Motorized Roller Shade Systems
BTX Window Automation, Inc., Dallas, TX, offers roller shade systems that are both technically advanced and extremely energy efficient for architectural applications. Compact and reliable 110-volt motors are located and concealed within the roller tube. Tubular extrusion and energy efficient fabric are integrated into a BTX extruded fascia housing. Systems also are available with front fascia or blackout backing, side and sill channels and a choice of fabric.
Updated Wood Blind Program
A revitalized and expanded Country Woods® wood blind program from Hunter Douglas Window Fashions, Casa Grande, AZ, features the new Artisan Series[TM] two-inch wood blind, shown. The optional Manchester architectural cornice is one of three available in styles ranging from traditional to contemporary. In addition to 47 colors including Antique White, the series offers Fashion Tapes[TM] in a wide variety of colors and 14 decorative trim choices.
Heavy-duty Washable Shades
Newell Window Furnishings, Freeport, IL, presents Joanna[TM] Suede Duplex roller shades featuring heavy-duty, durable and washable vinyl. These shades are available with scallop and fringe hems in three-ply, 8.5 mm vinyl. With a light-blocking layer inside, the room darkening shades appear white on the street side. A 10-year warranty also is offered.
Fabrics Meet Decorator's Needs
Richly sculpted top treatment contours require the most drapeable fabrics such as those produced by ADO, Spartanburg, SC. Self-lined or lined with washable Thermasheen lining, washable ADO fabrics in sheers or opaque Decors will hold their dimensions and colors for years of beauty -- guaranteed in writing.
Safety Products for Blinds
The new Perfect-Safe[TM] tassell (PS-15A) and cord cleat (CC-3/4) from Rainbow Industrial Inc., Anaheim, CA, are both helpful for meeting recent child safety guidelines and requirements for blinds. The tassel attaches at any height on a split chain draw cord, the cord cleat locks the cord weight safely onto the window frame or drywall.
Newest Collection of Washable Fabrics
Competition is a driving force in the home furnishings industry. Use fabrics that will work for you. Decrotex, Inc., Richmond Hill, NY, has a complete line of washable fabrics. The newest exclusive collection from France includes 60-inch, 100 percent polyester washable moire and bengaline in dozens of vibrant new colors.
All-inclusive Parts Catalog
The parts catalog from Satellite Metal, Inc., Sainte-Laurent, Quebec, Canada, details its entire line of hardware and components including VaneSaver[TM], VaneSaver Plus[TM], cord weights, brackets and hangers.
Workroom Products and How-to's
Conso Products Co., Union, SC, offers a wide variety of workroom products to aid in the completion of home decorating endeavors. The line includes piping cord, thread, hardware, shirring tapes and many other workroom products. Videotapes and how-to brochures also are available to aid in workroom projects.
Two-inch Genuine Wood Slats
American Wood Finishers, Inc., Tucker, GA, offers two-inch wood slats in genuine oak and genuine cherry. These slats are natural wood products adaptable to wood blind fabrication, which were awarded Most Innovative Overall Design for wood products by the Window Covering Manufacturers Association (WCMA).
Blinds Offer Durable Finishes
AVBCO, Birmingham, AL, offers polywood blinds from Polywood Blind Co. made of a unique engineered wood substitute with all the advantages of synthetics. The blinds are GE-tested and waterproof with durable finishes in various colors. Available in two-inch size only.
Washable Non-woven Buckram
Keep drapery pleats looking new longer without sagging or drooping with Hovotex® non-woven buckram from Hollingsworth & Vose Co., Charlotte, NC. Washable and dry cleanable, the buckram also is offered in heat tackable versions for faster sewing and shipped from stock and slit to any width. Swatch book and sample rolls are available at no charge.
Triangle Sample Display
Fitting growing sample collections into limited space takes ingenuity. The TR3 Display from CALHOOK[TM] TMS, Sunnyvale, CA, helps by grouping the airy look of its two-foot wide SlatGRID panels with short CALHOOKS, making a compact fabric sample display. Needing just two square feet of floor space and available in four- or six-foot heights, the sturdy unit is freestanding.
Colorful Aluminum Mini-blinds
Aluminum mini-blinds from Richview Window Coverings, City of Industry, CA, are available in more than 50 colors and are designed for custom, contract and commercial markets. They are ready to ship anywhere in three to five days from Los Angeles and San Francisco, CA, and Atlanta, GA.
Latest PVC Designs, Patterns
The Designer PVC Collection from Panoramic Shades, Concord, Ontario, Canada, presents the latest in PVC designs and patterns to help create dramatic windows. Suitable with layered fabrics, toppers or all alone.
Silverado Service Co., Calistoga, CA, offers a host of decorative accessories. Wood tassels, cord locks and pulleys are featured.
Wood Blind Fabrication
Texas Wood Co., Dallas, TX, introduces the most efficient way to manufacture wood blinds. Its two-inch wood slats and headrail systems are available in all of the most popular colors in hand-selected grade-A, kiln-dried hardwoods. No inventory costs. No scrap rates. Next day shipments also available.
One Style Reduces Inventory
Royal Capital Stamping & Tooling Ltd., Ontario, Quebec, Canada, announces the Multi System. It offers the versatility of a wall or ceiling mount while reducing your inventory of brackets and snap-on clips. All you need is one bracket style and the clips that twist on. Also available as extension brackets. The solution for inventory cost reduction.
Synthetics Add Durability
Polywood blinds from Polywood Blind Co., Phoenix, AZ, are made of a unique engineered wood substitute with all the advantages of synthetics. You won't believe they're not wood. GE-tested, waterproof and with durable finishes in various colors, the blinds are available in two-inch size only.
Shades and Blinds Direct
Nova Blind Factory, Inc., Dallas, TX, offers pleated and cellular shades and name brand quality custom blinds with low factory-direct pricing. Fast turnaround, responsive customer service, product information and free sample kits are available.
Hardwood Custom Blinds
Delta Woods blinds from CACO, Inc., Johnson City, TN, are manufactured of premium American hardwoods and are available as a quality, valued custom program. Choose from an array of whites and colors.
Custom Imprinted Shades
Solar-Screen Co. Inc., Corona, NY, custom imprints a customer's logo and wording on woven shade material for a low-cost, high-profile addition to commercial sales. Shady Graphics provides the opportunity for creative selling of new ideas using stock designs or custom logos and wording permanently bonded to the shade. It will not creep or bubble as is common with stick-on lettering. Supplied ready for installation.