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Comparing Blinds & Shades

Comparing Blinds & Shades

We’ll be comparing blinds with shades to determine which would work best with your home or business.

When your windows have no coverings, they can feel barren and incomplete. Installing either blinds or shades to your windows can give them a more full appearance and give your building some more privacy and protection from the sun. Blinds and shades operate a little differently from each other, so the window covering you choose will vary based on your preferences. We’ll be comparing blinds with shades to determine which would work best with your home or business.


Blinds are window coverings that have been around for decades. They are a true classic, seen in all sorts of homes and businesses across the country. They have a headrail, bottom rail, and slats that you can adjust. By using blinds, you can block off how much sunlight can get into your building and keep people from peering into your building when you don’t want them to do so.

They are often the cheapest option for window coverings, so they are suited for people who have a tight budget. What’s more, is that you can get them repaired with ease, so if they take damage, it’s not too much trouble. Blinds are also fairly easy to maintain, so you don’t have to dedicate too much time to taking care of them.


Shades aren’t seen as often around people’s homes as blinds, but they can still provide a lot of utility. Over the years, shades have been developed to be more versatile than ever before. Some even combine certain aspects of blinds into them.

Similarly to blinds, shades will have no problem preserving privacy around your building. They will likely have a larger price tag on them, but you tend to get better-quality protection. You can even pair shades with either privacy or blackout liners to turn any room into a peaceful getaway.

With shades, you will also have the ability to establish a low-profile appearance for your home or business. This makes them a perfect installment for people who don’t want to put too much interior design focus on their windows. It’s their simplistic appearance that allows shades to go well with nearly any room.

Contact Mike’s Flooring and Design Center

Since Mike purchased the business in 1996, he and his team have helped families like yours throughout Delmarva, Sussex County, DE, and Ocean City, MD. Mike continues to be involved in the day-to-day operations, ensuring the vision you share is the one we help deliver.

Over the years, we have established relationships with local manufacturers, such as Adura, COREtec, and Bruce, who we trust to deliver superior work. Our team will continue to be your point of contact through the entire process to be sure you are completely satisfied.

With the state of the country as it is, and taking into consideration the safety of our fellow citizens, our showroom is “BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.”  We also provide “SHOP AT HOME” service.  We will bring samples directly to your home, or should you already know what products you want, we can safely provide you with a “FREE ESTIMATE.”   This allows you the flexibility of not having to be at home for us to do an estimate, nor the installation.  All we will need to know is what areas in your home we would be doing and how we can gain access (hidden key, lock box, coded entry, realtor, neighbor, etc.).  This is tailored around the homeowner who needs to get their unit ready for the season or simply enhancing their home but does not want to leave their home or can’t make it to town (Ocean City, Berlin, Salisbury, Worcester / Wicomico County Maryland & Sussex County Delaware).

This service is not new to us.  We have already been providing this service for our customers for the past 24 years.  With the current situation at hand, we can continue to provide you with your Floor Covering and/or Window Treatment & Design needs along with the “AWESOME SERVICE YOU DESERVE, ALONG WITH PROFESSIONAL, QUALITY INSTALLATIONS.”

Please feel free to contact us at 800-298-9470, or email us at and we will be more than happy to assist you with your project.  Have a wonderful day and STAY HEALTHY!

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