FAQ

Most of the questions our new clients may have are answered below.
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Q. What kind of Styles and Designs of Custom Made Window Treatments does

A. Glamour Decorating has been manufacturing and designing custom made window treatments for over 25 years. We are experts in all schools of design including modern, traditional, classic, contemporary, transitional, minimalist, feng shui, and shabby chic.
Glamour Decorating manufactures all styles of window treatments and drapery, and are experts in the many different techniques of sewing. We offer ripple fold curtains, pinch pleat drapery, grommet drapery, drapery poles, swags, open swags, banded swags, jabots, valances, Kingston valances, cornices, scalloped cornices, shaped cornices, Austrian drapery, roman shades, pleated shades, balloon shades, London shades, sheer panels, vertical blinds, 3 color custom design vertical blinds, venetian blinds, solar screens, thermal shades, blinds, mini blinds, black out shades, roller shades, light filtering shades, room darkening shades, electric shades, motorized shades, luminettes, pirouettes, silhouettes, and all other hunter Douglas products. Glamour Decorating also offers custom made fabric covers, throw pillows and re-upholstery.

Q. Who will manufacture my custom made window treatments?

A. Glamour Decorating has its own state of the art 16,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Brooklyn, New York. We hand craft all of our custom made products including draperies, shades, blinds, vertical blinds, cornices, fabric covers, throw pillows, and re-upholstery.

Q. Who will install my custom made manual operated or electric window treatments?

A. Glamour Decorating has its own in house installation and electrician department. Our installers and electricians have over 25 years of experience and can handle any size project. From 20-foot windows in a luxury home to over 300 windows on a commercial project our company and installation team has seen it all! Glamour Decorating specializes in all styles of window treatments from traditional, classic, and presidential to modern and contemporary. Our Electricians are experts at their craft. Glamour Decorating uses Somfy, Lutron, and BTX. We specialize in Battery Operated, Low Voltage, and High Voltage electronic shades, blinds, silhouettes, luminettes, solar screens, and drapery.

Q. Where do Glamour Decorating’s fabrics, materials and hardware come from?

A. Glamour Decorating imports fabrics, materials and hardware from many countries throughout the world, however the bulk of our materials come from Italy, France, England, India, and Asia. We also source many of our materials right here in the United States! Glamour Decorating prides itself on using only the finest quality materials. We have accounts with Hunter Douglas, Kravet Fabrics, Duralee, Phifer Sheerweave, Levelor, Bali, Nanik, Graber, Cascade Coil Drapery, The Finial Company, Hesler Brothers, Somfy, Lutron, BTX and many more.

Q. How long will it take for my Window Treatments to be ready?

A. The average turnover time for custom made shades, silhouettes, blinds, vertical blinds, motorized shades, solar screens, and thermal shades range from 10 days to 3 weeks depending on quantity and availability. The average turn around time for custom made drapery, sheers, cornices, side panels, valances and re-upholstery range from 4 to 6 weeks depending on quantity and availability. Glamour Decorating can also rush deliver any project to accommodate almost any deadline.

Q. How do I clean and care for my Custom Made Window Treatments?

A. Caring for your custom made window treatments, drapery, shades and vertical blinds has never been easier! Glamour Decorating Proudly uses 3M Scotch Guard ™ on all of our fabrics, vinyl’s, and PVC’s ensuring that your custom made drapery and window treatments are virtually maintenance free. No more washing, fussing, and dry cleaning. All you have to do is use the extension hose from the vacuum cleaner; or dust your treatments regularly to keep them looking as beautiful as the day they were installed!

Q. Does Glamour Decorating ship orders outside the Tri-State area and The United States? If so how does the process work?

A. Yes! Glamour Decorating has shipped numerous orders throughout the United States to Florida, Georgia, Maine, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia. We have shipped internationally Argentina, England, Guyana, Haiti, Israel, Jamaica, Portugal, Spain, and Surinam. Glamour Decorating makes the out of state and international shipping process as easy and seamless as possible. Our decorators will explain to you how to properly measure your windows, once you have the correct window measurements we will set up a consultation in which you will select your fabrics, styles, and designs. We then will manufacture your order in our 16,000 square foot state of the art manufacturing facility, and package your order with the utmost care complete with all tracks, hardware, screws, anchors, bolts, and fasteners. If your order is placed in the United States Glamour Decorating will then try its best to source a local drapery company to install your order. If your order is shipped internationally our expert installation team will provide you with clear written instructions of how to properly install your custom made window treatments.

Q. Does Glamour Decorating offer package pricing on projects involving more than one window?

A. Since Glamour Decorating is the manufacturer of your window treatments, we can ensure that you will receive the best possible price regardless of how big or small your order is. However we do offer package prices on projects of two or more windows.

Q. Does Glamour Decorating provide different types of drapery linings?

A. Yes, Glamour Decorating offers all possible window treatment linings. There are many different types of drapery linings that provide different functions and looks. We provide blackout lining to add fullness and light blockage to grommet drapery, pinch pleat drapery, and ripple fold drapery. We can also add thermal heat linings to make your window treatments energy efficient in both the summer and the winter. Noise cancelling and sound insulating linings are ideal for windows facing busy streets and help prevent unwanted background noise from entering your home.

Q. Does Glamour Decorating offer motorized shades and electric drapery?

A. Of course! Glamour Decorating can provide you with all different types of motorization depending on the size of your window and style of your treatment. We can work with your home-automated systems for seamless operation! We provide battery operated, low voltage, and high voltage systems and work with brands such as Lutron, Somfy, and BTX.