The Innovative Openings Blog

The Benefits of Shutters

If you’re looking for window treatments that go beyond being a simple decoration and become a great investment for your home, shutters are the best option.  Shutters can be an easy way to enhance the appeal of your home and as realtors will tell you, they are the only window cover that can increase the real …read the full post

October is National Window Covering Safety Month

Most people associate October with crisp weather, leaves changing color and Halloween. It is a safe bet that when many Americans hear “October” their minds don’t immediately think of how safe their windows and window coverings are. However, while the month of October is indeed better known for ghosts, ghouls, candies and costumes, it is also a month long acknowledgment of the dangers window coverings can cause for young children across the country.

Insolroll Motorized Blinds in the Livingroom

Motorized Blinds Can Unlock Your Home’s Potential!

Motorized Blinds Can Unlock Your Home’s Potential!   Imagine this situation in your Colorado home: you have a decent set of blinds in your living room, your kitchen, and maybe in your bathroom and as far as you’re concerned; you’ve only ever had a home with manually raised window treatments. You are probably more than familiar with …read the full post

Hunter Douglas Beige for Spring

The Color of Spring!

These colors will turn up in fashion and design at every level this spring, but since trending colors change all the time, you don’t want to make a huge investment. Simple changes can brighten your mood as well as your room, and with an elegant beige background, a noticeable change can be simple and low cost.

Home for the Holidays?

During this festive time of year, the inevitable entertaining that happens gets many of us frantic, with lists of all the things we’d like to do before the guests arrive. We plan our menus, give seldom seen areas an extra scrubbing, and read about the latest trends in food, fancy, and fun. I see my …read the full post

Hunter Douglas Motorization

Innovative Openings Completes Hunter Douglas Motorization Certification Hard-wired motorized products require very specific knowledge to effectively sell, detail and manage each project.  Hunter Douglas has recently upgraded their motorization program with the availability of highly technical hard-wired motorization and control solutions for an array of Hunter Douglas products.  Hunter Douglas limits the distribution of these products …read the full post

Exciting Alternatives for Traversing Drapery Applications

Many sliding glass door and window walls require a traversing window treatment solution.  In the past we were limited to traditional draperies, sheers, and vertical blinds.  Today, there is a whole new generation of traversing products that provide more light control and better insulation than previous solutions.  Luminette Modern Drapery and Privacy Sheers combine a …read the full post

Innovative Openings customer experience in an electronic world

Innovative Openings, an award winning Colorado based window covering and awning retailer, is adapting to the changing needs of consumers in an increasingly high-tech marketplace.  The new business model focuses on making the window covering purchase experience, product installation, and repair service faster and more convenient.  “There has been a dramatic increase in Colorado consumers …read the full post

Sorting through the many choices of Retractable Patio Awnings

Lateral-arm style retractable awnings have become a very popular solution over the past 20 years. With recent advances in technology, awnings can be extended by remote control and retracted automatically when the wind kicks up. Adding a retractable solar screen valance allows awnings to shade the setting west sun very effectively. Single awning units can …read the full post