Operating Systems for Shades

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Clutch operating systems use a beaded cord loop to effortlessly raise and lower the shades. To raise the shades, you pull the front half of the loop. To lower the shades, you pull the back half of the loop. The clutch operating systems is compatible with roller shades and woven woods.

EasyRiseTM is a single loop operating system that allows the shade to be adjusted by simply pulling on the cord. The EasyRiseTM operating system works with Silhouette®, Pirouette®, NantucketTM, honeycomb shades, roman shades, or woven woods.

LiteRise® is a cordless operating system that allows you to easily raise or lower the blinds by simply pushing or pulling. This operating system keeps the blinds in the exact position that you put them with absolutely zero need for adjusting. The cordless design creates a clean, uncluttered look that is safer for children and pets because there are no long, dangling cords. The LiteRise® operating system pairs with the Silhouette®, NantucketTM, honeycomb shades, roman shades, roller shades or woven woods.

PowerView™ Motorization is a revolutionary operating system that uses a remote control or a smartphone application to operate your shades from anywhere in your home, or even the world! The precise operation allows the user to control and set the window shades to the desired position throughout the day. Additionally, schedules can be created to adjust the shades automatically. This is also a perfect option for skylight windows or any window that is out of reach. PowerViewMotorization is available with most shades, including Silhouette®, Luminette®, Pirouette®, Nantucket, honeycomb shades, roman shades, roller shades, or woven woods.

Skylift operating system controls skylight shades with a manual hand crank or telescoping pole, which allows hard to reach windows to be covered with window treatments. The Skylift operating system can be used with honeycomb shades.

Standard Cordlock is the original Hunter Douglas operating system that utilizes an internal locking mechanism to position the shade. Additionally, this operating system is safer for children and pets with the included cord cleats. The standard cordlock works with honeycomb shades and woven woods.

Top-Down/Bottom-Up is a unique operating system that can open from the top or the bottom or anywhere in between. This operating system allows you to create a balance between privacy and natural light as needed. The Top-Down/Bottom-Up feature is available with honeycomb shades, roman shades, woven woods, or Silhouette® shades.

The Traveling WandTM operating system eliminates pull cords entirely and replaces them with a wand that is out of the reach of children and pets. The single Traveling Wand controls transverse movement of the shade and rotates the vanes for vertical shades. This operating system can be used with Luminette® or woven wood shades.

UltraGlide® and UltraGlide® 2 operating systems utilize a retractable cord mechanism to maneuver the shades. For both of these operating systems, you just pull the constant length cord to raise or lower the shades. The UltraGlide® 2 has an additional feature that automatically closes the shade when you pull the cord in the middle. The UltraGlide® operating system works with Pirouette®, honeycomb shades, roman shades, roller shades or woven woods. UltraGlide® 2 works with Silhouette® and Nantucket™ shades.

VertiglideTM is a vertical pleat and fold system that works great for sliding glass doors, side-to-side openings or room dividers. VertiglideTM can be used with honeycomb shades and roman shades.