Jacoby Company Blog

News from the Window Covering Trade Show in Nashville, March 2019

Posted on March 30, 2019 at 4:00 am

Well, as I am sitting on the plane coming back from the Nashville show, I am pleased to report that so many things are changing within our field with technology. Mind you, all of this motorization is a bit overwhelming as each window covering company has pretty much their own systems, and it is our challenge to make this all work for the consumer. So many questions we all have these days, “is your home a smart home”, if it is, ... Continue Reading

Custom Window Treatments – Protection from the sun

Posted on March 27, 2019 at 6:00 am

Even on cold days the sun can fade and damage your furniture, flooring, and rugs.   Courtesy of Hunter Douglas   Hunter Douglas offers a great solution, their Silhouette window shadings feature S-shaped vanes that float between two sheer fabrics.  Silhouette shades block up to 88% of UV rays when vanes are open and 99% when the tilt is closed. Solar Film Courtesy Solar Film Heat control window film:  Multiple benefits in one, ceramic window tint Another great solution to help preserve your furnishings is Solar window film. ... Continue Reading

Custom Shades L.A. – Duolite

Posted on September 19, 2016 at 6:59 pm

Two Shades = One Extraordinary Design Our Duette Duolite™ option, featuring two different fabrics/opacities of your choosing fused together to form one sophisticated shade design, has been re-engineered for enhanced style and performance. For instance, the moving connector rail, formerly visible, is now tucked away inside of the shade, creating a more seamless transition between the two fabrics with nothing to mar its beauty. Along with adding stunning visual interest and an element of surprise at the window, Duette Duolite offers ... Continue Reading

Silhouette Duolite- Hunter Douglas Los Angeles

Posted on August 1, 2016 at 5:04 pm

Light diffusion and room darkening together in one extraordinary product. The Best of Both Worlds Silhouette Duolite shadings seamlessly combine a Silhouette shading together with an independently operated room-darkening roller shade that nestles behind it in the same headrail. The addition of the roller shade enhances the room darkening and privacy benefits of Silhouette, while still allowing you to enjoy the softly diffused light and view through that Silhouette shadings are known for. Variable Light Control Once the Silhouette shading is down with the ... Continue Reading

Custom Shades in Los Angeles

Posted on June 13, 2016 at 5:37 pm

Choosing the right window treatment for your home is an important decision and one that will be with you for years and years...so please do your homework on finding the right company. Here is one story, and I have many of them, that might wake someone up out there! Here is a story to share.. This week I met the most lovely 32 year old woman who bought a fabulous condo in West Hollywood. To set the stage, the condo is on ... Continue Reading

Sheer Genuis

Posted on July 11, 2013 at 3:09 pm

Sheer Genuis

Window shadings create beautiful and ambient light and shadow. Soft fabric vanes are suspended between two sheers, diffusing softened light deep into a room. Tilt the vanes to achieve the privacy you desire while maintaining UV protection. • Save Energy - Nature lights any room! Daylighting efficiency is maximized by diffusing and dispersing sunlight throughout the room, which enables lights to be turned off and energy to be conserved. • UV protection - window shadings provide unparalleled protection without compromising views. Customers will enjoy up to 88% ultraviolet protection ... Continue Reading

Hunter Douglas Nantucket Window Shading

Posted on April 26, 2013 at 8:07 pm

Hunter Douglas Nantucket Window Shading

Transform Harsh Sunlight – Vanes and sheers combine to softly filter light. • Provide Ultraviolet Protection – Protects furnishings by offering up to 88% ultraviolet protection. • Enhance Natural Daylighting – Sheers disperse sunlight deep into the room, reducing the need for electric lights. • Preserve Outside Views – No cords or tapes to obstruct outside views. •Secure Daytime Privacy – View to outside is clear while view from street is obscured during the day. • Reflect Solar Heat – Exterior white sheer reflects the sun’s heat. Continue Reading

Soft swag valance and drapery panels over silhouette shades

Posted on February 15, 2013 at 4:31 pm

Soft swag valance and drapery panels over silhouette shades

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