2016 Federal Tax Credit Opportunity

Federal Tax Credit for Shades

Hunter Douglas Duette® Architella® Honeycomb Shades

At Window Products serving Connecticut, we’re always happy to help our customers find savings. We believe strongly in our Hunter Douglas products, and we’re happy that the federal government sees the value in them as well. The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act of 2015, which gave federal tax credits on select energy-efficient products, have been reinstated for 2016. [Read more…]


The Importance of Proper Installation

Local Window Treatment StoreWindows usually carry a tall vertical line. They let in light and are most of the time the focal point in a room. An incorrectly measured or installed window treatment will be magnified. The measurement and installation of your new window treatments are critical in the beauty and the finished look. At Window Products serving Connecticut, only trained, professional installers will work with your window treatments, so you’ll end up with the most attractive result possible. [Read more…]


Using Window Treatments Outside

Sunbrella_Roller_ShadesAt Window Products here in Connecticut, we know that many of our customers enjoy using their homes’ outdoor spaces—especially during the summer. Which is why we’re happy to show them the Hunter Douglas blinds and shades that are good for enclosing some of those spaces to increase privacy and add shade and UV protection. If you’d like to learn more about how to make the most of your outside space, speak with one of our trained professionals. We’ll be happy to help you find the right product to extend the usefulness of your home’s space. [Read more…]


Ready to Upgrade Your Window Treatments?

Nantucket™ Window Shadings with PowerView Motorization

Nantucket™ Window Shadings with PowerView Motorization

Is it time to get rid of the dangling cords and outdated blinds? Consider motorized blinds or shades—they’ve come a long way and can help make your life much more convenient. Hunter Douglas, the leader in innovative window treatments, proudly offers PowerView™, which is available on nearly any window treatment. Talk to specialist at Window Products here in Connecticut. We can tell you all about the benefits of motorization. [Read more…]


Fabrics for Hunter Douglas Window Fashions

Fabrics_5aAt Window Products serving Connecticut, we’re often surprised to discover that our customers are often stuck thinking that window treatments are still the old mini blinds from last century or Grandma’s out-of-date kitchen curtains. That’s why we like to show them the nearly limitless styles and options—especially with fabrics—that are available on Hunter Douglas products. [Read more…]


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…]


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…]


2015 Energy Smart Style Savings Event

Energy Efficient Vignette Modern Roman Shades

Energy Efficient Vignette Modern Roman Shades Now On Sale!

With this year’s harsh winter, saving money on energy costs is on everyone’s mind. At Window Products serving Connecticut with showrooms in Branford and Southbury, we’re offering unbeatable rebates on our most popular energy saving window shades. It’s our Hunter Douglas Energy Smart Style Promotion!

Hunter Douglas Energy Efficient Window Treatment Rebates:

$100 Rebate on any of the following Hunter Douglas purchases through April 25, 2015:

  • 4 Duette® Honeycomb Shades (plus $25 rebate each additional unit)
  • 4 Solera® Soft Shades (plus $25 rebate each additional unit)
  • 2 Silhouette® Window Shadings (plus $50 rebate each additional unit)
  • 2 Vignette® Modern Roman Shades (plus $50 rebate each additional unit)

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The New Style of Roller Shades

Designer Roller Shades Roller shades may make you think about cheap vinyl shades that lack both style and functionality. The new styles of Designer Roller Shades, however, will help you see this classic window covering in a whole new light. Roller shades have been hanging in homes since the 1700’s, but they’ve come a long way since then. Today’s styles have beautiful colors, textures, and design add-ons. They can be used in any room of your home, adding a touch of style while providing an easy-to-operate cover for your windows and doors. [Read more…]


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…]