Operating Systems

Pirouette® Sheer Shades
The PowerView® app puts your shades at your fingertips from anywhere

PowerView® Motorization

PowerView® Motorization by Hunter-Douglas allows you to use your compatible smart home system (Amazon Alexa, Apple HomeKit, the Google Assistant and Nest) to keep your blinds on a schedule and control from anywhere.

This superior control can improve your energy efficiency and UV protection, in addition to the convenience. Available on most Hunter-Douglas window treatment styles.

UltraGlide wand operating system for window treatments
UltraGlide® wand operating system


A single retractable cord or wand depending on your window treatment choice. Enhanced child and pet safety due to the cord or wand remaining the same length to remove the danger of a dangling cord.

woven texture shades in cabin living room
Woven Textures shades with top-down / bottom-up operation

Top-down / Bottom-up

Customize the light balance and privacy in your home. Choose from several operating system options including manual or PowerView® Automation.

literise window treatment operating system
Shades with LiteRise®


Simply push up or pull down with your hand. Ease and simplicity.

Cordless lifting system on honeycomb shades
Roller shade with cordless lifting operation

Cordless Lifting

A traditional spring-assisted system hidden inside the headrail offers hassle-free, cordless operation.

honeycomb shades darkening room for a movie
Theater-grade darkness with LightLock™


Simply the best blackout system for movie nights or just an amazing night’s sleep. Available with LiteRise® or PowerView® Automation for Duette® Honeycomb shades. 

Vertiglide shades on sliding doors in Minnesota
Vertiglide™ honeycomb shades seen on sliding doors


Perfect for side-to-side openings and sliding glass doors. It also works as a room divider. Operation can be manual or motorized.

Duolite shades with light filtering and room darkening
Filter light and/or darken the room with Duolite®


The ideal option for managing light and privacy. Duolite® combines two separate fabrics, one light filtering, the other room darkening. Available in both manual and motorized operation.

Two layers of fabric shades in one system

Dual Roller

Dual roller shades feature two different fabrics that operate independently. Design, light control and privacy options in one system.

Independent liner control for more options with woven roman shades
Woven roman shades with independent operable liner behind

Independent Operable Liner

A liner system that operates independently from the shade giving you maximum flexibility. Available on Hunter-Douglas Alustra® Woven Textures® Roman shades style and in many operating systems including manual and motorized.

More control with roller shades layered behind Silhouette shades

Silhouette® A Deux™

Silhouette® A Deux™ combines a Silhouette shading and a room-darkening roller shade. Available in both manual and motorized operation.

EasyRise continuous loop cord for window coverings
A continuous loop cord for simplified operation


The EasyRise™ system is a continuous cord loop, specially engineered for smooth, easy operation that is especially useful for large window coverings that would have a long cord.

Clutch-operated continuous cord loop for roller shades
Roller shade with clutch-operated continuous cord loop

Clutch-operated Continuous Loop

A pulley rotates a clutch to raise or lower the shade with simplicity and ease.

weathered white wood blinds behind succulent in bowl
Standard cord lock with wood blinds

Standard Cord Lock

Keep your window treatments exactly where you want them with a cord that effortlessly locks into place.

Lightly closing shutters with Softclose™ Louvers

Softclose™ Louvers

The new SoftClose™ system allows louvers to close gently and automatically after reaching a predetermined angle – much like the high-end soft-close cabinet feature.

Shutters are great for airflow when hinged at window frames

Standard Hinged Panels

Shutters are attached to a frame or window opening via a hinge. When you want airflow and privacy, this allows you to open your window while the shutters remain in place.

Large shutter panels on patio doors utilizing the HiddenTilt system
Turn one louver and the rest follow - with no exposed moving parts


A gear system enclosed inside the panel makes everything go without exposing the magic.

Request a consultation.

We can guide you to the choices that best suit your home or office.