Why Motorized Blinds Are a Smart Investment for Your Home

Why Motorized Blinds Are a Smart Investment for Your Home

Motorized Window Treatments Are the Perfect Blend of Form and Function  Window treatments like shades, blinds, and drapes are an essential part of home décor. They dress up the view (or block an unwanted one) and fit your design sense, whether modern, traditional, transitional, or so eclectic that you can’t put a label on it.   If you are looking to replace window treatments in a room or the whole house, we’d like to strongly suggest that you look at powered options. Why? Unpowered window coverings are mostly about style and, of course, some functions such as privacy and sun control. But when you add motorization, you unlock a whole set of other benefits. Read on for four reasons why motorized blinds are a wise investment for your Hinsdale, IL home.   SEE ALSO: Save Energy This Winter with Motorized Blinds and Shades    Control Natural Light  Regular window blinds and shades have the task of managing natural light. You want to take advantage of natural light for energy savings as well as its healthful benefits.  But how many homes are often dark inside on a bright day because opening all the blinds is tedious? With motorization, you can control them all with a tap of a button on a remote or control app. Better yet, when you connect your blinds and shades to a home automation system, you can exponentially increase your ability to tune your environment.    Save Energy  The Chicago area sees famously cold winters and warm summers. Window blinds and shades can help insulate a home from heat loss through windows in winter and keep out blazing August sunlight in summer. But with motorization, these modes aren’t static. In...
Wow Your Clients with Luxurious and Stylish Motorized Window Treatments

Wow Your Clients with Luxurious and Stylish Motorized Window Treatments

Motorized Shading and Window Treatments Are the Crowning Touch for Smart Homes As an architect or designer, chances are you have something that distinguishes your work from the rest. It may be a specific design flair that you include in every project, and your clients may even seek you out specifically for that signature design element. We would humbly like to suggest another element that will be sure to capture your clients’ imagination – and continue to please them every time they use it. Motorized window treatments can be the epitome of luxury and convenience in your Chicago residential projects, whether for a high-rise condominium off the Magnificent Mile or a townhouse remodel in Lincoln Park. One of the best names in powered shades and window treatments is Lutron, the same company that leads in lighting control solutions. Keep reading to explore the best features of two of Lutron’s high-end motorized windows treatment options. SEE ALSO: Why Are Motorized Shades and Blinds an Essential Smart Home Feature? Lutron Palladiom If you’re working on a condo project with a magnificent view of Lake Michigan with a modern aesthetic, Lutron’s Palladiom line would be an excellent choice. Palladiom’s design language is one of contemporary, form-follows-function style. Palladiom does not hide the roller or brackets behind a facia; it exposes them in the way that Audi’s R8 supercar shows off its engine under glass – so you can appreciate the craftsmanship. Palladiom doesn’t hide the technology; it celebrates it. Palladiom – along with all of Lutron’s shading solutions – features some of the most powerful yet quietest motors in the business. You...