Installation Trends in 2022

With a new year, comes new trends for you to stay on the lookout for and the window treatment installation industry is no different!

Each year, we see certain window covering styles become highly requested, certain colors over others, etc. Here...

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Basic Supplies Every Installer Should Have

After being a window treatment installer for over a decade, I have pretty much mastered my essential toolbox to make sure all jobs are done efficiently and timely (wasted time is wasted money!)

Here are a few essential tools I recommend you always...

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Do you know the difference?

Can you point out the main difference between hard treatments and soft treatments?

As a window treatment installer it's important to know which treatment to use for which project, which one to recommend for a client who isn't too sure, and of...

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Avoidable Mistakes by Dealers

Time and time again, I see window covering dealers and workrooms hurting their bottom line. Worse yet, they also risk their reputation and company’s opportunity to impress a client by providing a terrible experience. Like the old saying...

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Do You Have What It Takes? Part 3 (final)

Today is Part 3 (final) of our serie Do you have what it takes? Make sure to check it out Part 1 and Part 2 in case you missed them. We are going to discuss four more qualities that are necessary to become an awesome window treatment installer. In...

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Welcome To Trading Up Consulting

After building and running a successful window treatment boutique studio in the Boston area for the last 15 years (http://shadesinplace.com), I've decided to share my knowledge and skills with colleagues and newcomers to the window covering...

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