Frequently Asked Questions
Answers from Houston’s authorities on window treatments and motorization
at THE FROG Blinds Shutters Drapes.
- Phone 713-840-0844
- Text 713-843-7097
Do you have a question about window treatments in the Greater Houston area, Galveston, the Bay Area, or beyond? We are a Hunter Douglas Showcase dealer and we can come to you or meet you in our showroom! THE FROG Blinds Shutters Drapes has answers for your questions and is happy to work with you over the phone, by text, or in person.
Do you have a question about window treatments in the Greater Houston area, Galveston, the Bay Area, or beyond?
We are a Hunter Douglas Showcase dealer and we can come to you or meet you in our showroom! THE FROG Blinds Shutters Drapes has answers to your questions and is happy to work with you over the phone, by text, or in person.
Custom window coverings are personalized products made to your exact specifications. If you have an oddly shaped window or a highly unique aesthetic, custom blinds or shades may be the best choice for you. Like a “bespoken” suit – style, color and fit is specific to your project.
Ready-made window treatments can be found at many big-box retailers – Home Depot or Lowes. They offer products that can be bought immediately, cut to fit your measurements, and sent home with you. These products are designed for convenience and an immediate need, but you are responsible for the fit and installation.
There is no cost for a consultation. THE FROG will meet you in our showroom to demonstrate the available choices in motorization and manual window treatments. We can also come to your home or project site to help you choose what’s best for you. We’ll help you make an informed decision regarding the type of window treatments, color, opacity level, and style. We understand that our customers have a budget, and our team is committed to presenting options within your plan.
While we’re on site, we’ll take preliminary measurements of your windows to ensure an accurate design and to be able to provide a firm quote.
Please contact us to get started with a free in-home consultation at your home or office!
Well-designed window treatments are an excellent way to keep your home a little cooler during hot Texas summers and conserve your heating when the temperature drops. Blinds, shutters, and shades all allow you to control how much sunlight enters your home through windows. They add an extra layer of insulation that keeps the outdoor elements from affecting indoor temperatures. While adding a set of blinds isn’t a replacement for good home insulation, it can go a long way to maintaining a comfortable space.
THE FROG offers customized window treatment solutions for windows and doors of all sizes and shapes, including skylights, sliding glass doors, and hard-to-reach windows. We won’t make you choose between window treatments that are too small or too large for your oddly shaped window. Allow us to customize your window treatments to your needs and specifications.
Blackout blinds, with side channels, block all light from entering a room, which is ideal for a home theater or bedroom to promote better rest. We’re happy to install them wherever needed. Room-darkening treatments, no side channel, will limit the amount of light entering a room, but do not block it out completely.
Absolutely! Visualization is essential when it comes to deciding on fabrics for window treatments. Seeing colors, textures, and patterns in your space with your lighting, day and night, makes an incredible difference. When you schedule a complimentary in-home consultation (link to Lead Sheet) with our team, we’ll bring samples to your home or office to make your selection process easier. We can provide swatches to use let you compare how the window treatment will fit with other parts of your design project. If there’s something you’d like to see, don’t be afraid to ask!
THE FROG provides temporary, paper shades to our customers if they need privacy before their order can be produced.
All our manufacturer’s design blinds, shades, and hardware with the safety of children and pets as their number one priority! Blinds, shades and draperies with cords or looped cords made with shorter cords and cord loop lengths need to be evaluated for where they are used to eliminate the risk of strangulation for small children and pets. Cordless and motorized window treatment can solve some of these safety risks. Most window treatments can be motorized.
When you are ready to proceed, you will be asked to send a signed copy of the proposal and pay a deposit. We’ll schedule an independent installer to survey the order and take final production measurements. Your products will be unique to you and must be custom fitted.
If your order is delayed and not ready before you are ready to move- in, THE FROG will provide temporary paper shades for privacy in selected areas until your order arrives.
Once we confirm your order has shipped, we’ll contact you to schedule the installation at your preferred date and time. Any remaining balance owed is due upon installation and your acceptance of the work.
We offer sophisticated products in every window treatment category, with colors, styles, textures, and materials to give you the best selection. You don’t have to choose the same type of window treatments for every room in your home or business. Sometimes selecting the same color is enough to unify the space. Don’t be afraid to use all your options.
Buying drapery or curtains that don’t have proper fullness or length are two of the most common mistakes we see among customers. You can avoid these by having us measure your windows accurately during the free in-home consultation. Installing new window treatments incorrectly is also a common mistake. THE FROG can provide expert window treatment installation. Let our professionals handle the details for you.
Should you choose to self-install any product sold to you by THE FROG, we will require a release at the time the order is placed stating that the customer takes full responsibility for the order, fit and installation.
Good news! Caring for your window treatments is simple. Window shutters, blinds, and shades only require dusting from time to time. If cellular product has dirt inside the cell, just use a vacuum. If your blinds are soiled by accident, use a damp cloth to wipe them down. Never soak your window treatments in water, and always refer to cleaning instructions provided by the brand manufacturer.
THE FROG Blinds Shutters Drapes works with clients throughout Houston, the surrounding communities, Galveston, and the Bay Area. If you live a little further out, give us a call anyway. We have been able to serve clients in the Hill Country, Rockport, and Goliad. We even provided blinds to a job in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia!
For Additional Information
Do you still have questions about choosing and purchasing window treatments? Please reach out to us for more information. We’re always glad to help our customers make educated decisions about blinds, shutters, shades, blinds, and drapes.
- Phone 713-840-0844
- Text 713-843-7097