At The Blind Alley, we offer several ways to shop for your window covering needs. We are located in the Overlake area of Bellevue, not far from Microsoft's Redmond Campus. Visit our showroom for ideas and assistance regarding the window covering products we carry, or contact us for a free appointment in your home within our local service area.
You can also view our online portfolios of projects we have completed in the Seattle metropolitan area, including window treatments in Casual and Formal settings, as well as Top Treatments, Childrens' rooms and Specialty windows. And check out our current Promotions here.
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What's New at The Blind Alley
Hats off to Hunter Douglas Platinum Technology. The newest addition to the Platinum family, the Gateway and Repeater System was recognized by Electronic House, an important industry magazine, in its 2014 Products of the Year competition. The Platinum Gateway and Repeater System was the only winner in the motorized window treatments category. The Gateway is similar to the WCMA award-winning Platinum App Bridge and is used primarily for integrating Hunter Douglas window fashions with home automation systems.
To learn more about this award-winning system contact a Hunter Douglas Certified Motorization Specialist dealer such as Blind Alley.
Blind Alley is proud to be recognized as one of the select Certified Hunter Douglas Motorization Specialists in the Seattle area. Our automation solutions work with every Hunter Douglas motorized application and integrate with home automation systems.
To achieve this exclusive designation, Blind Alley completed a comprehensive program in hard-wired motorization that certifies us to sell Hunter Douglas hard-wired motorized products on an exclusive basis and ensures that we are committed to project excellence with the highest standards.
2014 was our 30th Anniversary!
Our first priority is customer satisfaction. To provide a positive buying experience, we offer full service from your first shopping visit, through final installation and beyond with our Lifetime Installation Warranty.
To start, we have a comfortable showroom full of displays and product sampling, Our friendly, expert staff is available to answer your questions and offer guidance in your window covering decisions. In addition, or if you prefer shopping in the comfort of your own home, we have a full staff of professional decorators. They will bring samples to your home, measure your windows, offer expert advice and give you an estimate. At no cost or obligation to you.
So that you can feel confident about your purchase, we carefully select top quality products manufactured by companies with excellent customer service records. Our Service Department ensures that your order is placed with accuracy and completed in a timely manner, as well as coordinating the installation appointment with you. Our installers are company employees (not subcontractors) experienced and friendly, and their work is guaranteed for as long as you own your window treatment.
Who We Are
The Blind Alley was opened March 31st, 1984 in Bellevue, Washington by Gene & Kurt Evers. Locally owned and operated, and unlike franchises, such as Budget Blinds, which "trains" new franchise owners in weeks, our owners have extensive experience in the custom window covering trade dating back to 1967 in Bellevue.
Our employees go through a year of in-store training before they begin in-home decorating or installing for our customers. They also have extensive experience in custom window coverings:
53% of our staff have been with us 20 or more years.
20% of our staff have been with us 15-20 years.
7% of our staff have been with us 10-15 years.
7% of our staff have been with us 5-10 years.
13% of our staff have been with us less than 5 years.
The Blind Alley was an offshoot of Group II Associates, founded in 1981, also by Gene & Kurt Evers. Group II Associates specializes in large commercial projects and the opening of The Blind Alley was a response to requests for a residential version of Group II Associates.
The complete staff of The Blind Alley, averaging over 19 years each with our Company!
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Official Hunter Douglas Gallery Dealer
In July 2003 The Blind Alley joined more than 400 other dealers nationwide participating in the exclusive Hunter Douglas Gallery program, which is limited to dealers selected by Hunter Douglas for their knowledge and expertise regarding Hunter Douglas products and services.
The Blind Alley is the only Authorized Hunter Douglas Gallery on the Eastside
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Where We Are
The Blind Alley is located in Bellevue, Washington just east of sunny Seattle.
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Window Covering Repair and Service Center
The Blind Alley of Bellevue, Washington is a Window Covering Service and Repair Center specializing in the repair of Hunter Douglas and Levolor window covering products.
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Follow this link to our Measuring Form in Adobe PDF format that you can print out and use as a guide when measuring your windows for custom blinds and shades. This form will help you when placing your order as it includes all the vital information needed to complete the Order Form.
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Need help cleaning your custom window
We recommend the On-Site Injection/Extraction cleaning process
Don't move into a fishbowl! Add your window treatments from The Blind Alley into your mortgage package and move in to a truly finished home, with all the privacy and security you could desire.
Visit our Home Builders programs with Westcott Homes.
Click here to view the Kitsap County house featured on ABC's Extreme Makeover, Home Edition television series, in which The Blind Alley was the supplier of all of the custom Hunter Douglas Window Coverings.
Click here to view the Kaslo home, one of seven spectacular show homes at the 2005 Seattle Street of Dreams at Nolan Woods in Woodinville, Washington. The Blind Alley was the supplier of all of the custom blinds and drapery treatments, including Hunter Douglas Alustra Silhouette and Vignette Window Fashions.
Hunter Douglas, the nation's leading manufacturer of custom window fashions, held its first-ever International Alliance Conference at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. The conference ran from July 25 to 27, 2007 and Kurt & Claudia Evers, owners of The Blind Alley of Bellevue, Washington were among the more than 4,000 attendees.
What Our Customers Say About Us:
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