Shades Of Home

Shutters & Blinds
1200 Speers Road Oakville ON L6L 2X4
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9.9 10 (112 reviews)

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Sarah in Richmond Hill
Sarah in Richmond Hill
5 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Great shades! Great Service!

Great experience and product! We were so happy with the COVID-sensitive service. We have four very large windows and had to get the our shades tailor made for us. Shades of Home was super fast and lovely to work with. And the shades are beautiful!

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Hi Sarah

Thanks for your kind words. We have managed to maintain our quality of customer service and timeliness during COVID with some difficult. We'll be happy when everything returns to a new normal.

Thanks again & stay safe.

Marie & Steve
Owners, Shades of Home

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Private User
Private User reviews Oakville, ON
10/10

New Town Home window coverings

I chose Shades of Home Oakville to provide all the new window and door coverings in my new town home. Jasmina provided expert advice and was a great support in helping me make my selection with so many choices available. The installation was seamless and on time even in these uncertain times ( COVID-19 restrictions ) . Thank you Jasmina for your prompt attention to my needs. It was exciting to see and now live with the final products

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Thanks for letting us know how everything went & how excited you feel about the final products. We are so lucky to have Jasmina work with our clients and we receive compliments all the time.

If there is anything more we can do for you, please let us know.

Thanks again

Steve & Marie (owners of Shades of Home) and Jasmina

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Private User reviews Mississauga, ON
10/10

Great Service and Products

We checked out several drapery companies but Shades of Home won our business with their combination of friendly, attentive service and great product range. Their rep was willing to spend as much time as we wanted to make sure we got the right product for our home. Their team showed up on time to do the final measurements, and, despite COVID-19, they delivered the finished product right on time. The installation was quick and the cleanup thorough. We would certainly recommend this company for any window covering assignment.

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Company Response

Thanks for the testimonial.

During these trying times, it has been a challenge to provide products in a timely fashion - always our goal of honouring the commitments we make.

I'm glad you're happy with the products and services you received from Shades of Home.

Thanks again
Marie Iannace & Steve Poxon - Owners

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Private User reviews Caledon, ON
10/10

Wall to wall sheers

I can’t say enough positive things about this studio! I walked in with a picture of what I was trying to achieve for our master bedroom - wall to wall sheets with a particular type of fold in the drape. Jasmina was able to guide me through step by step and helped match the perfect fabric to my paint and wallpaper swatch’s that would give me the effect I was looking for. I’m thrilled with the final product! The quality is amazing, install easy and it’s exactly how I envisioned it!!

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Company Response

Thank you so much for review! It was a pleasure assisting you and your husband with your ripplefold sheer draperies.
Sincerely,
Jasmina

Karen in Madoc
Karen in Madoc
0 reviews Burlington, ON
10/10

My drapes and Roman blind look amazing

I hired Shades of Home to look after the window treatments for my new condo and am I ever glad I did. Jasmina helped us make the perfect selection for our drapes and Roman shade. They look stunning. The installers were fantastic too. I would definitely recommend Shades of Home.

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Company Response

Hello Karen
Thanks for the review for the Drapes and Roman Shade we made for your new condo. It was a pleasure helping you.
Sincerely
Jasmina Coffa
Shades of Home

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Private User reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Bedroom blinds

I would highly recommend Shades of Home. I received excellent advice from Marie regarding the best type of blackout blinds. The showroom had a wide variety of choices and Marie made further suggestions when she came to do the measurements. The installer Raj was efficient and very neat. The blinds look great. Thanks. Anne

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Company Response

Hello Anne
Thanks for the review. It was a pleasure helping you with the window treatments for your home.
Regards, Marie

Karen in Guelph
Karen in Guelph
0 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Condo Drapery

We are thrilled with the end result of the drapery panels and shades selected for our condo by Marie - Shades of Home.
The window placement in the bedrooms are odd and I was at a loss as to what to do. Marie was patient, honest and extremely helpful to solve this dilemma.
Marie gave us numerous fabric choices for our living and dining rooms and the end result is perfect!
Raj and his team were phenomenal! Extremely efficient and his goal was to ensure we were happy. Would highly recommend Shades of Home.

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Company Response

Hello Karen
Thanks for taking the time to let us know about your experience. I know Marie thoroughly enjoyed helping you with your selections. And as always, Raj and his team did a great job. We're blessed to have them.
Thanks again.

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

Drapery for the house

Working with Marie at Shades of Home was an incredible experience. From the first interaction, she was very professional, worked diligently to source any of the material they didn’t have on hand and helped us with every question we had. She let us know of any potential delays and was always responsive.
The quality of the work is really remarkable. The drapes have transformed our house into a home. We honestly couldn’t be happier.
Lastly, we need to call out the installation itself. Raj and his team were wonderful to work with - they finished each room quickly and made sure there were no wrinkles in the fabric.
Truly wonderful people to work with, we would recommend them again and again.

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Thank you Igor for taking the time to write this fantastic review! We greatly appreciate you considering Shades of Home for your window coverings project and It was a pleasure working with you! Thanking you again!

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Private User reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Roller shades installations

Absolutely 1 of the best experiences. From the designer Marie to the check measure of Raji to the install by Steve all great people . Install was smooth quick. Marie was very helpful thank you

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Thanks so very much for taking the time to write us a review.

Always a pleasure.

Thanks.

Donna
Donna
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Bedroom

Marie brought numerous samples to my home and helped me with the decision and I am very pleased with the end result. The installation team were very professional but also very personable and did lovely job installing the blinds and sheers. They also took away all the wrappings and left everything neat and tidy. Thank you to all involved. Wonderful people to work with and highly recommended.

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Hi Donna

Thanks for taking the time to right this review. Our installers, Raj and his wife are an awesome team and we get compliments all the time on their workmanship, cleanliness and professionalism. Great products installed properly makes all the difference in the world to the end result.

Thanks again. It was a pleasure helping you.

Marie Iannace
Shades of Home

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More about Shades Of Home

Shades of Home is a family business with 2 window treatment and soft furnishing Showrooms in Oakville & Toronto. We offer personalized design & decor consultations with our drapery and window covering specialists and expert guaranteed installations. Our Drapery and Window Covering Specialists have years of experience to help, everyday. Shades of Home has been providing Custom Window Treatments in Oakville, Mississauga, Milton, Burlington and the surrounding GTA for over 25 years. Shop by Brand, Hunter Douglas, Shade-O-Matic, Elite, Graber, MaxXmar, SunGlow, Altex, Eclipse, and more. Complete custom drapery with 4000+ 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 Home Automation
PRODUCTS
Custom Drapery, Sheers & Roman Shades. Blinds, Shades, Upholstered Headboards, Wall Coverings
SERVICES
Custom Drapery Workroom, Upholstery, consultations, installations
BRANDS
Hunter Douglas, MaxXmar, Graber, SunGlow, Elite, Altex, Eclipse Shutters Joanne Fabrics, Kravet, Alendel, Unique Fabrics, Robert Allen, CDH, Trax, Decor Drapery Hardware
STYLES
Contemporary, modern, transitional, traditional
SPECIALITIES
Smart Home Motorization and Automation 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
30
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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