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Quality Window Coverings With Pizzazz

Fabrics, Energy Efficiency, Motorization Never Been Better: Two Blind Guys

While windows set the stage for a home's interior design, window coverings harmonize the overall mood and appearance. That's why Debra Kinsinger, owner of Two Blind Guys with a location in Chesterfield and another in Des Peres, specializes in providing a full 360-degree window covering experience for clients. 

Whether one is seeking Roman shades, sheer shadings, blinds, plantation shutters or drapery, Debra says she and her team have it covered, figuratively and literally. More than just adding to décor, window treatments also can boost energy efficiency, comfort, visual appeal and privacy. 

"Openness is widely popular now, with higher ceiling rooms and clean-cut lines," explains Debra. "We can compliment the overall, more simple minimalist looks or add a bit of intentional detail to window coverings. Textured fabrics are great for this. Hunter Douglas Pirouette Window Shadings alter light in a magical new way while providing a soft shutter look."

Anchored by 25 years in the window covering business, she says she provides complimentary design consultations, measuring and installations. She's joined in the business operations by her son, Rob Kinsinger. Extra beneficial is that her team has specialization in automated motorized window treatments.

Debra says while plantation shutters were about 75 percent of their business in 2017, now shutters are about 19-20 percent. She explains, "People like the diversity of window coverings that allow for disappearing into a headrail. With many of new windows being black, we can match the fascias or fabrics also with black, so clients still have them out of sight when they want to."

Through dedication to one-on-one coordination with custom home builders and their clients, Debra says they handle many custom-build homes or renovations. "It's best if we can be brought in during the blueprint stage, so we can budget and adjust along with the construction phases."

Two Blind Guys carries exclusively Hunter Douglas Window Coverings. Debra says they service locations within a 1.5-hour radius of Chesterfield, basically stretching to Columbia, Rolla, Troy and Parkland areas. She says clients can plan typically for a five-week lead time from the point of deposit to installation. 

Hunter Douglas provides a quarterly rebate on a variety of products in the form of direct brand-name credit cards. Debra says Two Blind Guys sends annual birthday cards to clients on the year anniversary date of their window-covering purchase; this includes a repeat customer discount that can be used by friends and family as well.

With spring around the corner, Debra says they've been busy assisting clients who are preparing with solar screen shades to block sun, UV and heat. Energy efficient or eco-friendly options include natural wood components, grasslike textures, honeycomb shades with tax rebate options and solar screen shades. 

Two Blind Guys also offers a full-service repair center in Chesterfield where they can repair about any type of blind, whether it has been purchased with them or not. Debra says most repairs can be serviced in one week's time, depending on the need for ordering select parts. 

"We also provide for three-season rooms and service window coverings for boats and RVs, especially for new buyers who are updating them," Debra adds. 

Additionally, she says she's in the process of fine-tuning the company's drapery line with window covering manufacturer Carole Fabrics, a Hunter Douglas-owned company.


"Clients are asking for window coverings that leave wide open views and disappear in headrails."