For Your North Bay Home
What You Get
You may not know how essential motorized window shades are until you have them in your Bay Area home.
With motorization the options are endless. Sonoma County Shade Company is the authority on motorized window covering systems in Northern California. We hold certifications from HunterDouglas, Mecho, Somfy, and Lutron. Whether you want a motorized shade for your hard to reach kitchen window or you would like to collaborate with experts on your new dream home build, we can help you choose the right system for your needs some motorized systems can automatically adjust the position of the window treatments according to the time of day and level of sunlight outside to ensure ultimate energy efficiency. As part of the customization process, you can choose from multiple power options, including lithium battery tubes, rechargeable motors, or DC power supplies.
Consider Sonoma County Shade Company to be your source for motorized window shades in the Santa Rosa area. Our window treatment company also offers motorized blinds, roller screens, and draperies
Add Motorization Capabilities to Any Window Treatment
If you can think of a window treatment that you want motorized, then Sonoma County Shade Company can provide you with that item. As motorization technology has become more effective and inexpensive, more homeowners are catching on to the trend of motorized window shades.
Benefits of Motorized Window Treatments in Your Santa Rosa Home
Your window treatment company will be the first to tell you about all of the advantages of owning motorized window shades. These systems offer easy and quiet operation, and they’re designed with child and pet safety in mind because loose cords are eliminated. Additionally, these cordless shades offer a seamless appearance that appeals to many Santa Rosa homeowners.
At vero eos et accusamus et iusto odio dignissimos ducimus qui blanditiis praesentium voluptatum deleniti atque corrupti quos dolores.
At vero eos et accusamus et iusto odio dignissimos ducimus qui blanditiis praesentium voluptatum deleniti atque corrupti quos dolores et quas molestias excepturi sint occaecati.
Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions About Shutters & Window Blinds
When updating your window treatments, you’ll probably have a lot of questions about the best blinds, shades, and shutters for your Sonoma County home. As window treatment experts, the team at Sonoma County Shade Company strive to make homeowners aware of the ins and outs of the blinds, shades, and shutters covering the windows in their homes.
How Often Should I Change My Blinds?
Window treatment experts agree that Santa Rosa homeowners should replace their blinds if they notice discoloration and warped or bent slats. Additionally, new blinds should be purchased if the old blinds have a design that is outdated or if they’re hard to operate. Homeowners should also be on the lookout for broken cord clips, low-hanging cords, snapped chains, and frayed pulleys because these complications present safety hazards, particularly for pets and young children.
How Do I Clean My Blinds?
Cleaning your blinds may not be your favorite chore, but it’s still an essential part of window treatment maintenance. If you want your blinds to last the entire duration of their useful life, then regular cleaning should be a priority. In order to clean the dust, pet fur, and dirt off of your blinds, you’ll need a few tools, including a vacuum with a brush attachment and a microfiber cloth.
Avoid using water or other cleaning solutions initially. Instead, begin cleaning your blinds by removing the dust from the slats with a vacuum or microfiber cloth. Clean both sides of the blinds, and dust them from top to bottom. Make sure to clean up the dust that falls on the window sill and floor as well. If your blinds need a little more elbow grease than a vacuum or cloth can provide, consider using a gentle cleaning solution appropriate for the material of your blinds.
How Do I Measure Blinds for a Perfect Fit?
The method you’ll use to measure your window to install new blinds depends on if you’re mounting blinds to the inside or outside of the window frame. Inside mounts emphasize your window’s size and molding. Horizontal blinds typically require a depth of 1 to 4 inches to accommodate the headrail of the blinds. Measure the width of the window frame at the top, middle, and bottom, and order blinds according to the narrowest measurement. Similarly, measure the height of the window from the window sill to the top at the left, center, and right, and select the tallest of these measurements for your custom blinds.
Outside mounts can be done on the window molding or above it. Outside mounts are preferred by homeowners who want increased privacy and light control, and they create an illusion of an elongated and broad window. If you’re mounting blinds to the window trim, measure the width of the trim at the top, and if you’re mounting them to the wall above the window, you can select a measurement for the width according to your preferences. Window treatment experts recommend adding 2 or 3 inches to the width of the window opening. If your window sill protrudes, start measuring the height of the window at the sill and continue up to 3.5 inches above the top of the window to allow for the mounting hardware. If the window sill doesn’t protrude, begin measuring the height of the window 2 or 3 inches beneath the window opening, and add 3.5 inches to the top. Overall, you’ll end up with an additional 6.5 inches to the height of the window opening. Regardless of your choice of an inside or outside mount, you should round to the nearest 1/8″ when measuring your windows.
Contact Us or Visit Our Shop Today.
1445 Santa Rosa Ave., STE A-3
Santa Rosa, CA 95404