Hunter Douglas Sheer to Opaque Window Treatments

Sheer to Opaque Window Treatments in ConnecticutOne of the the most important factors to consider when choosing new window treatments is how much light they let in. Sheer window treatments, for example, simply diffuse light while opaque window treatments block it entirely. As your local Hunter Douglas dealer serving Connecticut, we have a variety of window coverings in fabrics ranging from sheer to opaque. Hunter Douglas window treatments are rated for how they measure light control on a scale of 1 to 4. [Read more…]

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Selecting Window Shades for Your Home

Top Down Bottom Up ShadesWindow shades have come a long way, with hundreds of choices available in a wide variety of styles to go with any decor. When selecting window shades for your home, remember that aesthetics isn’t the only factor to consider.

Window Shade Lifting Systems

From cordless manual options to motorized window shades, you have several options for your window shades. Innovative lifting systems such as the top-down/bottom up option give you even more ways to control light and privacy. Customers love top-down bottom up shades for their aesthetic appeal and as well as privacy control. For hard-to-reach window treatments, or just for added convenience, motorized controls offer additional lifting options at the touch of a button. Our Platinum App with for your iPad allows you to control all PowerRise® 2.1 and PowerGlide® 2.1 motorized products over your wireless network. You can program your blinds or shades to open and adjust based on a particular day or mood you want to set. This leads to better energy efficiency for your home, lowering your heating and cooling costs. [Read more…]

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Need Window Treatment Ideas?

Window Treatment Ideas BookToday, you will find more products and options in window treatments than ever before. Style is important, for sure, but window fashions are more than just coverings for your windows. You also need to consider factors such as UV protection, privacy and light control, energy efficiency, and child safety. Hunter Douglas, the world’s leading maker of custom blinds, shades, sheers and shutters, has developed “The Art of Window Dressing” book to help you narrow in on the best window treatments to meet your needs. At Window Products serving Connecticut, we offer the latest innovations in window treatments as well as classic blinds, shutters and shades to fit any window. [Read more…]

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Here Comes the Sun – Window Treatments for Light Control

Light Controlling Window Coverings - Southbury CTWe all know the popular song lyrics that say, “Here comes the sun,” right? Sunlight can be a beautiful thing, of course, but when it’s shining brightly through your windows, you want to be able to control it. Too much light can damage your interiors, negatively impact the energy efficiency of your home, and create an uncomfortable environment. As your local Hunter Douglas dealer, we carry a wide variety of blinds, shades, shadings and shutters especially designed for maximum light management. We understand that proper light can welcome the early morning sun or soften the bright midday sunlight without sacrificing your privacy and still protecting your valuable fabrics and carpet from harmful UV rays. [Read more…]

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Protect Your Privacy with the Right Window Coverings

Window Coverings for PrivacyThe first thing people usually think about when looking for new window treatments is style. You definitely need blinds, shades, or shutters that accentuate the interior design of your home. The second thing people consider is usually light control and the variety of ways you filter, diffuse, block and harness the sunlight. Thirdly, and equally important, is how window coverings provide privacy. Here at Window Products with showrooms in Southbury and Branford CT, patio homes and other new home developments have smaller properties where windows provide a direct view from one home to the next. Even larger home properties require privacy at the window. With today’s wide variety of window coverings, you can have privacy without completely blocking your source of natural light. [Read more…]

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The Evolution of Screen Shades

Designer Screen ShadesScreen shades serve a very important purpose of blocking harmful UV rays from damaging your flooring, furniture, and other items inside your home. That may sound boring, but it doesn’t have to be. Hunter Douglas, a leading innovator in custom window fashions, has combined sheer beauty and optimal functionality with its line of Designer Screen Shades. As a Hunter Douglas dealer, we provide a full line of screen shades to our customers throughout Connecticut. [Read more…]

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Skylight Shades for Energy Efficiency

Skylight ShadesSkylights are popular in homes throughout Connecticut. People love how they let in extra light to brighten up a room and give it a more open and airy feeling. Too much natural light, however, is not always a good thing. Direct UV light from the sun coming into your home unfiltered can create energy inefficiency and damage the interior of your home. To filter and control light, look for quality skylight shades. As a Hunter Douglas gallery dealer, we have some great options to help you keep the beauty of your skylight while still controlling light. [Read more…]

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