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Beat the Heat with Summer Blinds and Motorization

Beat the Heat with Summer Blinds, Motorization, Blackout Shades, Featuring Shutters near Durham, North Carolina (NC)

With summer in full swing, you might be considering updating your home's window treatment to be more efficient at keeping your living space cooler during the hottest times of the day. Blinds can be a great way to resolve this issue while revamping your home. Blinds are a classic window fashion, but that doesn't mean they can't be modern and sleek. Hunter Douglas blinds feature stunning varieties to help you revitalize your home and bring together the decor in any space. With room darkening and motorized options, there a several ways Benchmark Shutters & Shades can help you incorporate blinds into your home for contemporary style and functionality.

Parkland® Wood Blinds

Wood blinds are a practical and durable solution to your summer window treatment needs. Wooden blinds complement any room with neutral colors and beautiful designs that are subtle enough to not overpower your existing decor. Parkland® hardwood slat blinds feature de-Light™ technology, meaning smaller cord holes for a darker room when shut, blocking out sunlight and keeping you cool --great for bedrooms where reducing light can help you achieve better sleep. These blinds come in an array of wood finishes, ranging from light to dark, reddish to deep brown colors. Choose from decorative tape options to further customize your unique blinds to fit your home perfectly. Parkland® Wood Blinds not only offer UV protection, but can also stand the test against prolonged exposure to sunlight and heat, resisting warping and ensuring your wooden blinds always look new. Cordless options make these summer blinds a great option for homes with pets and children. With several options to choose from, you can incorporate Parkland® blinds through your entire home with different options for your bedroom, living room, kitchen, bathroom, and more, keeping an overall consistent feel with fresh variety from room to room.

PowerView® Automation

Award winning PowerView® Automation gives you precise control over the lighting in your home. This technology can be added onto your Hunter Douglas window treatments, including not only blinds, but also shutters, drapes, curtains, and shades to suit your tastes. PowerView® can help you stick to a budget during the summer months. With the PowerView® smartphone app, scheduling your motorized blinds is a cinch. Program your blinds to open and close in response to the hottest and coolest times of day to maximize efficiency and reduce strain on your heating and cooling system. Adjust the time throughout the year as you please. Even if the temperatures are climbing outside, the temperature in your home doesn't have to with blinds that block harsh, incoming solar light. PowerView® pairs with Amazon Alexa, Apple, and Google Assistant to create a seamless transition into your smart home.

We at Benchmark Shutters & Shades are here to help. We proudly service Central North Carolina, including Raleigh-Durham, Chapel Hill, Apex, and the surrounding areas. Contact us today for a free quote and let’s discuss the many options for summer blinds and other window treatments we have in store for you.