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Alutex Madera Giant Retractable Awning Installed in Summit, NJ

June 27, 2020 9:40 am Published by Leave your thoughts

One thing we hear most often from our customers shopping for a Retractable Awning is their concern that the awning will not be big enough to cover their deck or patio. One model that is sure to work well for any large space is the Madera Giant, made by Alutex Awnings. The Giant can be manufactured in sizes up to 40′ wide and project up to 20′ out. This project included LED lighting, a drop screen for sun glare, and a wind sensor which will close the awning automatically if it becomes windy. The homeowner chose a gorgeous Sunbrella fabric... View Article


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Hunter Douglas Silhouettes Installed in Short Hills, NJ – March 2020

March 5, 2020 4:17 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

One of the easiest things you can do to transform a space in your home is to work with one of our designers to install new Hunter Douglas Window Treatments. Shades and blinds can add elegance and style to your home all while providing much needed privacy, light control and insulation. We are very proud of this recent installation which features Hunter Douglas Silhouettes installed throughout the living spaces of this home. Silhouettes are great shades to use if you are looking to control light and still maintain views of the outside. The Silhouette is made up of two layers... View Article


Breslow’s Top Window Treatments for Master Bedrooms

February 14, 2020 12:24 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Since the master bedroom is your retreat at the end of a busy day, we think it’s especially important to have beautiful window treatments that enhance your space so that you can rest and relax in style. While it goes without saying that Hunter Douglas blinds would great on any window, we wanted to showcase a few products that we find to be most popular with our customers for their master bedrooms. Hunter Douglas Shutters Hunter Douglas Shutters are a great option for bedroom windows because they can be configured to fit any window shape and size. There are three... View Article


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Rooftop Apollo Louvered Roof System in Jersey City, NJ – January 2020

January 23, 2020 1:57 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

We are extremely excited to share another installation of our newest product, the Apollo Louvered Roof System. This installation was completed on a rooftop in Jersey City, NJ overlooking NYC. The view was absolutely breathtaking! This project showcases a louver system that covers a 30′ x 20′ entertainment space for the homeowner’s hot tub area. The Apollo Louvered Roof is a great option to provide not only protection from the sun but from rain as well. Apollo systems come with rain sensors that automatically close the louvers and funnel water through internal gutter systems away from the covered space. Additionally,... View Article


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Hunter Douglas Duettes Offer Insulation and Energy Efficiency

January 10, 2020 4:16 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

While there is not doubt that Hunter Douglas Window Treatments can add style and flair to any room, many people do not realize their energy and cost saving features that can make a difference in your home and your wallet. Did you know that nearly 50% of a home’s heating and cooling energy can be lost as a result of uncovered or poorly insulated windows? In the Winter, heat can escape your home through the windows, while it can enter your home through the windows in the Summer. Installing energy efficient shades can save you money, reduce your energy consumption,... View Article


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Hunter Douglas Silhouettes Throughout Home in Short Hills, NJ – December 2019

December 26, 2019 2:00 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

With the year coming to an end, we can not help but be excited for what lies ahead in 2020. But before we say goodbye to 2019, we wanted to share one last window treatment project that we recently completed in Short Hills, NJ. This project features several Hunter Douglas Silhouette shades throughout the living areas of this home. As you may have noticed in the photos below, a Silhouette has several positions to adjust the shade to. Silhouettes feature a fabric vane between two layers of sheer. When the shade is down and the vane is open, the Silhouette... View Article


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Silhouettes and Luminettes Throughout Home in Towaco, NJ – December 2019

December 5, 2019 2:11 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Hunter Douglas is the industry leader when it comes to top quality window treatments. Part of what has earned them this distinction is their extensive product line with several styles and dozens of fabrics and colors to choose from. Too many choices can often be overwhelming for a homeowner and can make any window treatment project seem much more daunting than it really is. Our designers are trained to help you navigate through Hunter Douglas’s product offerings and make the perfect selections for your home. This recent project involved finding a product that provides privacy as well as sophistication to... View Article


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Apollo Louvered Roof System in Saddle River, NJ – November 2019

November 14, 2019 2:41 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

With the holidays approaching and the weather getting colder, we typically spend much of our time helping our customers with interior paint and window treatment projects. But even with these record low temperatures, we are still working to finish up some exterior projects to get our customers ready for next Spring. We are thrilled to be able to share this recent installation of an Apollo Louvered Roof in Saddle River, NJ. The Apollo Louvered Roof System is a great addition for anyone looking for a solution that can protect from sun and rain as well as hold up to strong... View Article


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Hunter Douglas Designer Roller Shades in Springfield NJ – October 2019

October 23, 2019 11:34 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The first things that comes to mind when I think of roller shades are the old vinyl rollers my grandmother had at her house when I was a kid. No matter how much we struggled, it was always impossible to get the shades to be the height that we wanted, and they were not very attractive to look at. I am excited to report that roller shades have come quite a ways over the years and are much more in tune with today’s design trends. This project features Hunter Douglas Designer Roller Shades throughout a new home in Springfield, NJ.... View Article


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Hunter Douglas Duettes: Simple, Elegant, and Child Safe

October 3, 2019 3:28 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

As you may already know, Breslow Home Design Center is a third generation family business that has been serving customers for over 95 years. Family is very important to not only us but our customers as well who look to us for help in selecting the right window treatments for their families. Hunter Douglas Duette Honeycomb Shades are great options for families because they not only look great, but they offer privacy, light blocking, and child safety as well. This project features Duette Literise shades in a soft, light filtering fabric. Literise is a cordless operating system that operates the... View Article