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Choosing Commercial Window Coverings for Your New Business

Owning or operating a business comes with many different responsibilities—one of which is creating and maintaining a functional and stylish space for employees and clients to come together to do the work that makes the business run smoothly.

Altex® Deko™ Roller Shades near Edmonton and Sherwood Park, Alberta (AB)

Managing light and privacy is a key priority for any business, especially those with large expanses of glass. Not enough coverage and the glare and heat from the incoming sun can make work uncomfortable, and not enough light can make work hard to accomplish and diminish mood and worker performance.

There are several factors to consider when selecting commercial window coverings. With locations in Sherwood Park and Edmonton, Alberta, our team at Blind Magic Window Coverings carries Hunter Douglas Architectural window coverings and Altex® SunProject shades and blinds for your business windows. We have helped hundreds of businesses create an incredible, welcoming aesthetic, and we can help your business, too.

Consider the following tips as you choose your next commercial window coverings.

Choose Durable and Low-Maintenance Window Treatments

For a high-traffic business, you want your window coverings to be the last thing on your mind. You need window treatments the look great and that will stand up to the constant flow of traffic. Customers and employees may constantly need to adjust your blinds or shades, especially if your business is in a dining or an office setting. They’ll want to close them against harsh light and raise them as the light dims. With all the people handling them, you want to choose window coverings that are durable and easy to keep clean and in good condition without much effort.

Some of our favorite durable commercial window coverings near Edmonton, AB, include:

Consider Whether Your Space Needs Privacy or Light Control

While all window treatments offer a certain amount of privacy and light control, the balance you need depends on your business. Window treatment fabrics range from sheer (which lets in lots of light) to opaque (which blocks most light) to room darkening (which doesn’t let in any light). As you consider your privacy needs, consider which best meets your business needs.

  • If you have a business where you display a variety of products, you may want a window covering that lets in lots of natural light to showcase your wares and that also blocks damaging UV rays. No one wants to purchase products that look faded! Consider Hunter Douglas RB 500+ Roller Shades with manual and automated systems.
  • If discretion is important to your business, or you manage sensitive information or documents, enhance privacy with blinds for your business windows. Consider Altex® Moduline™ Roller Shades.
  • If you have a café or a restaurant where customers sit for a long time, get window coverings that block light but preserve the view. This will entice them to stay longer and spend more! Consider Altex® Deko™ Roller Shades.

Contact Blind Magic for Your Commercial Window Coverings near Edmonton, AB

Remember, when selecting commercial window treatments, think about the décor and branding of your commercial space to guide your choice. The right window coverings can accentuate your business identity and leave a lasting impression on your clients. Factor in the light control and privacy needs of your workers. For instance, spaces like conference rooms may require more privacy and light control than lobbies. Finally, consider the durability and maintenance of your window coverings. Commercial spaces often require resilient and easy-to-maintain window coverings due to high usage.

At Blind Magic Window Coverings, with convenient locations in Edmonton and Sherwood Park, Alberta, we offer an extensive selection of high-quality blinds, shades, and shutters, and more tailored for businesses.

Our team of experts will guide you through all stages of your procurement process, from choosing the appropriate design, material, and colors to measuring and installation. Partner with us to create a sophisticated and inviting ambiance that aligns with your brand image and meets your functional needs. Invest in blinds for business windows with Blind Magic Window Coverings, and see the magic unfold in your commercial space! Contact us today to learn more!

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10615 170 St NW
Edmonton, AB T5P 4W2


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12510 128 St NW
Edmonton, AB T5L 1C8