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    Budget Blinds Enhances Home Automation with Motorized Window Treatments

    ORANGE, CA - The last several years have shown a spike in demand for home automation systems. According to a study conducted by ABI Research, 1.5 million home automation systems were installed in the U.S. in 2012, up almost 50% from 2011. That number is expected to increase to 12 million by 2016. Budget Blinds—a leading window covering franchise—is helping meet the demand with its full line of motorized window treatments powered by Somfy® Systems. More...

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    Budget Blinds Becomes Proud Sponsor of the 2014 DIY Network Blog Cabin

    ORANGE, CA - Budget Blinds has become the exclusive window coverings sponsor of the 2014 DIY Network Blog Cabin, an annual interactive homebuilding series and consumer sweepstakes. As part of the interactive process, DIY Network asks fans to vote on the design features of a home to be renovated and then invites eligible viewers to enter for a chance to win the finished residence. This year’s Blog Cabin was a historic 1920s era bungalow that was remodeled and relocated to a location by a lake in the beautiful city of Winter Haven, Florida. More... 

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    Budget Blinds Launches the Summer Sale Event

    ORANGE, CA - Take advantage of hot savings during the Summer Sale Event, only at Budget Blinds! Now is the time to save big on a wide assortment of energy-efficient window treatments that can help keep your home cool during the summer months. More...

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    Budget Blinds Will Be Featured in Upcoming Episodes of Buying and Selling

    ORANGE, CA - Budget Blinds will have its products featured in Season 2 of Buying and Selling starring the Property Brothers. The episodes will air on the W Network in Canada starting May 27th.Each episode of Buying and Selling follows the Property Brothers, Drew and Jonathan Scott, as they help homeowners sell their current home and buy a new property that better fits their needs. Jonathan renovates and prepares the family's current home for a successful sale, More…

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    Budget Blinds Participates in a Hockey Themed Man Cave at the Home Expressions Show

    Working with trusted vendor partner Shade-O-Matic, Budget Blinds is now able to print all 30 NHL team logos on our custom line of roller shades for hockey fans throughout Canada! To promote the effort, Budget Blinds participated in the Home Expressions Show which took place April 4th – 6th in Winnipeg, Manitoba! More... 
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    It’s the Biggest Sale Event of the Year at Budget Blinds

    ORANGE, CA - Buy more and save more during our Anniversary Sale Event! Save on beautiful window coverings backed by our "No Questions Asked Warranty" plus free in-home personal design consultations! Choose from hundreds of blinds, shades, shutters, drapes and more. More...

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    Budget Blinds Launches New Interactive Online Game “Click It to Fix It”

    ORANGE, CA – Budget Blinds, a leading provider of custom blinds and window coverings, is excited to announce the release of their “Click it to Fix It” Facebook game. The game challenges players to maintain a comfortable home environment by clicking on items that are creating an imbalance. Items include windows, cabinets, lights and appliances. When these items flash red, players must click on them to rack up points and obtain fun upgrades and power-ups. The pace quickly becomes fast and furious and if you don’t click items in time, it’s game over. At the end of the game, players can share their scores with Facebook friends. More...

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    New Windows Fashions Sale Event at Budget Blinds

    ORANGE, CA – During our Window Fashions Sale Event we’re offering amazing savings on tons of gorgeous window coverings, plus free in-home personal design consultations! Choose from hundreds of blinds, shades, shutters, drapes and more. More...

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    Budget Blinds Stages Unique Runway Show Featuring the Latest Trends in Home Draperies

    ORANGE, CA – At their most recent National Convention in Washington D.C., Budget Blinds—the largest window coverings franchise in the nation—produced a runway fashion show that sent models down the catwalk in a stunning number of clothing designs made from drapery materials.The runway fashion show featured the latest fabrics from Inspired Drapes; a private label brand available exclusively through Budget Blinds. The fashion show was conceived to show how curtains and draperies can act as couture for your windows in order to help bring out the best in your home. More...  
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    Home Franchise Concepts Remembers Veterans on the Anniversary of Pearl Harbor

    ORANGE, CA – This Saturday, December 7th, marks the 72nd anniversary of the Pearl Harbor bombing that saw 2,402 American soldiers killed and another 1,282 wounded. It was an event that sent shock waves through a nation and changed the trajectory of World War II. Home Franchise Concepts (HFC) – the parent company of home improvement franchise properties Budget Blinds and Tailored Living – would like to take a moment to remember the sacrifices that were made that day and thank veterans of all military backgrounds for what they’ve done for this country. More...


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    Home Franchise Concepts Enlists Lisa Rosser to Help Match Military Veterans with Business Opportunities

    ORANGE, CA – Home Franchise Concepts (HFC) – the parent company of home improvement franchises Budget Blinds and Tailored Living – has enlisted military veteran and veteran business advocate Lisa Rosser to help reach and educate the veteran community on the benefits of owning a franchise business. Using Lisa Rosser’s expert advice, as well as personal and professional experience, HFC hopes to give retired service men and women an exciting new platform where they can apply their military training. More... 

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    Home Franchise Concepts Launches Program to Help Veterans Become Entrepreneurs

    ORANGE, CA – Throughout history, the United States Armed Forces have selflessly put their lives in danger to protect our freedoms. When those that have given so much for our country retire from active duty, an opportune moment arises to give back. Home Franchise Concepts (HFC) – the parent company of home improvement franchise companies Budget Blinds and Tailored Living – believes the skills military veterans gained while on active duty have prepared them for a successful role as franchise business owners. To show appreciation for all these men and women have sacrificed, and provide encouragement to make this rewarding transition into civilian life, HFC is launching the Million Dollar Franchise Event. More... 
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    Budget Blinds and Tailored Living Partner with NBC's George to the Rescue to Aid an Army Veteran

    ORANGE, CA – Budget Blinds and its sister company Tailored Living – two of the nation’s leading home improvement franchise systems – recently partnered with NBC’s popular home improvement show George to the Rescue to help furnish a new home for retired Army Staff Sergeant Sandra Lee. The show features home improvement guru George Oliphant as he tackles home and community remodeling projects that benefit families and community organizations in need. The George to the Rescue episode featuring Budget Blinds and Tailored Living will air on NBC stations in major cities across the nation this Saturday, October 12th, and Sunday, October 13th. Please check your local listings. More... 
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    Increase Child Safety at Home During National Window Covering Safety Month

    ORANGE, CA – Parents are told they need to cut the cord and let their child fly, but cutting the cord on your window coverings when you have young kids is even more important. Seemingly harmless cords from your blinds can turn deadly if toddlers get entwined in them. October is National Window Cord Safety month. This presents an opportune time to assess the safety of your window coverings. More... 

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    Budget Blinds Announces Winner of $5000 Window Covering Makeover Sweepstakes

    This year, Budget Blinds partnered with Meredith Corporation to launch a sweepstakes where one lucky winner would receive a $5000 window covering makeover! The sweepstakes involved participants submitting videos of their most epic decorating failures. The videos were judged based on creativity, originality, relevance and the number of Facebook “likes” they received.After reviewing the top 20 entries, we are happy to announce that a winner has been selected! More... 

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    Budget Blinds Offers Wide Selection of Solar Screens for Homeowners to Take Advantage of $500 Government Tax Write-Off

    ORANGE, CA – Earlier this year, President Obama signed The American Taxpayer Relief Act. The bill grants up to a $500 tax credit on select energy efficient products including solar screens for windows. Qualifying products must be for an existing home and must be purchased and installed between January 1, 2012 and December 31, 2013. With a wide selection of tax-credit-certified solar screens, Budget Blinds can help homeowners across the country create more energy efficient homes while saving them money come tax season. More...

    Budget Blinds Products to Appear on the W Network’s Love It or List It

    ORANGE, CA – W Network’s Love It or List It Vancouver will feature products by Budget Blinds – the largest window coverings franchise in North America – on select episodes of its current season. The episodes featuring Budget Blinds window coverings will air at 10pm on September 9th, 16th, 30th and on November 4th, 2013. More...  
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    Budget Blinds Becomes Proud Sponsor of DIY Network's Blog Cabin® 2013

    ORANGE, CA – Budget Blinds – the largest window coverings franchise in the nation – has become the exclusive window coverings sponsor of DIY Network’s annual interactive homebuilding series, Blog Cabin. The sponsorship is part of an ongoing partnership with DIY Network. Premiering tonight, July 29 at 9:30 p.m. ET, the popular primetime program invites viewers and fans to design the 2013 Blog Cabin in hopes of winning the finished product; a mid-1800s coastal cottage situated on three acres of gorgeous waterfront property in Atlantic, N.C. More...  
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    Budget Blinds Enlists Deb Barrett as Design Consultant for Inspired Drapes® Brand

    ORANGE, CA – Inspired Drapes – Budget Blinds’ exclusive line of soft window coverings – recently brought on board industry expert Deb Barrett to help develop the brand by offering advice and direction based on today’s hottest window covering trends. Launched this year, Inspired Drapes offers homeowners a complete line of contemporary curtains and draperies. More...  

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    Budget Blinds Take Part in The Great TOH Giveaway Sweepstakes Presented by This Old House®

    ORANGE, CA – Budget Blinds – the largest window coverings franchise in the nation – has partnered with the popular home improvement show This Old House to add more prizes to its yearly The Great TOH Giveaway sweepstakes. Through the sweepstakes, Budget Blinds will be giving away $5,000 worth of Signature Series® window coverings to 5 different winners for a $25,000 total prize contribution. More... 

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    Budget Blinds Franchisees Band Together to Provide Relief to Flood Victims in Alberta, Canada

    This past June, severe torrential rains hit the province of Alberta, causing catastrophic flooding and over 150,000 homeowners to be displaced. Damages are estimated to be well into the billions of dollars and it will take several years to fully rebuild. To provide relief, a group of local area Budget Blinds franchisees have banded together and will donate a portion of their July month sales to help Alberta residents rebuild their homes. More... 

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    Budget Blinds, Inc. Announces Unwavering Commitment to Product Safety and Child Safety

    ORANGE, CA - Budget Blinds, Inc., a division of Home Franchise Concepts, announces its continued commitment to child and product safety. All products within Budget Blinds’ proprietary Vendor Alliance Program available to consumers in 4,000 markets across the U.S. and Canada either meet or exceed the most recent standards for the American National Standard for Safety of Corded Window Covering Products. These new standards went into effect June 1, 2013 and Budget Blinds has worked diligently with all its manufacturing partners to ensure compliance with the new safety standards, developed and maintained by the Window Coverings Manufacturers Association (WCMA). More... 

    Budget Blinds Partners with Designing Spaces™ to help transform a Boys & Girls Club in Broward County, Florida

    ORANGE, CA – Budget Blinds – the leading window coverings franchise in the nation – recently partnered with the popular home improvement show Designing Spaces™ to help renovate the Boys and Girls Club of Broward County, FL. The show travels all over the country redefining and redesigning spaces by incorporating decorating trends, do-it-yourself projects, and step by step home improvements. More...   

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    Budget Blinds Partners with NBC's George to the Rescue to Help a Community

    Budget Blinds, along with its sister company Tailored Living, recently partnered with NBC’s popular home improvement show George to the Rescue to help renovate the Boys and Girls Club of Newark, NJ. The show features home improvement guru George Oliphant as he tackles home and community remodeling projects that benefit families and community organizations in need. The George to the Rescue episode featuring Budget Blinds and Tailored Living will air in major cities across the nation on NBC 4, Saturday, April 27th at 10am EST. Please check your local listings. More... 

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    Budget Blinds Partners with Designing Spaces™ Airing on Lifetime Television to Help Transform the Home of a Family in Need

    ORANGE, CA – Budget Blinds – the leading window coverings franchise in the nation – recently partnered with the popular home improvement show Designing Spaces™ to help renovate the home of a family in need. The show travels all over the country redefining and redesigning spaces by incorporating decorating trends, do-it-yourself projects, and step by step home improvements. More... 

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    Meet Budget Blinds Style Consultant Connie Bolton, Appearing on Designing Spaces™ Airing on Lifetime Television

    Connie Bolton has been creating custom décor solutions - including window treatments, bedding, furniture and upholstery - for over 25 years. She is an expert when it comes to understanding a customer's needs and is thus able to create rich and functional home environments suited to their tastes. Tune in to Designing Spaces airing on Lifetime on January 18th and February 7th at 7:30 a.m. PT/ET to see Connie help a homeowner choose eco-friendly window coverings to outfit her home. More...  

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    Budget Blinds Green Product Featured on Designing Spaces™

    Thinking of sprucing up your windows for the New Year? Tune in to Designing Spaces™, the popular home improvement show on Lifetime Television on Friday, January 18th at 7:30 am (ET/PT) to find out how Budget Blinds® can help transform the look of your windows using eco-friendly products. The show will air as part of the Designing Spaces™ “Think Green” series. More... 

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    Budget Blinds CEO Chad Hallock Featured on CBS's Undercover Boss

    Each week, CBS's hit reality series Undercover Boss follows a different executive as they leave the comfort of their corner office to experience the blue-collar side of their business in a roll-up-your-sleeves environment. On April 13th, 2012, the episode featuring Budget Blinds CEO, Chad Hallock, aired on CBS primetime to an audience of over 8 million. More...

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