Integrating Blinds and Curtains in the Home

If you’re looking to create your dream home and make your indoor space the best it can be, then installing automated blinds or curtains is a must on your home improvement to-do list. Clarke Infinity are experts when it comes to automation and smart control, and know the best options when it comes to choosing a manufacturer of these systems that is going to tick all the right boxes for you.

Here are our top picks when it comes to automated blinds and curtains…

Lutron Electronics

Our first choice for blinds and curtains for integration is always Lutron; they are the largest manufacturer of motorised window treatments in the world, and their products are an extension of their renowned lighting control system, not a separate device.

Straight out of the box, their blinds will work natively alongside the Lutron lighting system. Lutron window treatment zones are seen as control circuits, and scenes can be easily created using both lighting and window treatments together. Their blinds can be programmed using a single button on the lighting keypad, allowing the user to toggle between up, down and stop. The system can also use timeclock control to automate the shades, either for convenience or security.

Lutron offer near-silent window treatments, intelligent hembar alignment (technology that ensures multiple roller shades in one room stay perfectly aligned with each other), carbon-fibre low-deflection rollers (meaning a blind can cover a larger space even with a smaller roller), and a vast range of fabrics. This huge range of features is what sets Lutron apart from the rest.


Silent Gliss

Silent Gliss are another good option for integrated blinds and curtains, particularly if you are ordering all of your fabrics for the curtains – the process is very straightforward. The blinds work natively straight from the box, seamlessly linking with popular smart systems, such as Control4 using their smart controller, which in turn can be easily linked with the control system using additional work/parts.

The Silent Gliss blinds are quiet and like Lutron, can be easily programmed using three separate buttons on the lighting keypad, enabling users the ability to toggle between up, down and stop.


QMotion Blinds

QMotion Blinds are our third pick, featuring slim, unobtrusive fittings and a range of features including manual override and voice control features. QMotion easily links with most control systems using wired or wireless technology.


Are you ready to get your installation underway for your automated blinds or curtains? Give the Clarke Infinity team a call now on 01277 624444.