Entries by Mike Herman

Home Offices Do Double Duty

School has begun again, and many adults will also be working from home for the next few months, if not longer.  We’re entering Round Two of the home office/school room dilemma. Since no one knows how long we’ll be doing this, perhaps it’s time to look at different options for school spaces at home and […]

We Have A Motor For That

  Beautiful, wide windows can expand your living space and bring the outdoors inside. Wonderful as they are, there are times when you want to cover them to control light, for privacy or energy savings.  These shades can be very heavy, though. The traditional cord and pulley system for raising and lowering shades for wide […]

Living the Island Life

Walk-in closets have come a long way from being cavernous spaces with hanging rods at different heights. Today’s walk-in closet has those rods, but often has a closet island. Closet islands offer unique opportunities to organize your clothing and streamline your daily routine, offering more places for everything, so everything can be in its place. […]

Get In The Loop With Safe Shades

Atelier Roller Shades offer many beautiful options for window coverings. Roller shades, with their clean lines, offer the perfect complement to any decor, whether your style is traditional or modern, or anything in between.  They are available in over 150 fabric choices, ranging from sheer to blackout. A roller shade can create the mood in […]

Classy Closet Rods Rule

“Opening up your closet should be like arriving at a really good party where everyone you see is someone you like.” – Amy Collins When you open your closet, do you look at how you hang your clothes? Do you like what you see?  We’re not talking about hangers, but about what the hangers rest […]

Don’t Worry About That

One thing about spending time at home is that you begin to realize how many things need regular upkeep. We have good news for you: Marco Shutters are virtually maintenance free. And they come with a 20-year guarantee. This means no worrying about do-it-yourself repairs or struggling to dust around a center tilt rod. Our […]

Put Your Right Shoe In, Take Your Left Shoe Out…

Shoes, shoes, shoes! For some of us, shoes represent a kind of joy that’s unmatched by any other wardrobe item. And for others, the clutter of someone else’s shoe collection is a constant annoyance and cause for irritation. Thankfully, for both camps, we have a solution for that. Marco Closets has many options to showcase, […]

Lighten Up

After weeks of limited outside contact, our homes have become not only sanctuaries, but offices, gyms and school rooms. As we near the end of some of the Directed Health Measures, it’s time to lighten up.  Let us elevate your home decor with custom window coverings from Marco Shutters. Best of all, during the month […]

Spring Dreaming

We’ve all had plenty of time to analyze our homes after weeks of semi-isolation. Now, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel as Directed Health Measures come to an end. It’s time for some Spring Dreaming. Since you’ve been thinking about it for several months, what would your home look like in a […]

Safety in Shades

Being home for an extended period of time can bring a new perspective. Instead of rushing through the living room, now you have an opportunity to really look at what’s there. The fresh new light of springtime can be beautiful. Or perhaps, you find the light a little strong and in need of filtering. Allure® […]