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WIndow Shutters

WIndow Shutters

Last, but certainly not least in our window covering exploration blog series is the shutter. Shutters coordinate with any type of furniture or décor, from country to contemporary. Shutters are made of PolySilk, a specially formulated compound that endures the effects of ultraviolet rays and...


Mandalay Alternative Multi-Shade (Dual Shade)

Mandalay Alternative Multi-Shade (Dual Shade)

PROS: Experience the beauty and versatility of the unique Mandalay shade, which will enhance any room decor allowing you to control the light while maximizing your views. There is maximum control of the sunʼs glare and harmful UV rays while maintaining optimal light control and intimacy. •...


Horizontal Window Shades

Horizontal Window Shades

Third product line up to discuss in our blog series is the horizontal window shade. We want to specifically dig in to the Shangri-La window covering which is a sheer horizontal window shade. This product is a unique, beautiful window covering that provides ultimate functional performance for...


Considerations when choosing cellular blinds for your home.

Considerations when choosing cellular blinds for your home.

Next up in our blog series, we explore the benefits and considerations when choosing cellular blinds for your home. Cellular shades come in huge variety of sizes and colours, approximately 800 colours are available. Being able to play with colour makes this window covering product line such...


Faux Wood Blinds

Faux Wood Blinds

Over the next series of five blogs, we wanted to explore each of the window covering product lines that are available and what makes them unique and sets them apart from other options. GMR Concepts LOVES to educate our clients on the blinds, shades, shutters and all that is available in the...


Home Safety Tips Surrounding Blinds

Home Safety Tips Surrounding Blinds

Safety First Everyone can agree that safety for our children and pets is of the utmost importance. In-home safety measures are often changing and the window covering industry is adapting to ensure ease of functionality is maintained but protection features are also a key...


Window Covering Trends in 2018

Window Covering Trends in 2018

Current Trends Many clients are wanting a modern look in their home and they want the window covering choices to compliment this style. GMR Concepts is on the pulse of what’s new and on trend, so you don’t have to be! Layering textures and materials is a big trend right now. We love this one as...


Blind Selections from GMR Concepts

Blind Selections from GMR Concepts

The Best of the Best When it comes to window coverings, personal preferences are a big factor in the decision making process. I am often asked what my preferred window covering choice is. My favourite by far is not a blind or shade, but shutters … they are hands down the best!  Shutters are such...


Blinds or Shades? Knowing the difference

Blinds or Shades? Knowing the difference

  Blinds vs. Shades: What is the difference? Which should I choose? Clients will come to us unsure of the difference between blinds and shades and the choice between the two will actually make a significant impact on the final look of your space. Although both blinds and shades are similar in...