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Choosing the Right Fabric for Your Motorized Shades

Privacy & Light Control Go Hand-in-Hand with Shading Selections

Choosing the Right Fabric for Your Motorized Shades

Motorized shades are one of the more subtle smart home solutions you can add to your residence. Not only do they add comfort and convenience to your daily lifestyle, but they come in a variety of style and color options that are sure to complement your interior design tastes and support your family’s lighting needs in any room of your Oswego, WA, home.

Read below to discover how to select the ideal fabric options for every room and why we love the variety offered by one of our premier partner brands, Hunter Douglas. Keep scrolling!

SEE ALSO: The Room Enhancing & Energy Saving Benefits of Motorized Shades

Motorized Shades Offer Privacy

Nosy neighbors, the casual walker through the neighborhood, and anyone else’s peering eyes are all cause for a need for privacy. Well-lit interior spaces in the evenings invite everyone to see what’s happening through your windows, but it’s nice to have a bit of privacy while enjoying the comforts of being at home and enjoying yourself.

Shading fabric options come in several opacities that let you manage the amount of privacy you enjoy in any living space with the simple press of a button. Opt for tightly woven blackout fabrics that block ambient light from entering your bedroom, or choose looser-weave fabrics that reduce glare during the day but let you see your gorgeous landscaping while the shades are lowered. At night, dual-roller shades can provide a double layer of privacy, with blackout shades that only lower after sunset.

Window Treatments that Wow

Fabric opacity options are essential to crafting cozy and relaxing interior spaces, and so are the color and style selections. Choose fabric colors that suit your interior design motif, either complementing or matching, to ensure your home looks its best. 

And automated shading, blinds, and drapery styles help homeowners craft the unique aesthetic they desire. For example, roller shades convey a minimalist or industrial feel; cellular shades offer a more traditional look that reaps the benefits of superb energy savings; and motorized shutter shades offer a beachy vibe that’s unfussy. 

Simple Light Control

Besides looks, motorized shading adds the power of natural lighting to any room of the house! Hunter Douglas’s PowerView automation boasts scheduling features, so you can manage how much or how little light enters a room and when. Hunter Douglas shades are even compatible with Control4!

Automating shades streamlines your day, so there’s no need to walk from room to room raising and lowering shades anymore—or worse—avoiding opening or closing shades entirely because it’s inconvenient! Simply pull out your smartphone, use a smart remote, or say a voice command to manage shades on the fly or adjust the preset schedules whenever it’s convenient. You’ll be able to use natural lighting to your advantage, elevating your mood, adding privacy, enjoying the outdoor view, and more with a simple button press. 

Do you want to learn more about motorized window treatments? Connect with our team here to start a conversation. We can’t wait to hear from you!