Create an Energy-Efficient Home

Duette® Honeycomb Shades

With winter in full swing, many people are eager to save as much money as they can through energy-efficient choices. At Windo VanGo here in Baltimore, we’d be more than happy to help because we know that one of the best ways to improve a home’s energy efficiency is at the window. Below, we’ve got a few tips for how to help ensure that your home is as insulated as it can be. Read on to learn more!Continue Reading

Beauty and Energy Efficiency in One Shade

Trielle - New Honeycomb Shades

Duette® Honeycomb Shades in the Dining Room

If you’re looking for a beautiful and energy-efficient shade, consider the Hunter Douglas Duette Honeycomb shade. Windo VanGo clients in the Baltimore area can’t stop raving about these window treatments, and there are many good reasons. If you want to know if the Duette Honeycomb shade is right for your window, speak with one of our trained consultants.Continue Reading

2016 Federal Tax Credit Opportunity on Select Hunter Douglas Window Shades

Federal Tax Credit for Shades

Hunter Douglas Duette® Architella® Honeycomb Shades

At Windo VanGo here in the Baltimore area, we’re pleased to announce some great news! Federal tax credits for energy-efficient home improvements are back. The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act of 2015, which gave federal tax credits on select energy-efficient products, have been reinstated for 2016.Continue Reading

Window Treatments Have Many Benefits

Nantucket™ Window Shadings

Nantucket™ Window Shadings

Do your window treatments perform the way you want or need them to? Consider these questions:

  • Are they energy-efficient?
  • Do they filter or block out light appropriately?
  • Are they protecting your furniture and rugs from harmful UV rays?
  • Do they provide the right level of privacy?
  • Do they match your current décor?
  • Are they adding value to your home?

At Windo VanGo in Baltimore, our professional consultants will be happy to help you find the window treatments that will make you answer “yes” to all of those questions.Continue Reading

Why Buy Custom Window Treatments?

Custom Window Treatments - BalitmoreCustom window treatments aren’t just a purchase, they’re an investment in your home. Custom blinds, shades, sheers, shutters, draperies and curtains will save you money by reducing your energy bill and make you money by increasing the value of your home. At Windo VanGo, serving Baltimore, we carry a wide variety of quality Hunter Douglas window coverings. Our professional design consultants and certified installers will give your window treatments not only perfect function, but also a beautiful finished look.Continue Reading

Innovation in Window Treatments

Hunter Douglas - BaltimoreWhy choose Hunter Douglas? As your local Hunter Douglas Gallery serving the Baltimore area, our customers love our selection of quality window coverings. The Hunter Douglas legacy includes creating totally new and award-winning window treatments starting with the first honeycomb shade and the first window shading on the market. This turned the industry toward making energy-efficiency a priority, and Hunter Douglas has since led the pack with the most energy efficient window coverings available.Continue Reading

Window Coverings with Greenguard

Greenguard Certified Window TreatmentsGreenguard is an industry-independent organization focused on enhancing indoor air quality and reducing our exposure to chemicals and other pollutants, factors that are increasingly more important to our clients throughout Baltimore and Howard County. (You can learn more about Greenguard here.) What does Greenguard have to do with window treatments? Window treatments that meet the stringent standards for low chemical emissions into indoor air and contribute to healthier indoor air quality in your home carry the Greenguard seal of approval. All Hunter Douglas window treatments are Greenguard Indoor Air Quality Certified®.Continue Reading

Easy Operation of Your Honeycomb Shades

Honeycomb shades are a popular window covering choice here in the Baltimore area. As your local Hunter Douglas Gallery dealer, we have a wide variety of honeycomb shades, from the economical Applause shades to energy efficient Duette shades to top-of-the line Alustra styles. Stop by our new showroom in Marriottsville to see full size displays of our honeycomb shades, and watch this video for ideas on how to use your new honeycomb shades:

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Window Treatments Boost Energy Efficiency

Do you know how much energy you’re losing through your windows? The Department of Energy (DOE) reports that windows can account for up to 25% of your annual heating and cooling bill. In older homes, it may be as much as 40%. In the Baltimore area, we have many customers concerned about energy efficiency. Many factors contribute to energy loss at the window, including the quality of your windows, which direction they face, and how much direct sunlight you get. The right energy-efficient window treatment can certainly help lower your utility bill. Check out this video to learn more:

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Solar Sensors Improve Energy Efficiency

Solar sensors for energy efficient window treatmentsDid you know that you lose a great deal of your heated or air conditioned air through your windows? Even with great high quality windows, the energy efficiency of your home is greatly impacted by your window treatments. Your window treatments help you make the most of the energy from the sun by blocking it during hot months and harnessing it during cold months. Perfect for the extreme weather conditions we can have here in the Baltimore area throughout the year!

As part of Hunter Douglas Platinum™ Technology motorization systems, solar energy sensors help you control your window treatments automatically. Using easy-to-program controls, your blinds or shades will open, close, or traverse based on exposure to sunlight and your energy goals. There’s never been a better time to motorize your window treatments. We can add a Platinum to system to most any Hunter Douglas blind or shade, even if you already have them installed.Continue Reading