Lose the sock tan

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Lots of people love to get out in the warm weather and show off their feet to the world but for many of us, the perennial sock-tan line exists for a reason. Those who have neglected proper care of their feet can benefit from a good pedicure but for many of us the line between a cosmetic problem and a genuine health worry was crossed long ago. Corns, calluses, warts and nail infections are more common than you might think but there is a pretty … [Read more...]

If the shoe fits…it’s probably a custom orthotic

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Oh, the joy of walking through the warm summer air. Birds chirping, sun shining on your skin and of course, sore feet because you can never find a pair of shoes that seem to fit comfortably. For some people the search for a new pair of shoes can be difficult and painful and it isn’t your fault. Many individuals are born with or develop feet that require specialized attention to make sure they are getting the support they need. Pre-packaged … [Read more...]

Cleaning and maintaining your window coverings

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To ensure longevity, it is important to properly clean and maintain home and office furnishings. Window treatments are no exception. Blinds, shutters and drapes also need to be maintained in order to keep them looking fresh. Different types of coverings will require different methods of cleaning. However, generally speaking, applying a light dusting to any blind, drape, shutter or other treatment will be adequate in maintaining its overall … [Read more...]

You’re not all right with arthritis

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There are two major types of arthritis; osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Osteoarthritis is a result of slowly decreasing amount of cartilage in joints and is more common in athletes or as people age. The second type of arthritis is rheumatoid arthritis and if you or someone you know has this condition they should look into the services available at Ontario Foot and Orthotics. Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disorder. That means … [Read more...]

What to think about when choosing commercial blinds

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Are you opening your own business? Or maybe you already run your own business or office and are in the process of decorating? If you answered yes to either question window coverings are surely on your list of furnishing items. Offices, buildings, and institutions generally have many large windows that require blinds or drapes. Depending on the space you’re furnishing it is important to take note of the type of work, clientele, and patrons … [Read more...]

Diabetic care starts with the feet

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If you or someone you care about suffers from diabetes then you know that one of the most problematic areas affected in the body is the feet. Circulation problems, loss of feeling and complications in the feet are all constant worries. Whether the diabetes is in an advanced stage or you are just learning how to live with the condition, treatment and preventative solutions for your feet are a critical aspect to keeping healthy. Aside from care … [Read more...]

Selecting a child and pet friendly window covering

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When decorating and considering blinds or drapes for your child’s room, or any room in your home where your child or even pet may play, you’ll more than likely ask yourself ‘what is the safest, yet most attractive option?’ The good news is that there are plenty. Parents, caregivers, grandparents, and pet owners no longer need to worry about children and pets getting tangled in long cords. Most companies now provide cordless or … [Read more...]

Want to increase your home’s or office’s energy efficiency? Choose the right blind!

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Creating a more energy efficient home or office is not only good for the environment but it’s also a great way to reduce your overall heating and cooling bills. One cost effective way to help insulate a home or office is to dress your windows with high quality window treatments. Window coverings may not be the first thing that pops to mind when considering a building’s energy efficiency, but they’re in fact an excellent way to stop cool … [Read more...]

Budget Blinds of Cambridge

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At Budget Blinds of Cambridge we make selecting the perfect window covering seamless. When decorating and furnishing a home or office it can be overwhelming trying to find window treatments that match your décor, provide the functionality you require and match your budget. Rather than it being a difficult process, our expert consultants make it breeze. By bringing our showroom to you we take the pain out of having to come to us. That’s … [Read more...]

A few great reasons why you need to use a mortgage broker

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In today’s world everyone is always on the move and there’s less and less time to get things wrong the first time around and have to go back and do them all over again. The bigger and more important the goods or services you’re looking at, the truer this is and when you consider buying a home is probably the biggest purchase you’ll ever make, the need for getting the financing right with a professional mortgage broker is … [Read more...]