Archives for June 2013

Window Shades Offer Protection from the Sun

How does the sun affect your interior design? Over time, the UV rays from the sun will dull the colors of your drapes, furniture, flooring and other design pieces in your home.

Best Shades for Style and UV Protection

Window shades such as Silhouette and Pirouette shades from Hunter Douglas allow you to have both style and UV protection. Most all window shades from Hunter Douglas are also very energy efficient, saving you money in heating and cooling costs. Our lifting systems range from manual options to completely motorized options. All are safe for children and pets. [Read more…]

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Stylish Honeycomb Shades for Your Windows

Honeycomb shades revolutionized window coverings when they were first introduced by Hunter Douglas in 1985.  Offering energy efficiency, light and privacy control, and a variety of styles and colors that people had never seen before, honeycomb shades became popular very quickly. Customers were looking for something new and different to cover their windows, and honeycomb shades were the perfect product.

Watch this video for more information about Duette honeycomb shades from Hunter Douglas:


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Decorate with Beautiful Custom Outdoor Fabric

Outdoor Fabric Design Elements from Window Products in Connecticut

Now more than ever, people treat their deck or patio as an extension of their living space. With the variety of outdoor fabric available, we can help you create customized benches, sofas, chair cushions and more. Today’s quality outdoor fabrics from manufacturers like Sunbrella are just as soft and stylish as the fabric pieces in your interior design. We carry a large variety of outdoor fabric that is made to last years without the losing its colorfastness, durability, and water and stain resistance. Functionally, today’s choices in outdoor fabric have you completely covered, and aesthetically, the choice of colors, patterns, and textures has never been better. Sunbrella outdoor fabrics [Read more…]

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Close Your Blinds With Your iPad, There’s and App for That!

Platinum™ App for Window Treatment MotorizationPlatinum App for Window Treatment Motorization

The Platinum App from Hunter Douglas puts control of your automated window treatments at your fingertips! Compatible with your iPhone®, iPad®, and iPod Touch®, the Platinum™ App from Hunter Douglas allows you to create – and easily re-create – the personalized environments using the perfect amount of light and privacy from your window treatments. Develop your own scenes – such as movie night, entertaining, meal time and more – and bring those settings up right from your Apple device.

How Does the Hunter Douglas Platinum System Work?

The Platinum App Bridge is the heart of the Platinum system. Using state-of-the-art technology, the bridge stores your programmed data and sends signals to operate window fashions through Platinum Repeaters. These discreet components simply plug into a wall outlet in each room where you have automated window coverings to extend the range of the signal throughout your home. [Read more…]

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