Design & Product News

Sleep Better Without the Light

Improve your sleep and overall health. For a bedroom, you want a window treatment that provides a high degree of privacy and light control. Alberto’s Decorating Centre offers a wide range of solutions. If you like to sleep in a very dark room, Hunter Douglas offers “blackout” window treatments that are made from fabrics and [...]

Hunter Douglas New Year Rebate!

  Without energy-efficient window treatments, as much as 50% of a home’s heating and cooling energy can be lost through its windows. Alberto’s Decorating Centre offers a wide selection of Hunter Douglas blinds and shades that increase protection against heat loss during the winter. Learn more in this video.   Purchase a minimum of 4 Duette® or [...]

Bathroom Window Treatment Solutions

Clearly, our first priority in the bathroom is privacy. But depending on your climate and bathroom layout, your window treatments also need to withstand humidity. For an area near a tub, shower or spa, look for window treatments made of moisture-resistant materials. One great option are EverWood® alternative wood blinds by Hunter Douglas (above). Another [...]

2019 PPG Paint Colour of the Year!

PPG’s newest beauty is born out of community, luxury and nature. In an ever-disruptive world, we want to escape to a quieter place – one that’s protective and beautiful. Night Watch gives us that pathway. It’s a black infused green that can be used as a neutral or statement accent. Night Watch can make you [...]

HunterDouglas Solutions for French Doors

Shutters, Blinds and Shades Customized for Your French Doors Almost any window treatment can be ordered as a French Door window treatment. But keep in mind that the product is typically mounted “outside” of the opening (beyond the glass frame), which may require the use of extension brackets or spacer blocks for proper clearance. Note: [...]

DUETTE® Honeycomb Shades

DUETTE® Honeycomb Shades THE PIONEER OF DESIGN AND EFFICIENCY Duette® Honeycomb Shades are the original cellular shades, specifically engineered to provide beauty and energy efficiency at the window in both cold and warm climates. Their honeycomb construction traps air in distinct pockets, which creates insulation that can help lower your energy consumption and energy bills. Duette shades [...]

Are You Looking to Improve Energy Efficiency at Home?

Cellular Shades are our original energy-efficient designs. Energy efficiency refers to the way your window treatments regulate energy consumption in your home by controlling the heat and cold transferred through windows to help moderate temperature in your rooms. Our most energy-efficient products feature a distinctive honeycomb construction. This innovative design traps air within the cellular pockets, [...]

Modern Farmhouse Collection by PPG

  Bring the softened colours from the popular Farmhouse trend into your home. Clean, minimal, natural elements that are modernized with a sleeker style and a nod to Scandinavian colours. Explore the paint colours by name.

2017 Trending Blue Paint Colours

Tried and true, blues have been the most popular paint color family for a long time. The classic sky blues and inky royal blues are now trending in 2017. Both men and women love blues – from the deep patriotic navy, to the familiar ocean blues. Blue is soothing and hopeful, use a blue paint [...]

Selecting the Right WHITE

Whites should only be used intentionally – not as a default color. Here are a few helpful tips: If you use clean white, make sure your décor calls for a clean white. If your décor is warm, choose a creamy white to add warmth to the setting. Add softness with a tint of your favorite [...]