Four Unique Ways to Use Motorized Shades and Window Treatments

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There’s a Motorized Solution for Almost Any Window

The month of May has been dubbed motorized shades month – at least for the purposes of our blog. We’ve endeavored to take as much of the mystery out of motorized shades as possible, or to educate if you didn’t find them particularly mysterious. Start the demystification by reading the earlier blogs in the series about the most frequently asked shade questions or the many ways to control your shades. Then keep reading below to get some ideas for motorized solutions you might not have thought possible for your home.

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5 Frequently Asked Questions About Motorized Shades – Answered!

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Make the Best Motorized Shading Decisions for Your Home

Hand cranks were the standard for operating car windows until we upgraded to automatic buttons. We used to wash dishes by hand until the time-and-water-saving dishwasher was invented. Would you go back to cranks and hand washing now? Probably not. And after you experience powered window treatments, you won’t want to go back to manual blinds and shades either.

If you’re considering making the upgrade to motorized shades, this blog can serve as a quick guide to help you make the best decisions for your home. Our motorized shading experts have answered the most common questions about this smart home solution below. Keep reading to learn more!

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How to Find the Perfect Motorized Shades for Your Home

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The Answers to These Common Questions Will Help You Find the Ideal Solution

You may have heard us boast before on this blog about the many benefits that motorized shades can bring to your home in Salt Lake City, UT, or the surrounding areas. Outside of their well-known stylistic benefits, motorized shades regulate your home's temperature, keep pets and small children safe, and protect your furnishings from sun damage.

While this versatility makes motorized shades stand out, it can also be challenging to understand what features and options are the best fit for your unique needs. How can you figure out if you're using the right fabric, color or even control option? Below we highlight a handful of questions we usually ask our clients when designing a tailored solution for them. 

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Elevate Your Interior Design with QMotion Motorized Shades

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New Fabrics from QMotion Celebrate Your Unique Style

Whether you’re starting fresh in a new home or renovating your abode, decorating your interiors is an important undertaking. The way you decorate your spaces not only reflects your personality, but it also has a significant impact on the way you and your guests feel within your home.

At Show & Tell AV, we partner with QMotion not only because their motorized shades are whisper-quiet and simple to control but because their breadth of fabrics and colors is also quite impressive. Homeowners in Bountiful, UT, and surrounding areas who desire smart shades that excel in style will love QMotion just as much as we do.

Earlier this year, QMotion announced four new fabric collections, adding 80 new fabrics to their offering. Featuring trend-setting colors and textures, these new fabrics perfectly complement any home interior. Get inspired by learning more about these new collections below.

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Master Natural Light in Your Home with Motorized Shades

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QMotion Automated Shades Manage Light, Beautifully

Your first thought about motorized shading might be about convenience. After all, what’s more convenient than pushing a button and having your window shade go up or down?  One of the beauties of adding automation to a straightforward function is what you can do with it in concert with other automation. That’s when you start reaping the benefits of smart home control.

Have you heard the term “daylight harvesting?” Just as it sounds, it's about making the most of natural light. Fortunately, in Salt Lake City and the Utah Wasatch mountains, sunshine is abundant. Motorized shades can help you make the most of natural light in any season, saving energy, increasing comfort, and enhancing your interiors. Keep reading to learn how to master natural light in your home.

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Four Reasons Motorized Shades Are a Smart Investment

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It’s Not All About Convenience

You might remember a few things that weren't as easy as they are today if you are of a certain age. Automobiles are a great example. Did you learn to drive with a manual transmission? Do you remember the thrill of learning to launch the car on a hill with the clutch and try not to go backward? Or how about a car without power steering? No need for weight training if you learned to parallel park muscling a heavy steering wheel.

When we talk about motorized shades, your first thought might be, "why do they need motors?" In cars, we've gone far beyond those manual days toward machines that almost drive themselves. There are many good reasons why adding power to motorized shades goes beyond the convenience factor, although it's hard to deny the convenience.

In this blog, we'll continue to make the case why motorized shades are an excellent investment for your Bountiful, UT home. Keep reading, and don't be surprised when one day, manual windows shades will be as rare as manual steering is in cars today. 

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