Simple Tips to Get A Better Night's Sleep

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Budget Blinds offers these tips to create a bedroom setting that fosters restful sleep, which has been linked to improved health, effectiveness, reaction times, and mood. Budget Blinds uses its exclusive Smart Choice technology to help homeowners choose window treatments that conserve energy, block sunlight and even dampen sound so homeowners can get a better night's sleep more often.

Budget Blinds uses its exclusive Smart Choice technology to help homeowners choose window treatments that conserve energy, block sunlight and even dampen sound so homeowners can get a better night's sleep more often.

Budget Blinds offers these tips to improve your bedroom environment in the wake of the 2011 National Sleep Foundation survey. The survey found that nearly three-fourths of respondents rated cool, dark and quiet as room qualities that were important to getting a good night’s sleep.

Cool:
Almost all window treatments prevent heat exchange at the window pane. You can maintain room temperatures by lowering your window treatments. The design of cellular shades, also known as honeycomb shades, makes it the best choice to insulate window panes. Because they prevent heat exchange, lowering window coverings will lessen the load on your heating and air conditioning, which means lower energy bills. Plantation shutters are also an excellent choice to control temperatures.

Budget Blinds is introducing new Smart Choice technology with its exclusive Enlightened Style line. By using information such as your zip or postal code, the direction the window faces, and the type of window treatment to be installed, Smart Choice calculates an estimated annual energy savings for the consumer.

Dark:    
All but the sheerest of shades can control light, but some are better than others. Custom window coverings, like those sold by Budget Blinds, are made for each window and minimize the natural gaps between the window covering and the wall. Layering drapery panels and valances over the window treatment can block light from entering those gaps. Adding room-darkening liners to shades can also stop light pollution from disrupting sleep.

Quiet:
Window coverings dampen sound, which will create a quieter environment, more suitable for restful sleep. Budget Blinds’ proprietary Smart Choice technology gives the homeowner a better idea of how much each style of window covering can dampen sounds that may interrupt sleep. Additionally, accessories like area rugs, pillows and drapery panels absorb sound allowing sleepers to get more restful sleep.

About BUDGET BLINDS, Inc. and Home Franchise Concepts
Based in Orange, California, Budget Blinds, Inc. was founded in 1992 and currently boasts over 800 franchise territories serving nearly 4,000 cities throughout the United States and Canada. In 2006, the founders of Budget Blinds, Inc. created Home Franchise Concepts to be the parent company to Budget Blinds and its sister concepts. As consumer demand for its quality, convenient services continues to grow, Budget Blinds is on its way to dominating the multi-billion dollar window covering market. Budget Blinds has been recognized as a leader in the franchise industry by organizations such as Entrepreneur, AllBusiness, Inc. and Franchise Business Review. For more information on Budget Blinds please visit http://www.budgetblinds.com or call 1-800-519-6298 or visit http://www.budgetblinds.com or our press room at http://www.budgetblinds.com/pressroom.

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