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A Closer Look at Somfy: Powering Your Electric Blinds

If you’re looking for a way to upgrade the blinds in your home and make them more convenient and easier to use, electric blinds might be the solution you’re looking for. Not only do they offer a sleek, modern look, but they also provide added privacy and light control.

One of the leading brands in the electric blinds market is Somfy, which offers a range of products to suit your needs. As trusted stockists of Somfy products, Winchester Blinds and Shutters have a wealth of experience and expertise in all the technological benefits that Somfy has to offer.

Somfy electric blinds are powered by advanced technology that allows for smooth, quiet operation. With options for battery-powered or wired blinds, you can choose the best fit for your home. Additionally, Somfy offers a range of control options, including remote control and smartphone app integration, so you can easily adjust your blinds to the perfect position.

Whether you’re looking for roller blinds, roof lantern blinds, or Roman blinds, our Somfy controlled blinds has a solution for you. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at Somfy and how their products can power your electric blinds for a more comfortable and convenient home.

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If you are looking for a reliable and high-quality motorised window covering solution, Somfy is a brand you can trust. At Winchester Blinds and Shutters, we will only use the highest quality products and components.

With over 50 years of experience, Somfy is a leading manufacturer of electric blinds, shutters, and awnings components. They offer a wide range of products that are designed to meet the needs of both residential and commercial customers. 

Somfy’s products are known for their exceptional quality, durability, and performance. They are designed to provide you with the ultimate in convenience and comfort, allowing you to control your blinds with ease. Whether you want to adjust the amount of light in a room, increase your privacy, or simply enhance the aesthetics of your space, Somfy has a solution that will meet your needs.

One of the things that sets Somfy apart from other manufacturers is their commitment to innovation. They are constantly working to improve their products and develop new technologies that will enhance the user experience. For example, their motorised blinds are powered by a range of different technologies, including battery, mains, solar, and low voltage. This means that you can choose the power source that best suits your needs and preferences.

At Winchester Blinds and Shutters, we will assist you with making informed decisions that will best suit your home and needs.

Another key feature of Somfy’s products is their compatibility with a wide range of control options. You can choose from handheld remotes, wall switches, timers, and even voice-activated systems. This makes it easy to control your blinds from anywhere in your home or office, at any time of day or night.

Overall, Somfy is a brand that we trust and use to provide you with high-quality and reliable motorised window covering solutions. Their commitment to innovation, quality, and performance ensures that you will be able to enjoy the benefits of their products for many years to come.

Somfy Electric Blinds

When it comes to powering your electric blinds, Somfy is a name that stands out. Their innovative technology paired with our range of styles and colours make them a popular choice for homeowners. Here’s a closer look at what our Somfy controlled electric blinds have to offer.

Styles and Colours

Our Somfy electric blinds come in a range of styles to suit any home decor.

Whether you’re looking for blackout blinds, venetian blinds, roman blinds, or cellular blinds, we have you covered. Somfy roller blinds are particularly popular, with a wide range of fabrics and transparency levels to choose from. And with a variety of colours and patterns available, you’re sure to find the perfect blinds to match your home.

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Installation Process

Installing our Somfy electric blinds is easy and hassle-free. The brackets and headrail are designed for easy installation, whether you’re mounting them inside or outside the recess. And with the option to use a battery pack, you don’t need to worry about wiring or electrical work. Simply attach the battery pack to the headrail and you’re ready to go.

Powering Options

Somfy electric blinds offer a range of powering options to suit your needs. You can choose from mains power, battery power, or solar power, depending on your preferences. And with the option to use a rechargeable battery pack, you can enjoy the convenience of electric blinds without the need for wiring or electrical work.

Operation and Control

Operating Somfy electric blinds is easy and convenient. You can choose from a range of controls, including remote control, wall switch, and handsets. And with smart control options like Google Assistant and voice control, you can operate your blinds with just your voice. You can also set timers and schedules to automatically open and close your blinds, using the Tahoma switch.

Overall, our Somfy electric blinds offer a range of styles, colours, and powering options, making them a popular choice for homeowners. And with easy installation, convenient operation, and smart control options, they’re a great addition to any home.

Smart Home Integration

Somfy offers a range of products that integrate with your smart home system, allowing you to control your electric blinds with ease. Whether you have a Tahoma® system or want to use app control with your smartphone, Somfy has you covered.

The Tahoma® system is a hub that connects all of your Somfy-powered devices, allowing you to control them from a single location. With Tahoma®, you can create schedules and scenes to automate your blinds, so they open and close at specific times or in response to certain events.

If you prefer app control, Somfy offers a range of options to suit your needs. With the Somfy myLink app, you can control your blinds from anywhere, using your smartphone or tablet. The app allows you to create custom schedules and scenes, so your blinds operate automatically, even when you’re not at home.

Somfy also offers integration with other smart home systems, including Philips Hue. With the Somfy Tahoma® switch hub, you can control your lights and blinds from a single device, creating a seamless smart home experience.

Overall, Somfy offers a range of options for integrating your electric blinds with your smart home system. Whether you prefer Tahoma® or app control, Somfy has a solution to suit your needs. With easy-to-use interfaces and powerful automation features, Somfy makes it simple to control your blinds and create a comfortable living environment.

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Energy Efficiency and Sun Protection

When it comes to keeping your home cool and comfortable, our electric blinds are a great investment. Not only do they provide shade and sun protection, but they can also help you save on energy bills by reducing the amount of heat that leaves and enters your home. This is especially important during the winter months when temperatures plummet and heating bills can skyrocket.

Our Somfy electric blinds are designed with energy efficiency in mind. They use advanced technology to help regulate the amount of heat and light that enters your home, which can help reduce your energy consumption. By blocking out the sun’s rays, they can also help keep your home cooler during the hot summer months. This means that you can enjoy a comfortable living space while also reducing your carbon footprint.

In addition to their energy-saving benefits, our electric blinds also provide excellent sun protection. They can help protect your furniture, flooring, and other belongings from fading and damage caused by UV rays. This is especially important if you have large windows or live in an area with high levels of sunlight.

If you are looking for further sun protection in your garden, then our Somfy controlled awnings are an excellent option. Make more of your garden by adding an awning to your home. They can really turn your garden into an additional living space outdoors. They provide excellent sun protection and shelter. Allowing you to enjoy your garden all year round. With all the incredible functionality that Somfy has to offer, our Somfy awnings are controlled effortlessly at the touch of a button or voice command. Take a look at how our awnings can be a great addition to your home at our dedicated awnings page here.

Overall, our Somfy electric blinds and awnings are an excellent investment for anyone looking to improve their home’s energy efficiency and sun protection. With their advanced technology and stylish design, they offer a range of benefits that can help you save money and enjoy a more comfortable living space.

Purchasing Somfy Products

If you’re interested in purchasing Somfy products to power your electric blinds, there are a few different options available to you. Firstly, we can come and visit your home and provide you with a no obligation, made to measure quotation for your electric blinds or awnings. We are a trusted supplier of Somfy products, so you can have faith in us that we are experts in this field. When we come to install your electric blinds or awnings, we ensure that they are set up ready for use straight away.

Alternatively, we also provide Somfy products that can be ordered through us and sent directly to your home. Items such as additional remote controls or Somfy’s Tahoma® hub are an example of the products that we can supply directly to you. Contact us here for additional information.

Visit our Electric Blinds page for more information and request a free, no obligation quotation for electric blinds in your home.

How do motorised blinds get power?

Motorised blinds are powered by electric motors that are connected to a power source. The motors can be powered by batteries or by being plugged into an electrical outlet. Somfy motors are designed to be energy-efficient, so they can run for a long time on a single charge or on low power.

How are electric roller blinds powered?

Electric roller blinds are powered by Somfy motors that are installed inside the roller tube of the blind. The motor is connected to a power source, which can be a battery or an electrical outlet. When the motor is activated, it turns the roller tube, which raises or lowers the blind.

What are the benefits of Somfy roller blinds?

Somfy roller blinds are designed to be easy to install and use. They are available in a wide range of colours and fabrics, so you can choose the perfect style to match your decor. Somfy roller blinds are also energy-efficient, so they can help you save money on your energy bills. They can be controlled by a remote or a smartphone app, so you can adjust them from anywhere in the room.

How do I troubleshoot a non-functioning Somfy motorised blind?

If your Somfy motorised blind is not working, there are a few things you can try to troubleshoot the problem. First, make sure that the battery is fully charged or that the blind is plugged in and the outlet is working. Check that the motor is properly connected to the blind and that the blind is not jammed or obstructed. If the problem persists and your blind or awning was supplied by us, you can contact us directly to help you solve the problem. Alternatively, you can contact Somfy customer support for further assistance.

What are the features of smart electric blinds?

Smart electric blinds are designed to be connected to a smart home system, such as Amazon Alexa or Google Home. This allows you to control your blinds with your voice or through an app on your smartphone. Smart electric blinds can also be programmed to open and close at specific times of the day, so you can automate your home and save energy. They can also be set to automatically adjust to the amount of sunlight in the room, so you can maintain a comfortable temperature and reduce glare.

Do you supply and fit Somfy motorised awnings as well?

Yes, Winchester Blinds also measure, supply and fit Somfy motorised awnings. Get in touch if you want to learn more.

Can somfy motorised blinds be controlled by a smartphone?

Somfy offered motorised blinds and awnings that can be controlled by a smartphone using their proprietary Somfy myLink system.


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