Refresh Your Window Treatments This Spring

Duette® Architella® Honeycomb Shades

Duette® Architella® Honeycomb Shades

There’s no better time than spring to consider refreshing your home. Here at Windo VanGo serving Baltimore, we can help you determine how window makeovers can snap you out of wintertime blues and in general make you happier in your home.

Energy Efficiency Window Treatments

Not only does an energy-saving mindset help protect the planet, it can help protect your budget too. As much as 40% of the air inside a home can escape through its windows. Architella® honeycomb shades offer a state-of-the-art honeycomb-within-a-honeycomb design that gives them the industry’s highest level of energy efficiency. Studies have shown that these honeycomb shades can reduce energy loss by up to 50%! As an added benefit, they provide excellent protection from harmful UV rays.Continue Reading

Imagine Window Shades That Can Move Automatically!

At Windo VanGo in Baltimore, because we know that time is a precious commodity, we’re happy to introduce you to a time-saving innovation from Hunter Douglas, the leader in custom window treatments. They’ve created the PowerView™ Motorization system – an app that allows you to program your shades throughout the day. Nearly all window treatments from Hunter Douglas can be motorized, including Silhouette® Shadings, Pirouette® Shadings, Vignette® Modern Roman Shades, and Duette® Honeycomb Shades. You’ll find that, with the addition of home automation, you can not only enjoy time savings, but also the added layer of security it provides.

PowerView™ Window Treatment Motorization System

HubWith this innovation, Hunter Douglas has taken window treatments and home automation to the next level. Using the intuitive PowerView™ App on your smartphone or tablet allows you to program your shades to the exact position you want.Continue Reading

Motorize Your Window Fashions with Platinum™ Technology

If you thought window fashion automation was out of your reach, think again! Hunter Douglas, leaders in window fashion innovation, offers a variety of automation options for your window treatments. Using wireless communication and the proprietary Platinum™ Technology, Hunter Douglas motorized lifting systems for combine both line-of-sight (using infrared technology) and “out-of-sight” control (using radio frequency technology) to control your window treatments. Battery-powered, these systems are easy to install and require no additional wiring.

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Why Motorize Your Window Treatments?

Window Treatment MotorizationIt’s a trend we just see growing more and more throughout the Baltimore area – window treatment motorization. Many people are looking to automate their entire homes, while others just want the ease and convenience of operating their blinds and shades using a remote control. Window treatment motorization systems can be used to operate most any window treatments, including those you already have hanging in your windows. Continue Reading

Latest Technology in Window Treatment Motorization and Automation

Platinum Motrorization Systems from Hunter DouglasThere’s never been a better time than for home automation! From lights and security systems to your blinds and drapery, the technology of automation brings ease and convenience to your life. At Windo VanGo, we specialize in a wide range of automation and motorization options, ranging from hard-wired to battery operated solutions. Many varieties of blinds, shades, and drapery can be motorized. Often, we can add motorization kits to your existing window coverings.

Benefits of Motorizing Your Window Treatments

Here are just a few benefits to window treatment automation:

Increased safety. Even though much improvement has been made to window treatment cord systems over the years, they can still pose a danger to kids and pets. Motorization removes cords completely, vastly improving the child and pet safety of your window treatments.

Ultimate convenience. Some blinds and shades are very large, or in difficult to reach places such as up in skylights or behind bathtubs. Even if window treatments are within reach, motorization features allow you to automatically adjust your shades and blinds based on the time of day, or even the amount of sun shining through the window.

Energy efficiency. Timers and advanced automation systems can help you save energy by reducing your heating and cooling costs. The right shades can help you save up 50% on energy costs.Continue Reading