WEST NILE VIRUS INFECTED MOSQUITOS DETECTED IN THE SAN FERNANDO VALLEY

On April 19, 2016, Los Angeles County health officials announced that they have discovered mosquito’s carrying the West Nile virus in the city of Sun Valley located in the San Fernando Valley. The virus has no known cure at the moment and can be transmitted to humans and animals by a stinging bite of a mosquito that is infected. The infected mosquitos were discovered through … Continue reading WEST NILE VIRUS INFECTED MOSQUITOS DETECTED IN THE SAN FERNANDO VALLEY

A Little Secret that Vertical Blind Companies Don’t want you to know about

little secret Vanes have a tendency to break at the punch-hole that attaches to the headrail, causing apartment communities to order replacements in mass quantities. This is good for vertical blind companies because it’s continual repeat business, but bad for apartments operating on tight budgets. What if I were to tell you that you didn’t have to replace PVC vanes every time they break at … Continue reading A Little Secret that Vertical Blind Companies Don’t want you to know about

The 4 Top Things to do when purchasing windows for your home

Getting started   Forget what the ads say. Saving cash on your energy bill isn’t the explanation to switch your windows–it may take decades to recoup the $8,000 to $24,000 you will pay on new windows and installation. Energy Star-qualified windows will lower your energy bills by seven to fifteen percent. That is solely $27 to $111 a year for a 2,000-square-foot single-story home with … Continue reading The 4 Top Things to do when purchasing windows for your home

Bacteria may reveal about your home.

What bacteria may reveal about your home Whether it’s a jungle hut or a high-rise apartment, your home is covered in bacteria, and new research from the Amazon suggests city dwellers might want to open a window. Scientists traveled from remote villages in Peru to a large Brazilian city to begin tracking the effects of urbanization on the diversity of bacteria in people’s homes. It’s a small first … Continue reading Bacteria may reveal about your home.

Did your dog eat your blinds?

My dog ate my homework!  lol Ever wonder why your dogs are getting into blinds or anything in your home? Dogs like to get into blinds by scratching, chewing, and biting them. Dogs acting this was is known as destructive behavior or dominant behavior. Dogs are always trying to be the alpha and showing who is boss! Also dogs love to chew on the blinds … Continue reading Did your dog eat your blinds?

Hope of the Valley – The homeless needs your help

Chilly days and colder nights, even here in Southern California. It brings even more people to our door, which means extra people to feed. And while operating two cold weather shelters in Pacoima and Sylmar, there is a real strain on our kitchen and pantry – not to mention our food budget! Supplies are running low, and we need to restock the shelves and refill … Continue reading Hope of the Valley – The homeless needs your help

Music Lovers! Check Out These Rock N Roll Window Curtains!

If you’re a serious music lover, you might want to check out these cool window curtains from VisionBedding.com. You can select an image or have one custom made. If you have a room in your house or home where you like to vibe to music, this just might give the environment more flavor! Head on over to http://www.visionbedding.com to see more. Continue reading Music Lovers! Check Out These Rock N Roll Window Curtains!

Star Wars Window Blinds

In honor of Disney’s release of The Force Awakens, we’d thought it be a good idea to offer a collection of photography of the coolest Star Wars photos of window blinds.  I really like the shade with the three droids by Velux.  The classic view through the ships window with mini blinds on it is a window coverings dealer dream come true.  Let us know … Continue reading Star Wars Window Blinds