Smart homes are here, and they’re easier to create than you might think. With innovative technology from Control4, adding automating your lighting, music, video, climate control, and security all from the touch of your smartphones, tablets, PC or TV has never been easier. The Control4 home automation solutions integrate the electronic systems you already use so they work together seamlessly. Serving the San Francisco and Marin County areas, the automation experts at Blinds & Designs can integrate automated shades into your Control4 system. We love Control4 because it’s easy to use and reasonably priced. We can recommend many Control4 integrators for complete system setups. [Read more…]
For the ultimate in convenience and control, Blinds & Designs in San Francisco offers a variety of automation options for your window treatments. Using wireless communication and the proprietary Platinum™ Technology by Hunter Douglas, it’s never been easier to automate your window treatments. Hunter Douglas motorized lifting systems for window treatments combine both line-of-sight (using infrared technology) and “out-of-sight” control (using radio frequency technology) to control your window treatments. Battery-powered, these systems are easy to install and require no additional wiring.
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I’m sure you’re all familiar with the saying “There’s an app for that.” From dining to dating, apps have changed how we do everything, and now we can even open and close our blinds by simply using an app. Hunter Douglas has taken window covering technology to a whole new level, with its Platinum App for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices (Android soon to follow). For the first time, customers will be able to design and program lighting and privacy scenes that fit their moods.
The Platinum App is compatible with Hunter Douglas’s Platinum 2.1 and PowerGlide 2.1 technology, which is included in more than a dozen of Hunter Douglas window coverings, including: [Read more…]
At Blinds & Designs, we serve the automation needs of the entire San Francisco Bay area. Motorization is one of the fastest growing trends in the window coverings industry. Whether you’re looking to automate your entire home or just a large window covering in your main room, automation offers remote control convenience and style. Window treatment motorization is the perfect solution for hard-to-reach window treatments, such as those in skylights, up in vaulted ceilings, or behind bath tubs. Motorization also offers inherent safety features that make your window coverings incredibility safe for children and pets. Our motorization experts can meet any window covering automation need.
As a Hunter Douglas gallery dealer, Blinds & Designs offers a wide variety of lifting options on our blinds and shades. From state-of-the-art motorized options to innovative manual options, even the largest window fashions can be easily operated for greater convenience. All our systems keep functionality and safety top of mind. You’ll easily be able to control light and privacy, and rest assured children and pets are safe around our many cordless and motorized options.
A few window treatment lifting options include:
- PowerRise motorized solution lets you open and close your blinds with the touch of a remote control button.
- PowerGlide motorized solution allows you to traverses sheers or rotate vanes with easy battery operated or hard-wired automation.
- PowerTilt gives you remote control of the slats on many Hunter Douglas horizontal blinds.
- LiteRise is a cordless manual option that allows you to raise and lower blinds by simply moving the bottom rail.
- UltraGlide uses a single retractable cord to manually control your Hunter Douglas blinds.
Check out this video for demonstrations on our various lifting systems for Hunter Douglas window blinds and shades.
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Stop by one of our window treatment stores to see demonstrations of our variety of lifting systems. If you’re interested in scheduling a FREE CONSULTATION to learn more about the window treatment motorization options we offer, contact Blinds & Designs today!