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How To Renovate Your Old Window Treatments

How To Renovate Your Old Window Treatments

Window treatments are an essential component design of any home. They provide necessary sunlight protection and privacy so that the owner can have comfortable and relaxing moments in their own space. But, overtime, they need maintenance and occasionally, renovations. With a few creative inputs, one can remodel and renovate them to create new and unique themes.

What are the latest options when it comes to renovating old window treatments?

We live in the age of technology and innovation, and our lives bear an imprint of it. Technology and innovation have permeated every walk of life, and window treatments are no exception. Human creativity has enabled us to create and appreciate the beauty around us.

The latest technology revolutionizing the way we live has made us use smart devices, which can communicate with each other and make our living comfortable and convenient. Automation has its benefits in improving the quality of life of people. For example, in the domain of home décor, people have started incorporating smart devices to add convenience to their lives.

Can Motor Devices Renovate and Automate Window Shades?

Motor devices have the potential to make the existing window shades smart. These can be retrofitted to any shade which operates with a loop cord or beaded chain. These motor devices can be installed on the window frame and can be programmed to operate the window shade automatically or controlled through smartphones. Once installed, the smart motor needs a set-up to understand the direction the shade has to move and when to open and close. Then, the user has to download the relevant app on a smartphone to control the now renovated smart shade.

Can Sensors Help in Renovating and Automating Window Blinds?

It is possible to renovate and automate window blinds, especially Venetian Blinds, Vertical Blinds and Mini-blinds using sensors. These sensors replace the wand that typically controls the blinds. These sensors are battery operated. The automated window blind with sensors work based on light and temperature sensors. They can sense the rise and fall of temperature and the fluctuations in the amount of sunlight, then make the window blinds operate as per the set program. In addition to the control through sensors, there is an option to control it through a remote, either handheld or wall-mounted. The majority of the sensor consoles come with group functionality, enabling the owner to control all the blinds together.

What are the advantages of renovating and automating window treatments?

 It is very advantageous to renovate and automate window treatments. The following are some of the advantages:

  • Retrofitting the existing window treatments with motors to make them smart adds to the home’s modern sensibility.
  • Renovating the existing window treatments makes them child and pets safe. In addition, the smart blinds do away with cords and other mechanisms, reducing the chances of children and pets entangling themselves and getting hurt.
  • Remodelling and renovating the exiting window treatments gives several control options to the owners. They can select from wireless wall switches, remotes or controls through smartphones.
  • Retrofitted window treatments can be programmed to operate as per set schedules, reducing the owner’s effort and saving their valuable time.

Disclaimer: Please follow these instructions at your own risk. ZebraBlinds takes no liability for any issues or damaged caused through following DIY methods. Since all blinds and shades are different, we always recommend checking with your blind manufacturer or retailer first before making any modifications to your blinds. As well, if you are uncomfortable on your own, look for the help of a professional. Zebrablinds does not provide the upgrading of existing non-motorized shades

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