Window Coverings: New Survey Reveals Benefits You Need to Know About

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Window coverings are a cost-effective way to lower energy bills and improve the resale value of your home. According to a new survey conducted by Bill Fleck, the owner of San Diego Shade, reveals the advantages popular window treatments.

"Window coverings can really lower energy bills while improving the value of your home," says Bill Fleck, the owner of San Diego's Shade, San Diego's first and longest lasting window covering company.

Fleck knows what he's talking about. San Diego Shade is a bonded and licensed contractor serving the San Diego community since 1914. The window covering company offers top brands at competitive prices. Measuring quoting services are provided free of charge.

According to a recent survey conducted by Fleck, homeowners can choose from a multitude of different window coverings that provide a variety of benefits describe below.

Solar Shades

  •     Excellent for reducing heat gain and lowering energy bills
  •     Great for allowing you to maintain your view even when the shade is down
  •     State of the art solar screen material - lasts forever and easy to clean

Cellular Shades

  •     Small stacking height provides for maximum view out your windows
  •     Able to fit into smaller windows - low profile, minimum mounting depths
  •     Top down / bottom up options - allow light in, but still provide for privacy

Mini Blinds

  •     Affordable, low cost solution
  •     Modern/industrial look - great for work spaces
  •     Great for total black out or partial light filtering

Wood/Faux Wood Blinds

  •     Beautiful addition to you home
  •     Can provide similar look to shutters at half the cost
  •     New designer options - can really add class and value to a room


  •     Very inexpensive - ideal for landlords/property owners/property management companies
  •     Great for total black out or partial light filtering

Drapes/Soft Window Treatments

  •     Can be matched with bedding, pillows, or other items to create a coordinated look/feel to a room
  •     Often used in conjunction with other window treatments for design and functionality
  •     Materials and fabrics available for commercial applications, like schools, hospitals, day care facilities, etc.

Woven Woods

  •     Brings in beauty of natural materials into the home and many made from renewable sources (like bamboo)
  •     Come in a variety of styles/configurations – i.e. Roman, roller shade, or even as drapes
  •     Can be lined in order to to improve light control or provide total blackout for a room


  •     Great investment for a home - adds class and improves resale value
  •     Faux-wood materials can be used to reduce cost as well as handle “wetter” areas like

bathrooms or kitchens

San Diego Shade is located at 7449 Mission George Rd. Call 619 – 287 – 8863 to schedule a free consultation.

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