RESIDENCE INN | EAGAN, MN

RESIDENCE INN | EAGAN, MN

The Residence Inn by Marriott in Eagan, Minneapolis recently opened in late 2018! This hotel allows travelers who are flying into the St. Paul’s Airport easy access in and out of the area. Shopping, adventures and sports await near the hotel: Mall of America, Twin City Premier Outlets, TCO Performance Center, Minnesota Zoo, Vikings Museum and numerous other activities! Not only is there an abundance of things to do and see in the area, but this hotel also comes with complimentary breakfast (yum!), tennis and basketball court, volleyball area, indoor fitness center and indoor pool! One could say that the new Eagan Residence Inn is well-prepared to host their guests to the full extent (especially with their 24/7 service team on hand!).

WINDOW TREATMENT HARDWARE | DRAPERY RESOURCE

WINDOW TREATMENT HARDWARE | DRAPERY RESOURCE

There are several options when it comes to the hardware for window treatments. However, there are three main categories: location, function and style. The hardware can often be overlooked, but when it is not up to par, that is when it is noticed with a negative connotation. It is imperative to wisely select the perfect hardware for the look and function that is desired. Keep scrolling to be enlightened and prepare for your upcoming renovation!

RENAISSANCE DES MOINES SAVERY HOTEL | DES MOINES, IA

RENAISSANCE DES MOINES SAVERY HOTEL | DES MOINES, IA

This artsy, creative, modern Renaissance Hotel in Des Moines, Iowa recently opened in 2015. An array of worthwhile activities from educational to adventurous surround this luxuriously vibrant hotel including The Historical Museum, The Science Center of Iowa, The Botanical Center, Sculpture Park, State Capitol Building, Gray’s Lake Park, Blank Park Zoo, Adventureland Amusement Park, Summerset Winery, and so much more!

WHAT IS BLOCKING FOR WINDOW TREATMENTS?

WHAT IS BLOCKING FOR WINDOW TREATMENTS?

Legos, That’s what blocking is, right? Unfortunately not at all. Although it does have to do with construction and structural integrity, its proper place is in the realms of necessity. Blocking is an essential part of any constructed building and applies to many different trades and portions of the construction process. The necessity in our realm applies to that which directly affects drapery installation.

WHEN TO USE CORD DRAWN HARDWARE

WHEN TO USE CORD DRAWN HARDWARE

When deciding what type of hardware to use, keep the height, weight and width in mind to determine the best solution. Cord drawn hardware once was very popular, but the advances in the motorized industry has impacted the designer’s top choice, being that motorized is much more feasible and affordable. We hope this blog is helpful during your next renovation. Always remember to communicate your vision and concerns to your project manager help as much as possible!