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Top 10 Frequently Asked Questions About Motorized Window Treatments

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In this world of technology, we all want to save our energy and time. And technologies play an essential role in our lives. So this is the time for you to transform the way you give thought to customized blinds for the house. Motorized window treatments aren’t just about looks; they will make your home more modern and smart.

Motorized blinds permit you to tilt, open, and close your blinds or shades with the push of a remote control button. These remote-controlled coverings are the ultimate in convenience and are perfect for hard to reach windows.

It in the past few years, motorized window coverings and remote control blinds and shades have become very popular. But where do you start? There are several factors you should consider: durability, compatibility, cost, noise, and your power source and remote control options. All are important things to consider when making your choice.

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Top 10 FAQs about motorized window treatments:

1. How are motorized window coverings controlled?

Motorized blinds are controlled via radio frequency (RF) signals. There is a motor in the shade that moves it up and down and receives commands and signals from a remote. Graber motorized shades use special RTS (Radio Technology Somfy) motors and their smart shades use Z-wave.

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2. What is the difference between motorized and automated window coverings?

A motorized window treatment can be controlled by you, with the push of a button. But an automated treatment is controlled automatically by using your smartphone, a timer, a sensor or other automation device. Remember that even with automated shades you can operate them with a remote or wall switch at any time.

3. What type of products can be motorized?

Almost all types of products can be motorized. But you need to make sure your treatment and motor are compatible. Our experts can help you decide on the motorized solution that will work best for you.

4. Is there any benefit of motorizing interior window treatments?

Electric window blinds give useful solutions for our everyday living. With Somfy products, you can better enjoy your day to day life. Motorizing your indoor window coverings simplifies control over hard to reach coverings as well as helping you managing glare and protecting your furnishing from potential sun damage. At the touch of a button, your window coverings will start working automatically and will give you all their benefits. Set schedules so your windows adjust automatically to the time of day or temperature, and so you don’t have to go running around the house to adjust all your blinds.

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5. How are motorized window coverings powered?

There are three types of power sources – battery wand, plug-in power source, and solar power.

Plug-in Power Source – A 12V DC power supply is available which can plug into a wall outlet.

Battery Wand – A 12V battery wand can be mounted to the wall or ceiling. The tube is reloadable and batteries are easy to replace.

6. What are the remote control options available with motorization?

Electric window blinds are all controlled by a remote. However, smart blinds can also be controlled by apps which you can manage right from your smartphone.

7. Can I operate all the motorized blinds with a single remote control?

Radio Technology Somfy (RTS) is compatible with all Somfy applications and allows for individual or group operation of window coverings. So with a single remote control, you can operate all the motorized window coverings.

8. How to Install Motorized Remote Control Window Shades?

Before you start, make sure that you have all the hardware and instructions. For most installations, all you need to get started is a pencil, a screwdriver, and a drill. First, select your mounting location for the power source to make sure that the location can connect all necessary wires from the power source to the shades motor. Mark the location for the shades mounting bracket and pre-drill the holes. Then drill the screw into the mounting surface. After both the brackets have been installed, lock the shade in place. Then you just need to connect the motor to the power source.

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9. What will be the cost of having motorized blinds?

The cost to motorize your window covering is less than you might have thought. It varies depending on the complexity of your motorization needs and the size of your project.

10. How many channels are available in a remote control?

We offer only single channel, five channel, and sixteen channel remote controls. Depending on the product and manufacturer, other remote types may be available.

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Still, Have Questions About Motorized Window Treatments? Contact us!

Motorized window treatments are not only convenient for those hard to reach windows; they keep your home comfortable, contribute to energy savings, and provide an additional level of security when you are not home.

But before you start, you should be clear about the basic things of motorized window coverings. So if you have any questions, contact us. We will be happy to assist you.

Our objective is always to help you create a comfortable atmosphere in your home. Shop with us today, and experience all the benefits of our attractive price offers free shipping service and free samples.

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