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Window Treatment Ideas & Tips: Kempler Design

Getting The Parts For Replacing Hunter Douglas Powerrise Battery Wands

The Old Parts Need to be Replaced Hunter Douglas has been updating their technology for years, but they still support the products that they manufactured years ago. They currently, as of January 2024 are making the PowerView Gen 3, but before that they had Gen 2 and obviously Gen 1. And before that they had […]

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Frame Options For Norman Shutters

Frame Styles of Shutters People often think about shutters in terms of the color, the material and the louver sizes. These are legitimate concerns when placing a shutter order, but frames are important too. In the video below, I show one option that we do a lot. It is a Z-Frame, which I will explain […]

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Some Shutter Details To Consider

Shutters Need to Work Well There are two important factors in making sure that shutters not only look great but that they function well, as well…well. [Sorry, I like playing with words. :) ] The first is that they are designed correctly. The second is that they are installed correctly. Both are critical. This is […]

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Tilting Options For Plantation Shutters

Plantation Shutters Tilt Options For years, the way that plantation shutters were able to tilt was by means of Tilt Rods. In the video below, you will see this traditional look as well as another option. I will show you the various choices here. When you look at the graphic that is attached, you are […]

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If You Choose A Roller Shade Cassettes…

Cassettes for Roller Shades The options of roller shades are pretty huge for selections. You get to choose fabrics, opacity, mechanisms and top treatments, to talk about just a few of them. In this post, I am showing you the cassettes and some of the micro points you need to consider for making choices. It […]

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What Method Could I Use To Operate My Shades? Wand For Motor

This is One Option to Consider- PowerWand So many clients are trying to figure out how to mechanize their window coverings. Motorization and automation has taken over the window coverings world. But sometimes, people aren’t looking for anything too complex. They just want a method of raising and lowering their shades that will be safe […]

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Should You Use A Solar Charger?

Solar Chargers Can Be a Great Option But they can also be a disappointment. This is because for a solar charger to work, the sun has to have full integration with the panel. Please watch the video as it is 8 minutes long and covers all the things that we could discuss here. My Opinion […]

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Screen Shade Openness Details

Screen Shades Have Various Openness Levels In the current world, as of late 2023, the openness ratio of screen shades starts at 0%, which is a room darkening or blackout shade. But for ones that you can see through, the range goes from 1% to 14% with other numbers along the way. In this video […]

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Daisy Chain Option For Hard To Reach Motors

Daisy Chain Powered Motors This job was very interesting to design and install. As you can see from the video photo, some of those windows were very high. The customer wanted motorized shades, but didn’t want to have to climb up to the top of the window to charge them. I gave them a few […]

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Banded Shades Are A Great Hybrid Shade From Hunter Douglas

The Hunter Douglas Designer Banded Shades are brand new as of October 10, 2023. They already had these products available, but they recently updated them. Some of the adjustments that they made are really great. Take a peek at the photo below the video to see some of the details. I’m glad that Hunter Douglas […]

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