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Motorized Blinds and Shades

8 Benefits of Motorized Blinds & Shades

Reinvent the way you enjoy window treatments in your home by discovering the benefits of motorized blinds and shades. A modern design with zero cords, motorized window treatments offer a clean and sleek appearance from front to back.

Alta BLISS automation wall switch control.

Alta BLISS automation wall switch control.

Motorized window blinds achieve the same purpose as classic window blinds. However, the benefits of motorized blinds include added functions that make them a worthwhile complement to your home’s interior design.

Today, homeowners have more choices in custom design to fit every window, plus the added benefits of motorized shades. Here are 8 benefits that motorized shades and blinds will add to your home.

1 | Remote Control Options

Raise, lower, and tilt your shades using remote control radio frequency. When you’re relaxing on the sofa or busy in another room, the last thing you want to do is get up to adjust your blinds. With the push of a button, there is no more meddling with cords or manually adjusting each shade to your favored position. Have furniture or décor that makes your window treatments hard to reach? Now, there is no more stretching or contorting to reach the cords the next time you want to adjust your blinds. Simply control your motorized blinds with the ease of a remote wherever and whenever you like.

2 | Safer for children and pets

A cordless design offers the greatest safety for children and pets. A benefit of motorized shades is that the design itself removes the need for cords and dramatically reduces the potential for child and pet safety hazards in your home. Now you can rest easy as you say goodbye to cords that pose a strangulation hazard when children become entangled in them.

Know your family pet will also be safer while unattended. Similar to young children, playful pets are also at risk of injury from corded window blinds. Bring more significant peace of mind to your home when you upgrade the safety of your shades and blinds during your next home project. 

3 | Boosts home’s energy efficiency

Improving your energy consumption with efficient insulation and light control is another added benefit of motorized window treatments. You can set your blinds to open and close during specific times during the day to maximize lighting efficiency, which also removes the hassle of manual adjustments. For example, you can save more money on your utility bills when you can take advantage of natural lighting on a sunny day during the Winter months. Meaning the benefits of motorized window treatments not only help you lower your energy bills, but they even provide you with less hassle to live more green.

4 | UV Protection

Enjoy your furniture and décor for years to come when you keep out damaging UVA/UVB rays from the sun. Direct sun exposure can cause discoloration, fading, and irreversible damage to furniture in your home. You can protect your furniture and décor from fading and discoloration with the benefits of motorized blinds and shades. By investing in window treatments that block out harmful rays, you assure you’ll appreciate home décor long term. Additionally, you can set your motorized shades to scheduled times that allow you to shield your furniture while not having to remember to shut the blinds yourself.

5 | Improve Home Security

Deter unwanted visitors while on vacation or away from home. With programmable automation settings, you can easily add a layer of security when on the go. Just program your motorized blinds or shades to operate at specific times to make it seem like your home is occupied, even when you’re at work or out of the house. The home benefits of motorized window treatments alone make investing in your home’s security a decision you can make with ease.

6 | Wake up relaxed

For a considerable amount of people, alarm clocks have been replaced by cell phones. Once motorization is added to your windows, you’ll have the option to get a friendly wake-up call from natural lighting. Adjust your shades to gently wake you each morning by letting in the sunlight when it’s time to get up. Gone are the days when you woke up startled and annoyed by a loud alarm clock.

Bright cozy bedroom with roller shades in the windows.

7 | Increase Home Value

The housing market today is more competitive than ever. Make your home stand out on the market with motorized blinds. Since most window treatments are attached directly to the home, buyers expect that they’ll be included in their purchase. Today, the benefits of motorized shades and blinds are incredibly desirable and in high demand by prospective home buyers for ease of use, the capability to sync with smart-home devices, and green features that boost energy efficiency. Easily get a return on your investment when you upgrade to motorized blinds before putting your house on the market.

8 | Easy Smart Home Integrations

Now you can control your shades right from your phone without needing a separate remote or smart controller. Operate your shades with a mobile device such as a smartphone or tablet. Our various automation options allow you to go even further. More than simply raising and lowering your shades — you can use the app for so much more.

  • Create scenes to group together and customize individual shade position settings on command.

  • Set times to schedule your shades to open or close at a specific time of day.

  • Connect multiple shades to the app to operate multiple shades at once.

  • Monitor your battery charge level from the convenience of your mobile device.

Want to learn more? Our authorized Alta dealers offer many designs, measurement, and installation services. Your Alta specialist has the tools and resources to help you pick the best custom, motorized window treatments for your home.

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