-Fi enabled, there is no need to be restrained to a router.

The PowerView® App, used to control individual shades and create Scenes—pre-programmed shade positions (like “Rise and Shine”, “Dinner Party” or “Movie Night”)—has been redesigned. Most notably, the App spotlights a refined color scheme and a dashboard feature—a customizable “home page” where you can add favorite Scenes, shades and automations.

The PowerView® Repeater is equipped with strengthened signal ranges for even greater coverage throughout your home. Its sleeker style matches the new Hub, accentuated by an LED light as its base that provides customized illumination day or night. Select from a collection of seven hues, adjust the intensity and include them in Scenes created in the PowerView App.

Amazon, Alexa, and all related logos are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Apple is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the US and other countries. HomeKit is a trademark of Apple Inc. Google is a trademark of Google LLC.

How to Make Roller Shades Look Fabulous!

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Compared to high end wooden blinds or remote controlled shades, plain roller shades are a fraction of the cost! They look better than curtains by a long shot! But the turn-offs are real, too: that mechanical roller, sticking out like a store thumb; the plastic-y fabric you wish were more like actual linen; sterile colors and bad patterns only, apparently. It’s hard to decide if they’ll look frumpish or nice (or how to steer them towards the latter) but our designers and installers at East End Blinds manage it. It is common to use roller shades in projects with modern or contemporary detailing because of their clean, discreet look. They’re an especially good complement to windows that have deep jambs, and in situations where windows are detailed without trims or casings.

Mount them inside the jamb

Our design team ensures that blinds are installed within the jamb, rather than mounted to the wall above the window. It’s a far more discreet, streamlined look—like they’re actually supposed to go there rather than having been tacked on by a novice with a hammer.

Living room in Brooklyn by Space Exploration.
White roller blinds are nearly invisible when rolled up.

Photo: Courtesy of Space Exploration Design

Disguise the mechanism

When you’re shopping for roller shades, you’ll likely notice an option for an “integrated valence,” which is basically a metal or upholstered box at the top that hides the roller. While these are useful, matching them to the color of the shade, to conceal the shade and its mechanism from view is key. An even better option is to have a custom valence built to look like the surrounding wall. East End Blinds can do this all!

When we can, we’ll call for an integrated valence to be built flush with the surrounding walls so the roller shades are completed concealed when not in use. In ideal situations (usually only if we are designing a house from scratch), we’ll detail a dedicated shade pocket above the window, flush with the surrounding wall.

Choose a “reverse” roll

If you can’t manage a valance box, at least choose for the shade to come down over the front of the roller, mostly obscuring it, rather than from underneath, which will make it more pronounced.

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Large, glowy roller blinds in another residency by Space Exploration.

Select the right transparency

Not all roller shades are created equal—in terms of opacity at least. When we are helping clients choose roller shades, we make sure to show them a range of opacities, usually in the three to ten percent range. If you’re not working with a designer, swing by the store to see the options for yourself—blackout might be best for a kids’ room, but otherwise you’re probably opting for a glowy, diffused effect. It’s important to understand the different levels of light transmission that these shades allow and what that means for privacy and for filtering the view beyond the window.

Dining room in Annie Schlechter's Manhattan apartment.
Pink roller shades—very transparent, rolled over rather than under—in Annie Schlechter’s amazing NYC home.

Photo: © 2017 Annie Schlechter, from New York: Behind Closed Doors by Polly Devlin. Pastel color drawings on the wall by Russell Maret; photograph of *A Bus Stop in * by Dylan Chandler; ELEVEN ELEVEN ELEVEN by Marianna Kennedy.

Pick a good color

Some people think this decision is mostly about how the shades themselves will complement the color scheme of the room when they are in use, but it’s also very important to consider how the color of the shade will impact the color of the light filtering through it, which will affect how you see other objects in the room. As always, white is not just white; it can be tinged with gold or clean and blue.

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Blinds With Energy Efficiency Will Help You Save On Energy Bills

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Blinds with energy efficiency are available at East End Blinds this winter season. Did you know 50% of your homes heating can escape through your windows? East End Blinds can help you save on energy bills this winter and all year long with energy efficient blinds from Hunter Douglas.

Lower Your Energy Bills With Energy Efficient Blinds

The following energy efficient blinds are available in a wide range of colors and styles at East End Blinds:

• Hunter Douglas Alustra® Duette® Honeycomb Shades
• Hunter Douglas Duette® Architella® Honeycomb Shades
• Hunter Douglas Duette® Trielle® Honeycomb Shades
• Hunter Douglas Applause® Honeycomb Shades

Blinds with Energy EfficiencyThese four blinds can help lower your energy bills all year long. Hunter Douglas Duette® and Applause® window shades are constructed with a honeycomb cell to help keep air trapped inside the pockets. In winter warm air remains inside your home and in summer cool air stays inside. The honeycomb cells on the Duette® and Applause blinds have varying levels of energy efficiency based on their cell size. Ask about double and triple cell construction for more energy efficient savings throughout the year.

If you purchase select energy efficient Hunter Douglas blinds for your home now you may qualify for additional savings and/or tax credits!

Best Blinds For Child & Pet Safety

Duette® and Applause® blinds also have safety features for children and pets. You’ll never have to worry about dangling, unexposed cords again in the baby’s room. Your cats and dogs won’t be tempted to play with blind cords. East End Blinds is a Hunter Douglas PowerView® Motorization expert. You can easily lower or raise your shades automatically at the touch of a button. Use your iPhone, Android, Tablet, Pebble® remote control or hard-wire switch to simultaneously control all the blinds and shades in your home. If you’re into technology, you’ll love the simplicity of operating motorized shades.

Blinds SkylightsPowerView® Motorization is also great for hard to reach windows. Skylights and large or expansive horizontal or vertical windows are ideal for PowerView® Motorization. You can also purchase your energy efficient blinds cordless. East End Blinds can guide you through all the options. Select lifting systems are on sale! Contact us for more information.

Window Blinds on Long Island: 2 Classic Styles

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When it comes to window blinds on Long Island, there are 2 classic options to dress up your windows. Whether you live in the Hamptons, Suffolk County, Nassau County, Fire Island, or NYC, we’ve got you covered! These Window Blinds will beautify your home in a spectacular way!

East End Blinds has a great design and installation team that has been in business over a decade. They are a boutique company with attention to detail and unmatched customer service. When it comes to window blinds on Long Island, there is only one choice!

Years ago window blinds were boring and institutional. Today you will find an array of styles and materials used in magnificent homes across the country. East End Blinds’ ultra-personalized service will walk you through every step of the process including picking out the best styles and materials for your home and staying within your budget. They handle large commercial jobs as well as small residential projects and they make the whole process a breeze. If white glove service and fine craftsmanship on a reasonable budget are your goal, you won’t be disappointed with East End Blinds. They have an endless supply of designs and materials. Below are 2 classic and popular styles.

Simple, charming and elegant. If you love classic style, the 2 window treatments below are for you!

These window treatments have not lost their appeal and timeless beauty. You’ll find these window treatments in some of the most beautiful homes on Long Island.

One important element of the interior design is the window treatment which provides an aesthetic, but most importantly, a functional purpose in the home. If you want a beautiful, classic look, these are the best window treatments to use:

Shutters

Window shutters are excellent window treatments for a colonial home as they provide ventilation and protect the interior of a home from the harsh rays of the sun. Their louvered blades, controlled with a central pole, also serve as an excellent and easy insulation for the home. They are best not to be covered with curtains and can stand out alone.

The use of shutters dates back from ancient Greece. They were also used during the pre-colonial times in New England. Today, these have stood the test of time and are still considered one of the best options for window treatment for a colonial home for both its functional and aesthetic qualities.

In choosing shutters to use for your home, be careful of what to buy as there are two different types: colonial shutters and plantation shutters. These two types serve different purposes. Colonial shutters, as they have shorter and narrower slats, are used to keep out the cold breeze from the outside. Plantation shutters on the other hand are commonly used in tropical areas to keep heat out, with its wider and longer slats.

Venetian Blinds

Another great window treatment option for a colonial home is wooden blinds. Like shutters, they too have a rich history that dates back from ancient Egypt. Also called Venetian blinds, wooden blinds have slats, 1 to 3 inches wide, connected together by a long strip of cloth.

Venetian blinds were popular in New England between the 1800 and 1900s. They used to come in a clear finish to show the beautiful graining of the wood and this was part of its appeal. Nowadays, homeowners have more options as they come in different colors.

Aside from this aesthetic quality, Venetian blinds also provide many benefits to your home, including being easy to maintain.

Shutters and blinds not only complement the charming design of homes, they also do justice to its beautiful exteriors. So if you’re looking to revamp your classy Long Island home, consider getting any of these window treatments.

Contact us and tell us about your project. We’ll get back to you promptly to discuss how we can help!

Outdated Window Treatments

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Revamping your window treatments is a great way to beautify your home and make a noticeable difference in the look and feel of the place. Paper shades and mini-blinds have been replaced by an array of luxurious and innovative choices. You can now easily transform your windows into a major part of your interior design plan. Add color to the room with various fabrics and materials, use oversize wood blinds or shutters, or choose solar-shades that are able to filter the sun in varying degrees of permeability. These models give sun and glare control without losing your view. If you really want to add a touch of innovation go with motorized window blinds and shades which can be adjusted with the touch of a remote. They are sleek, smooth operating, quiet, and the epitome of luxury. Our friendly design team at East End Blinds will meet with you and help you come up with the best plan for your project. We use top of the line materials like Hunter Douglas, and we strive to keep our prices low and customers happy. We have dozens of great reviews on our website and Facebook page from satisfied customers, take a look, and Contact us!

Fall Harvest Window Design

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It is that time of year. The kids have been back to school now for a couple of weeks, work is busy, and we are in the grind. The days are a mix of wet hurricane remnants, and alternating warm/cool days as the season begins to find itself. Soon the air will be cold, and the leaves will turn colors and begin falling. Football and Soccer abound, and families are thrilled with the return of mom’s home made chili and apple crisp. Before you know it Halloween will arrive, followed promptly by Thanksgiving.

The fall harvest is one of our favorite seasons. Have you put out your mums? Are you decorated for the holidays? What have you done with your windows? Of course there are lots of superficial decorations to hang and beautify them, but what about your actual window coverings? Blinds, Shades, Shutters? That’s where we can help. We offer a variety of luxurious window treatments that will not only make your windows look spectacular, but they will help lower your heating bill this winter. Choose from heavy New England style wooden shutters, thick fabric window blinds, solar shades and an array of other options. We have all the latest colors, styles, and materials to choose from. Shoot us an email with your contact information and we’ll call you to speak about your project. We have worked on small homes, Hamptons Estates, NYC Condos, as well as commercial and institutional jobs. Contact us and someone from our design team will reach out to you. You can count on the highest level of customer service and satisfaction.