3Jun, 2017

New Updates to PowerView® Motorization

June 3rd, 2017|Bathroom, Living room, Motorization, Window Blinds|0 Comments

Hunter Douglas recently introduced new updates to their PowerView® Motorization system.  Updates to the Hub, Repeater, Pebble remote, and the app make it easier to control the light and mood of your home with the touch of a button.  With the new PowerView® enhancements, it is easier than ever to synchronize Hunter Douglas window treatments to the rhythm of your life.

The new updates to the PowerView® Hub include a new sleek design that blends with your home’s décor, an improved […]

26Feb, 2015

Places and Reasons You May Want Motorized Window Coverings

February 26th, 2015|Bathroom, Kitchen, Living room, Motorization|0 Comments

I was recently in a home that had 15 windows along the back of the house. These windows were in the family room and kitchen area, so to take full advantage of the window treatments the homeowner would have to walk up to each window and operate the shade. Imagine the time it takes to open the shades in the morning and close them in the evening. You could read a magazine each day in the time it takes to […]

14Aug, 2014

Why Should I Buy LiteRise (Cordless) Shades?

August 14th, 2014|Bathroom, Bedroom, Living room, Window Blinds|0 Comments

Shades and blinds are available with a number of operating systems. You can purchase shades with cords that get longer as you open the shade (standard cord lock), retractable cords (UltraGlide), cordless (LiteRise), and motorized (PowerRise) operating systems. With this post, I will tell you more about LiteRise, or cordless, blinds and shades.

One of the key advantages of the LiteRise operating system is the ease with which it operates. You just lift the bottom rail to open the blind or […]

28May, 2014

Endless Types of Roman Shades? We Make the Choices Easy.

May 28th, 2014|Bathroom, Bedroom, Curtains & Drapes, Living room|0 Comments

The options for roman shades can be overwhelming. With all the different fabrics, styles, operating systems, valances, and trims available it can be very hard to choose. The designers at Beyond Blinds Inc. make it all very easy and here are some valuable tips.

The first ting to consider is the style. Flat, tiered, and waterfall are three of the basic styles. Each of these styles can either fold up to or roll into a head rail. If you do not […]

28Mar, 2014

Parkland Wood Blinds Are Now Available With Ultra-Glide

March 28th, 2014|Bathroom, Bedroom, Ideas, Kitchen, Window Blinds|0 Comments


There is always something new being introduced by Hunter Douglas.  One of the latest introductions is the new Ultra-Glide lifting system for Parkland Wood Blinds.  Yes, the lifting system with the retractable cord is now available on wood blinds.

In case you are not familiar with Ultra-Glide, here is a brief explanation.  Ultra-Glide uses a retractable cord mechanism to raise and lower the blinds.  Instead of pulling down on a cord […]