Curtain & Blind remote control

Have you thought about automation for your window furnishings.  Open and close you curtains, blinds, awnings with the press of a button! For the special innovative, our curtain tracks and a range of blinds can be operated automatically, motorised by Somfy®,  Saber and Acmeda. All of our products with motors are quality assured with a 5 year warranty. Whether your building a new house with C-Bus system, or you prefer RTS (radio technology) system operated by remote control or wall switch.

Taylor and Stirling are leaders in the supply and installation of automated products and have a large range to suit your requirements.  We are the only authoirsed Somfy Automation Specialist in Ballarat.  We have a number of demonstrations available in our showroom to help you understand the difference in market offerings.  But if you are looking at having blinds remote controlled using your iPhone or Samsung phone we have a solution to control your blinds by remote control.

Sit back and relax in your home theatre, special room or office and watch your curtains and blinds open and close automatically.  We offer both 240Volt and 12volt with replacement battery or solar depending on your needs.   Don’t forget if you have motors controlling your blinds there is an added safety benefits of not having to worry about children getting in trouble with cords as automation removes this risk.  There are now a number of automation options available to suit most budgets, so call in and see what we have available for your latest window furnishing project.

Our motorised product range includes:

  • Curtain Tracks
  • Roller Blinds – Sunscreen,Translucent and Blockout
  • Roman Blinds
  • Outdoor Patio Roller Blinds
  • Straight drop Auto Awnings
  • Folding Arm Awnings
  • Retractable roofs
  • Plantation Shutters

Our motor range includes:

  • Somfy – World leader in reliability and style,240v and 12V
  • Saber – robust 12v and 240v solution
  • Rollease Acmeda – 240volt & 12 Volt Solar Cell
  • Louvolite – 12volt one touch.

12V roller blind motors are perfect for those hard to get to places or where it might be too expensive to wire a 240V connection.  The Acmeda, Louvoulite and Somfy have a 12 volt system incorporates a lithium battery pack and/or a  solar cell system  for recharge, disposable double AA replacement battery battery system.  Even in low light areas there are different solar options. The solar panel sits directly behind the blind and is not visible internally.  The Acmeda & Louvolite solution is a perfect retro-fit motorised solution providing not only convince but also the best Child safety options.

Benefits of Motorising External Products

The sun protection provided by awnings, sunscreens and external blinds is a key factor for health and well-being in our daily lives. Somfy motor and control systems enhance our well-being by adding convenience, thermal comfort and environmental efficiency.
By choosing a Somfy automated awning, sunscreen or external blind you maximise the functionality of your product and gain a much desired flexibility that is simply not possible with a manual system.
The benefits of a Somfy automated awnings, sunscreens and external blinds include:

  • Convenience – With the simple touch of a button you can move your awning, sunscreen or blind to whatever position you like. You can also add sensors and timers so your products work for you even when you’re not at home
  • Energy Efficiency – Reduce your energy usage by controlling the amount of heat and light entering your home
  • Longer Lifespan – Somfy’s smooth and controlled operation of awnings, blinds and sunscreens ensures both maximum functionality and a longer lifespan of the product. Manual operation can damage blinds and awnings through excessive force or improper use
  •  Safety – Loose cords and chains are a danger to young children. With Somfy automated awnings, sunscreens and external blinds, the cords and chains are completely removed, providing peace of mind for you and a safer environment for your children
  • Quiet and Discreet – Somfy world leading motors are fully concealed within the awning or sunscreen. With the simple press of the remote control you will enjoy the ambiance and impress your guests with a quiet and sophisticated automated sun protection system

Home Automation

Both Somfy and Rollease Acmeda have released their integrated smart home controllers.

Automate PULSE | Wifi Hub

Whether you are at home or away, Automate PULSE allows you to accurately control your blinds via the animated interface on your smartphone. Bi-directional communication allows you to visualise the exact positioning of your blinds whilst allowing to check the battery health of your wirefree motors.  Create rooms, set timers & scenes for optimum comfort and allow Automate PULSE to take control. Seamlessly integrate with the popular smart home automation systems such as, Alexa, IFTTT and Control 4.

Somfy Connexoon

An intuitive, smart and playful solution to simplify your life
The Connexoon Window RTS app is a new way to control your motorised window coverings. Enjoy the experience of controlling your Somfy-powered motorised solutions from your smartphone, and maximise the many benefits they provide: natural light, privacy and convenience. You are now in control of all your Somfy RTS motorised products such as blinds, curtains, awnings and external screens. With Connexoon, you now have the comfort and peace of mind to make life at home even easier!