SCHEDULE YOUR IN-HOME CONSULTATION
Window Shadings to die for.
Wow, what a difference a beautiful window shading makes to push filtered light into any room to make it more inviting. This shading system is a motorized solution from Hunter Douglas. Talk to Budget Blinds of San Francisco for this, and other solutions that offer functional and stylish window fashions at a budget you can afford.
Now you see it, now you don't.
San Francisco is a city of beautiful views, but some views are meant to remain private. With top-down bottom-up honeycomb shades, see only the views you want to see while maintaining full privacy within your home.
Commercial work is our middle name with Budget Blinds Commercial Solutions
It seems every available space in San Francisco is being converted into housing or high tech businesses. We offer affordable solutions for business and residential customers. These shades can operate at the touch of a button.
Hunter Douglas Architella Duette Shades with Lite Rise and Top Down Bottom Up Lift
Hunter Douglas Architella Duette honeycomb shades are among the most functional shade designs available today, perfect for San Francisco homes where a low profile is desired to preserve the stunning city views when the shades are open, yet allows you to cover the top, the bottom, or all of the window when privacy is needed. Honeycomb shades also offer outstanding insulation for those foggy San Francisco nights.
Window Shadings offer Soft Structure to San Francisco Modern Condo Living
Wow, what a difference a beautiful window shading makes to push filtered light into any room to make it more inviting. This shading system is a motorized solution from Hunter Douglas. Talk to Budget Blinds for this, and other options.
Inspired Designer Drapes for Contemporary Living
Budget Blinds of San Francisco partnered with Michael Shilling Designs to bring the designer's vision for this living room to reality with our contemporary ripplefold style drapery design. The drapes were mounted to a curved ceiling track which allows the drape to travel around the large motorized solar shades and tuck back behind the wall unit. Budget Blinds can work with any fabric source -- Robert Allen fabrics were selected for this creation. Let us help you bring YOUR vision to life.
Sussex Premium Wood Shutters by Norman (West Portal)
Sussex real wood shutters can give any bedroom that cozy, bed-and-breakfast touch.
Elegant and Functional Motorized Roman Shades
Custom roman shades offer a terrific opportunity to demonstrate your sense of personal style, and truly change the look of a room. Budget Blinds offers thousands of fabric choices, and our consultants can help you to find the perfect look for your each room in your home. The shades pictured are motorized so all can be raised and lowered with a touch of a button!
Bottoms Up in Bernal Heights (Bernal Hts)
These Hunter Douglas Architella Duette Shades with Cordless Top Down Bottom Up lift system offer outstanding insulating capabilities, privacy where it's needed, and cord safety for children
Quality American Made Shutters (Castro District)
These dark stained cafe shutters by Lafayette were selected to match the existing moldings and wood work throughout the house, and to offer protection for the furniture, yet maintain an airy and open look to accentuate the arched windows.
Layers make the difference! (Richmond District)
This elegant room benefits from the functional elegance of inside mounted Silhouettes from Hunter Douglas, with a decorative cornice box top treatment to bring softness and richness to the windows. As an added feature, this home owner added a decorative blackout roller shade hidden inside the cornice for those times when they prefer additional room darkening and light control.
Child Safety for Kids Rooms (UCSF Area)
This little girls' room has color coordinated blackout roman shade by DSC. These roman shades offer hidden back lift cords for maximum child safety, and the design offers additional insulation for improved climate control.
Composite Wood Shutters by Norman (West Portal)
Woodlore Shutters by Norman can give even small rooms added depth and character.
Hunter Douglas Silhouette Window Shadings
Silhouette shades by Hunter Douglas provide tremendous functionality to large windows, ranging from full privacy, to partial views, to completely unobstructed views. Soft but structured elegance perfect for contemporary or traditional homes. (Mission Bay)
Difficult Windows Made Easy (Bernal Heights)
Angled top windows, arches, and other challenging window solutions are no problem for Budget Blinds. Shown here are specialty wood shutter solutions.
Soft Top Drapes on Curved Decorative Rod
A curved drapery rod was the perfect solution for this curved bay window. The simple design and pop of color provided by the Soft Top drapery panels makes this room extra warm and inviting.
Creative Shades...and all that Jazz (Fillmore District)
These creative printed shades provide added flare to the Jazz Heritage Center on Fillmore Street. These shades provide sun filtration during the day without reducing the view to the street. Creative shades are affordable and unique!
Solar Shades (Financial District)
Solar/roller shades allow you to enjoy the view comfortably.
Specialty Shapes are Never a Problem
This circular shutter is fully functional, and maintains the look of the original window opening without distracting from the existing molding.
Wood Blinds enhance the beauty of any room (Mission)
Shown here: Budget Blinds Signature brand 2&rdquo; natural wood blinds, color matched to the room's decor.
Lofty Spaces (SOMA)
Oversized shades are no problem. Shades of varying opacity provide protection from the sun's intensity, from light filtration to full room darkening. Shown here is a 3% open weave by Draper.
Experiment with Light and Color (Noe Valley)
Cellular shades offer affordable versatility, and are available in a multitude of fabric colors, textures, and translucence.
Crystal Clear Looks with Murano Shades (Castro)
Exclusive Murano Shades from Budget Blinds offer the traditional look of a slatted wood blind with the added advantage of a clearer view, and light-filtering fabric vanes which come in a variety of stunning colors. A super fresh look for kitchens, bathrooms and sun rooms!
Signature Composite Wood Blinds (Noe Valley)
Composite wood blinds with designer cloth tapes provide an elegant and affordable alternative to real wood blinds.
Custom Sheers and Draperies
Shown here: the simple elegance of custom drapery sheers give this coast-side bedroom a light and airy feel.
Traditional Austrian Romans (St. Francis Woods)
Budget Blinds offers every style of roman shade. Shown here are traditional Austrian Style roman shades, specially made to have a back lining for added sun protection of the face fabric. This style is designed more for FASHION than for FUNCTION.
Fabric Cornice Box with Side-by-Side Soft Roman Shades
Exhibit your personal style with customized draperies. Shown here: Side-by-side Roman Shades with top cornice, offer a unique look for a bedroom sliding glass door.
Coordinate your room with Soft Treatments
This inspired room was completed with fabric roman shades, a decorative wood rod, and stationary side panels made from fabric provided by our client, who had utilized some of the drapery material for other elements in this guest room. Beautiful!
Composite Wood Shutters by Norman (Noe Valley)
Modern Woodlore Shutters add contemporary elegance to traditional styles.
Hunter Douglas Skylight Shade with PowerRise Motorization (South San Francisco)
Blackout Skylight Shades with motorization offer convenient operation for the owner of this home. Press a button for a bright and sunny master bedroom by day, and press it again to create a dark room for a restful night's sleep. Honeycomb skylights also offer excellent insulation from heat and cold.
Locally Owned and Operated. We Bring the Showroom to You!
We keep our costs down by operating out of our low-overhead office/showroom versus expensive retail space. And we make shopping for your new treatments convenient, as we work with you in in your home, where the window treatments will be installed, ensuring the fit and colors will be just right. Showroom visits are also available by appointment.
Solar Shades and Office Solutions (Embarcadero/Piers)
Solar Solutions let the light in, but eliminate the heat and glare, to enable employees to remain comfortable and productive. Budget Blinds offers a wide range of solutions for businesses, large and small.
Custom Motorized Solar Shades with Upholstered Cornice and Drapery Panels
This elegant living room has a view to die for, so motorized solar shades were installed to create a practical solution to the afternoon sun. A fabric cornice box was mounted to hide the shades and stationary side panels framed each window without impacting their beautiful view.
Rollpleat / Ripplefold Sheers and Drapes
Ripplefold style drapery sheers add contemporary elegance and softness to modern interiors. These sheers were designed with minimum fullness to float across the walls and the window areas to give the room a soft look. (South of Market)
Curved Drapery Rods to handle Curved Bay Windows
Challenging windows, such as curved bay windows are no problem to cover. Shown here is a decorative iron drapery rod which follows the curve of the wall. Available in dozens of designer finishes and with virtually an unlimited selection of finials.
Designer Solar Shades by Budget Blinds (Eureka Valley/Castro)
Designer Solar Shades (in black) give this updated home a contemporary look and enhances the view on those bright sunny days.
Norman Sussex Shutters (Richmond District)
Timeless beauty of real wood shutters give this room the finishing touch.
Protect! (Rincon Tower/SOMA)
Protect that million dollar view with designer solar shade solutions. Solar shades protect your furniture, flooring and artwork from damaging UV light. Motorized or manual to meet your lifestyle.
Function Meets Fashion (Castro)
Modern Roman Shades by Kathy Ireland with solar shade material let the light in to a sunny kitchen, but not the heat and glare.
Unique Drapery Applications (Fillmore District)
Hospital curtains, room dividers, and decorative accents (pillows, top treatments, table runners, etc.) are available through your Budget Blinds consultant. Have a unique need? Just ask.
Vertical Solutions (Glen Park)
Vertical blinds offer affordable beauty and functionality to wide windows and doorways.
Elegent and Simple Draperies (Moscone Area)
Traditional Top Pleat Draperies finish off this recently remodeled living room, offering a soft touch to the contemporary design, along with needed light filtration. These drapes are mounted on a curved track to follow the bowed windows.
Custom Roman Shades by Castec (Pacifica)
Shown here are custom balloon shades for large windows and a sliding glass door.
Silhouettes by Hunter Douglas (East Bay)
Silouette Shades deliver a clean and elegant look to this formal dining room.
Don't just cover 'em, decorate 'em. (Sunset)
Custom Window treatments can make a statement about your style and attention to detail. Here, custom roman shades (two on one headrail) and kick pleat side panels complete an already beautiful room.
Make a statement with color! (Albany)
Shown here: Kathy Ireland Flat Roman Shades in color Mint (with top-down/bottom-up functionality) and hold down brackets for door installation
Top Down Cellulars offer privacy where it's needed. (Opera Plaza)
Block out the busy street and maintain both privacy and your view with top-down, or top-down/bottom-up cellular shades.
Composite Plantation Shutters by Norman
Shutters can provide a significant designer touch to small bedrooms with lots of windows to allow the light to flood in, or to close them off for daytime sleep. Shutters are great for energy conservation as well.
Vertical Cellular Shades / Vertiglide Shades
Vertical Cellular Shades offer a clean and practical solution for large glass expanses and/or sliding glass doors. The honeycomb material provides excellent insulating properties to reduce heating and cooling costs, and to maintain a more comfortable living space. (Pacific Heights)
Signature Window Films from Budget Blinds
Budget Blinds offers a wide range of window films designed to eliminate damaging UV light, reduce glare, provide security, and offer privacy to your home or office. Shown here, frosted film eliminates the 'fishbowl' effect from this conference room which has a large window facing a busy hallway.
Commercial Window Coverings and Advertising (North Beach)
Budget Blinds offers Creative Shading Solutions, letting you print virtually anything onto your shades -- logos, advertisements, photographs, artwork, designs. The only limit is your imagination!
Clean and Contemporary Light Control (Rincon Tower)
Protect the view -- and the furniture -- with solar shades. We offer a wide range of fabrics, including dark colors for the room side and light facing the windows (to keep in compliance with HOA rules).
Function Meets Fashion (Noe Valley)
Cellular shades offer privacy, light control and energy savings, at an affordable price point and in a wide range of fashionable colors.
Dress Up the Dining Room (Richmond District)
This Austrian Valance is the right choice to add a splash of color and sophistication to this formal dining room. We will help you design the right solution for your windows and your style.
Designer Roller Shades (Sea Cliff)
Designer Roller Shades from Castec. Select your fabric and bottom scallop and trims to make a truly customized look for your room.
We provide professional design consultation, measurement, and installation services to ensure your new window treatments look beautiful in your home.
Specialty Shutters (Castro/Twin Peaks)
Shown here, specialty arched Norman fine wood shutters.
Top Down Bottom Up Cellulars (St. Francis Wood)
Top Down Bottom Up cellular shades provide a clean and unassuming addition to these floor to ceiling windows to provided needed privacy.
Arched Window Solutions (Fisherman's Wharf)
Shown here are Hunter Douglas Everwood (faux wood) blinds with fixed arch top sections.
French Door Fashion (Richmond District)
Shown here, our Sussex Wood Stained Shutter by Norman, matched to the existing french door finish, with ”cutouts” to accommodate the door handle.
Combined Solutions (Richmond District)
The beauty of these arched windows and moldings was maintained, while providing full privacy and giving a light and airy feel to the room. The arched glass was covered with decorative window film, while the lower window is covered by Hunter Douglas Silhouettes.
Layer the Look (Richmond District)
Shades can be combined with decorative drapes or top treatments to give your room a completed and softened look. (Shown here is a custom fabric top treatment over a Silhouette)
Panel Track Shades (Outer Mission)
Consider a contemporary alternative to vertical blinds. Panel Track shades are available in a variety of fabrics, trims and opacity levels. The shade shown here is a woven wood panel track with wide side banded trim around each panel. A matching roman shade (not shown) completed this casual kitchen.
BEFORE Shutters (Potrero Hill)
Typical San Francisco windows (decorative moldings and shallow window depth) before shutter installation.
AFTER Shutters (Potrero Hill)
After the installation of Norman Woodlore Composite Shutters, the window is transformed while maintaining the original beauty and integrity of the window design.
AFTER Shutters 2 (Potrero Hill)
Another view of the completed shutter job (see other ”before and after” shots of this shutter job.
Solar Shades provide relief from the sun (San Carlos)
Shown here, a charcoal colored solar shade improves the view and offers relief from the bright Western sun. The roller is mounted behind a white painted fascia which blend in with the existing window molding.
Functional Door Solutions (SOMA)
We offer a wide range of solutions for your doors. Shown here is an enclosed aluminum blind from ODL. The blind is protected behind the glass covering and operates (tilts and lifts) via small levers on the side of the casing.
Decorative Roller Shades from Budget Blinds (Mission Dolores)
Traditional fabric roller shades with decorative bottom scallops provide a beautiful compliment to the decor in this updated Edwardian home.
Treatments for Humid Environments (Diamond Heights)
Composite or Poly shutters are are excellent choice for humid bathrooms.
Contemporary custom blackout draperies and skylights bring style, and RELIEF from the heat and bright light commonly associated with city loft living.
Signature Murano Modern Horizontal Blinds (Potrero Hill)
Exclusive Signature Murano blinds offer the functionality of a traditional wood blind, with the added benefits of full light filtration, a wide range of neutral to bold colors, and, a light/airy look due to the thinness of the horizontal slats.
1000's of fabrics to choose from! (Glen Park)
Shown here, DSC Galaxy Roman Shade in a beautiful embroidered faux silk fabric showcases this otherwise obscure dining room window.
...In the Comfort of your Home...(Infinity)
Create a comfortable and convenient living environment with motorized solar shades with top fascias. Shown here is a wall of motorized shades that allow these home owners the ability to enjoy the room and view any time of day, with the ability to lower or raise all 6 living room shades easily with the push of a button.
Custom Skylight Shades (SOMA)
Roman Style skylight shades provide a designer look to large skylight openings, and offer the benefit of light control and heat reduction.
Track Shutter for Large Sliding Glass Doors (Dolores Park)
Shutters provide style, light control, and energy savings. Shown here is a bifold folding track shutter over a sliding glass door, along with two matching window shutters.
Blackout Soft Fold Roman Shades (Seacliff)
Affordable Elegance is available with our Simply Roman Shade collection. Shown here are three blackout soft roman shades for the master bedroom.
Window Shadings by Kathy Ireland
This beautiful dining room maintains a crisp and elegant look with window shadings from Kathy Ireland.
This beautiful dining room maintains a crisp and elegant look with window shadings from Kathy Ireland. We also offer Silhouette and Nantucket shades by Hunter Douglas.
Curved Windows are No Problem (Mission)
Have a difficult window to cover? Budget Blinds has a solution to virtually any problem window. Shown here is a curved vertical blind with narrow 2" vanes to give these circular bay windows a clean updated look, compared to other traditional solutions.
Alternative to traditional sheers
This sheer/casement roller shade provides light sun filtration and a sense of privacy and soft view to this back porch window.
Diffuse the view.
Sheer and casement roller shades deliver a unique decorator look. Shown here, this roller shade maximizes light coming into the light well, while diffusing the view of the neigbor's unattractive wall.
Warmth in Cool Colors (Richmond District)
Soft Roman Shades with blackout lining provide warmth and darkness to this bedroom. Roman shades are available in an unlimited choice of fabrics and styles.
2-Way Sun Protection (Richmond District)
Simple lined tape-top drapery panels in a silk blend fabric, with an oil-rubbed bronze rod with rings, suits the mood of this room perfectly. The leather furniture, hardwood floors, rugs (and the drapery itself) receives 99.9% protection from damaging UV light and sun damage.
Affordable Soft Treatments from Phase II (Panhandle)
Phase II Backtab Drapes with blackout lining on a brushed nickel rod offer this street-facing apartment bedroom additional quiet and darkness for improved sleeping conditions. It also gives a finished layered-look to the room.
Rich Romans (Sunset District)
This bank of bowed windows benefit from the rich look of custom roman shades in designer fabric, plus the functionality of top-down and bottom-up lift controls to maintain privacy but allow the view to the ocean.
Composite Shutters (Marina District)
We can fit shutters to work perfectly with the intricate moldings and woodwork so commonly found in San Francisco homes.
Blackout Shades in Clean Whites (Marina)
The fresh look of this bedroom is maintained and room darkening capability is achieved by using white fabric roman shades with a blackout lining.
Privacy Please! (Financial District)
These contemporary roller shades by Lafayette provide this storefront business with a sense of privacy to the passing glances of passersby.
Alternative Views (Mission District)
Top-Down/Bottom-Up Roman Shades offer privacy to lower first and second floor rooms while maintaining the view out of the upper part of the window. They also operate as a traditional roman shade.
Bold and Classy Romans (Dolores Park)
Window treatments don't need to be boring or beige. Custom Roman Shades can be made in many styles in thousands of fabrics. The only limitation is your own imagination. Need design assistance? Our designers can help you find the right look for your windows.
Designer Solar Screens by Hunter Douglas (Forest Hill)
Traditional Custom Draperies and Sheers
Draperies are back in style, and traditional draperies and sheers offer beauty and functionality for light control and privacy, anytime of day or night.
Easy Does It (St. Francis Woods)
The roman shades in this master bedroom suite were selected to go with the room's calming neutral colors and textures. The shades blend with the room rather than making a statement.
Reduce Skylight Heat and Glare with outdoor solutions (Castro)
Snap-On solar screens offer a cost-effective solution to reduce heat and glare on windows and skylights from the OUTSIDE. Snap-on the shade material when you need it; unsnap and store it when you don't.
Safety for Baby (St. Francis Wood)
Roman shades now have safety features to make the back cords much safer for use in kid's rooms. Ask your Budget Blinds design consultant for child-safe options, such as cordless lift system options.
Original Drapery Designs - Express YOUR Vision (Richmond District)
There is no limit to the design choices and fabrics you can create with draperies and top treatments from Budget Blinds. We can help you express your sense of style!
Sophisticated Solar Style (St. Francis Wood)
Shown here, clean and simple solar shades in black mesh fabric provide needed light filtration and sun/glare control while maintaining a clear view through the windows.
Classic and Airy Draperies and Sheers (St. Francis Wood)
Simple drapes and sheers in a carefully selected material and color give this master bedroom a soft elegance, as well as warmth from the cool San Francisco weather.
Decorative Faux Iron Solutions
Create a grand look using decorative faux iron in a number of finishes and designs. Faux iron can be used in windows, transoms, or as wall hangings!
Click here to learn more
There's never been a better time to own a Budget Blinds franchise!
Click here for more information.