The Innovative Openings Blog

New Child Safety Standards impact window covering industry

New Manufacturing Standards for Roman Shades require compliance by December 3, 2010 The Window Covering Manufacturer Association (WCMA) in conjunction with Consumer Product Safety Commission has re-written the manufacturing standards for corded window coverings. The implementation of the new standards is in two phases with the first phase requiring compliance to the new standards for …read the full post

Best Place to buy Window Treatments (within Colorado)

Innovative Openings was selected as the “Best place to buy window treatments (within Colorado)” by the 2010 Boulder County Gold Peoples Choice Awards. Innovative Openings is a 30-year- old locally owned and operated business with window treatment customers throughout Colorado.  “Our long-term employees help us make a difference with our customers”, says Rick Pease co-owner.   “The …read the full post

Hunter Douglas Dealer Service Center

Innovative Openings has been selected by Hunter Douglas to be part of a national network of Dealer Service Centers to protect the Hunter Douglas Brand nationally by offering a consistent warranty repair process for retailers and consumers.   “The Dealer Service Center program allows Innovative Openings to provide our customers with faster warranty service and introduce other …read the full post


Apple IPad used to switch motorized window treatments

When Apple created the iPad, little did we know that it would re-invent the home automation graphic user interface options.  Often lighting controls and home automation controls have been selected by the look and feel of the touch pads which switch the lights and home controls.  Now, Apple jumps into the game with a powerful, …read the full post

Louisville Location

Innovative Openings Expansion

Louisville, Colorado – July 10, 2007 – Innovative Openings, Inc., a Colorado-based window covering and awning retailer & fabricator, announces the expansion plans. A 5000 Sq. Ft. office building at 667 S. Pierce Ave., Louisville CO has been acquired to facilitate future growth. According to co-owner Rick Pease, “Plans have been approved to add a …read the full post

The Innovative Openings Home Builder Program

Window Covering Solutions for Your Home Buyer… Enhanced Customer Service for You Innovative Openings provides this simple, window-covering referral program ready to customize for you and your home buyers. Here’s what you can do for your home buyers via this simple Innovative Openings Home Builder Division program: Reinforce Buyer Satisfaction JD Power & Associates examined …read the full post

The Innovative Openings Story…People Make the Difference

Through Innovative Openings, Inc. Rick Pease finds the answer other retailers seek. by Howard Shingle This article is from DRAPERIES AND WINDOW COVERINGS April 1999 It’s all about people. At a time when many window coverings retailers are finding it harder and harder to attract, hire and keep quality employees, Innovative Openings, Inc., Louisville, CO, …read the full post