Orange, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Budget Blinds, the leading custom window coverings and home décor franchise company in North America, announced today that it will provide turnkey services to homebuilders through a new program, Budget Blinds® Pro™ Builder.
"In today's challenging environment it is more important than ever for homebuilders to set themselves apart from the competition," said Debbie D'Adamo, vice president of national accounts. "Offering a window covering package to homebuyers as an included item is a great way to differentiate themselves in this competitive market."
Budget Blinds® Pro™ Builder is the only truly national turnkey solution for builders. With over 1,000 design and installation specialists serving nearly 4,000 cities throughout the United States and Canada, Budget Blinds® Pro™ Builder provides local sales, installation, service and warranty in every major market.
"We carry a wide variety of products to meet every budget and have developed simple packages to make it easy to offer as a standard item or as an upgrade option in model homes or design centers," said D'Adamo. "We work with builders to develop a custom solution that will add value and market appeal to their homes. With our Budget Blinds® Pro™ Builder National Account Program, each builder can decide what is important to them, and we build a package to meet their specific requirements."
"The key to success with a window coverings program is simplicity," said D'Adamo. "We have an established process in place that ensures the windows are accurately measured and the product is delivered and installed on time – every time. And with our exclusive 'No Questions Asked' 5-year warranty, homebuilders can feel confident in their choice of national partners."
As more Americans seek more convenient ways to improve their homes, Budget Blinds® Pro™ Builder is ready with the latest mix of products, features and services. Popular choices in new home construction currently include faux wood blinds, wood blinds, cellular shades and shutters.
"A new trend we are seeing is more builders offering convenience features as options in the homes they build," said D'Adamo. "Motorized window treatments allow homeowners to operate their window treatments with the push of a button. Some systems are programmable to open and close automatically to improve energy efficiency and provide increased security."
Based in Orange, California, Budget Blinds, Inc. was founded in 1992 and currently boasts nearly 1,000 franchise territories serving nearly 4,000 cities throughout the United States and Canada. In 2006, the founders of Budget Blinds, Inc. created Home Franchise Concepts to be the parent company to Budget Blinds and its first sister concept, Closet Tailors. As consumer demand for its quality, convenient services continues to grow, Budget Blinds is on its way to dominating the multi-billion dollar window covering market. In the past four years, the company has more than doubled its size in terms of number of franchisees, franchisee sales and franchise equity. Entrepreneur Magazine has ranked Budget Blinds first in its category every year since 1996, and the company was named to the Inc. 500 list in 2004, 2005 and 2006. Home Franchise Concepts was named to the Inc. 5000 list in 2007.