Do Homes Need Motorized Blinds & Shades?

Motorized Blinds & Shades for Homes in Sedona, Arizona (AZ)

One of the latest innovations in the world of window coverings is motorized blinds and shades, specifically, PowerView® Motorization This new technology makes your life more convenient by taking all the thinking out of dealing with your window treatments, while making your home safer and more energy-efficient. Hunter Douglas offers several different options for motorized window treatments to suit the needs of any household. Read on to discover if motorized blinds and shades are right for you.

What Are Motorized Blinds and Shades?

Motorization when it comes to window treatments is an option that gives you the ability to open and close your window coverings simply by pressing a button. There are varying features depending on which system you choose. For example, with PowerView® Motorization you can program your window treatments to move throughout the day or schedule them to close at a specific time or even when your home’s thermostat reaches a predetermined temperature. The PowerView® App gives you the ability to control your window treatments from anywhere you can use your smart device.

What Are Some of the Benefits of Choosing Motorization?


For homes that include small children or pets, safety is always a concern. Your window treatments shouldn’t add to the list of safety issues weighing on your mind. PowerView® Motorization is a completely wireless system with no dangling cords. You’ll never have to give the safety of your little ones a second thought.


Motorized window treatments that are scheduled to adjust at scheduled times, especially in the evenings, are a good way to block the prying eyes of nosey neighbors at night. Plus, when your window treatments adjust automatically, your home will always look occupied, even when it’s not.


PowerView® Motorization gives you the ability to program your window treatments to open or close during the hottest and coldest parts of the day which can translate into lower home energy bills for you. During the summer, you can program your window treatments to close during the hottest parts of the day to help prevent unwanted heat gain. During the colder winter months, program your window treatments to open when the sun is shining in to naturally increase the temperature inside your home.

Other Motorization Options

Hunter Douglas offers two other motorization solutions for window treatments, the first of which is called SoftTouch™. SoftTouch™ utilizes a wand on the side of the window treatment. SoftTouch™ is only available on the new Sonnette™ Cellular Roller Shades. It is battery operated and completely wireless, making it a great solution for homes concerned about cord safety. Another motorization option from Hunter Douglas is specifically for vertical blinds. Vertical Motorized System for vertical blinds is now available on both Somner® and Vertical Solutions®. This option allows you to effortlessly operate your vertical blinds using a remote control. Just aim the remote control at your vertical blinds and press a button, operating your vertical blinds is as simple as that.

Call Window Wonders today! Our friendly and knowledgeable team can answer all of your questions about motorized blinds and shades, and we can help you choose the right product for your home. Locally owned and operated, our showroom is in Sedona, Arizona, and we proudly serve Sedona, Prescott, Cottonwood, and Oak Creek, AZ. Call us today to set up your complementary in-home consultation.