Shades Of Home

Shutters & Blinds
900 Caledonia Road Toronto ON M6B 3Y1
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Catherine in Toronto
Catherine in Toronto
2 reviews Oakville, ON
10/10

Hunter Douglas Motorized Shades

  Shades Of Home
905-827-8555
1200 Speers Road
Oakville
ON
L6L 2X4
CANADA

We had old vertical blinds on sliding doors, two sets later that kept breaking, we purchased Hunter Douglas motorized shades for glass sliding doors and 3 other window. Hilary was a gem to work with, gave us a good price. Installers were friendly and helpful. I would definitely recommend this company to anyone needing good service and good products. Thanks Hilary for making this such a wonderful experience. Hope to work with you and your team again! Catherine D.

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Thank you for the review Catherine. We really appreciate your time in writing this. It was a pleasure working with you and I am glad you are happy with the shades.

Hilary Barichello
Custom Drapery and Interior Decor Specialist

BrigitG
BrigitG
2 reviews Oakville, ON
10/10

Love, Love, Love our Shutters

For years we debated whether to install shutters in our home so we lived with 3 different types of window treatments throughout the second floor. When we finally decided to go with shutters our research lead us to many horror stories of poor quality and high prices. Even though budget is important, we did not want to compromise quality. Our search led us to Shades of Home in Oakville and we couldn’t be happier with our Eclipse 4.5” shutters. The planning and quoting process was easy. Hilary walked us through the process and gave us great tips to consider when selecting size and style. The installers pre-booked measurement and installation dates. Within 3 weeks we had new shutters installed in 10 windows by very efficient and clean professionals. We had a great experience with Shades of Home. The price was competitive but the quality is unmatched. We would definitely recommend them to our family and friends.

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Hi Brigite
Thanks for letting me know about your experience with Shades of Home and our Oakville designer, Hilary. I hope others who read about your experience will be prompted to call us for window treatments for their home as well.
I'm happy we were able to provide top quality eclipse shutters at a competitive price.
Thanks again.
Steve Poxon, Shades of Home

HomeStars in Toronto
HomeStars in Toronto
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Great overall experience

Extremely pleased with my recent custom blinds installation.
Marie was very knowledgable and helpful and made great recommendations that complimented our space.

The entire process was extremely smooth and professional and on time!. The end result exceeded our expectations. Would definitely recommend to anyone who is looking for a reliable supplier with a great selection.

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Thanks for the review. As always we are pleased to get feedback from our clients.

Thanks,
Steve & Marie

Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Drapery treatments

My husband and I went into Marie’s Caledonia showroom and talked to her. She was great! She really listened to what we were looking for and made some great suggestions. She even sent us pictures so we could actually see some samples of drapery treatments that would work for us. We gave her the measurements of our windows and she was able to come up with a rough quote for the 7 windows. Once my husband and I ahead with the order, Marie came to our home with numerous fabric books and helped us select some beautiful fabrics that complimented the individual rooms. The installations went very smoothly. My husband and I really appreciated Marie letting us know as soon as possible when the curtains were going to be ready,
how long before they would be installed. I even appreciated her keeping me in the loop and letting me know how long it was going to be when the installer was running a little late. My husband and I love or new window treatments and we are very happy that we chose Shades of Home to make them for us because from start to finish it was a very positive experience. We highly recommend them!

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Hello Rita

Thanks so much for all your kind words. It was a real pleasure helping you choose your window treatments and Marie is thrilled you are happy with her advice, product recommendations and installation.

Steve & Marie
Shades of Home

dschembri in Toronto
dschembri in Toronto
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Great Job and excellent service.

I called Shades of Home for a second estimate and they provided a better price. However, the service is what I most appreciated.

From the first visit to do measuring; to the quality of the product and finally the professional delivery and installation, I couldn't be happier.

Thank you Marie and Steve!

Dennis

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Hi Dennis
Thanks for the review. It was a pleasure meeting you and helping Marie install the sheers in your home this morning. We alway try to exceed customer expectations on service, quality. I hope we exceeded yours.
Thanks again
Steve & Marie
Shades of Home

Private User
Private User
Private User reviews , ON
10/10

Excellent Project with Shades of Home

We recently moved into a custom-built, new home. As first time house owners, we were unsure about the style and type of window coverings that would best suit our taste and needs. Marie visited us on numerous occasions to guide us through the selection process. She was very patient despite our indecisiveness, and offered a lot of good design advice. We experienced a shipping delay with some of our blinds, but Marie was able to quickly rectify the issue. We highly recommend Marie and her team!

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Thanks for taking the time to let us know about your experience with Shades of Home and our main decor specialist, Marie Iannace. It's rewarding to receive your feedback.

Thanks
Steve Poxon, Owner, Shades of Home

Nancy Cuda  in Thornhill
Nancy Cuda in Thornhill
1 review Vaughan, ON
10/10

Dining & Living Rm window treatments

We were very happy with Shades of Home from start to finish. Marie was very helpful, patient & knowledgeable. My shades & panels came in on time and were installed perfectly by Raj. A pleasure to deal with in all aspects of the process. We would highly recommend this company to anyone looking for new window treatments.

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Hi Nancy
Thanks for your kind words.
Marie has been working with me for over 8 years. Her helpful manner, patience & knowledge along with the rest of the team at Shades of Home is what makes us what we are. I don't know what I would do without them all.
Thanks again.
Steve Poxon, Owner, Shades of Home

Kathy B.
Kathy B.
2 reviews Mississauga, ON
10/10

New Build-Hunter Douglas Banded Shades and Drapery

Excited to share my experience with Shades of Home! Contacted S of H in March to purchase blinds ( Hunter Douglas banded shades and roller blinds ) for new home, then again in October for some valances and drapery panels. Everyone who assisted me from lovely women in show room ( sorry forget name) to Steve, Marie and Raj and wife were approachable, knowledgeable and enthusiastic about my project. With only a few brief conversations prior to meeting for drapes selection, Marie had exactly the fabrics, tracks etc that I had in mind so the selection process was simple. The lead time of 4-5 week on both orders was faster than expected..!! Marie even dropped by on installation day-beyond expectations!! The pricing was more than competitive based on other quotes and past experience. Would not hesitate to recommend!! Wish I had more windows!!

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Hello Kathy

Thank you so much for your kind words and thanks for sending us photos of the final, finished work. Your home looks awesome. I'm glad we could help. I'll let the rest of our team know how much you appreciated their help and advice.

Sincerely,
Steve & Marie

Durdana in Oakville
Durdana in Oakville
0 reviews Oakville, ON
10/10

Roller Shades and Blinds

We had a very good experience with Shades of Home.
We bought a new home and we needed to treat all the windows of different sizes. Hilary was the one who helped us. Whole process from initial consultation, to choose design, purchase, and then installation was a breeze. We highly recommend Shades of Home to everyone.

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Hello Durdana,
Thank you for the kind review. It was a pleasure working with you and helping you select the shades and drapery for your new home. I think the shades and drapery fabric look fabulous and complement the style of your home.

Best regards,
Hilary Barichello
Interior design and drapery consultant

Angie in Oakville
Angie in Oakville
1 review Oakville, ON
10/10

Happy with my elite roller blinds

I have my blinds installed in 11 windows by Shades of Home and I’m very happy with the excellent service that Marie presented to me, she helped me to choose the fabric which I’m very pleased with and also the installation was done absolutely perfect and the installers were very nice and very professional and did an excellent job. I will use the Shades Of Home every time when need the blinds and I will gladly recommend them to anyone that needs blinds or any other window covers for its home.

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Hello Angie
Thanks for sharing your experience. I am very proud of my designers and installers. Their dedication to our clients is what is most important.
Thank you
Steve Poxon, owner, Shades of Home

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More about Shades Of Home

Shades of Home is a family business with 2 Design & Decor Showrooms in Oakville & Toronto and 2 Shop-at-Home sales offices, one in Etobicoke & our new location in Ottawa. What makes us unique is not only the breadth of our experience and products but that we can put together a complete design & decor solution for your home. We offer personalized design & decor service with Accredited Interior Designers & Decorators, expert installations AND the buying power of 4 locations. Our Drapery and Window Covering Specialists have years of experience to help, everyday. 25 years providing Custom Window Treatments in Oakville, Mississauga, Milton, Burlington and the surrounding GTA. Shop by Brand, Hunter Douglas, Shade-O-Matic, Elite, MaxXmar, SunGlow, Altex, Eclipse, and more. Complete custom drapery with 3000+ designer fabrics, Unlimited styles and price ranges all expertly tailored and installed. And a huge selection of custom drapery hardware and motorization options.

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WHO WE ARE - over 25 years in the window covering business

We do one thing, and we do it Really,Really Well.

CALIFORNIA SHUTTERS: We provide Custom Wood Shutters, Eclipse Vinyl Shutters, MaxXmar Wood & Vinyl Shutters, Hunter Douglas Vinyl & Hybrid Shutters and Richwood Engineered Wood Shutters. We will recommend the right shutters at the best price for everyones specific requirments.

Our DRAPERY SPECIALISTS and workroom can create any soft fabric treatment. Our showrooms carry a huge selection of designer drapery fabrics for our clients to choose from. Many of our drapery clients come to us after we have provided 'functional' window treatments in their homes or in their friends home and others have found our showroom on their own.

MAXXMAR offers some of the most innovative and well priced window treatments in the marketplace today. We offer the full line of MaxXmar window fashions at prices our competition can't beat.

HUNTER DOUGLAS: We have been a Hunter Douglas dealer for over 20 years. Both of our showrooms are SHOWCASE SHOWROOMS meaning you will find every Hunter Douglas product on display with staff who can explain every Hunter Douglas option and our volume pricing ensures that it will be unlikely you will find a lower price on you Hunter Douglas Manual and PowerView shades.

SUNGLOW: Specializing in the manufacturing of Sunscreen roller shades for residential and commercial applications, we offer SunGlow to our clients who are looking for oversized shades not available from Hunter Douglas, Elite or MaxXmar. Their experience in Somfy motorization, linked shades, height and width makes them one of our key suppliers for commercial and condo applications.

ELITE WINDOW FASHIONS: Since 1967 this Canadian company has been offering a wide selection of quality window coverings. Well priced with fabrics similar to Hunter Douglases offerings, including e-motion and Somfy motorization.

MOTORIZATION We have been selling, installing and programming motorized shades and drapery long before it became an entry level option for automating window coverings - 25 years to be exact. Knowledge AND experience is an absolute necessity and all of our staff and technical installers are trained. Not only will the shades be properly installed but also programmed and integrated into a variety of smart home systems.

Our sales approach is one of collaboration. Our staff is hired for their ability and trained to spend enough time with the client to fully understand their expectations, needs and budget. Then we can suggest some options and allow the client to make the value decision for themselves.

We spend the extra time with each client to ensure they are choosing the right product that will provide solutions to their needs. We try our best to balance privacy, light control with the right product that fits within the clients budget.

All in all I strive to make the environment and experience as stress-free as possible for my staff and clients.

Sincerely,
Stephen Poxon
Owner

LOCATIONS

TORONTO SHOWROOM - Marie Iannace - Custom Drapery & Hunter Douglas Specialist
Steve - Hunter Douglas, Levolor Blind, Shade and Shutter Specialist
Nargis - Showroom Assistant
Ben, Raj, Izzy and Doug - Installations

OAKVILLE SHOWROOM
Hilary Barichello - Custom Drapery & Window Covering Specialist
Steve - Hunter Douglas, Levolor Blind, Shade and Shutter Specialist
Lina - Showroom Assistant
Nargis - Showroom Assistant
Ben, Raj, Izzy and Doug - Installations

CATEGORIES
Shutters & Blinds, Drapery & Curtains, and Interior Decorators
PRODUCTS
Custom Wood and Vinyl California Shutters, Blinds, Shades, Custom Drapery, Sheers, Custom Bedding and more
SERVICES
Interior Design & Decor, In-Home Consultations, Check-Measure & Installation Services
BRANDS
Hunter Douglas, MaxXmar, SunGlow, Elite, Altex, Eclipse Shutters Joanne Fabrics, Kravet, Alendel, Unique Fabrics, Robert Allen, CDH, Trax, Decor Drapery Hardware
STYLES
Contemporary, modern, transitional, traditional
SPECIALITIES
Motorization for all window treatments. Power drapery track, power roller shades, powered skylight applications, pocket roller shades, integration into home automation systems.
WEBSITE
http://www.shadesofhome.ca
YEAR ESTABLISHED
25
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
10
PAYMENT METHOD
Visa/Mastercard/Cheque/Financing
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
WARRANTY TERMS
Limited lifetime warranty
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