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The Speed Block Technique Feb 19, 2021

Every time I start an installation, I look for ways to cut down on unnecessary movements that take extra time. One installation technique I have developed over the years is to use spacers to install shade and angle brackets at the exact same distances.

Instead of wasting...

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The Installer's Network Dec 19, 2020

When I created Trading Up Consulting, one of my goals was to provide education and networking opportunities for the ones I come across in the industry. And one of the questions I get asked regularly is “where do I find good installers?” 

While I am working...

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Welcome To Trading Up Consulting Nov 08, 2020

After building and running a successful window treatment boutique studio in the Boston area for the last 15 years (http://shadesinplace.com), I've decided to share my knowledge and skills with colleagues and newcomers to the window covering industry. I want to create...

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