Jacoby Company Blog

Solar Shades…Sleek, Sophisticated & Simple

Posted on July 11, 2012 at 8:03 pm

Solar Shades…Sleek, Sophisticated & Simple

Solar Shades are an excellent way to add comfort to your home while providing privacy and saving money.  Solar Screens are reasonably priced, and often times sunscreens pay for themselves within a few years by reducing the cost of utility bills You have multiple fabric choices depending on how much light (and heat) you want to block.  Solar fabrics lets in enough light so you can enjoy the views of long summer evenings, while keeping out ... Continue Reading

Sunbrella Fabrics, anything is possible.

Posted on June 14, 2012 at 5:32 pm

Sunbrella Fabrics, anything is possible.

Limitless design options with Sunbrella Fabrics...   Bright ideas for white When it comes to decorating with white, there’s no need to be shy... That’s because Sunbrella fabrics are extremely easy to clean. Now you can cover it all without worrying about unexpected spills that are part of everyday life. Use white as a blank canvas and then layer on colorful accessories that can be refreshed seasonally...     Use our Sunbrella fabrics in a multitude of innovative ways to seamlessly tie your next project together, ... Continue Reading

“Allure” Window Coverings… a nice change.

Posted on May 15, 2012 at 8:09 pm

“Allure” Window Coverings… a nice change.

From time to time, we are asked for the latest and newest for window coverings, and I just found one that really sizzles. In my opinion, the Allure Product, although not really a new release, has been reintroduced to the community with new beautiful skew's that will make your windows look beautiful and I just had to pass it on to you. This product is a great, less expensive alternative to Hunter Douglas' Silhouette Shade. ... Continue Reading

Press Release – CORY JACOBY of LOS ANGELES, CA Receives Houzz’s 2012 ‘Best Of Remodeling’ Award

Posted on May 1, 2012 at 8:15 pm

Press Release – CORY JACOBY of LOS ANGELES, CA Receives Houzz’s 2012 ‘Best Of Remodeling’ Award

CORY JACOBY of LOS ANGELES, CA Receives Houzz’s 2012 ‘Best Of Remodeling’ Award First-Ever Survey & Analysis of More than 1.2 Million Members Reveals Top-Rated Professionals and Current Design Trends from Across the Country LOS ANGELES,California  --  March 30, 2012 – Jacoby Company Inc. of Los Angeles, California has been awarded  “Best Of Remodeling” 2012 by Houzz, the leading online platform for residential remodeling and design.  The 30-year old Custom window treatment and upholstery firm, was chosen by the more than 1.2 million registered ... Continue Reading

Installation

Posted on April 30, 2012 at 7:22 pm

Installation

There is an art to installing the drapery correctly.  Have you ever been to a friends house whose husband tried to do this himself with a ready made drapery he just picked up from a store?  Sometimes they are hung correctly, but most of the time, the drapery is either too short, too long, the rods don't have a center support so they droop in the center, there are no returns on the sides of ... Continue Reading

Fabulous Linings Make all the Difference~

Posted on April 19, 2012 at 4:03 pm

Fabulous Linings Make all the Difference~

Here is a note about linings.  We use a nice weight sateen lining for the drapery and in some cases, we also use a felt interlining that helps the face fabric lay better and look fuller.  The heavier lining also provides a form of installation so they become energy efficient.  Please note also, when there is a lot of noise in a room, I use the interlining as a sound muffler.  To make my point ... Continue Reading

The Cost behind the Drapery

Posted on April 16, 2012 at 5:11 pm

The Cost behind the Drapery

Have you ever wondered, really, what makes Custom Drapery cost so much? Whenever I am talking about custom drapery, and the client has not done this before, they almost about faint when they hear how much it is going to cost them.  I would like to take a few seconds of your time and tell you about the process and why it appears expensive.  One thing we all need to remember, and I try to explain this in detail to ... Continue Reading

Southern Tradition

Posted on April 11, 2012 at 2:46 pm

Southern Tradition

Beautiful valances to frame our windows... The one below comes from the time of President George Washington. and this one we did just this last fall. ... A classic is always in style...                 Continue Reading

Room with a view…

Posted on March 23, 2012 at 3:08 pm

Room with a view…

From motorized duo-light cellular shades... to sheerweave roller shades... You can have style and privacy without losing your spectacular views... Continue Reading

Spring Window Covering Inspiration…

Posted on March 21, 2012 at 6:47 pm

Spring Window Covering Inspiration…

From Classic Plantation Shutters to Contemporary Woven Wood Shades You can enjoy your beautiful views from any room in the house.     Continue Reading