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Motorized Drapery Systems

CELEBRATING our 35th Year providing MOTORIZED Custom Window Treatments

Serving the Greater Toronto Area INCLUDING Oakville, Mississauga & Burlington

With our motorized systems, you can control all your Curtains, Drapery, Roman Shades, Sheers and Shades with your smartphone, APP or remote control.

Four good reasons to motorize your drapery:

Comfortable & elegant living

With our motorized systems, you can control all your curtains easily via your smartphone or a single remote control. Effortlessly protect your curtains from tearing, and keep them perfectly aligned.

Install your drapery easily

Thanks to our easy-to-install wireless motorized system, no costly power connection will be necessary. The curtains work perfectly with a built-in battery guaranteed to last!

Enjoy the silence

Our new range of motorized systems were developed to guarantee you a peacefully quiet home. Because your well-being is our priority, our curtains open and close discreetly without making any irritating noise.

Enjoy ultra-efficiency

To protect and extend the life of your curtains, we’ve developed efficient high-precision motors. With Somfy solutions, your curtains will always be perfectly aligned to create an elegant ambiance.

Child & Pet Proof

A simple pull and the drapery automatically opens or closes.  In the event of a power loss the drapery can be pulled manually with ease.

The points to check before selecting a motorized system:

1. How much do the curtains you want to motorize weigh? You can motorize curtains up to a maximum weight of 60 kg.

2. What are the width and style of your curtains? You can motorize curtains of different styles (straight or pleated) up to a maximum width of 12 meters (36 feet)

3. What type of opening do you have? A central opening or one that opens at the sides?

4. From what side do you wish to install your curtain? Left or right?

5. Is there a power supply close by? Hardwired motors will need to be connected to the home’s electrical system.

6. No power supply? The SOMFY Irismo 45 is a wirefree 24vdc rechargeable drapery motor.  12-16 month between recharging.

There are different types of curtains to choose from:

1. Simple pleat curtains. These large and easy-to-maintain curtains adopt a classic style. They are perfect if you wish to install a curtain combination for day and night.

2. Rippled curtains. Modern, elegant, and easy to maintain, these are perfect if you are looking for curtains that provide total darkness. We also manufacture custom rails so that your curtains adapt perfectly to your windows.

Open and close your drapery with just a click of a button, open your MyLink app, set the scene, timers and more.
Or simply tell Alexa or Google Home to operate your drapery with simple voice commands.
Home Automation System?  SOMFY integrates into most home automation systems with a simple bridge.

Motorize your Drapery, Curtains & Roman Shades

With motorized window treatments you can easily adjust the amount of daylight in your home to increase comfort, save energy and protect interiors. Shading control transforms harsh glare into soft pleasing light, enhances privacy while preserving exterior views, reduces solar heat gain, provides UV protection of expensive furnishings and artwork and provides the ability to change daytime into nighttime for restful sleep with the simple press of a button. We have hundreds of window treatment fabric and colour options available to compliment any décor in your home. Motorized drapery can work as a stand-alone solution or be integrated into your home automation and HVAC system.

Four good reasons to choose Shades of Home:

Over 30 Years experience

Shades of Home has been providing, installing and servicing Somfy, Forest and Lutron motorized drapery systems for over 25 years.

Along with with the drapery tracks, motorization & control systems and components (smart things) we’ve been making and installing drapery for over 25 years as well.

Expert Interior Design/Decor

Our designers look at each project and recommend the best solutions for your space. From drapery styles, textures, colours, & fabrics that will work with existing decor or as part of a complete decor re-do.

Our technical expertise allows us to work with architects, builders and renovators in the initial planning stages as well as existing homes.


Initial consultations are best in the home, however with our convenient design centres, the clients and designers can meet away from household distractions. Initial consultations are complimentary depending on the size and scope of the project. There may be small charge for the design consultation which is refundable against purchases.

Perfect Installations

Professional, factory trained installers and automation technicians will be on site for the measuring stages to ensure the trades know what is required for wiring, space and access.

Our technicians program the shades and drapery, set limits, integrate with any smart devices you have and walk you through the operation of your new motorized window coverings.

Designing with your space in mind

Now you can decorate your space without being forced to place furniture so you can  have access to your drapery controls.   The Ultra-Quiet Glydea Drapery track systems replace the cords and fling rods with control solutions to remotely operate your drapery from in the home or anywhere in the world.

This solution is perfect for condominiums with large expanses of windows and can be combined with motorized roller shades to give you total control of light, privacy and energy savings.


Whatever your drapery header style, the height or width of your opening, the powerful 110VDC or 24VDC rechargeable motors will quietly and smoothly open and close your drapery on command.

As with all our automation products, these will work seamlessly with Alexa, Google Home, Nest and all home automation systems.

Ask one of our technicians and designers about motorized window coverings today.

Schedule Your Wiring Consultation Today

Make the switch to motorized window treatments with the solutions from our local store. Whether you shop for blinds, shades, or another option, you will find something to fit your space when you visit us. We are available to perform wiring consultations to help you perfect your setup.

Contact us in our Toronto or Oakville showrooms to schedule a wiring & window treatment consultation at your location. We craft motorized window treatments for customers throughout the Greater Toronto Area including Cottage Country.

Fill out the form or call:

Toronto 416-787-8555

Home Automation & Integration

  • New homes – pre-construction/post construction
  • Renovated homes & spaces
  • Existing homes
  • Individual rooms
  • Single or multiple motorized window treatments

Pre-planning & design consultations available!

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Shades of Home technicians, designers and installers are dedicated and experienced professionals.