How do you choose the right motorized blinds for your home
04 Mar 2022
If you have been thinking of replacing the shades in your home, you might want to consider installing motorized window blinds instead. With their simple push-pull action, they are much easier to use than their manual counterparts.

They can also be synced with your smart device through automation and remote control. But before you hop on this bandwagon, there are certain things you need to know about motorized window blinds to make an informed choice.

That’s why we’ve created this guide to help you find the ideal motorized blinds for your home. Moreover, with the plethora of options available at Hunter Douglas, you can easily find the right motorized blinds that match your needs. 

Things To Consider While Choosing Motorized Blinds for Your Home

Shades and Aesthetics 

When choosing motorized blinds for your home, it's essential to consider the colour and design of the blinds. If you choose the wrong color or pattern, it won't look visually pleasing, and might even make it look bad. It's also important to consider what kind of atmosphere you want to have in your space, as the blinds can have an impact on that too.  You can choose from a wide range of designs that lets you get a better look that matches your needs. That way, you can find just what suits your house.


When you are looking for blinds, finding the right fabric is essential. Hunter Douglas offers a wide range of fabrics with different opacities, from opaque to transparent or sheer, enabling you to choose one that fits the bill for you.


If you want to install motorized blinds in your home, then you should start by measuring the height and width of the windows. Blinds that fit properly  your windows give a really good look to your interiors and enhance them. Here at Hunter Douglas, we have experts who provide proper guidance as to what size of motorized blinds you should choose for your windows. Our wide range of blinds are available in a variety of sizes. So, you don’t need to compromise just because of the size of the blinds.


When choosing motorized blinds, make sure you consider the type of fabric you choose as well. Your preferred fabric should be easy to clean as it may get stained. There are several different materials for motorized blinds, each with their own methods of cleaning. Some may be washable with water but some may require drycleaning, so make sure you choose wisely based on your requirements. 

Why Choose Hunter Douglas for Motorized Blinds? 

01 POWERVIEW® Automation

Did you know that you can open and close your blinds or shades with just the click of a button?

With PowerView® Automation, you can program your window treatments to open, close, and tilt at any time you want.

You can even schedule them to move throughout the day—so everyday magic can happen on its own.


If you love the idea of motorized blinds, but you're hesitant to commit to a room-darkening shade, don't worry!

You don't have to choose between light control or privacy. The revolutionary Duolite® system seamlessly combines a light-filtering and a room-darkening fabric in a single shade.

Enjoy a whole new level of convenience and light control: beautifully diffused light when you want it, complete night-time privacy when you need it.

03 Top-Down/Bottom-Up

Elevate your window treatments with the ultimate versatility.

With Hunter Douglas’s Top-Down/Bottom-Up window shades, you can operate from the top-down or bottom-up, or in combination as per your privacy requirements, while having proper access to natural light.

This makes it easier than ever to create the perfect light and ambiance for any room of your home.
Available with multiple operating systems including PowerView® Automation.