Designing motorized rolling window treatment pockets

Posted by Greg Amato on Thu, Mar 05, 2015 @ 12:11 PM

My mission is to demistify the details of motorized shading systems. Rolling shades come in 4 opacities; sheer, semi sheer, semi-opaque and opaque. They can be inside or outside mounted on an opening. My most common work, involves putting a pocket in a ceiling, a soffit or otherwise hiding it from view.
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Topics: solar shades, automated shades, motorized shades, Lutron Shades, Draper Shades, Castec, Phifer, motorized rolling shade pocket, energy savings, sun shades, Insolroll Shades, rolling shades, Mechoshades, shading solutions, Mermet, Somfy, dual shades, HubSpot Tips, fascia, manual shade, solar screens, insect screens

Qsync by QMotion Shades

Posted by Greg Amato on Thu, Aug 14, 2014 @ 12:11 PM

Qsync manages your shades from your tablet or smartphone!

Relax from your couch and let QMotion’s Qsync advanced Shading System control all the QMotion shades in your home.

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Topics: motorized shade control, motorized solar shades, motorized shades, Phifer, motorized roller shades, qmotion shades, rolling shades, qmotion roller shades, Honeycomb Collection, Roller Shade Collection, Motorized Drapery Rods

I scream, you scream, we all scream for Bay Screens

Posted by Greg Amato on Wed, Jun 04, 2014 @ 12:06 AM

Ahh, Spring is here, warm winds, fresh air, we all want to leave our windows open to let the air in. Some of us worry about bugs flying or crawling inside, others like to keep the dust out. Whatever your concern, insect screens will keep out mosquitos, flys, bees, wasps and any and all types of flying creatures. We put them on windows, sliding sns swinging doors. we now have retractable windows and doors, that are unseen, till needed. We even have screens with alarm wiring to let you know when an intruder tries to get in. We make upper attic vent screens or lower crawl space screens, to keep mice and rats out. Even pesky squirrles are no match for our 1/4" hardware cloth. We do them all. We meausre and install, sometimes the same day. You can bring them into our shop or we can send trained installers to your site for an experts opinion on your needs. We even do motorized insect products, and can now do openings 30' wide and 12' tall with products that are bug tite and hold up to the wind and weather and ar controlled with hand held remotes or wireless wall switches.

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Topics: home automation, window screens, interior screens, interior window screens, residential window screens, Sliding screen door, alarm screens, Santa Monica ScreensBay Screens and Shades, lutron, fabrics, Shades, Architects & Designers, window coverings santa monica, Lutron Shades, Draper Shades, Phifer, Draper, Insolroll Shades, rolling shades, shading solutions, Mermet, roller shades, bay screens, designer shades, designer window treatments, designer roller shades designer solar shades, light control, Motorized, exterior sun shades, exterior solar shades, exterior patio shades, patio shades

Welcome to Bay Screens and Shades

Posted by Greg Amato on Wed, Nov 28, 2012 @ 12:11 PM

Bay Screens and Shades is an exclusive fabricator of InSync Solar Shades which includes a full array of Solar Shades, Blackout Shades and Roller Shades, all available in motorized and manual controls. Bay Screens and Shades is the architects' choice as the professional provider of window coverings including The SnapPleat Drapery System. We service the Greater Los Angeles area, for contract and residential projects alike.

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Topics: Shades, residential, Solar, Solar Powered, InSync, Window Shades, Commerical, Architects & Designers, Bay Screens and Shades, solar shades, automated shades, motorized shades, Lutron Shades, Castec, Phifer, motorized rolling shade pocket, energy savings, sun shades, Insolroll Shades, rolling shades, Mechoshades, shading solutions, Mermet, Somfy, dual shades, manual shade, solar screens, insect screens

We offer a valuable AIA 1.0 Lunch and Learn

Posted by Greg Amato on Sun, Feb 12, 2012 @ 01:39 PM

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Topics: solar shades, automated shades, motorized shades, Lutron Shades, Draper Shades, Castec, Phifer, energy savings, sun shades, Insolroll Shades, rolling shades, Mechoshades, shading solutions, Mermet, Somfy, dual shades, HubSpot Tips