Palo Alto Window Treatment Store – The Yardstick

California homeowners know that having custom shutters or custom draperies will increase the value of their home along with lowering heating and cooling costs, which is why they always contact us for their custom drapes in Palo Alto. We are a family owned and operated business that has been providing our services for over fifty years. We can provide completely custom solutions to all of your window covering needs.

Motorized Window Treatment Installation and More

Some of our top services are:

  • Custom Shutters
  • Custom Draperies
  • Custom Roman Shades
  • Cellular Shades
  • Interior Shutters
  • Screen Shades
  • Drapes Installation
  • Blinds Installation
  • Soft Shading
  • Motorized Window Treatments
  • And so much more…

Our professional designer is available to show all customers the best window treatments and fabric that will enhance and add beauty to your space. We will help you pick out the right style of covering for your space, then match a pattern and fabric to enhance the design of the room.

Palo Alto, California

Palo Alto is located approximately thirty-five miles from San Francisco. The city is more than one hundred years old, and has a population of 67,024. The city was named after a 1000-year-old redwood tree. The city was established by Leland Stanford Sr., who is the founder of Stanford University. The city is one of the most expensive cities to live in, in the United States. There are many exciting things to do in this city.

This home called the Yardstick for their Palo Alto motorized window treatments

The Junior Museum and Zoo in the city is ideal for everyone in the family. The zoo is home to more than fifty species such as hedgehogs, tortoises, snakes, and fish. There are hands-on exhibits that children can learn and play with at the same time. There is no charge for attending the Junior Museum and Zoo, but they do ask for a five dollar donation.

The Museum of American Heritage is an exciting museum. The museum features inventions of the past, along with history and technology. There are three special exhibits each year and five permanent exhibits along with many other interesting things to see. The museum is located in Downtown Palo Alto and a must-see for the entire family.

The Stanford University is located in the city and has several top attractions to see. The Observation Platform, the Rodin Sculpture Garden, and the Hoover Tower are all great places to visit. You don’t have to be a student to visit these locations at the university, and you will be glad you did when you see the beauty that is present there.

Golf enthusiasts can play a round at the Palo Alto Municipal Golf Course, which is an 18-hole course. You can also play at the Stanford Golf Course, where a challenge awaits you. No matter what you are looking to do, you will find it in this city.

We are the window treatment experts that all homeowners in Palo Alto, California contact. If you need assistance with your window treatments, then contact us today!

New Motorized System is a Hit!

Recently, we got a call from a homeowner who wanted custom motorized window treatments in Palo Alto. Specifically, they wanted to be able to control their curtains for their master bedroom. They wanted to be able to fully control the amount of light that entered the room, and to have timing control over it, as well. We got them set up with a completely custom motorized system that could be controlled with a smartphone, and they loved it.

The custom motorized system consultation was on the books

Our design experts arrived at the Palo Alto residence on time as scheduled. The homeowners showed our designers to the master bedroom. The homeowners let our designers know that they wanted the motorized system to match their current bed covering and space. The designers showed the homeowners many different fabric samples that would match and go great in their master bedroom, then the homeowners discussed the fabric samples amongst themselves until the two decided on the one fabric that they both really liked. 

this family loved their motorized window treatments in Palo Alto - The Yardstick

Our designers discussed exactly what the motorized system was and how it worked. The designers told the homeowners that the custom curtains on the motorized system could be controlled by pressing a button or using their smartphone, and they could let in as much light as they wanted or none at all. The designers let them know that they could open the curtains as soon as they woke up and they didn’t have to get out of the bed to do it. One of the designers noticed that they had small children, and she let the homeowners know that they would not have to worry about their children or even pets would be safe with the motorized system as there are no cords that can cause danger to them.

Our designers measured the windows in the master bedroom, then they let the homeowner know that as soon as the custom curtains were made that they would return with a couple of the installers to completely install the custom motorized system for them.

Once the custom curtains were created we called the homeowners to set up a time that we could return to install their system for them, and our team arrived on the day that they requested. Our team went to work installing the custom curtain motorized system and within two hours the installation was completed. We showed the homeowners how to operate the motorized system with the remote control that comes with it, then we installed the app on their smartphones, so both of the homeowners could use their phone to control the curtains if they wanted to. Our designers and team didn’t leave the home until they knew the homeowners were comfortable with operating their custom curtains with the motorized system.

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