When we look back at how technology has evolved, it is amazing to see how we used to do things. Rotary phones are replaced with cellphones, giant desktops are now slim laptops that can fit in our bags, and cars can start themselves with the click of a button. With so many cool upgrades in our world, it only makes sense that we should be able to enjoy these upgrades within our homes! That is why Hunter Douglas offers a sleek system that makes manually adjusting your window treatments a thing of the past. Read on to discover the benefits of adding motorized window coverings to homes, including convenience, safety, and energy efficiency.
One of the biggest benefits of adding motorized window coverings to homes is convenience. In fact, Hunter Douglas PowerView® Automation products allow you to open and close your window coverings with the touch of a button, the use of an app, or even with the sound of your voice. This allows your window treatments to adjust automatically or in real time without you having to run around the house to achieve light, shade, and privacy. You can also adjust your shades without being home! All you have to do is use an internet-connected smart device and boom! You can adjust your window treatments from the office, gym, grocery store, and more. Gone are the days of battling with fussy cords and in are the days of convenient window treatment adjustments.
Another one of the benefits of adding motorized window coverings is safety, security, and privacy. Since you can adjust your shades from anywhere in the world as long as you are connected to internet, you can move the window coverings in your home to make it appear is if someone where inside manually adjusting them. This will deter any thieves eyeing your home and help regulate your home’s temperature by closing your blinds during the hottest parts of the day. You can even schedule your shades to open and close during parts of the day to achieve privacy when the neighborhood is bustling. Additionally, since motorized window coverings are cordless, you can rest easy knowing that your window treatments are safe for small children or pets.
Last but not least, another one of the benefits of adding motorized window coverings to homes is energy efficiency. Since you can schedule your shades to adjust ahead of time, you can create a Summer Schedule and a Winter Schedule. For example, a schedule dubbed “Summer Afternoon” can shut your blinds from 12 PM to 4 PM when the sun is at its peak. This will protect your interiors and prevent your home from heating up throughout the day. A “Winter Evening” schedule, on the other hand, will close your shades when the temperatures begin to drop for added insulation at your windows. Over time, this will help reduce your energy bills while giving your windows a fresh upgrade.
When it comes to adding motorized window coverings to homes, the benefits are practically endless. To learn more about the perks of this home addition, be sure to contact or visit us today at the Blind King! We are located in Providence, Rhode Island, and proudly serve Providence, East Side of Providence, Cranston, Lincoln, Cumberland, East Greenwich, Warwick, Coventry, Smithfield, Johnston, Narragansett, Middletown, Portsmouth, Newport, Tiverton, Scituate, Westerly, East Providence, Rhode Island. We also serve Seekonk, Swansea, Mansfield, and Foxboro, Massachusetts.