Quality window treatments are a must for Floridians. Aside from style, they function in preserving precious views and reducing energy costs. Port Orange, Florida, has an average of 227 days of sun annually.
Hunter Douglas is a brand trusted by our Port Orange customers for excellence in reducing solar heat and UV damage to interiors. Read our guide on the benefits of choosing Hunter Douglas blinds and shades for your home.
Reputation and Quality Materials
Hunter Douglas is an American company with over 60 years in creating stylish and innovative window treatments all over the world.
The company has an interesting history. It is a leader in some of the first advancements in window blinds and a market leader in solar heat control solutions. They continue to receive awards from energy efficiency to humanitarian efforts far too numerous to list here.
Given the company’s reputation for advancements in technology, Hunter Douglas is a bit fussy about the materials used in its products. The company is very focused on sustainability and responsible manufacturing and always has been.
Hunter Douglas requires certification training for its rigorous procedures before designers can offer installation of their window treatments.
What does that mean for you as a consumer? Well, you cannot purchase Hunter Douglas blinds for DIY. The company stands behind its name and only allows installation by retail partners that agree on proper training specific to Hunter Douglas products.
Hunter Douglas provides a lifetime warranty for its products. It is a very generous warranty that is specific and excludes normal wear and tear or accidents.
- Hunter Douglas covers defects in materials, workmanship, or failure to operate for the original owner.
- All internal mechanisms
- Components and brackets
- Fabric delamination
- Operational cords full 7 years from purchase date
- Repairs and/or replacements will be made with like or similar parts or products
- Hunter Douglas motorization components are covered for 5 years from the purchase date
Individual showrooms and dealers typically offer warranties covering installation services. Your Port Orange Hunter Douglas provider is always informed and ready to discuss warranty coverage. Should you ever need it, they can also assist you with Hunter Douglas blind repair.
Ease of Maintenance
Hunter Douglas creates blinds and shades with ease of maintenance in mind. All Hunter Douglas blinds parts and operational devices, such as cords, are designed to withstand daily use. Hinges and brackets are strong enough to last a lifetime and are replaceable under warranty for any defect.
The selection of fabrics is not something you will find on a box store shelf. There are exclusive fabrics designed with Mother Nature in mind. They have superior sustainability against fading and can be easily vacuumed for upkeep.
If you have been living in Florida for some time, you know that cooling costs are a major concern. New to the Florida climate? Brace yourself for energy concerns.
Hunter Douglas blinds cost more than off-the-shelf brands, but the savings in utility bills make them an investment that pays for itself over time.
How do they do it? Let’s look at a few of Hunter Douglas’s designs for blinds and shades and explore how energy efficiency is achieved.
Duette Honeycomb Shades
Hunter Douglas invented the first cellular shade. This invention was in response to national concerns about rising energy costs. The Duette Honeycomb has received numerous international awards.
It is the first recognized by AERC for its energy-efficient design.
Engineering pockets within the fabric construction of the shade trap outside and act as an insulator against solar heat gain. The wide selection of quality fabrics used offers superior UV protection. They are custom-made to fit both standard and specialty shapes of windows.
Skyline Gliding Window Panel Blinds
These award-winning Hunter Douglas vertical blinds offer the largest selection of fabrics in the industry. There are over 600 color choices. The fabrics provide an amazing 99% UV protection.
The patented two-channel track system provides smooth operation and a snug fit when closed that increases its energy efficiency.
Hunter Douglas motorized blinds and shades have won awards for innovative technology.
Powerview Automation is the patented operating system by Hunter Douglas. It allows you to schedule when blinds will be open and closed. Window treatment operation is available as hardwired or battery operated with this system.
Powerview is compatible with smart home systems for voice activation or remote control from the Pebble remote. You can create different positions or “scenes” of movement timed with the movement of the sun. Powerview also makes it easy for you to operate window treatments in individual rooms at various times of the day.
There is also a Powerview app for operating your window treatments when away from home, anywhere in the world. It is compatible with both Apple and Android devices.
Hunter Douglas Design Studio Customization
Get exclusive fabrics for side panels and drapery designed to layer with all Hunter Douglas window treatments. They add a custom finish to frame your Hunter Douglas blinds and shades.
Side panels and drapery options include manual or motorized operation.
Repeat your custom design throughout the home with additional fabric yardage purchases for accessories such as pillows and tapestries. The result is a unique style personal to you.
Expert Advice for Hunter Douglas Blinds and Shades in Port Orange
Florida Blinds and More is proud to be an exclusive dealer of Hunter Douglas blinds and shades. We trust the quality of Hunter Douglas products and specialize in proper installation certified to meet Hunter Douglas standards.
Ready to see if Hunter Douglas window treatments are right for your personal style? We offer free in-home consultation and bring the Hunter Douglas showroom to you. Contact our design team for professional assistance in creating your customized look in Port Orange, Florida.