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This is the blog for Hill Country Blinds, the premier store for Hunter Douglas window treatments and window coverings in and around the Austin, Texas area, including but not limited to Austin, Bee Cave, Georgetown, Lakeway, New Braunfels, Round Rock, Spicewood, TX, and the surrounding areas.

Upgrade Your Home with Motorized Shades

Upgrade Your Home with Motorized Shades

More people are working from home than ever before. Your living room is probably doubling as an office and boardroom, while your kitchen is also a school. So, you’ve probably noticed those outdated window shades and blinds that you had when you first bought the house...

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Find the Right Hardwood Shutters for Homes

Find the Right Hardwood Shutters for Homes

When it’s time to pick shutters for your home, you want to trust that the shutters you choose will fit into your decor style as well as protect your home. Here at Hill Country Blinds, we have shutters you can trust with our Heritance Hardwood Shutters by Hunter...

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Window Treatments to Match Your Design

Window Treatments to Match Your Design

When you’re designing the interior of your home, there are many choices to make. If you want everything in your home to follow a certain theme or style, then you might find yourself carefully going over paint samples and fabric swatches over and over trying to find...

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Coverings for Unique Custom Windows

Coverings for Unique Custom Windows

Access to natural light is key to making your home feel open and welcoming. With certain architectural styles, that might mean fitting windows in wherever possible. This sometimes means unique, custom windows in a variety of sizes and even shapes. While these windows...

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Designing an Ideal Home Office

Designing an Ideal Home Office

Working from a home office has its positives and negatives. While working from home can offer extra work-life balance and flexibility, some people can struggle with focus and productivity. If you’re having trouble staying on task, looking at your surroundings might...

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Enjoy Spring Sunshine with Modern Shadings

Enjoy Spring Sunshine with Modern Shadings

As spring comes around, it tends to bring a feeling of promise and excitement for what’s to come. By this time, we’ve usually slowed down from the busy holidays, children are looking forward to the completion of the school year, and the resolutions we’ve made at the...

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Keep a Cool Home with Honeycomb Shades

Keep a Cool Home with Honeycomb Shades

Most of us can appreciate the brightness and mood boost of a clear, sunny day, but when it comes to the heat of late summer, many of us also look forward to retreating into our cool, air-conditioned homes. However, keeping up with the heat can be difficult and...

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Better Light Control with Blinds

Better Light Control with Blinds

We put up with a lot in our lives. From frustrating work schedules to household goods that just don’t work the way we’d like, we often have to settle for less than perfect. While you may not be able to customize everything in your life to your exact preferences, those...

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3 Reasons Why You Need Automated Shades

3 Reasons Why You Need Automated Shades

If you have never heard of or experienced the magic of motorized window treatments, then you are in for a treat. There is a saying that you don’t know what you don’t know and that is exactly the case when it comes to motorized shades. If you haven’t had the...

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