At Blinds & Designs, many of our customers have out-of-reach windows—whether they’re skylights, windows behind furniture or above tubs or sinks, or decorative windows in vaulted ceilings. We know how daunting it can be to treat those windows—after all, it seems like, once the window covering is in, it will be hard to maneuver. [Read more…]
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…]
We recently had a customer in San Francisco call in reference to motorized roller shades. They wanted a quality product, but didn’t want to break the bank. Recently, a new motor was developed for in-home applications. It’s battery-powered and rechargeable. The motor is the quietest battery motor on the market. As an added bonus, it’s controlled by remote. The client chose the Century motor with 5-channel remote to control their Century roller shades with a 3% openness factor. The motorized shade comes with exposed roll option, cassette option, or cornice. [Read more…]