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11Mar, 2014

4 Blind and Shade Lifting Systems You May Not Know About

March 11th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments


When people are asked how to open or close window blinds and shades their first answer will probably be what is called a standard cord lock in the industry.  On a shade or blind with a standard cord lock, you pull the cord to raise the shade and the cord gets longer and longer as the shade raises.  In many cases the cord puddles on the floor when the shade is fully opened.  […]

8Mar, 2013

Do You Have Windows That Should Have Motorized Shades?

March 8th, 2013|Curtains & Drapes, Ideas, Motorization, Window Blinds|0 Comments

To many people, motorized shades are too extravagant or too expensive.  People think motorized shades are only for people with huge houses, not for your average house.  The truth is motorized shades are not extravagant and a lot of houses have windows that should have motorized blinds or shades.

Motorized shades do cost more than manually operated shades, but did you know that they can pay for themselves in energy savings.  That’s right.  If you have windows that are hard to […]

28Nov, 2012

Operate Your Window Treatments from Your iPhone

November 28th, 2012|Motorization, Window Blinds, Window Coverings|0 Comments

How cool would it be to operate your window treatments with your iPhone?  No more looking for the remote or walking to the wall switch.  Well now, you can operate your blinds and shades using your iPhone.

Hunter Douglas has recently introduced the smart technology called the Platinum App.  This new technology enables you to preset and reset the precise position of multiple window coverings for optimal privacy, security, energy management, and mood.

Using your iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch, you are […]

14Apr, 2012

How Do You Operate The Window Above Your Bathtub?

April 14th, 2012|Motorization, Window Blinds, Window Coverings|0 Comments

I am in houses all the time that have master bathrooms with a big bathtub. Many have a window above and behind the tub. Most people want privacy in their bathroom, so they want to be able to operate the blind or the shade on the window by the tub. In many bathrooms, the only way to operate the shade is to physically get into the bathtub. Sure the window looks nice, but functionally it does not work very well.

So, […]