News 2017-06-27T20:26:24+00:00

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Graber Blinds Rebate

Now, until the end of July, you can earn back up to $500 and get free bottom up/top down upgrades on select window treatments from the Graber Blinds rebate. Graber is one of the best brands we carry and we definitely recommend taking advantage of this rebate offer. The Graber Blinds rebate promotion will end on July 31, so set up an appointment with us now! When you spend: $1,000 you'll receive $100 back from Graber $2,500 [...]

July 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Family Owned Business In Northern Nevada

A little over seven years ago my younger brother Doug and I along with our spouses were spending a long weekend at Lake Almanor, in Northern California, at their little cabin retreat. Doug had retired two years prior to this at an early age from AT&T after a 30-year career. He was restless and needed something to do with his time besides waiting for his lawn at home to grow so he could mow it. [...]

June 27th, 2017|Family Owned Business|

Solar and Roller Shades

There are four major categories of window coverings available in the marketplace: shades, blinds, shutters and draperies. Solar and Roller Shades have recently become very popular. Decorating trends come and go over time. For example, when the owners of Cypress Window Fashions were young, Venetian Blinds and heavy lined draperies where very popular. In recent years wood and faux wood blinds along with cellular or honeycomb shades have become popular. Today cellular shades are the [...]

June 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Customer Satisfaction – Blinds

A few months ago Cypress Window Fashions replaced all of the worn out blinds and shades in a lovely home with painted wood shutters. Our client wanted to match the new shutters with three existing shutters that were in the home when they bought it. The client and I matched the frames and panels of the new shutters as close as we could to the old ones. The new order was for 24 shutters of [...]

June 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Price Study – Understanding Quality and Value

This week at my weekly Business Networking International (BNI) meeting I asked the members to participate in a fun, unscientific study of retail price perception for window coverings. For the study I described six of our most popular and bestselling shades, blinds and shutters. At Cypress Window Fashions we know that most of our clients are not familiar with the retail price of the many varieties of window coverings unless they have been shopping around. [...]

June 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Wood Painted Shutter

Last week we installed a wood painted shutter over a large window in a home office. The majority of shutters we do are rectangular in shape however this one was very unique. We measured the opening and submitted a scale drawing to our manufacturer. They send a design document and spec back to us for approval. We received the specialty shape shutter about four weeks after taking the order. As you can see from the [...]

June 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|