Jacoby Company Blog

News from the Window Covering Trade Show in Nashville, March 2019

Posted on March 30, 2019 at 4:00 am

Well, as I am sitting on the plane coming back from the Nashville show, I am pleased to report that so many things are changing within our field with technology. Mind you, all of this motorization is a bit overwhelming as each window covering company has pretty much their own systems, and it is our challenge to make this all work for the consumer. So many questions we all have these days, “is your home a smart home”, if it is, ... Continue Reading

Custom Window Treatments – Protection from the sun

Posted on March 27, 2019 at 6:00 am

Even on cold days the sun can fade and damage your furniture, flooring, and rugs.   Courtesy of Hunter Douglas   Hunter Douglas offers a great solution, their Silhouette window shadings feature S-shaped vanes that float between two sheer fabrics.  Silhouette shades block up to 88% of UV rays when vanes are open and 99% when the tilt is closed. Solar Film Courtesy Solar Film Heat control window film:  Multiple benefits in one, ceramic window tint Another great solution to help preserve your furnishings is Solar window film. ... Continue Reading

Angies List Super Service Award 2018

Posted on February 22, 2019 at 4:27 pm

Jacoby Company Inc.­ Earns 2018 Angie’s List Super Service Award The award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer service Jacoby Company, specialists in elegant windows since 1980, has received the 2018 Angie’s List Super Service Award.  This is the ninth consecutive year that Jacoby Company has received this coveted award.  The award honors service professionals who have maintained exceptional service ratings and reviews on Angie’s List. The recipients of this top award have met strict eligibility requirements including maintaining an “A” rating. ... Continue Reading

Jacoby Co Inc. – Crypton® Home Fabric

Posted on February 5, 2019 at 8:46 pm

 When I was reupholstering our own couches this past December, my goal was not to let the dog, Riley, or cat, Bailey ruin our new fabulous white couches.  Well, that is when I discovered this Cryptron fabric!  This is the most amazing fabric ever invented!!!!! How do I know it does what it says it does...well... My first weekend away, after getting the couches delivered, I found that the dog sitter wasn't paying attention, and Riley not only had an accident on ... Continue Reading

Child Safety – Cordfree Blinds & Shades – Los Angeles

Posted on December 27, 2018 at 5:45 am

Finally!!!!!!!  Jacoby Company has been saying this for years....hanging cords are very dangerous for children!  You have to read the attached article that corded shades are no longer an option because too many young lives have been lost.  Gary and I are parents ourselves - and soon to be grandparents this February - so you can be sure child safety is forefront on our minds.  Please take a second to read this article. https://www.mother.ly/news/corded-window-blinds-have-officially-been-banned-for-child-safety As you can see from this article, the ... Continue Reading

Simple Changes that Will Transform your Home for the Holidays

Posted on November 17, 2017 at 1:00 am

by Greenhouse Fabrics on November 9, 2017 written by Melissa Wolck It's that time of year again... pumpkin spice, crisp air and autumn leaves. Fall is my favorite season! But let's be honest, with all of the rushing around, shorter days and events coming up, it is easy to get overwhelmed, but don't. Take the time to enjoy your family and friends for the holidays. If your feeling defeated by the added pressure of decorating your space, take a look at some of the simple changes ... Continue Reading

Function and the Art of Window Dressing – Los Angeles Custom Window Treatments

Posted on August 30, 2017 at 6:00 am

  When it comes to all home design, functionality reigns supreme. Opulent beauty and high end designs mean very little if the design does not do its intended job. Vinyl, aluminum and off the self products do everything that higher end window coverings do, they control the aperture of light in the room. However, what custom windows do do that the fore mention offerings cannot is simple: they connect on a deeper and more intimate level to your ideas of style, ... Continue Reading

NEW FROM SCHUMACHER… FUN, FRESH, HAPPY PRINTS.

Posted on July 14, 2017 at 6:00 am

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Los Angeles Color Trends Of 2017

Posted on July 11, 2017 at 6:00 am

THE BIGGEST COLOR TRENDS OF 2017...SO FAR Like learning about the psychology of color before choosing your paint! The year might be halfway over, but it has been packed with some of the most innovative interior design trends we've seen in a long time. One design category that has been especially eye-opening: color. From new, warmer neutrals to an unexpected accent hue, this is our 2017 Mid-Year Trend Report on the year's most colorful design ideas...so far. NEUTRAL PALETTES ARE WARMING UP So far ... Continue Reading

Los Angeles Luxury Custom Sheer Drapery

Posted on July 3, 2017 at 6:00 am

Here is the lowdown on sheer fabrics... enjoy Batiste vs. Voile by Greenhouse Fabrics on July 17, 2017 by Melissa Wolck What is the difference between Batiste and Voile? Batiste, pronounced, BUH-TEEST, is a very soft, lightweight semi-opaque fabric that is woven in a plain weave. It is most commonly made from 100% cotton or a cotton/polyester blend, but historically was made of linen. This semi-sheer fabric is named after 13th century French linen weaver, Jean Baptiste. Batiste fabrics are often used for window treatments ... Continue Reading

 
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