Archives for September 2015

Hunter Douglas Accents by the Yard™

hd_details_dealer1The most innovative window treatment company in the world, Hunter Douglas has made Window treatments from some of the most beautiful and unique fabrics. And now, they’ve made accessorizing your home easier with their Accents by the Yard cut-yard program.

Now the possibilities are endless. You have the ability to coordinate your home accessories with your window treatments by ordering Accents by the Yard. You’ll be able to create stunning cornices, valances, bedding, pillows, swags, jabots, side panels, and more.

At Window Products serving Connecticut, our experienced sales consultants can use this program to help you find the perfect fabrics to meet your stylistic and budgetary needs. [Read more…]


Why Hunter Douglas Pirouette® Window Shadings

Room Makeover TipsAt Window Products, our customers often ask us about the evolution of Hunter Douglas products. In 1991, Hunter Douglas introduced a revolutionary new window treatment that could be operated with precise light control with the vanes suspended between two sheers. These were the Silhouette® Window Shadings. When raised fully, the Silhouette® shading disappeared into the fabric-covered headrail. It was a clean, sleek and modern approach to covering windows, and it is still very popular in the Connecticut area today. [Read more…]


Spend Time Outside with Retractable Awning – Old Saybrook, CT

Outdoor Adjustable Awnings Provide Sun Protection

elite3After a long winter, who wouldn’t want to spend more time outdoors! Retractable Awnings not only offer additional outdoor living space, but also offer excellent sun protection.

A couple living on Long Island Sound in the town of Old Saybrook called Window Products, Awning, Blind & Shade Company in Branford to help them decide on a new awning for their backyard. They had used them many times in the past for other projects and felt they could provide them with exactly what they were looking for.

Durasol® Elite Plus Retractable Awning

After listening to what the homeowners wanted to achieve in an awning, it was decided that a motorized 28’ x 13’ 5” projection Durasol Elite Plus Retractable Awning would fit the bill.  Sunbrella® Heather Beige Classic 4954-000 made of 100% acrylic fabric was selected for the awning. [Read more…]


Awnings Complete Look In Branford, CT

A client in the Pine Orchard section of Branford, directly on Long Island Sound recently had Window Products Awning, Blind & Shade Company install a 22 traditional square pull-up awning. The fabric was 100% acrylic Sunbrella Saxon Cascade 4884-000. For convenience, should a storm roll in, the awning can be pulled-up for protection.

More Awnings & Valance Please

Pine1 PineIn August, they contacted Window Products Awning, Blind & Shade Company again because they wanted to give a better look to their pergola. An extended valance was installed around the complete exterior to give them the winning result.  The client was thrilled because not only do the awnings and valance provide protection, they add a beautiful consistent look around the entire home.

Pine4Cleaning & Storing Awnings

While the awnings and valance can remain up all year round, the client has contracted Window Products Awning, Blind & Shade Company to take down everything in the fall and clean and store the awnings and valances for the winter. They will re-install the awnings and valances in the spring. [Read more…]