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Welcome! I'm Susie.

Window Fashions by Susie Ruhland is a full service window treatment design and fabrication studio - serving the midwest area with over thirty years experience, from designing, & fabricating to installing your window treatments.

My work is devoted to sharing ideas that will help you create a beautiful window treatment! I bring the fabrics, blinds, shades and shutter samples to you so that they can be viewed in the natural lighting of your home.

Custom window treatments can be the single most important element in pulling together your room.

Let me assist you in selecting a design or blind that adds style and beauty to your home or office. Call 712-786-3176 or click below to contact me today.

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By Susie Ruhland | October 18, 2009

Why Ado Wrap Complete? * ADOfabrics are guaranteed not to shrink, stretch or fade * ADOwrap® Complete headrail system comes with a limited lifetime warranty *Available in a variety of vertical vane colors including white, ivory, alabaster, white translucent and alabaster translucent *Comes in a wide variety of drapery fabric designs and colors *Comes with…

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What You Need to Know About the Child Safety Upgrade Process

By Susie Ruhland | October 8, 2009

Window fashions with dangling pull cords can pose a hazard to children and pets. Hunter Douglas offers several special features and operating systems, like LiteRise cordless lifting system, that can make your home both safer and more beautiful. Simply push up to raise and pull down to lower. No lift cords for a clean and…

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What window treatment works well for a tall arched window ?

By Susie Ruhland | September 21, 2009

My client contacted me several weeks ago to finish off this large area of windows with custom window treatments. The client had a big problem with sunlight coming in from the windows at the top portion of the window just certain times of the day. She wanted something to cut off the direct sunlight only…

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Safety tips regarding cords and window treatments

By Susie Ruhland | September 7, 2009

Since 1990 more than 200 infants and young children have died from accidental strangulation by window cords. Child proof your home. Many functional window treatments involve unsafe cords. Cords can be a chocking hazard. Install only cordless window coverings in young children’s bedrooms and play areas. Replace window blinds, corded shades and draperies manufactured before…

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The ABC’s of Window Fashions

By Susie Ruhland | August 31, 2009

Are your windows “naked” or in need of an update? Maybe you have been avoiding window treatments because you don’t know how to get started and are overwhelmed by all the choices. First things first, you have to know your ultimate goal. There are some features to consider when choosing the right treatments. Are you…

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Long Lasting Value

By Susie Ruhland | August 24, 2009

Custom window treatments stylings are finding their way into more and more homes, even at average price ranges. The initial costs may be somewhat greater, but the added luxury and quality provides long-range savings and satisfaction. Committment to customer service is an absolute essential. Most of the planning process takes place in the home or…

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Cutting Energy Bills with Window Treatments?

By Susie Ruhland | August 17, 2009

Hunter Douglas window shadings not only add beauty to your home but did you know the right window shades or window treatments can also cut energy bills. In an average home about 10% of the exterior walls are made up of windows. That does not sound like a lot but windows can generate about 50%…

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How often do you “Do” your windows?

By Susie Ruhland | August 5, 2009

Three Important Concerns: 1. Choose window stylings that retain their appeal year after year. 2. Choose quality products for their lasting value, not just low price. 3. Choose a reliable source that will guarantee service, satisfaction and savings.

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