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PROFILE Story By Ryan Rogers
Photo By Sean Dolan
It’s amazing what the right type of curtains or blinds can do to transform any room in your house into a cozy and impressive space that you can be proud of. The only obstacle is that there are too many options, too many questions, and it’s difficult to get a good feeling for how something that’s in the store might look once it’s back in
Geraldine “Gerry” Dewar and Duane Eddie are the owner/operators of Windsor-Essex’s Budget Blinds franchise, and they’ve been solving that problem one customer at a time. Dewar explained that they have only been at it for about a year and a half, after looking for quite a while to find a business that the two of them could do together.
“We both wanted to be equally involved. We investigated several different avenues, and found Budget Blinds just seemed to be a perfect fit for us,” Dewar said. “ I would be more involved with the consultation and the day-to-day running of the business, and Duane would handle the installation end of it, as he is a more hands-on kind
With their complementary skill sets, the twosome were eager to embrace a career opportunity that offered autonomy and a chance to work together. When they came across the opportunity to operate a Budget Blinds franchise they signed the papers and started making house calls. [Click to read more]