How To: Add a New Remote to Your Window Shade Automation System

Posted by Polar Shades on Feb 29, 2016 1:03:07 PM

Motorized window shades offer unparalleled convenience, as you can open and close them with just the press of a button. At Polar Shades, we strive to make adding a new remote to your window shade automation system just as easy as pressing an existing remote’s button. In fact, all you need to do to add a new remote is press a few buttons. Here’s a step-by-step guide to the process.

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Topics: Electronics and Automation, Interior Shades, Blog, Exterior Shades

What is a drapery track?

Posted by Polar Shades on Feb 19, 2016 2:55:41 PM

Imagine you've just redesigned a room in your home. You’ve found the perfect paint color, flooring, lighting and furniture to create a space you adore. Now, you need one final touch to pull the room together: fabulous window treatments! For a discerning homeowner, motorized drapery tracks make a sleek, modern companion to a beautiful room.

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Topics: Interior Shades, Blog, Home Decorating

How to Control Your Window Shades from Your Phone

Posted by Polar Shades on Feb 15, 2016 12:30:00 PM

Our partner, Somfy Systems, is the largest manufacturer of tubular motors. Somfy-powered, motorized window shades give you a new view on life – and your home. Somfy's latest upgrade to its myLink™ app allows you to maximize the benefits of convenience, privacy, comfort and energy savings so you can operate your window shades with your favorite mobile device – whether you're parked on your couch at home or parked in a traffic jam 50 miles away.

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Topics: Electronics and Automation, Interior Shades, Blog, Exterior Shades

Do I Need Blackout Shades?

Posted by Polar Shades on Feb 12, 2016 2:00:00 PM

Blackout shades can be a great addition to your home, adding privacy and helping to block out unwanted light. In some cases, though, you may want to be able to enjoy the beautiful Las Vegas sunlight. That's when you should consider the Select Duo Shade. It combines the best of both worlds – sunlight and a view of the outside world when you want it and darkness and privacy when you need it.

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Topics: Interior Shades, Blog, Home Decorating

What is UL Approved and Why Is It Important?

Posted by Polar Shades on Feb 10, 2016 3:00:00 PM

At Polar Shades, all of our products, including our motors, have been approved by Underwriters Laboratories (UL) for their superior quality and operations. This is an important safety feature we've worked hard to bring to our consumers. Other companies will use cheaper motors to save a few dollars but these motors can burn up and pose a safety risk to your home.

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Topics: Electronics and Automation, Interior Shades, Exterior Shades, Retractable Screen Doors

Why Choose an All Seasons Retractable Screen

Posted by Polar Shades on Feb 8, 2016 3:29:42 PM

The Las Vegas sun is something to appreciate. When the rest of the country is buried under snow, we're enjoying the brilliant light of the sun's rays. However, you can't just leave your back door open as then bugs can get inside and children and pets can go outside without your knowledge. When you want to enjoy the outdoors, a retractable screen is your go-to for allowing this to happen.

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Topics: Blog, Retractable Screen Doors

Introduction to Our New Powder Coating Division!

Posted by Polar Shades on Feb 5, 2016 1:50:52 PM

Before you pick up a paintbrush, you should take a moment and consider powder coating as an alternative to conventional painting methods. Powder coating offers an incredibly durable finish that is crisp and pleasing to the eye. This is an efficient and cost-affordable option that can work for everything from your steel bicycle to your metal fencing to your exterior shade hardware.

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Topics: Blog, Powder Coating

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