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  • 11/09/2018
    ​5 Reasons Your Home Needs Motorized Blinds

    Imagine waking up in the morning to the sun streaming in at just the right time, rather than the incessant beeping of your alarm clock. Imagine feeling completely at ease knowing that your pet or young one is safe from the harm posed by the cords that hang from blinds. At Mayfair Drapery & Rug Company, we can fulfill these desires with custom motorized blinds. Read on to learn more about how you can benefit from motorized blinds.

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  • 07/06/2018
    The Benefits of Quality Window Shades in the Summer

    When it comes to climate control, keeping your home cool in summer is a top priority. While having a quality air conditioner is all fine and dandy, there are a number of other, more energy efficient ways to keep your home from becoming a summertime furnace. Covering your windows with strategically placed shades could be a key strategy in keeping your home nice and cool—without having to break the bank on your electric bill. At Mayfair Drapery & Rug Company, we pride ourselves on our ability to help you choose the right type of shades for your windows. Let our experts walk you through a few reasons quality window shades could be beneficial to your home this summer.


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  • 19/03/2018
    Five Reasons to Choose Custom Blinds over Ready-Made

    If you’re in the market for new window coverings for your home, you may be debating whether or not to pick up a set of ready-made blinds from your local department store or choose blinds that are custom-made to fit your space and personal style. Keep reading for five reasons why custom blinds are the best choice for your Toronto home.


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  • 19/03/2018
    Deciding on the Colour and Fabric for Drapes

    When researching custom drapery, deciding the material that suits your design is probably the most important part. The fabric that drapery is constructed from will add to the style and efficiency of the window covering and there are a daunting amount of fabric options to choose from. Silk drapery may add elegance to a room yet does little to block out sunlight so adding in a sheer will protect your furniture and your privacy.


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  • 19/03/2018
    Alternative Multi-Shades – Loving These!

    Maxxmar, a Toronto manufacturer has designed many innovative solutions, such as the alternative multi-shades called the Mira Vista collection. They are designed to maximize the amount of sunlight and adjust for privacy with a touch of a finger while still letting you view the great outdoors.

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  • 19/03/2018
    Letting the Light In! Shades or Half Shutters

    A Window Covering With Privacy in Mind

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  • 19/03/2018
    Choosing a Shutter for Your Windows

    Shutters are a HOT item in the window covering market these days. People like the clean lines, ease with which you can control the light and their somewhat "tropical" feel. But many people have been burned by purchasing an inexpensive shutter only to have a louver become detached from the main mechanism shortly after purchase. Once a louver becomes detached, they are often difficult to repair or at least STAY repaired. One louver that is "singing to its own music" destroys the harmony that is a key advantage of a shutter system.

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