August Home Maintenance To-Do List

With the summer winding down and many families preparing to go back to school, it’s time to get back on track with your home’s maintenance needs and ensure that you are organized and ready to take on the year. We’ve compiled our top five recommended home maintenance to-do’s for August to help get you started!… Read More >

Make Your Home Feel Like a Vacation

You don’t have to travel somewhere to feel like you’re at a resort. Make your home feel like a vacation destination this summer with these easy design ideas. Lighten Up the Mood You’ve got to give your home a feeling of comfort and ease. This can be done with a quick change in color. Give… Read More >

How To Throw An Awesome Summer Cookout

Summer in Austin means two things: 100-degree weather and backyard bbq. While you can’t change the weather, here’s how to throw an awesome summer cookout and stay cool at the same time. Beat the Heat The most important thing to make sure your summer cookout is a success is being comfortable. There’s nothing worse than… Read More >

Southwestern Home Decor Ideas

Looking to bring some southwestern charm into your home? We’ve got you covered. From traditional decorative accents to earthy color tones, and everything in between. We’ve compiled southwestern home decor ideas that will create a warm and inviting home ambiance. Enjoy! Decorative Accents Incorporating metals such as wrought iron into your home decor will help highlight… Read More >

Window Treatments Perfect for Summer

Summer has arrived, which in Texas means ridiculously hot, long summer days. Many of us prepare for the season with a change of wardrobe, trading our heavy fabrics to lighter more breathable ones. This summer, don’t forget to prepare your home too! With these window treatments, your home can embrace summer with bright, vibrant, and… Read More >

Five Elements That Enhance Your Outdoor Space

With summer around the corner, we’re spending as much time outdoors as possible. In order to make the most of your outdoor space it’s important to create an enjoyable and comfortable area perfect for entertaining. ABC Blind & Drapery is a proud carrier of The Corradi Group, a line of custom-made solutions for the year-round enjoyment… Read More >

Tips to Sell Your Home

Selling a home can be an overwhelming process for numerous reasons, but there are tasks you can complete early on that will help your house sell faster on the market. Small aspects of a house can be overlooked if you’re not careful, and they can affect the marketability of your home. Below are some of… Read More >

Spring Cleaning – Curb Appeal Edition

Seasonal cleaning may not be everyone’s favorite activity, but it’s a necessary chore for homeowners. For this year’s annual spring cleaning, get outside! Instead of spending time holed up in your closet, color-coding and reorganizing, turn your attention to the exterior of your home. We’ve rounded up four tasks that will greatly impact your home’s… Read More >

Patio Window Treatments

At ABC Blind & Drapery, we spend the majority of our time sharing tips on treating your typical single and double pane windows, but we do have other options that may be the solution you have been searching for. French doors, sliding glass doors, sunrooms, and patio doors can be particularly difficult to outfit. The… Read More >

Outdoor Entertaining Ideas for the Summer

Patios mean a lot to us Austinites. The first chance to comfortably sit outside and enjoy happy hour signifies that summer has arrived. When the rest of the city becomes aware of the shift in the weather, Barton Springs Pool holds a steady crowd and the wait for happy hour gets longer. Instead of staying… Read More >