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Published on 1st November 2023

Investing In Electric Blinds For Your Home

In this guide, we’ll delve into the magical world of electric blinds and explore why they’re the perfect investment to make your Christmas season truly unforgettable. We’ll discover how they effortlessly enhance your living space with convenience, energy efficiency and a cosy aesthetic. As the nights draw in and Christmas approaches, we’ll provide you with a clear roadmap to selecting, installing and enjoying electric blinds in your home. You can welcome the season with open arms and a cosy, inviting ambience.

As the festive season approaches, we’re all busy making our homes cosy for our Christmas guests. Whether you’re hosting friends and family or simply want to create a warm and inviting atmosphere, one often overlooked yet incredibly impactful addition to your home can be electric blinds. Electric blinds are more than just a convenient home automation solution; they can even be a great Christmas gift. Let’s explore why investing in electric blinds for the festive season is a smart decision.

The Convenience of Electric Blinds During the Holidays

The ease of use and automation features of electric blinds provide an unparalleled level of convenience and control over your living space. With just a touch of a button or a simple voice command, you can effortlessly adjust the blinds to your preferred position. Whether it’s to filter in soft morning light or to create a cosy, private atmosphere during the evening, smart blinds are the perfect solution for the festive season.

Moreover, these blinds can be programmed to follow a schedule, adapting to your daily routines and reducing the need to adjust them remotely. By adding the TaHoma Switch you can even offer smart home integration, allowing you to synchronise your blinds with other devices, such as lights and thermostats, to create the perfect ambience with little effort. The seamless integration of electric blinds transforms your home into a truly intelligent and responsive environment. Electric blinds are an indispensable addition for the modern homeowner, especially during the busy festive season.

Energy Efficiency and Savings for a Cosy Christmas

Electric blinds play a pivotal role in maintaining a comfortable temperature and effectively reducing energy bills. During the chilly holiday season, these blinds act as an additional layer of insulation for your windows, blocking out drafts and preventing heat loss. When the sun is shining, they can automatically open to harness natural solar heat, helping to warm your space without relying on your heating system. Conversely, during the evening or on particularly cold days, they can close to keep the warmth in and the cold out. 

This smart climate control not only ensures that your home remains cosy but also dramatically cuts down on the need for constant adjustments to your thermostat, resulting in substantial energy savings. Over time, these savings accumulate, making electric blinds a smart, eco-friendly choice that can help you keep more money in your pocket during the festive season and beyond.

modern living room with electric blinds

Installing and Integrating Electric Blinds: A Step-by-Step Guide

Installing electric blinds is a straightforward process that can be broken down into a few simple steps. 

Gather Your Tools: Before you start, ensure you have the necessary tools, including a drill, screws, a level, and a measuring tape.

  1. Measure and Mark: Measure the window or door where you plan to install the electric blinds. Mark the positions for the brackets, as described in our fitting guides. You can use a spirit level to ensure they are perfectly horizontal.
  1. Mount the Brackets: Using the drill and screws, mount the brackets securely in the marked positions. Make sure the brackets are level and stable, as they will support the weight of the blinds.
  1. Attach the Blinds: You will then need to attach the blinds to the brackets. Offer the blind to the brackets, secure one side then position the opposite end into the other bracket. Refer to the fitting instructions for specific installation methods depending on whether you have a cassette or not.
  1. Connect the Power: If your electric blinds are battery-powered, it is worth giving the battery a charge prior to installation.  
  1. Test the Operation: Use the remote control to raise and lower the blinds. Make any necessary adjustments to the brackets or blinds if they don’t operate smoothly. More information can be found in the Knowledge Centre. 
  1. Program and Pair: If your blinds have automation or smart home capabilities, follow the instructions to program and pair them with your chosen control system or smart speaker. This can be done using the TaHoma app and following specific pairing steps for your other systems.
  1. Enjoy Your Electric Blinds: With the blinds securely installed, you can now enjoy the convenience and benefits of automated window blinds. Control the blinds with ease and create the perfect ambience for your festive season and beyond.

Why Electric Blinds Make the Perfect Gift this Christmas Season

Electric blinds may not be the first thing that comes to mind when thinking of gift ideas, but they are a truly unique and thoughtful choice that can greatly enhance your loved one’s living space. Unlike traditional gifts, electric blinds combine both functionality and aesthetics, making them a practical yet stylish addition to any home. 

Giving someone the convenience and automation of electric blinds shows you’ve considered their comfort and well-being, while the range of colours available allows you to choose blinds that match their decor and personality. Whether for a special occasion like Christmas or as a year-round gift, electric blinds show your attention to detail and thoughtfulness making your home more beautiful and comfortable. It’s a present that keeps giving, making life easier every day and reminding them of your thoughtful gesture.

Shine Bright This Christmas: Transform Your Home with Electric Blinds

Investing in electric blinds this Christmas is the key to creating a festive, comfortable home that effortlessly combines convenience, energy efficiency and aesthetic charm. These blinds offer the gift of automation, enabling you to control lighting and privacy with ease, and contributing to energy savings as they maintain a cosy temperature. With an array of neutral colours to choose from, electric blinds can be tailored to your decor and personal style. Moreover, they provide an extra layer of security and set the stage for a magical festive atmosphere. From effortless operation to enhance the visual appeal of your home, electric blinds are the ideal investment to make your Christmas season both stress-free and visually enchanting.

At Smart Blinds Online we’d love to help you find the perfect electric blinds for your Christmas. Get in touch and embrace the magic – click here to explore our electric blinds collection and make this Christmas one to remember. It’s time to unwrap the magic and make this Christmas extraordinary!

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