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« on: March 13, 2015, 12:09:01 PM »
Hi, I have been lurking around your website for a while reading and contemplating weather or not this system is right for me.
I looked at home depot and lowes and they dont have a motorized skylight blind system. they have other motorized system that are for regular windows, but thats not what i need.

I have 3 skylight windows in my house, one in the bedroom and two in the attic space where I have a home office.
All of the windows are at an incline of about 45 degrees.  After looking at the video I see that you built a custom frame that holds the motor and the blind.  Is that something that I can build easily enough and then mount it on window and will it work in my scenario where the window is at the 45 degree incline ?



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Re: skylight shades
« Reply #1 on: March 13, 2015, 12:27:47 PM »
Hello, thanks for your interest in our cellular skylight shade system.

The frame for the motorized skylight shade is relatively easy to build, but this project certainly has more to it than a regular roller blind retrofit. Please review what we did with our demo so that you are comfortable with what is involved:

We have had many customers successfully complete the installation of our ShadeSlider system (at a cost far below what it might have been), but not everyone has the required skills.

With regards to your question about the angle, it does not matter as it will work at any angle, from horizontal all the way through to vertical (and some customers have used it to make bottom-up cellular window shades).

I should also mention that the cellular material comes in many different colors, and can also be translucent or full blackout. The fabrics can be seen at our custom shade website:

If I can be of further assistance, please contact me anytime.

Regards, Adrian

Adrian Biffen
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RollerTrol Automation Systems
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