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Alcatraz Shade & Blind Shop

6400 Telegraph Ave
Oakland, CA 94609 510-658-2734

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Good advice, good choices, good service, good installation, promptly replaced... - Apr 17, 2022

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Rebarts Interiors

1115 California Dr # A
Burlingame, CA 94010 650-348-1268

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Pricey, but definitely worth it. The installer noticed a light stain on one... - Apr 20, 2022

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Blinds.com

10255 Richmond Ave
Houston, TX 77042 805-505-1905

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Great price but don’t expect expert help - Sep 26, 2021

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Advanced Blind & Shutter

2605 41st Ave
Soquel, CA 95073 831-479-1109

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Good shop for blinds - Aug 21, 2020

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Maxwell Window Shades

3855 Judah St
San Francisco, CA 94122 415-681-3414

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Very old and very competent San Francisco blinds company. Four generations... - Apr 27, 2022

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Berkeley Shade Company

2039 University Ave
Berkeley, CA 94704 510-841-3171

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Products, advice, turnaround time, in-store assistance, and efficiency of billing... - Apr 26, 2022

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Home Depot

303 Lake Merced Blvd
Daly City, CA 94015 650-755-0178

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Found the perfect match for mini blinds for my mothers home. They even offered... - Nov 15, 2022

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Peninsula Window Fashions

1047 El Camino Real # B
Menlo Park, CA 94025 650-853-9000

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We got Luminettes for our living room from Peninsula. Once the order was filled,... - Apr 17, 2016

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Window-Ology

4225 Stanley Blvd
Pleasanton, CA 94566 925-462-1207

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Satisfied with the Graber products. Good price from Costco - Apr 26, 2022

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Amazon


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I found great deals on curtains and curtain rods at Amazon! - Nov 17, 2022

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The Shade Store

1774 4th St
Berkeley, CA 94710 510-292-4393

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All of the staff, at both branch and headquarters, seem to be friendly, helpful,... - Apr 26, 2022

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Amazon.com


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much cheaper than a local service if you can install yourself - which was easy - Nov 09, 2017

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Armand's Draperies Shutters

3391 MT Diablo Blvd
Lafayette, CA 94549 925-283-8717

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Been dealing with this company for years. Always pleased with selection and... - Aug 21, 2013

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Galleria Shades & Shutters

1611 N Broadway
Walnut Creek, CA 94596 925-938-8363

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Have always returned to Galleria! - Sep 22, 2021

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Home Depot

2090 Meridian Park Blvd
Concord, CA 94520 925-798-9600

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Well, its cheap, and IF you can find someone to help you, it's okay. ... - Nov 06, 2022

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SelectBlinds.com

890 W Elliot Rd Ste 102
Gilbert, AZ 85233 888-257-1840

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Blinds are not of the quality that I have purchased at Home Depot. Cheap hardware... - May 04, 2022

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3 Day Blinds

San Francisco, CA 94123 415-346-4244

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The saleswoman was knowlegeable and quite nice. The order was installed in... - Apr 05, 2022

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Danmer Custom Shutters

8000 Woodley Ave
Van Nuys, CA 91406 888-326-6378

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East Bay Blinds

Benecia, CA 94510 925-677-3722

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Live in Walnut Creek. Just had nine large windows shades bought and installed.... - Feb 15, 2022

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Home Depot

3838 Hollis St
Emeryville, CA 94608 510-601-9400

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Staff untrained and clueless - Jun 16, 2022

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