Hardwood blinds compliment and transform bare windows into sophisticated style. Wood blinds are durable and long lasting while providing privacy and light control. They are available in many finishes and slat sizes.
Faux Wood Blinds
Achieve the elegant look of wood with faux wood blinds at a lower price. Today’s faux wood blinds go way beyond white and ivory. They are available with textures and finishes that resemble wood grain and since they are made of synthetic materials they work well in areas with high humidity, such as kitchens and bathrooms.
Aluminum blinds are the original type of window blinds. They are available in a variety of vane sizes as mini blinds with 1/2 inch vanes and also 1 inch and 2 inch vanes. The larger vanes work best with larger windows so as not to obstruct your view to the outside when they are tilted open. Choosing custom aluminum blinds enables to have a choice in colors or to have the vanes covered in the fabric of your choice for a focal point in a room.
Commonly referred to “Bamboo” shades, today’s natural woven shades have an extraordinary amount of fabric options to choose from. Natural reeds, bamboo, grass, paper and jute are woven to create textural window treatments in colors for the modern interior. Woven shades may be the perfect finishing touch to your rustic or eclectic design style. Natural woven blinds are available with or without privacy and blackout lining that may be inherent to the blinds or operate separately. Woven shades can also be motorized.
Cellular or Honeycomb Shades
Cellular shades and blinds are your go to option for energy efficient window treatments. In the hot summer months they absorb the excess heat and in the winter months, they insulate and keep the cold out. Cellular shades are light filtering or room darkening and available in multiple cell sizes. Choose from hundreds of colors and vertical or horizontal operating.
If sleek and modern is your “thing,” then roller shades are for you. Roller shades are light filtering and provide privacy but raise up to reveal an unobstructed view of the outdoors with a clean and tailored headrail. Choose from hundreds of colors and textures with multiple control options from cordless to motorized. Roller shade fabrics allow you to customize the degree to which they filter ultra-violet light by the openness or opacity of the fabric or in simple terms, how see-through they are. A 10 percent openness allows you to see outside, while a 1 percent openness, does not allow you to see out.
Solar or Outdoor Shades
Do you need to cool off a hot window or make your porch more comfortable in the summer?
Solar shades are roller shades that are engineered with components that can stand up to the outdoor environment like rain, cold and direct sunlight. The choice of fabrics allows you to decide how much ultra-violet light you want filtered. Solar and outdoor shades may be manually controlled or motorized.
Our workroom can create one-of-a-kind, custom fabric shades, in various styles. Choose from relaxed, London, balloon, straight, operable or stationary. Coordinate the textiles on your furniture with your window dressings by choosing from thousands of designer fabrics. Custom fabric shades are truly a personalized window fashion and unique to your home. Our workroom can even create a custom fabric shade that is motorized!
Soft Sheer Shades
A soft touch with the tilt function of a blind. Sheer shades are contemporary dual fabric with a horizontal vanes that float in between. They elevate your window décor with style and function. Light and airy sheer fabrics filter light with a blind sandwiched between to give you total control over light and privacy. They are available in over 100 fabric options, with or without motorization and horizontal or vertical installation.
Vertical blinds are especially made for large windows or sliding glass doors. They can be the ideal solution in residential or commercial settings based upon the window’s architecture and function. It is easier to operate blinds vertically on an oversized window because they distribute the weight differently than horizontal blinds. New color choices and textures in vertical blinds compliment today’s design trends. Vertical blinds also offer options for how the blind stacks on the window. Options include one-way stack or split- stack.
A time-honored favorite window treatment is plantation shutters. They add visual appeal both inside and outside the home or commercial application. Today’s plantation shutters are available in traditional wood or poly-vinyl that are suitable for most budgets. Shutters offer light control and privacy and have the functionality for use on French doors and architectural windows.