Elements of a Great Media Room

Media Room Window TreatmentsMaybe you’ve dreamed of building a media room where family or friends could gather to watch a movie or sporting event, but you’re concerned about cost.  Today, the traditional media room or theater environment has become more affordable than ever before. Almost any room in your house can be turned into an engaging theater room. Here at Window Products, with showrooms in Southbury and Branford, we carry a variety of window coverings that work great to control light in your media room. [Read more…]


Add Convenience, Safety with Automated Window Shades

Automated Window ShadesDo you have shades that are hard to reach, such as in skylights or behind bathtubs? Or maybe you’ve installed some home automation for security and want to tie in your window shades, too? Whatever your reason for looking into automated window shades, you’ll gain added safety and convenience. At Window Products serving Connecticut, we offer many window covering automation solutions. Stop by our showroom in Branford to take a test drive! [Read more…]


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…]


Automated Window Coverings on Sale

Motorized Window CoveringsIt’s our Fashion in Motion Sales Event! Now through Sept. 15, we’re offering excellent rebates of $50 to $100 per unit on select motorized window coverings.

As your local Hunter Douglas Gallery in Connecticut, we’re proud to offer the latest technologies in window treatments. Motorized window fashions are part of the larger trend in home automation systems.

Whether you’re automating multiple functions throughout your entire house, or just need to operate a single shade by remote, our Hunter Douglas motorization systems will give you complete control over your window coverings. [Read more…]


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…]


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…]