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When it comes to home decor, the bang is in the details. Window treatments can bring so much beauty to your home. When done right, they can also create a sense of luxury and ease. And there are very few touches that compare with the luxury of remote-controlled shades. We all love the look of a room bathed in natural light, but we want control over how and when we let the sunshine in. Whether it’s single-room or whole-home shading, smart shades offer style and convenience while fully leaning into the advantages of a smart home: privacy, comfort, and security.
Why Choose Remote-Controlled Shades?
Remote-controlled shades are becoming a must in high-end smart homes. Here are a few reasons why:
- They allow you to enjoy and embrace the beauty of natural light while controlling how you let it in.
- They create energy savings by reducing your need for electric light when you’re home during the day. You can also time closing to minimize heat gain and lower cooling costs.
- They protect your furniture, carpets, and flooring from UV rays and sun damage when the sun is at its brightest.
- They offer convenience and control, taking one more task off your plate as you move through your busy day. You can operate your shades from anywhere using your smartphone or tablet.
- They create a stylish and elegant ambiance. Today’s remote-controlled shades are chic and attractive, available in colors and styles ideally suited to luxury homes.
- They boost security and privacy, protecting your home from prying eyes, whether you’re home or not. Remote-controlled shades offer “away” settings that let you automatically close all blinds in your home.
Can Remote-Controlled Shades Give Me The Look I Want?
When we’re creating a smart home, we understand that function matters– but looks and style do too. A smart home should also be welcoming and attractive while living up to our expectations for high-tech performance. Your window treatments are an integral part of your decor, but they also have a job to do. Top smart shade designers like Lutron offer custom blinds with endless possibilities in color, pattern, texture, opacity, and materials. You’ll find the most stunning materials and designs, including sustainable fabrics, from top producers. Choose from roller shades, Venetian blinds, traditional drapery tracks, vertical drapery systems, tensioned shades, horizontal sheer blinds, and Roman shades. You’ll achieve the perfect look while incorporating all of the 21st Century functions today’s high-end homeowners demand. Lutron’s web-based Performance Shading Advisor helps architects and designers create the ideal shading system based on performance and aesthetics, making it easy for your team to help you choose just the right look. There are also options for making your blinds or shades “disappear”, recessed above the window when retracted. Sleek and stylish wall controls complete the picture.
Are Remote-Controlled Shades Worth It?
Details matter. Designers, architects, and home technology providers get this at a deep level. Remote-controlled shades offer the ultimate in luxury and convenience. Creating a stylish and functional smart home is all about the finishing touches, and window treatments complete the picture. When we combine them with high-end lighting, it creates a spectacularly harmonious and efficient integrated system. Aegis Technologies’ talented professionals will work with your architect, builder, or remodeler for optimal results as you incorporate smart shades into a new build or existing home. Let’s work together to make every detail perfect.