Window Treatments to Control Light

The proper window treatments can welcome the early morning sun or soften the bright midday sunlight without sacrificing your privacy and while still protecting your valuable fabrics and carpet from harmful UV rays. As your local Hunter Douglas dealer serving Sacramento, we carry a wide variety of blinds, shades, and shutters especially designed for maximum light management. Let The Blind Guy’s trained consultants help determine the right product for your light and privacy needs. [Read more…]

Duette® Architella® by Hunter Douglas

With the heat we can sometimes experience here in the Sacramento area, it’s important to ensure that our air-conditioning systems are as efficient as possible. Considering that 50% of air-conditioning is lost through the windows, having highly energy-efficient window treatments can significantly reduce air-conditioning costs. The innovative Architella line of honeycomb shades from Hunter Douglas provides a high level of energy efficiency with its honeycomb-within-a-honeycomb design, reducing energy loss up to 40% at the window. Long considered the gold standard of honeycomb shades, Architella shades offer superior craftsmanship, versatility, style, and energy efficiency. Here at The Blind Guy, our customers often make Architella shades a top choice for their window treatments. [Read more…]

Natural Style with Woven Woods Shades

You can bring the beauty of nature inside your home with Hunter Douglas woven woods shades.  These stylish shades are made from select natural woods, including reeds, bamboos and grasses. The Blind Guy, serving Sacramento, offers a complete selection of woven wood shades by Hunter Douglas, including the popular Provenance style. Perfect for any window or door, including uniquely shaped openings, Provenance woven wood shades create a style and energy that fits with any décor. Woven woods natural shades are a very popular window covering choice in the Sacramento area, both because of their environmentally sound characteristics and timeless beauty. [Read more…]

Trends in Window Fashions

With many years of experience in the Sacramento area, we are in touch with the latest trends to help customers reach their design goals. Take a look at some of the most recent trends in the industry and give us a call to find out what we can do for you!

Simplicity in Window Treatments

Let your unique interior design stand out with simple window treatments that add style while blending into a room. Hunter Douglas Silhouette® window shadings offer just that, with soft fabric vanes suspended between two sheers. These uniquely stylish window treatments diffuse softened light deep into a room. [Read more…]

Improve Energy Efficiency with Window Shades

Did you know? In the U.S. alone, the Department of Energy (DOE) reports that windows can account for 25% to 40% of your annual heating and cooling bill. Many factors contribute to energy efficiency at your windows here in the East Bay area, including the quality of your windows themselves as well as insulation, what direction they face, how much direct sunlight they receive, how they’re covered. The right energy-efficient window shades can help lower your utility bill by creating and insulating barrier between the inside and outside air.

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Rebates on Energy Saving Shades!

Go green in 2014 by saving on energy costs with energy efficient window shades. At the Blind Guy in Sacramento, we’re offering unbeatable rebates on our most popular window treatment styles. It’s our Hunter Douglas Energy Smart Style Promotion!

EARN $50 Rebate per unit on Silhouette® Window Shadings and Vignette® Modern Roman Shades

EARN $25 Rebate per unit on Duette® Architella® Honeycomb Shades

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Solar Sensors Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

As the San Jose area’s expert in window treatment motorization, we offer a variety of accessories for your Platinum™ Technology motorization system, including the energy enhancing Solar Sensor. It’s an innovative idea: during the hottest part of the day, your blinds or shades automatically close. When it’s cold outside, your blinds or shades open to allow solar heat into your home. Wireless signals do all the work, saving you money on heating and cooling costs. [Read more…]

Best Honeycomb Shades New and Improved

Looking for the best honeycomb shades? You’ve found them! Duette Architella honeycomb shades by Hunter Douglas have long been considered the top of the line honeycomb shades. Offering superior craftsmanship, versatility, style, and energy efficiency, Architella shades are a top choice for window treatments.  The newest innovation in the Architella line is the Duette Architella Trielle™. Architella honeycomb shades provide a high level of energy efficiency with honeycomb-within-a-honeycomb design, reducing energy loss up to 40% at the window. The new Trielle shade delivers 20% more energy efficiency than original Architella shades. [Read more…]

Choose the Best Window Treatments for Your Home

These days, there are more choices for window treatments than ever before. New styles, designs, and textures of shades, blinds, shadings, and shutters offer functionality and designer-quality styles. Here at The Blind Guy serving Sacramento, East Bay and now San Jose, we offer the latest styles from Hunter Douglas and personalized customer service to help you make the selection that’s right for you. Our experienced window fashions consultants will help you choose the best window treatments based on these factors:

Window Treatments for Your Style

Color, design, and texture of your window treatments should complement the rest of your décor.  Consider versatility of designs that will work as you change different elements of your interior design. Explore mix and match options, including using custom drapery and other soft treatments to enhance the look of your hard window treatments. [Read more…]

Tax Credits for Hunter Douglas Shades!

Want Some Money Back from Uncle Sam? Purchase Qualifying Window Shades!

Federal tax credits for energy efficient home improvements have been reinstated. Even better, the credits are retroactive and can be applied to improvements already made in 2012, as well as those that will be done in 2013. At The Blind Guy, we offer a wide range of energy efficient window treatments and installation options that will help you qualify for federal  tax credits.  [Read more…]