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The Benefits of Motorized Blinds for Smart Homes

August 29, 2019 2 min read

The Benefits of Motorized Blinds for Smart Homes

Motorized Blinds in Chicago

Like most people nowadays, you probably enjoy any automations that can make your life easier. Coffee makers that have a timer to start brewing 15 minutes before our alarms go off, a remote starter for your car on those chilly Chicago mornings, and Google and Amazon smart home systems are just a few of the recent innovations that make a big difference in our lives. But did you know you could add your window treatments to that list?

Imagine waking up every morning to gentle sunlight streaming through your bedroom windows, rather than the harsh tones of your alarm clock. With PowerView® Motorization and custom window treatments from Hunter Douglas, this can be a reality. The PowerView® app, available on your smart device, allows you to schedule your window treatments to open and close automatically on a schedule you set. Want to schedule the shades to close as you’re leaving for work in the morning? Done. Prefer to have them open when you want to wake up? No problem.

However, just because motorized blinds and shades can be automated, that doesn’t mean you can’t operate them at-will also. Using the PowerView® app or the Pebble® remote control, you can operate up to six groupings of window treatments at once or one at a time. Additionally, you can incorporate PowerView® Motorization with your smart home automation system, like those from Google or Amazon, to use voice commands to adjust your motorized window treatments. This is the perfect option for when you’re trying to cook dinner and your hands are full, but the sun is hitting you right in the face. You can easily say, “Alexa, lower the kitchen shades,” and voila! Problem solved.

We offer a wide selection of wood and metal blinds from Hunter Douglas that are available with PowerView® Motorization. Parkland® Wood Blinds offer the rich look of genuine hardwood in a variety of stains and special finishes. For the same gorgeous wood look with added durability, consider the incredible EverWood® Alternative Wood Blinds, which are guaranteed never to bow, yellow, or crack, regardless of the heat or moisture they’re exposed to. No matter which option you choose, you can’t go wrong with motorized blinds.

Along with these options, we have a huge variety of sheers and window shades available with PowerView® as well, including Silhouette®, Pirouette®, Luminette®, and Duette® Honeycomb Shades. With us, you never have to sacrifice convenience for style.

To learn more about the benefits of motorized blinds for your home, contact the experts at JC Licht today. We currently have 48 locations in and around the Chicagoland area and are planning to add more shortly. In addition to our great selection of Hunter Douglas window treatments, we also offer Benjamin Moore paint and specialty wallpapers. Stop by one of our incredible showrooms today for help with your next project.

Stop by one of our incredible showrooms today for help with your next project. We have stores throughout Chicago, as well as LakeviewIrving ParkAvondaleNapervilleOrland Park, and many more.



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