Interior Plantation Shutters

Speedwell Design Center
The Benefits of Interior Window Shutters A stylish complement to any interior, Our Hunter Douglas Interior Shutters combine the best of two worlds. Combining the look of wood plus the strength and durability of modern-day materials, plantation style shutters allow an elegant yet affordable style to any home. Visit our Morristown, NJ showroom and speak with one of our design consultants to see and feel the full array of available colors and textures. A fantastic addition to any new or updated living space, interior shutters fit into any decor...
March 02 2018 Read More

Now Offers Mannington Hardwood Flooring

Speedwell Design Center
Newest addition to our Morristown Showroom. Offering beauty, durability, and performance, Mannington Hardwood Floors are designed to reflect the latest trends in American styles and décor. Crafted with quality in mind, Mannington’s commitment to beauty and endurance is a perfect addition to Speedwell Design Center collection of superior manufacturers. About Engineered Hardwood Engineered hardwood flooring is real hardwood. There are many benefits to choosing an engineered product over a solid product. The term “engineered” s...
February 05 2018 Read More

Why tile flooring cracks and how to prevent it

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Tile flooring is easy to work with, durable and functional. When properly installed it can offer years of problem free service. Sometimes however, tile flooring cracks. Often, the problem lies not with the material, but with what is hidden below the surface. Let's explore some common causes of tile flooring cracks and how proper installation can prevent it. Four Common Causes When properly installed tile flooring is a durable surface that can stand up to heavy use with few signs of wear. However, in certain circumstances tile cracks. Often the homeowner immediately believes that the cause is defective materials. While this is sometimes th...
September 14 2017 Read More

Window Treatments Can Help You Sell Your Home!

Speedwell Design Center
When it comes to selling your home, window treatments may be one of the last things you consider, but the right treatments can make any room in your house look brighter, bigger and more inviting. The key to all shades, drapes, blinds, curtains and shutters is to enhance the qualities of a room without being too noticeable. Buyers will love the look of a particular room without knowing the thought you put into the window treatments. Let There Be Light House hunters love rooms with lots of light. That means window treatments should provide just a touch of color and style while letting in as much sunlight as possible. For example, for large b...
September 12 2017 Read More

Choosing The Right Rug For The Room

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A new rug can tie an entire room together and instantly give an aesthetic boost to an outdated space. There are a few key factors to think about when selecting a new rug, including the color, size and material. Your family’s lifestyle should also be an important consideration. 1. Color Perhaps the most important element of a rug is its color and pattern. If you have a rug with bold, bright hues and attention-grabbing designs, it might be easier to select furniture and accessories that complement the rug rather than the other way around. For rooms that already have furniture, try choosing a rug that has a contra...
July 12 2017 Read More

Optimal Blinds Hanging Strategy

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Whether you’re moving into a new home or redecorating your existing space, installing blinds on your windows offers an easy way to adjust the ambience of an entire room. Hanging blinds by yourself is easier than it seems. Most blinds include installation hardware, but you’ll probably need a tape measure, pencil and either a drill or screwdriver. Hanging Blinds Inside The Window Frame Many homeowners choose to mount blinds on the interior of their window frames. This creates a sleek, clean look, and blinds installed this way are less likely to detach and allow more light to enter around the edges. For windows with deep sills, ...
July 12 2017 Read More

Floor Checklist for New Homeowners

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Buying a new home is a landmark moment in your life. It might be the single largest investment you’ve ever made, so it’s important to make sure things are just right. Both wood flooring and carpeting can add beauty to a room, but before you close, look for any signs of degradation or excessive wear. Use this brief checklist of potential flooring problems while making your inspection, so you can identify any issues early on. Wood Flooring Gaps between boards Raised edges Boards lifting from the subfloor Fractures, scratches or other surface blemishes...
July 11 2017 Read More

Selecting The Perfect Wallpaper

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Envision yourself walking into your newly redesigned home, complete with brand-new wallpaper that matches your taste and personality perfectly. Whether you’re going for bright and open, soft and soothing or dark and sophisticated, adding wallpaper to any room can help you achieve most of your style goals in one fell swoop. Focusing on how you want each space to look and feel will enable you to take a step forward in the design process. Doing so will allow you to eliminate choices that are too far from the mark, effectively narrowing down the selections – which will come in handy as you browse through the massive inventory at the Speedwell Design...
July 11 2017 Read More
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