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What are Motorized Blinds?

July 21, 2020

What are Motorized Blinds

Sure, there were many different fabrics made with various designs and colours, but there were curtains.  Today, window coverings have come a long way and the style choices available are impressive – you can choose from curtains, shades, and blinds, but even within each of these categories there are myriad options to consider.  Among the most advanced window coverings are motorized blinds.  But, what are motorized blinds?

Let’s start with a simple definition – motorized window blinds are blinds that can be raised and lowered mechanically.  The blinds are controlled with a motor which can likewise be controlled through a remote control or other device.  Motorized blinds are sophisticated and convenient, so it should come as no surprise that these window coverings are the go-to choice for smart homes.  Indeed, even the way we control motorized blinds has changed drastically over the last couple decades.

That’s right, motorized blinds have been available for at least 20 years; but these window coverings traditionally were controlled by a simple “up/down” switch.  Recent advances in technology allow for motorized blinds to be controlled even when you’re not at home.  For example, motorized blinds can be set on a timer so they can be raised and lowered at specific times of the day – even when you are at work or away on vacation.  In fact, motorized window coverings have become so advanced that you can even control them with an app.

There are many benefits to installing motorized blinds – convenience, security, functionality, and style.  As already suggested, motorized window coverings are exceptionally convenient.  Controlling their movement with the push of a button or even through modern apps makes these window coverings the ideal choice for your home.  Additionally, the convenience of motorized window blinds makes them perfect for office spaces or any building with multiple rooms and windows.  Even hard-to-reach windows can be adorned with motorized blinds so that you can easily control light and privacy.

Another great benefit of motorized blinds is additional security.  Because you can program them to open and close at different times of the day or even have complete control through apps and other devices when you’re not home, you can give the illusion that somebody is always home even when you’re away.

Motorized blinds are also functional in homes, offices, and other workspaces from salons to retail outlets.  Consider the time and energy you can save by programming your blinds to open and adjust throughout the day depending on the amount of light or privacy required.  Many motorized blinds feature multiple programs so you can have absolute control with minimal effort.

Finally, motorized window blinds are unique and stylish.  They come in a variety of designs and fabrics so you can find the perfect fit for any space.