Custom Window Treatments Blog

We Love the Sun But Sometimes Need to Control Glare and Heat Gain

We Love the Sun But Sometimes Need to Control Glare and Heat Gain

Recently We Were Asked to Provide A Window Treatment Solution at the Rochester Institute of Technology, Wallace Memorial LibraryThe windows are tinted, which helps reduce glare. The old shades were made with dark cloth which also helped with glare. In addition, the...

Drapery Industries, Inc. Participates in 2022 Fashion Week Rochester – Product Runway

Drapery Industries, Inc. Participates in 2022 Fashion Week Rochester – Product Runway

After a 3-year hiatus due to COVID, we were thrilled to be asked for a second time to participate as a vendor/supplier in the IIDA NY Chapter’s Product Runway.  This is an off-shoot of Fashion Week Rochester, where Architecture and Design Firms team up with a supplier(s) to create an ensemble made almost entirely out of products the supplier sells.  This year, the designs were based on buildings around downtown Rochester.

Faux Wood Blinds for The Cove at Sylvan Beach

Faux Wood Blinds for The Cove at Sylvan Beach

Seventy cottages, seventy boats, and 579 faux wood blinds. It’s not often we get to work on a project in such a beautiful location. Last week our installation crews completed this multi-phase project involving almost 6oo faux wood blinds. Starting in late winter...

Stage Curtain Maintenance, Cleaning, and Laundering

Stage Curtain Maintenance, Cleaning, and Laundering

We are frequently asked by our customers how to clean and maintain their new stage curtains. We tell them the first thing to remember is that in order to maintain the stage curtains you must always keep the stage tracks and rigging in good working order. If this is...

VA Center orders 1000 SafeGrip™wands  – and they “love them!”.

VA Center orders 1000 SafeGrip™wands – and they “love them!”.

H. John Heinz III Dept of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA Recently the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Pittsburgh PA placed an order for 1000 SafeGrip™ wands. In addition to reducing the transmission of deadly pathogens, the wands can actually make...

Hospital Privacy Curtains and Potential Contamination

Hospital Privacy Curtains and Potential Contamination

  Hospital privacy curtains are frequently and rapidly contaminated with potentially pathogenic bacteria In September 2018, the American Journal of Infection Control released study results indicating that patient privacy curtains (also known as hospital cubicle...