benefits of motorized roller shades

The Top 4 Benefits of motorized roller shades in your home

If you are in the market for new window coverings and want to go with a modern look, then a motorized roller shade is the best choice. While there are many different types of window treatments available on the market today, motorized roller shades offer several benefits that make them stand out among other options, such as wood blinds or vertical blinds. Here we will take a look at some of these benefits:

Cordless Design Offers Maximum Safety for Children and Pets

One of the biggest benefits of cordless roller shades is that there are no cords to worry about. The lack of a dangling cord makes it impossible for children and pets to get tangled in, chew on, or pull down. While these types of blinds can be found in many homes today, they can be dangerous if not properly installed. If you have small children or pets in your home and want to ensure that they are safe from getting hurt while playing near the window, then motorized roller shades are an ideal choice for you.

Boosts Your Home’s Energy-Efficiency

Motorized roller shades are energy-efficient, and they can help you save money on your electric bill. They’re also a great choice for homes with large windows.

Motorized roller shades are usually made with insulated materials that keep the heat in during winter and out during summer. 

Additionally, motorized roller shades can be used as a sunshade by blocking out UV rays and reducing glare from sunlight on walls, floors, furniture and more. If you’re looking for an easy way to make your home more comfortable while saving energy consumption costs simultaneously, then motorized roller shades are worth considering!

Automation Settings Adds Security When You Are Away from Home

One of the top benefits of motorized roller shades is that they can be controlled from anywhere in the world with a smartphone. This means you can set them to open and close at specific times, or even when they sense motion on your property. With automated settings, you can ensure that the blinds are closed at specific times of the day and during specific weather conditions, reducing the risk of intruders accessing your home unnoticed. This automation setting allows you to add security to your home while you are away, making it a great option for families who are often out of town for extended periods.

Integration with Your Existing Smart Home Systems

If you have a smart home system, you can integrate your motorized roller shades with it. Most systems are compatible with voice commands and smartphone apps. You can control your motorized roller shades by voice command or the push of a button on an app, even when you’re not at home!

Room darkening uniformity throughout home, motorized for easy scheduling of shade operation

Our clients in Pittsboro wanted all of this and more! When they asked for room darkening shades throughout the home, we recommended Alta Motorized Shades with Bliss Automation

The project was completed over three weeks and the result was a high quality and elegant addition to their windows in every room of the house. The Bliss automation provides a motorized operating system that the homeowners can control with an app or voice control as a part of their smart home system. 

The colors the homeowners selected were elegant and created a warm and inviting space.

If you are still unsure about whether or not these blinds would be right for your home, we encourage you to contact us today! We’d be happy to answer any questions and show you some samples of our products so that we can make sure our products work best for your needs.


Contact Made in the Shade at 919-576-0095 today for beautiful custom window treatments. We are veteran-owned and operated—ask about our military discounts.


ALTA Motorized Roller Shades
Fabric/Color: Vail Hazel (all rooms except master bathroom)
Master Bath Fabric/Color: Linview Fog

Top Treatment: Fabric wrapped cassette

Operation: Bliss motor, rechargeable motor, operated with remote, phone/tablet


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The Amazing Benefits of Window Treatment Motorization

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