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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.

Choosing Window Treatments for Each Room

Choosing Window Treatments for Each Room

A lot of our interior design decisions are centered around the purpose of each room in our homes. This is especially true when it comes to furniture purchases. The bedroom needs a bed, living and sitting rooms need couches and chairs, and a dining room should have a...

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Finding Modern Shades for Your New Home

Finding Modern Shades for Your New Home

Few experiences can match the excitement of life’s firsts. From your first car to your first job to your first home, each first is a milestone on your journey. That’s why many of us try to make each first as perfect as possible. For example, when many of us got our...

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Add Warmth with Wooden Window Treatments

Add Warmth with Wooden Window Treatments

Have you ever walked into a home that just felt sterile? You might have thought that it lacked the “lived-in” touch where you can easily see that people spend time in the home watching tv, playing with toys, cooking, or more. However, if you like to keep things tidy,...

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Optimize your Home with Motorization

Optimize your Home with Motorization

Time is money. In some cases, this well-known phrase is literal. For example, if you are clocked in for work at a service position and are waiting for your customers, that time is literally money. But that might not be why the phrase is so popular. We can easily know...

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Unique Window Treatments for Homes

Unique Window Treatments for Homes

When we finally have our own space all to ourselves, decorating and designing the space can be the most satisfying experience. If you are living in someone else’s home or are renting with very strict policies regarding what you can do to the interior, then you might...

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How to Create a Harmonious Interior Design

How to Create a Harmonious Interior Design

When you search for the word “harmony” on the web, one of the Oxford Dictionary’s definitions is “the quality of forming a pleasing and consistent whole.” When it comes to interior design and creating a specific feeling, harmony is the ultimate goal. You want every...

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How to Check Your Home’s Efficiency

How to Check Your Home’s Efficiency

During the peak of summer in Texas, we often find ourselves just trying to survive the heat. With the hot, humid weather surrounding us, we try to stay cool in any way possible. However, staying cool inside our homes can be harder than you’d think. If your home seemed...

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Choosing Window Coverings

Choosing Window Coverings

In life, we are often faced with decisions. Some are minor, like picking a place for lunch, and others are quit big, like closing on your first home. Once you’ve made a few landmark decisions, you’ll find that many choices fall somewhere in the middle of the scale...

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