Shutters are a very popular window treatment here throughout Connecticut. At Window Products, we carry a full line of high quality custom shutters from Hunter Douglas. Our customers love them! This year, the Window Covering Manufacturers Association (WCMA) honored the Hunter Douglas Heritance® Hardwood Shutters Collection as as the window covering Product of the Year! The Heritance shutter collection also received an award for Best New Style Concept in the Shutters Category.
This is the 19th consecutive year that Hunter Douglas has won more awards than any other company. Hunter Douglas also swept three product categories: “Green Products: Energy Efficiency,” “Green Products: Sustainability,” and “Verticals and Panel Tracks.” A few other products earned major awards, including Silhouette shades, Silhouette® A Deux shadings and Vignette® Traditional Modern Roman Shades
Heritance® Hardwood Shutters Collection
In addition to Product of the Year, this collection was also named Best New Style Concept in the Shutters Category. These shutters re-energize the timeless beauty of hardwood in big ways. They now feature a refreshed color offering, as well as new and updated frames designed to complement popular window trim styling. The exclusive Handcrafted Series was developed to feature techniques found today in high-end wood floors, cabinetry and furniture by offering six custom techniques including: Glazed, Glazed & Burnished, Classic Distressed, Heirloom Distressed, Rustic and Textured.
Silhouette® Window Shadings
In the Shadings and Sheers Category, Silhouette® window shadings, unrivaled in the industry for its beauty and performance, garnered two important awards, Best New Style Concept for New Fabrics for Alustra® Silhouette® and Silhouette® window shadings and Honorable Mention, Best New Technical Innovation for the UltraGlide® Click and Walk Away operating system. The new fabrics include Alustra Myst with a soft metallic vane and a colored front sheer; Alustra French Linen, which offers a soft, subtle textured front sheer; Mystere, featuring a rich, horizontal-textured vane coupled with colored sheers to intensify pattern at window; an Monaco, a casual, cross-textured vane with a colored front sheer. UltraGlide 2 Click and Walk Away offers convenient retractable cord operation that will lower and open the shading with just one click. Raising the shading is easier than ever with a 50 percent reduction in pull force from the prior UltraGlide system.
Silhouette® A Deux shadings
Silhouette® A Deux shadings was named Best Style Concept in the Specialty Applications Category. Silhouette A Deux shadings combines an independently operating room-darkening roller shade with a translucent Silhouette shading in one headrail. This option will now allow any translucent fabric to be offered in room-darkening.
Vignette® Traditional Modern Roman Shades
Vignette® Traditional Modern Roman Shades with the LiteRise® cordless operating system was honored with Best Style Concept in the Green Products: Health and Environmental Safety Category. Providing enhanced child safety, this is a 100 percent cordless manual operating system on the line’s rolling shade option. Like all Vignette shades, the product also has no exposed rear cords for enhanced child safety.
Award Winning Window Coverings in Connecticut
At Window Products, we’ve been serving Connecticut since 1994. We offer the full line of Hunter Douglas window fashions, a nice selection of screen shades, and a wide variety of awnings and shades. Our personalized service, quality products, and professional installation services ensure you’ll find the perfect window treatment or awning for your home or business. Contact us for more details.