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Thursday, June 03, 2010

how to choose woven wood shades for your home

Woven wood shades have gone through a Renaissance and come in a lot of varieties of styles and options.
There are a lot of manufacturers out there, but to make matters simple I will concentrate on Hunter Douglas which is one of the finest manufacturers and provides a great quality product for a fair price.
Step One

Choose a fabric for your woven wood shade

There is a rich assortment of fabrics to choose from, like natural frabric including bamboo, wood, reeds and grasses. Consider a texture that works with the decor of the room so your shade
becomes part of the room, or choose one that stands out and makes the shade a focal point of the room
Step Two

Choose a Lifting System for your woven wood shade


Decide which System is best suited for your needs. The standard cordlock assures smooth operation. The clutch system offers enhanced child and pet safety features. The motorization option makes raising
even a large shade easy with the touch of a button.
Step Three

Choose a Style for your woven wood shade

You can select from a classic, hobbled or the traditional roman style shade. With the classic style, the fabric cascades off the front of the headrail for a clean, contemporary look. A hobbled shade has gentle folds, even when fully lowered, providing more texture and interest. The traditional roman shade raises in five inch folds.
Step Four

Choose Options for your woven wood shade

There are many ways to customize your new Provenance Woven Wood Shade. Select from four styles of edge banding for a coordinated look that is unique to you. Add a liner if you need more privacy and light control.
These are the main options available when choosing a wooven wood shade. It is always advisable to consult a professional window coverings expert which can guide you through all the steps effortlessly and can explain and show all the differences of options.
Take a closer look at the Provenance woven wood shades sold by Final Touch Interiors, a complete Shop at Home Window Shades Retailer and a certified Master Installer by Hunter Douglas WIndow Fashions.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Pirouette window shadings now available with motorization

Pirouette window shadings are now available with the new PowerRise 2.0 Platinum Technology.

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Hunter Douglas Power Rise 2.0 with Pirouette Window Shading

The state of the art battery powered motorized system allows you to operate Pirouette window shadings with the touch of a button.No wiring is needed One can control the shadings with the sleek hand held remote or a wireless wall switch. You’ll enjoy the quiet way the motor raises and lowers the shadings, as well as precise control of vane operation for just the right amount of privacy and view through.The window shadings may be operated individually or in groups, and can even be integrated into any home automation system. And because there are no operating cords, motorized Pirouette shadings provide enhanced child and pet safety. If you need help or advise in acquiring Hunter Douglas Pirouette window shadings don’t hesitate, give us a call at 914.299.8160 and talk to our certified Hunter Douglas Master Installer. We will be more than happy to help and support you.

Thursday, April 30, 2009

Final Touch Interiors has now professional Window Coverings Installers, certified by Hunter Douglas

We at Final Touch Interiors always found that a custom window covering is only as good as its installation.
Hunter Douglas the nations largest window coverings manufacturer has made a significant effort to provide an ongoing installer training program. It serves the purpose to properly educate professional installers on the most effective and up-to-date methods of installing its innovative products, including new Pirouette Window Shades, Luminette® Privacy Sheers, Silhouette® window shadings and Duette® honeycomb shades.certified professional Installers Hunter Douglas
We recently attended the company’s Certified Professional Installer Training Program SM and are now a Certified Hunter Douglas Professional Installer Outfit. Final Touch Interiors, took part in a three-day intensive workshop, the only one of its kind in the industry, giving installers the tools they need to install window coverings more efficiently and meet many of the challenges encountered at the window. In attending the Hunter Douglas Professional Installer Program, it allowed us to work in a hands-on environment and meet with product experts who answered our questions and addressed challenges. We were able to network with other installers to share tips and techniques in the Window Coverings Industry. Our certified installers are the best in the industry, said Andy Irwin, Hunter Douglas Manager of Installer Training.  “They are exceptionally well trained and are committed to providing consumers with the highest quality measuring and installation services.” Should your need arise for new Window Shades and or Window Coverings or a professional measure and install, call us at 914.299.8160

Saturday, December 06, 2008

Custom Roman Shades

To combat todays economic times, one has to come up with simple Window coverigs solutions and adjust to customers budget needs when offering custom made Window Coverings. So we came up with a custom shade program called Canvas Roman Shades

Advantages of the Canvas Roman Shades Program

  • Easy to order
  • It contains four of our most popular Shade Styles
  • A great Value and perfectly priced
  • Comes in 12 different Color ways
  • Four different Lining options

Following below are our Styles listed and a short explanation of each Roman Shade Styles

Pacifica


Pacifica Roman Shade

Soft Roman Shade


Soft Roman Shade

Flat Roman Shade

A unique, elegant design with no horizontal seams or stitching. Small tack stitches, visible on the fabric face, create a gentle memory line for the folds and add character to the shade. Can be used in any design scheme. Often used in a layered treatments with draperies and valacnes.

Tahoe


Tahoe Roman Shade

Additional we offer also several lifting options for the Canvas Roman Shade which all specifically have child safety incorporated. Inquire for any additional info at 914.299.8160 The Final Touch Interiors, LLC.

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