One of the greatest hazards to children and pets is dangling cords from window treatments. Children imitate their parents’ neckwear or come up with games to play with the cords, unaware of the dangers. However, today, there is no reason for us to lose another child through “Infant Cord Strangulation.” Whether you’re looking to buy new window treatments or trying to find ways to make your current treatments safe, there are many solutions. [Read more…]
The Next Level In Window Treatment Motorization
At Blinds & Designs in the San Francisco and Marin County areas, we know that many of our customers appreciate the innovation that Hunter Douglas brings to window treatments. So we’re pleased to introduce you to the PowerView™ Motorization system.
Hunter Douglas, the leader in custom window treatments, has taken window treatments and home automation to the next level by introducing PowerView™ Motorization system – an app that allows you to program your shades throughout the day. Virtually any window treatment from Hunter Douglas can be motorized, including Pirouette® Shadings, Vignette® Modern Roman Shades, Silhouette® Shadings, and Duette® Honeycomb Shades, just to name a few. [Read more…]
As recently as last year, homeowners had to invest in home automation systems costing many thousands of dollars in order to control the various operations of their homes via their Android smartphones, iPhones, or tablets. While this is still a popular option, the future in home automation is in app-based controls first introduced by Nest (thermostats) and Hunter Douglas (window treatments). At Blinds & Designs, we bring the latest home automation innovations to our customers in the San Francisco and Marin County areas. [Read more…]
Horizontal blinds are still a very popular window coverings because of their versatility and ease of use. New and innovative motorization features make blinds even easier and more convenient to operate. At Blinds & Designs in San Francisco, we carry a wide variety of Hunter Douglas blinds. Check out this video to learn more:
What are the Benefits of Motorized Blinds? Motorized blinds are mainly used for convenience. It’s as easy as pushing a button.
When it comes to deciding whether or not to choose motorized blinds, you should understand all the benefits of motorized blinds before deciding if it is a good fit. for your business or home. With metal and wood blinds, motorization will only control the tilt mechanism and the blind will not lift up or down. When it comes to all other types of blinds, motorization is a great option for opeining and closing the blind, as well tilting. The blinds are operated by a handy remote control but you can use an optional wall switch to operate them as well. Remote controls can operate up to five channels which can effectively control a room or work space. [Read more…]