Four Unique Ways to Use Motorized Shades and Window Treatments

four-unique-ways-to-use-motorized-shades-and-window-treatments

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.

Continue reading
  124 Hits
  0 Comments
124 Hits
0 Comments

What’s the Best Way to Operate Your Motorized Blinds and Shades?

what-s-the-best-way-to-operate-your-motorized-blinds-and-shades

With Home Automation, Personalized Control Is at Your Fingertips

Are you new to motorized window treatments? Start by reading our blog that answers the most frequently asked questions about powered shades. If you’re already one step ahead, then let’s dive right into our next topic on motorized blinds and shades: the many ways you can operate them!

When you think of smart home control, mobile apps may come to mind. Apps are excellent for managing your devices and systems from anywhere—especially when you’re away from home. But the truth is that reaching for your phone each time you want to adjust window shades isn’t very intuitive.

Smart home technology should always feel natural to use. Motorized blinds and shades paired with home automation achieves that by offering various ways to command window treatments (beyond an app) that suit different situations, preferences, and homeowners. Discover the ways below!

Continue reading
  96 Hits
  0 Comments
96 Hits
0 Comments

5 Frequently Asked Questions About Motorized Shades – Answered!

5-frequently-asked-questions-about-motorized-shades-answered

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!

Continue reading
  123 Hits
  0 Comments
123 Hits
0 Comments

Master Natural Light in Your Home with Motorized Shades

SHTEAV_SEPTEMBER_Blog1_MotorizedShades_-ParkCityUT_PHOTO

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.

Continue reading
  440 Hits
  0 Comments
440 Hits
0 Comments

Four Reasons Motorized Shades Are a Smart Investment

SHTEAV_May_Blog3_MotorizedShades_-BountifulUT_PHOTO

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. 

Continue reading
  599 Hits
  0 Comments
599 Hits
0 Comments
Subscribe to Inspiration
Stay up to date on the latest smart technology ideas and innovations.

Sitemap   |    Privacy Policy    |   Powered by OneFirefly