5 Easy Decorating Ideas to Brighten Any Room

Woven Wood Shades Do you have a room that needs a new, brighter look? There are some very simple things you can do to change the look of a room without spending a lot of time or money. Here at Window Products, we love to help our clients throughout Connecticut give their homes that little something special that makes a room perfect. Here are some simple interior decorating ideas to get your ideas going:

Enjoy the great outdoors, indoors. Plants naturally liven up any room. Even If you don’t have a green thumb, high quality silk plants and trees will do the trick. Another way to bring the look of nature to your rooms is with woven wood window shades. Made of natural materials such as bamboo, woven wood shades add texture and depth to any room. [Read more…]

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How to Clean Your Silhouette Shades

How to Clean Silhouette ShadesWith the softness of a drape and the functionality of a shade, Silhouette window shadings are one of our most popular Hunter Douglas window fashion. People all across Connecticut love them for their style, but also because they’re so easy to maintain. To keep cleaning and care simple, Silhouette window shade fabric has been treated with a proprietary process that optimally repels dust, soil and stains. In fact, all of Hunter Douglas window treatments are designed for easy care and cleaning. [Read more…]

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Window Treatment Installation: Inside or Outside Mount

Every year brings new styles, functionality and installation techniques to the Window Treatment Industry. Today’s window treatment shoppers have more options than ever before. At Window Products serving Connecticut, we can help you find the right window treatment and professionally install it to ensure it functions as perfectly as it looks. We offer professional measuring and installation services to get the job done right.

Shades installed inside the window frame.

Shades installed inside the window frame.

Shades installed outside the window frame.

Shades installed outside the window frame.

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Why Choose Shutters?

Choose Shutters for Your HomeWith so many blinds and shades on the market, why choose shutters? Most people have shutters in mind because of their unique style. Depending on your decor, shutters can add a touch of elegance or a rustic charm to your room.  As a Hunter Douglas gallery store serving Connecticut, we carry a wide range of shutters in many colors, sizes, and materials including premium hardwood, faux wood, and poly-satin.

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How to Save on Energy Costs with Window Treatments

Energy Efficient Window TreatmentsThroughout Connecticut, everyone is looking for ways to save money on energy costs. According to the Department of Energy (DOE), your windows account for up to 25% of your annual heating and cooling bill. That can go up as high as 40% in older homes. You can increase the energy efficiency of your windows with right energy-efficient window treatments. Hunter Douglas is the world leader in innovation and the developer of the most energy-efficient window treatments that significantly reduce energy loss and also protect the environment. It’s a win-win — keep your family comfortable while saving on heating and cooling costs! [Read more…]

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Pleated Shades by Hunter Douglas

Pleated shades are a single layer of fabric, pleated horizontally to fold up neatly when raised. Pleated shades are made on a loom using woven fabrics, giving them a unique look reminiscent of a homemade shade. With hundreds of fashionable fabrics and colors, pleated shades are both stylish and versatile. At Window Products in Connecticut, we offer a full line of pleated shades by Hunter Douglas. Check out this video for more information on pleated shades:

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How to Select Cellular Shades

Hunter Douglas Cellular ShadesThe cellular shade has come a long way since it was first developed decades ago. Now, you have many options to make your cellular shade work for you. When you work with Window Products serving Connecticut, we’ll help you narrow down your choice to make the decision easier. Here’s what we’ll want to know:

1. What room(s) are the shades for — bedroom, living room, kitchen, den?
2. What kind of privacy are you looking for — light filtering or total darkness?
3. What type of window is this for — small window, double hung window, sliding glass door, specialty shape?
4. Do you need vertical or horizontal application – opening side-to-side or up and down?
5. Is energy efficiency and UV protection an issue – extreme cold or heat or windows getting too much direct sunlight?
6. How do you want to operate your shades – cordless, motorization, top-down/bottom up? [Read more…]

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Latest Automation Add-On – Solar Sensors!

Solar Sensor for Automated Window TreatmentsThere’s no doubt that automated window treatments add more convenience to your life. It’s so easy to adjust your blinds or shades with just a touch of a button. Now, with solar sensor add ons, they’ll do the work for you! Here’s how it works: During the hottest part of the day, the battery-powered sensor detects the amount of solar energy entering the home through the window and sends out a wireless signal that automatically opens or closes window treatments to maximize energy efficiency in the room. [Read more…]

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Sheer Shades: Beauty of Drapery, Functionality of Shades

Luminette Sheer ShadesWe often have customers come in who are drawn to the softness of drapery, but want the control over light and privacy that only comes with a shade. Luminette Sheer Shades from Hunter Douglas offer the best of both worlds. Luminette sheer shades are great for large windows, sliding glass doors, French doors, and walls of windows. The Luminette line of sheer shades come in a variety of design options, including seven sheer face fabrics in beautiful textures and colors. In total, Luminette sheer shades are available in over 70 color, texture, and design combinations. [Read more…]

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The Hunter Douglas Warranty

Hunter Douglas WarrantyDo you have a problem with your Hunter Douglas window fashions? At Window Products serving Connecticut, our professional repair staff can fix your window coverings quickly and professionally. Even if you didn’t purchase your Hunter Douglas window covering from us, we can help! Our customers often have questions about the Hunter Douglas Warranty. See below for some common questions and answers.

What is the Hunter Douglas Guarantee?

The Hunter Douglas Lifetime Guarantee gives you the peace of mind you need when investing in new window treatments. If you have a problem with your Hunter Douglas window coverings, contact us for warranty service. The Lifetime Limited Warranty is described below. [Read more…]

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