Get Ready to Entertain As the Temperatures Start to Drop

School has started, and the summer’s almost a distant memory. As Fall closes in, holiday events and seasonal festivals will soon pop up around The Valley. With more visitors pouring in as the temperature starts to drop, it’s important to prepare your home ahead of time. Here are ways to prepare your home for fall season visitors:

Backyard Retreat

What better way to welcome your visitors than with a lovely meal in your backyard? Create a space to entertain guests by expanding the shaded area with awnings. Though the temperatures are starting to drop, the sun over Arizona can still be harsh during the day time. Shield your guests with a shade structure that can be retracted anytime you want.   

Intimate Interiors

Interior roll shades provide the much needed privacy for you and your guests. When it starts to get cold outside, it can also serve as insulation. Motorized interior roll shades are so convenient to use, especially when equipped with sensors. You don’t have to worry about rolling the shades down when it’s too bright out, because the sensors will do the work for you. All you have to do is focus on entertaining your guests with great food and indoor activities.

 

 

All Pro Shades Concepts, are Arizona's #1 Trusted SRP Certified Contractors that can install window sun screens eligible for SRP's Screen Rebate.

SRP is offering customers a rebate of $0.80 per square foot on professionally installed shade screens to keep their homes cooler during Phoenix's summer months.

Insect & Debris-Free Patio

When orange leaves start plummeting to the ground, we want to be there to witness it. However, we don’t want these leaves getting into our outdoor furniture. Debris and insects are abundant during fall, and these can easily get into your patio area. To prevent this, you can install zipper-sealed patio shades in your home. You and your visitors don’t have to worry about blocking the view or the breeze with patio shades. Patio shades are created to shield your home from outdoor elements without obstructing the view.

 

Beautiful Curb Appeal

Say hello to Fall-decorating with your revamped exterior windows. Old, faded window screens definitely don’t go well with holiday decor, so make sure your sun screens are upgraded to sturdier, more elegant-looking ones before you start decorating. Window sun screens are a great way to enhance your home’s curb appeal, and will increase your home’s value. Your visitors will definitely appreciate your home’s picture-perfect look!

All Pro Shade Concepts use only the best materials for shades that can withstand the Arizona seasons. If you’re not sure which part of your home needs shade solutions, feel free to give us a call and we’ll conduct a FREE Home Inspection for you, no pressure to buy! Call us today at (623)201-4969, or send a message through our contact form.

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The Benefits of a Shade Solution System

A home with tons of natural light can create a positive space. Sometimes though, the heat can be way too harsh for you to endure. Being able to control when the amount of natural light that comes into your home should be an option if you want maximum comfort. Motorized residential shades and sunscreens are the best way to stay in control, so you can enjoy your entire home with your friends and family. Here’s how motorized shades, awnings, and sunscreens can help you stay in control:

Protection from UV Rays

If your home is facing south, chances are it’s getting a lot of sunlight for most of the day. If you’re dealing with Arizona heat, the temperature inside your home will rise fast. Not only that - constant contact with direct sunlight is bad for your skin in the long run. Motorized interior roll shades can easily solve this problem. When installed with sensors, it will automatically roll the shades down when it detects too much sunlight.

Privacy and Security

If you’d like a more permanent solution, sunscreens can block most of the sunlight during the day. It’s also an excellent way of blocking your home’s view from the outside, protecting you from nosy neighbors or people who like to snoop around in general. It’s also a great way to enhance your home’s curb appeal.

All Pro Shades Concepts, are Arizona's #1 Trusted SRP Certified Contractors that can install window sun screens eligible for SRP's Screen Rebate.

SRP is offering customers a rebate of $0.80 per square foot on professionally installed shade screens to keep their homes cooler during Phoenix's summer months.

Save Money with Energy Efficiency

If your home is facing North, your backyard gets the bulk of the sunlight. The back of your house can be hotter than other rooms, and cooling this area may be expensive. How can you cool a room and save power at the same time? Motorized awnings can be a good solution for this. It expands your space and gives it more shade at the same time. Poolside awnings can be a great addition to your backyard too, if you want to have more shade while you swim.

 

 

Protect Furniture from getting Sun-Bleached

Sun damage can reduce the quality of your furniture. Patio shades are a great addition to your lounge or patio and prevent irreversible damage to your outdoor furniture. Zipper-sealed patio shades prevent debris and insects from getting into your home. It also lets the breeze in while blocking the sunlight, so you can enjoy the space with family and friends.

All Pro Shade Concepts specializes in the honest & professional installation of custom window screens, awnings, & patio shades. We take pride in giving you the best products with the best service, guaranteed! Our team provides you with a free home or business assessment and quote, with no pressure to buy. Explore our available services and contact us with any questions.

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Clear Signs Your Window Treatments Need To Be Replaced

We all want to greet the new year with a fresh outlook. A thorough home inspection must be done at least once a year, and if you haven’t yet, this is the time to do so. Check for things that should be thrown away, repaired, refurbished or replaced. Inspecting your window treatments & shades is a good starting point. Faded awnings, window screens and patio shades can be an eyesore and can decrease your Arizona home’s overall appeal.

Here are some signs your window screens, awnings, and patio shades need replacement.


All Pro Shade Concepts installs custom window sun screens, awnings, and patio shades; and are the leading shade providers in Scottsdale, Paradise Valley, the East Valley (Mesa, Gilbert, Chandler, Tempe, Queen Creek) and West Valley (Phoenix, Glendale, Sun City, Laveen, Peoria, Avondale, Goodyear).

Fabric or Mesh Tearing


Let’s start with the obvious: low quality window screens are often brittle and susceptible to tearing. Tearing can also be caused by curious children, pets, and even rodents! When you see small tears in your window screen, it’s only a matter of time before it becomes a gaping hole. This is a clear sign that you should replace them with high quality material, to ensure they last a long time.  

All Pro Shade Concepts is a trusted and preferred contractor for The SRP Shade Screen Rebate Program.

Our hand-made sun screens can be customized to fit your home!

Discoloration or Fading


When the sun screen mesh becomes discolored, it won’t do a great job giving you the shade and privacy you need. It may be a sign that the material is about to give way. DIY solutions for discoloration or fading are usually temporary, and not visually attractive. It’s always best to consult a professional.  

Get high quality fabrics for your awnings. Awnings from All Pro Shade Concepts come with a 10-year warranty. 

Other Visible Damage


While other visible damage like dented or bent frames or mesh can be repaired, it’s best to check first if the material is flimsy to begin with. Repairing them is definitely not worth it if they’re bound to break again. The same goes for roll shades that keep getting stuck. Consider installing motorized patio shades and adding wind and sun sensors for your peace of mind.  

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Kids Back At School Means More Time For Your Home Projects

Summer has officially ended, the kids are finally back in school, and your schedule just opened up. Why not take this opportunity to get those projects around the house completed?


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Deep-Cleaning


Now that monsoon season is coming to a close, take some time to clean all the dirt and debris that collected in all the nooks and crannies of your home. Rinse out those doormats with the jet setting on your hose and let them dry in the sun, and break out the broom and brush all the dirt and dust off your patio and entryway. If you really want to feel productive, clean the tracks on your sliding doors and windows by vacuuming out the larger pieces of debris, then sprinkle baking soda on the stubborn parts and spray with a solution of 1 part vinegar to 1 part water. Let the bubbles do the work and rinse it all away!

Replace Old Fixtures


Replacing old or outdated hardware can really spruce up the look of your home for a low cost. Change out the cabinet and drawer pulls in your kitchen and bathroom for a whole new look. If you want to be frugal, there are many selections of spray paint that are suitable to use on door handles and cabinet pulls - just make sure you thoroughly tape and cover the areas you don’t want to get paint on!

Repair Damaged Furniture


Did the kids wreak havoc on your furniture while they were home all day this summer? Use the opportunity of an empty house to get torn, stained, or damaged pieces repaired before the holiday season sneaks up on you. If a DIY approach to fixing furniture seems overwhelming to you, there are plenty of professionals out there that can make your furniture look like new again.

Paint


Paint is one of the cheapest ways to dramatically change the look of your home. Even a fresh coat of the same color can make a room feel like new again. Painting the outside of your home is a little more of a task, but it can really add some extra curb appeal. Take the opportunity to get this project out of the way now and you won’t have to think about it for the next few years. Make sure all your sun screens are in good shape and get those damaged and faded awnings taken care of. Cooler weather will be here before we know it and you’ll feel much less stressed getting all the home improvement projects out of the way now.

Add Shade Solutions


The sun glaring through our windows during summer can be bothersome. Upgrading your home with shade solutions like sunscreens, patio shades and awnings can help you solve this problem. Sunscreens also keep your house cool so you won't have to spend too much on home cooling costs. Exterior shades like awnings and patio shades can let you enjoy the outdoors without worrying about harmful UV rays. It might not be a simple DIY project, but our staff at All Pro can help you with shade solutions!

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For more information you can visit the All Pro Shade Concept website or call them at 623-201-4969.

The Most Popular Home Upgrades in Paradise Valley

One of the wealthiest suburbs of the Phoenix metropolitan area sits just northwest of the city: Paradise Valley. PV is well known for its luxurious resorts, immaculate golf courses, high end dining, and beautiful homes. The overall cost of living in Paradise Valley is well over three times the cost of the Arizona average, and the majority of that cost is the result of the housing market. If you’re looking for extravagant home upgrades, PV is the place to see it.


All Pro Shade Concepts installs custom window sun screens, awnings, and patio shades; and are the leading shade providers in Scottsdale, Paradise Valley, the East Valley (Mesa, Gilbert, Chandler, Tempe, Queen Creek) and West Valley (Phoenix, Glendale, Sun City, Laveen, Peoria, Avondale, Goodyear).

There are countless upgrades that can be done to the inside and outside of your home to not only increase resale value, but also create a unique space that you can truly be proud of.

Furniture


If the thought of major home renovation seems overwhelming, furniture can be a great place to start your upgrades when you’re not ready to make the commitment to construction. Purchasing high quality furniture may feel like a big blow to your wallet ($$$) but you’ll be saving more in the long run since better quality furniture tends to last much longer.

 

 

Pieces that get a lot of use, such as couches, should definitely be durable and last you a while. Outdoor patio seating should be especially well-made in order to be able to stand up to the harsh conditions of the Arizona elements.

Motorized Shades


Worried about protecting your new seating or outdoor entertainment spaces from the sun and other elements? Motorized patio shades and awnings are a great way to accomplish this. They are much faster and easier to deploy than individual furniture covers. They can even be installed to be controlled with your smartphone to make it even easier! Even indoor furniture can become sun-bleached, so why not take your sun protection one step further? Install sun screens on the outside of the home to prolong the life of your upholstery.

 

Bonus: Sunscreens help reduce cooling costs by up to 25%, and All Pro Shade Concepts is an SRP certified contractor. More on what that means for you here.

Lighting and Entertainment


Outdoor kitchens and bars are a major staple in many Paradise Valley homes, and they are a great way to keep the inside of the house cool while you do the cooking and entertaining outside. With flat screen televisions and full size refrigerators outside with your grill though, you’ll want to take extra precautions to keep all of these things protected.

Misting Systems


If you’re interested in extending your living space to the outdoors, consider a misting system. We all know the Arizona heat can be unbearable and can really put a damper on any plans involving the outdoors, but a misting system can make the patio a much more pleasant place to be and it uses less water than you may think. Be sure to consult a professional when it comes to installing misters though, you may need additional pumps to ensure your misters are working properly and not acting as a sprinkler system instead.

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Not sure where to start? Start with shade, it never goes out of style! All Pro Shade Concepts will provide an honest, free inspection, with no pressure to buy. For more information about shade solutions for your home, contact All Pro Shade Concepts!

Why You Should Buy A House That’s North or South Facing

When you’re searching for a new home, there are many things that you are probably considering. Is the yard big enough? Are there enough bedrooms? Is the kitchen the right size? Is there a pool? Out of all of these questions, there is probably one that you’re not considering - is the house you’re looking at north or south facing?


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The reason this is an important question to ask yourself or the realtor is that it makes a difference when and where the sun comes into your home. This question, however, is very much dependent on where you live. If you’re living in an area that has a more moderate climate most of the year, you’ll mostly likely want to have more sunlight warming your house, but if you’re in a place like Arizona, you’ll want to make sure you have the least amount of sunlight warming your house as possible to keep it cool.

 South-Facing


If you’re looking to have the most sunlight in your home, you’ll typically want to look for a house that is south-facing. This will ensure that your home is filled with natural sunlight for most of the day and give the front of your house more light and warmth.

North-Facing


Typically a north-facing home will only get sunlight in the back of the home and will be naturally cooler and darker than that of a south-facing home. In a place like Arizona this is typically the home you’ll want to look more at to keep cooling costs down when the temperatures rise. Who wouldn't want to save more money when you're running the A/C so often?

If you find that the sun is warming your home in a way you never intended, don’t worry, you don’t have to pack up and find a new home. Think about installing sun screens in the parts of your home that get the warmest (or the whole home for a uniform look).

 

 

Sun screens will block out most sunlight and heat, keep your home cooler, and cut down your cooling costs. What’s great about sun shades is that they don’t block out the view from the inside of your home, but keep wandering eyes from looking in from the outside.

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When you’re shopping around for sun screens, All Pro Shade Concepts in Phoenix hand make their screens to customize them to each client’s needs. They can also help you participate in the SRP Shade Screen Rebate Program that could allow you to get a rebate from your sun screen installation.

For more information you can visit the All Pro Shade Concept website or call them at 623-201-4969.

Monsoon Season: Options That Can Help Your Home Shades Survive

If you’ve lived in Arizona for some time you’ll know that monsoon season will come whether you’re ready for it or not. If you’ve installed shades or awnings in your home, you’ll want to make sure that they’re protected when the strong winds roll in.


All Pro Shade Concepts installs custom window sun screens, awnings, and patio shades; and are the leading shade providers in Scottsdale, Paradise Valley, the East Valley (Mesa, Gilbert, Chandler, Tempe, Queen Creek) and West Valley (Phoenix, Glendale, Sun City, Laveen, Peoria, Avondale, Goodyear).

Here are a couple ways you can ensure your money isn’t wasted and you still have the privacy and comfort of sun shades.

 

Retractable Awnings & Patio Shades


When the storm turns your day upside down - you don’t have to worry about your awnings and patio shades to do the same. Be sure to upgrade any existing shades to retractable to ensure that they can be safely stored away. 

If you’re feeling on upgrading a little more, you can opt to make your awnings/patio shades retractable by motorization and choose to have it connected to a WiFi enabled system that will connect to your smartphone.

Somfy Wind Sensors


In addition to adding retractable awnings, you can also purchase wind sensors to give you that extra peace of mind. Two options on the market are the Soliris RTS Kit and Eolis 3D Wirefree RTS Wind Sensor - both by Somfy. 

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Soliris RTS Kit

Soliris automatically controls your RTS motorized products based on weather conditions

Eolis 3D Wirefree RTS Wind Sensor

 

Elois is a wireless, battery powered wind sensor that will automatically retract an awning based on wind generated movements.”

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If the prospect of this new installation is daunting, let the experts at All Pro Shade Concepts handle everything for you. The Phoenix based shade solution company offers FREE home inspections with no obligation for purchase. If you do decide to use their services, they can install retractable awnings and patio shades in addition to the Somfy Wind Sensors should you want to be at ease knowing you won't have to do anything when the winds pick up.

For more information you can visit the All Pro Shade Concept website or call them at 623-201-4969.

How To Enjoy the Arizona Rain

At the height of summer, Arizona natives are accustomed to monsoon season where they typically see rainfall. Don’t let the rain of the season get you down. Here are tips to enjoy the Arizona rain -

Take A Walk


It might seem counterintuitive to walk while it’s raining out, but if it isn’t pouring to the point where you can’t see anything, the natural beauty that you can see during a light shower is amazing.

Go with friends, family, or enjoy some alone time. If you go with kids, release your inner child and jump in puddles with them!

 

Go For a Drive


If you’d rather stay a little more dry, you can go for a drive. It allows you to see the Arizona beauty that resurfaces from the rain, while avoiding your clothes being wet. You can drive to go somewhere like shops, restaurants or sweet treats, or you can simply drive to just feel like you’re getting away.

If you’re with kids, you can always drive to find the ends of rainbows!

 

Relax At Home


The most obvious way to enjoy the rain is to not even go anywhere. You can enjoy it from the comfort of your home. Twist it up a bit though - you don’t need to stay inside all day. Relax on your patio with friends and family to enjoy the smells and sounds of the rainy day. One option outside is to have lunch with comfortable seating and tables big enough for the whole family.

If it is just a bit warm outside, consider installing fans in the patio space to cool it down a bit.

 

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If your patio is not covered, you should consider doing so first that way  everyone isn’t sitting around getting drenched. The experts at All Pro Shade Concepts have been in business for over 15 years providing shade solutions for homes and businesses. It’s a common misconception that their shades are only meant to protect from the sun. With their custom designed patio shades you can ensure that you’re protected from bugs, sun, wind, and rain! These patio shades are sealed to protect you from what nature has to throw at you while still being able to see outside. You can even opt to have them motorized in order to control them with your smartphone.

All Pro Shade Concepts installs custom window sun screens, awnings, and patio shades; and are the leading shade providers in Scottsdale, Paradise Valley, the East Valley (Mesa, Gilbert, Chandler, Tempe, Queen Creek) and West Valley (Phoenix, Glendale, Sun City, Laveen, Peoria, Avondale, Goodyear).

If you would like to contact All Pro Shade Concepts for more information, their phone number is (623) 201-4969.

Swimming To Escape The Heat? Don’t Let Sun Exposure Affect Your Family’s Health

When temperatures soar to over 100 degrees in an Arizona summer, there’s no better way to cool down than to take a dip in a cold, refreshing pool. Whether you’re floating in the water, or splashing around with the kids, never forget the health risks that the sun poses to you and your family. With the harmful UV rays shining down on you (and reflecting off of a pool), there are many things you can do to limit your health risks. Remember that the sun can give you sunburns that can be so painful that you feel you cannot move and it itches, it can cause blistering, it can prematurely age you, and you can develop freckles and moles that can then turn into cancer.

Even if you don't plan on hopping in the pool this summer, here are tips to make sure you all have fun while still being safe.

Lather on the SPF


The most important thing to remember when you’re out in the sun (going swimming or not) is to apply sunscreen. If you will be hanging out at the pool, the number one rule is to reapply - and liberally. The CDC recommends using at least an SPF of 15 prior to going outside. Of course, the higher the SPF number the more protection it is supposed to give. You should reapply every two hours, or after swimming, sweating, or toweling off.

Last but not least, make sure your sunscreen has not expired. If it does not have an expiration date, sunscreen typically has a shelf life of about three years.

 

All Pro Shade Concepts installs custom window sun screens, awnings, and patio shades; and are the leading shade providers in Scottsdale, Paradise Valley, the East Valley (Mesa, Gilbert, Chandler, Tempe, Queen Creek) and West Valley (Phoenix, Glendale, Sun City, Laveen, Peoria, Avondale, Goodyear).

 

 

 

 

A hat is definitely a good thing to wear while relaxing in the pool. Also consider wearing sunglasses. Not only will they protect your eyes from the bright sunlight and reflection of the sun off the pool, but it protects your eyes from sun damage along with the skin surrounding your eyes.

Protective Clothing


Another way to protect yourself is to cover your skin whenever possible. If you are not swimming and can bear to put on some sort of clothing (thin and light would be best in the heat), that would help against the harmful UV rays. Additionally, it would be a good idea to wear a sun hat. It will give you shade on your face and neck, and if the brim is large enough, it could even give you some protection on your shoulders.

 

Find Shade


The last way to protect you and your family from the harsh sun is to hang out in the shade whenever possible. That could be sitting under a big tree, under a patio umbrella, or under an awning or patio shade. A Patio umbrella is an easy, inexpensive option, but if you’re having a party, it would not be sufficient to provide shade for everyone. 

When trying to provide the most shade as possible in your yard, think of installing an awning or patio shades.

An awning gives you additional shade on your patio. It increases the amount of shaded area by attaching it to your home and extending out. Awnings are typically retractable so they don’t always need to be out.
A patio shade attaches to your existing patio and comes down like a window shade so it can block the sun from coming into your patio. It can also block out winds, bugs and dirt when retracted down.

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If you’re trying to decide between an awning or patio shade, you can always consult the experts at All Pro Shade Concepts. They offer a free home inspection to determine what shade solutions would best fit your needs and your home. They even create shade solutions that can be controlled by your smartphone! Contact them at 623-201-4969 for more information.

Don’t let the sun beat you out of your fun this summer!

Thinking Of Selling Your Home? Upgrades That Can Attract Buyers

Are you ready to sell your home in hopes of finding your dream home? Maybe you’re relocating for work or family. Either way, if you’re considering selling your current home, there are some upgrades you should consider making in order to attract the most buyers. Here are some tips -

Update Flooring


If your carpet/tile/hardwood is looking a bit dirty and run down, you should definitely consider updating it. Hardwood is always a classic, nowadays tile should be kept strictly to bathrooms and kitchens to avoid a dated look, and it’s best to keep carpet colors on the neutral side.

If hardwood flooring is the look you’re going for but you don’t want to spend a lot of money, you can look for laminate flooring that looks like wood. This will keep costs down, but still attract buyers to the more modern look.

 

Tip: buyers will like the look of consistent flooring throughout. So don’t go out and pick a bunch of different types and/or colors of flooring.

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Tip: Try to keep the colors you choose light, bright, and neutral - especially if there is not a lot of natural light filtering in these rooms.

Kitchen/Bathroom Renovation


If your budget allows it, consider a kitchen and/or bathroom renovation. Doing one or both of these could significantly increase the value of your home and the willingness of buyers to take a look at your home. It could be as simple as changing the backsplash in your kitchen or repainting old cabinets and installing new hardware on it. If you’re looking for more value to be added, replacing your countertops will help as well.

Landscaping


Curb appeal. If you haven’t heard that term yet, get used to hearing it. This is the first thing buyers will see and consider. If the outside of your home is not appealing, chances are they won’t even bother stepping inside. To avoid this, try updating your landscape. Make sure there are no dead weeds or plants.

Ensure there is not clutter from toys or old furniture. If you’re able to, try having your home repainted. A fresh coat of paint can go a long way in addition to updated roofing. 

 

Tip: Think about updating your front door as well - especially if it’s looking old and paint is chipping.

Your goal here is to make someone drive by and want to stop just by looking at the outside of your home.

 

 

Tip: If you are installing sun screens in your windows, be sure to consult a professional. This is one project you should not try to DIY. All Pro Shade Concepts are experts at installations and even customize them to your liking. The company even participates in the SRP Shade Screen Rebate Program, which could end up saving you money if their sun screens are installed into your home!

Update Windows


If your home was constructed pre 1970 and hasn’t been updated since, the windows are probably not the best for several reasons. If your home is so old that it doesn’t have a good central air system, home buyers will already be hesitant. By replacing or updating your windows, this could help insulate the home further, allow for a window A/C unit to be installed, and give the home a more modern look. You could also consider installing sun screens in the windows to further insulate the home.

Doing this could keep more heat from coming into the home and give it another uniform look from the outside (hint: curb appeal!). They will also allow you more privacy from the outside, while still being able to see the view from the inside.

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Tip: If you haven’t looked at it in over a year and it is not any kind of important document, you probably will never look at or need it again. It’s time to say goodbye to it.

Declutter


This one isn’t so much an upgrade as it is a must do. If you were to walk into a home with a lot of items strewn everywhere, you probably wouldn’t want to stay long either. So why expect homebuyers to? Make sure you declutter your home prior to any open houses (and before photos are taken as well!) to prevent potential homebuyers missing the little details you love and worked so hard to update. You could have the most beautiful living room, but if your kids have taken it over as a playroom, it won’t feel inviting to someone looking to buy.

If you would like more information on All Pro Shades Concept and their line of products, visit their website here, or call them at (623) 201-4969