Elevate Comfort and Protect Your Home’s Interior with Motorized Blinds

Motorized blinds keep the sun’s glare out of a room when enjoying entertainment.

A Modern and Luxurious Touch for Kansas City Homes 

Did you know that convenience and smart technology go hand in hand? Kansas City residents are quickly discovering the undeniable results of more effortless living after adding motorized blinds to their homes. While often overlooked, automated window treatments offer a modern style and several practical advantages, like safeguarding interior furnishings and reducing energy costs.

Continue reading to explore the benefits of adding motorized blinds to your Kansas City, MO, home. People realize that tasks like adjusting heavy curtains are tiresome as they age. Who wants to battle a tangled mess of cords simply to minimize the distracting glare of the afternoon sun? But the truth is, no matter what room you install motorized blinds in, you’ll benefit from their comfort and automated functionality. 

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Why Should You Choose Motorized Blinds?

A dining room featuring two windows with Hunter Douglas motorized blinds. 

Looking for Style, Efficiency & Convenience? Elevate Your Smart Home with Motorized Blinds!

Are you ready to bring a touch of modern magic to your smart home in Kansas City, MO? If so, look no further than motorized blinds! Sleek, simple, and smarter than ever, automated window treatments add style, control, and a whole lot of convenience to your place. And guess what? Applause Custom Sight & Sound can install and automate them for you, seamlessly integrating them with your lighting control and HVAC systems. 

Let's explore the benefits that motorized blinds bring to your smart home and how our team of experts can help you install them for the best results.

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Save Money This Winter with Motorized Blinds


Decrease Your Home Energy Use With Insulating Motorized Window Treatments

As the weather turns cold, homeowners' utility bills typically climb to account for the energy used to keep a home warm. Many people know open windows can heat a home during the summer, but did you know they can also let in cold air during the winter? This is because windows are portions of the house that aren’t insulated like walls, so it’s easier for outside air to slip in. In freezing temperatures, your heating system must work overtime to combat this cold air. 

Window treatments are not just stylish ways to cover your home. They also help provide some insulation to your windows and can protect your Kansas City, MO, home from the weather outside. In addition, motorized blinds offer even more energy-saving benefits because of their ease of use and ability to be automated. Keep reading to learn more!

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What Is the Difference Between Motorized Blinds, Shades, And Curtains?


QMotion and Hunter Douglas motorized window treatments add style and function to your home

When was the last time that you opened or closed your window shades? Unfortunately, most homeowners are too busy to tweak their window treatments, leaving them to stay in the same position and collect dust. Automated window treatments automatically adjust throughout the day so that you can just set them and forget them. But what kind of window treatment is best for your home? Read on to learn the difference between motorized blinds, shades, and curtains so you can choose what is best for your Leawood, KS area home.

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4 Reasons You Need Motorized Shades in Your Home


Learn Four Reasons to Make the Transition to Motorized Shades in Your Home

As the seasons change, it’s time again to open your shades and enjoy the spring and summer views. This year, opening and closing your window treatments doesn't have to be a headache. Motorized shades allow you to control your window treatments without having to use cords or rods. Beyond convenience, there are many benefits to installing them in your Overland Park, KS home. Read below to discover four benefits to motorized shades.

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Are Motorized Blinds the Right Solution for You?


How Smart Shades Could Benefit Your Daily Life

You might think a smart lighting control system only pertains to the light switches and fixtures you install throughout your home.  But creating the ultimate balance of light in every room of your home goes beyond just dimming or brightening a space.

With summer in full swing, your Kansas home could greatly benefit from motorized blinds.  You might have plenty of rooms and areas that would be prime in the natural sunlight.

But what exactly are the pros of having motorized shades – and not just for special occasions, but also on a daily basis?

Keep on reading below to learn the value of installing smart shades in your living space.

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Prep Your Home for This Winter – or Any Season


Motorized Shades Provide Top-Notch Insulation

With the colder months quickly approaching, you’ll want to find a way to stay comfortable and snug in your home.  But keeping warm this winter is bound to put the pressure on your HVAC system.

There are multiple places that heat can escape from your house, and either your monthly energy bills are set to increase, or you might be reaching for blankets and coaxing the fireplace to stay warm.

That’s why motorized blinds and shades are the ideal solutions for your Overland Park, KS living space.  You can help insulate your house and better regulate its temperatures.

Keep reading below to see how you can stay focused on the winter and holiday festivities, and not worry about keeping your home’s heat up.

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4 Ways Motorized Shades Benefit Your Office


Why Commercial Automated Window Treatments are Ideal

You might have heard about the advantages of bringing motorized blinds to residential spaces – but did you know that they have just as many benefits for your Kansas City, MO office space? Completely transform your work environment with this smart solution, and see how it boosts morale and efficiency.

Want to learn more about how automated shades can elevate your company and workplace? Keep on reading on below!


1. Convenience

Imagine being able to lower and raise shades in your office with just one push of a button. With motorized window treatments, it really is that easy – and any of your employees can do it. By only using a smart device such as a tablet or wall keypad, they can lower the shades if the sun is glaring in through the windows or raise them up if they need some natural sunlight.

But automated shades mean you won’t even require someone to press a button all the time. Simply put specific settings into place, and your blinds will automatically work throughout the day and evening. Either have the shades lower and raise at certain points during the day when the sun moves through the sky, or have photo sensors detect when light is shining into the building – and then have the shades respond accordingly. It’s that easy.

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3 Ways Motorized Blinds Can Help Keep Your Home Cool This Summer

Maximize Energy Efficiency with Solutions from QMotion

As we enter the middle of summer, the days are only growing hotter. This season is perfect for outdoor activities like poolside parties and al fresco dining, but it’s certainly no friend to your electricity bill.

Keeping your drapes and blinds closed to prevent solar heat gain is one way to maintain a cooler home during the summer months, but it also means you can’t enjoy the benefits of natural light or the beautiful views of your outdoor spaces. So, what’s the solution?

Save energy while preserving natural light and exterior views by replacing the manual window treatments in your Overland Park, KS home with motorized blinds and shades instead. Keep reading to learn how motorized window treatments can help you keep a cooler home.

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Don’t Believe These 3 Myths About Motorized Blinds


Enhance Your Home with the Convenience and Beauty of Motorized Window Treatments

No one enjoys wrestling with a cord to open and close their window shades. What if you could control all the window treatments in your Overland Park, KS home with just the push of a button? Automated window treatments make control of your shades a breeze. There are a lot of misconceptions out there about this revolutionary technology. Read our blog to learn three common myths about motorized blinds.

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