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Palo Alto - University Ave

250 University Ave, Suite 109 Palo Alto, CA 94301

You’ll find our Palo Alto, CA, showroom on University Avenue, just north of Stanford University. Visit us today for a variety of custom window treatments including Shades, Blinds and Drapery.
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The Shade Store

250 University Ave, Suite 109

Palo Alto, CA 94301

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Mon-Sat 10am-6pm
Sun 11am-5pm

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Steve C  | San Jose, CA |  August 25, 2023

The installer came by for our shade service call and provided excellent customer service. Much appreciated! 

Judy O  | Palo Alto, CA |  August 22, 2023

The installer was especially thorough. 

Victoria N  | Portola Valley, CA |  August 8, 2023

The shades look so good, I’m thrilled! 

Delney W  | Palo Alto, CA |  July 15, 2023

It went amazing! 

Thuy N  | Menlo Park, CA |  July 13, 2023

The shades work great and installer was really nice. 

Michael S  | Santa Clara, CA |  July 8, 2023

We just wanted to let you know that our Shades and such were set up today and they did a phenomenal job. Kudos to the installation team and super kudos to the Design Consultant it looks amazing! 

Sue S  | Woodside, CA |  June 22, 2023

We love loving the automated shades! So useful! Bob and kids, who spend time downstairs, love the ease of use. The installers were great. Thorough, organized, polite. 

Julie J  | Palo Alto, CA |  May 19, 2023

The shade is perfect. 

Peggy F  | Palo Alto, CA |  May 12, 2023

He was a terrific installer, and it looks great. 

Levi B  | San Carlos, CA |  May 11, 2023

They turned out great, everything went smoothly. 

Joan and Rollie A  | Palo Alto, CA |  May 6, 2023

Our solar shades were installed today. They look fabulous! 

Divya R  | San Jose, CA |  May 1, 2023

The installation went really well, very impressed. Had a wonderful experience working with you guys in this project.  

Karin K  | Palo Alto, CA |  April 28, 2023

I love it! 

Robyn, E  | San Mateo, CA |  April 27, 2023

The installer was so great. It was a little hectic here as we had some other work being done at the same time and he maneuvered things beautifully. 

Stella Z  | San Mateo, CA |  April 21, 2023

We love how it turned out - the bedroom has a much more warm feeling to it. 

Sudhir S  | Fremont, CA |  April 21, 2023

Our decision to go with The Shade Store was made easy for us by the good knowledge of the products offered, helping us to find the right material and the professionalism. Due to this good experience at your store we didn’t even try to look for other brands. 

Jaslyn L  | Redwood City, CA |  April 17, 2023


Anna Z  | Fresno, CA |  April 12, 2023

Everything turned out perfect.  

Danny and Monica P  | Redwood City, CA |  January 31, 2023

The technician that took our measurements was delightful to have as the person in charge of taking the measurements. He was very polite and patient, we were very pleased with his etiquette and how nice of a person he is. 

Beverly M  | Sunnvyale, CA |  December 30, 2022

Everything went smoothly. The installer was very prompt, professional, friendly and did quick work. We are very happy with the blinds. They look great and seem to be very well made. 

Brenda M  | Bodega Bay, CA |  December 24, 2022

We are very pleased with the solar shades and will certainly refer family and friends to The Shade Store… 

Mary M  | Carmel Valley, CA |  December 1, 2022

The Installer was here promptly, and everything installed perfectly. They figured out a solution for the blind in the office: a smaller bracket. The windows all look great!! Very happy with the blinds. Rooms look finished: had to go out and buy Christmas flowers to compliment the space. 

Chris R  | Cupertino, CA |  November 25, 2022

The shades have been installed and they look really good. The installer was great too. 

Kathy T  | Mountain View, CA |  November 23, 2022

The curtains look fabulous!! 

Linda K  | Menlo Park, CA |  November 19, 2022

I think the new shades look great.  

Junichi T  | Sunnyvale, CA |  November 19, 2022

The installation went very smoothly, and the shades look great! We are very happy with the choice we made. 

Kathy M  | Moss Beach, CA |  October 29, 2022

I'm extremely happy with my new shades! They're perfect and installation was perfect and quick! 

Melinda K  | Sunriver, OR |  October 24, 2022

You, our tile designer and contractor were pivotal to the outcome of our renovation. 

Melinda K  | Sunriver, OR |  October 15, 2022

Thank you for your contributions to the successful outcome of the renovation of our home. We love it! 

Lucilla G  | Palo Alto, CA |  October 15, 2022

The shades look great 

Tatiana S  | Menlo Park, CA |  October 10, 2022

The shades were installed yesterday in the living room and I love them.  

Barbara D  | Cupertino, CA |  October 6, 2022

I am thrilled with the installation that the guys just did in the studio! I've been spending more time making it cozier to the point where I might even want to move down there myself! I'm thrilled to have this part of this job all done, the place is so ready that I'm going to invite a friend or two who lived at our greater distance then our immediate area to come and spend the night! 

Sally-Ann R  | Palo Alto, CA |  October 6, 2022

Just what I wanted! 

Nancy B  | Los Altos HIlls, CA |  October 1, 2022

Everything was easy and efficient. Love the new shades. 

Bahar P  | San Mateo, CA |  September 30, 2022

The installation went well and our shade looks great :) 

Dianne S  | Palo Alto, CA |  September 29, 2022

Everything is fine, we love our new shades very much! 

Monica V  | Woodside, CA |  September 27, 2022

I would like to share with you that it has been a real pleasure working with your entire team from the ordering process, to the scheduling department, to the installation guys. Everyone played a significant part in assisting me to get our clients home upgraded with some lovely new cellular top up bottom down shades. The light filtering and black out options we chose for particular rooms are perfect and provide the desired comfort intended. As a final mention, The shades all look and work beautifully! I couldn’t be happier with the outcome. 

Xiaofei Y  | Sunnyvale, CA |  September 26, 2022

The shade looks great. Thank you so much for being with us throughout the process. Really appreciated. 

Lorie S  | Menlo Park, CA |  September 2, 2022

Window treatments are installed and look great. Thank you everybody for your help on this. 

Doreen C  | Santa Clara, CA |  September 2, 2022

The shades were installed yesterday and they look beautiful. 

Monica C  | San Jose, CA |  September 1, 2022

The shades & drapery really made a difference in our home. 

Richard O  | Carmel, CA |  August 25, 2022

We have been very pleased with our Shade Store purchases and loved working with Maaike at the Palo Alto store. If we make other Shade Store purchases for our home, we will definitely work with Maaike. 

Cristina B  | Palo Alto, CA |  August 25, 2022

All good. I love it! 

Vera S  | Menlo Park, CA |  August 20, 2022

The curtains are beautiful and the installation was was done well with a lot of care.  

William Y  | Newark, CA |  August 18, 2022

Everything went well and we like how they look.  

Pam W  | Burlingame, CA |  August 17, 2022

I love my new shades. The installer, was fast, efficient and helpful (he took away all the packing materials, disassembled the existing blinds and even "bound" them up for me to give them away. 

Lu S  | Santa Clara, CA |  August 14, 2022

Everything is great. The colors match perfectly and the blackout works well.  

Erica G  | San Carlos, CA |  August 14, 2022

Your installers were very nice and did a good job. We are very pleased. 

Talia P  | Oakland, CA |  August 12, 2022

The guest room installation went off without a hitch. 

Puja S  | San Mateo, CA |  August 11, 2022

I personally wanted to thank you for the good work today! It's great to finally see what the bedroom looks like with all the shades that we had selected. Thank you for all the careful work, keeping an eye on all the details, and taking notes on the adjustments needed.  

Sarah S  | Menlo Park, CA |  August 5, 2022

Everything went well and the shade looks great!  

Bill and Andrea B  | Palo Alto, CA |  August 4, 2022

The installation went smoothly, on schedule and very quick. The new shades are a big improvement!  

Olivia M  | Menlo Park, CA |  July 29, 2022

The curtains look fantastic. 

Erin V  | Los Altos Hills, CA |  July 27, 2022

The shades look fantastic.  

Teresa N  | San Jose, CA |  July 22, 2022

Your service is excellent.  

Carlos & Diana M  | Mountain View, CA |  July 17, 2022

Everything looks perfect! Have a great weekend!  

Simone S  | Palo Alto, CA |  July 5, 2022

We love the shades! Thank you so much for your help throughout the process. 

Melinda K  | Sunriver, OR |  July 2, 2022

Thank you once again, for your guidance over the past year. You’ve been very patient as I’ve considered options and asked many questions, some repeatedly (sorry!). I’m pleased with the cohesive look that meets our day to day needs and desired aesthetics while making our guests comfortable.  

Esther C  | Palo Alto, CA |  June 25, 2022

Everything is fine. I will come back in a couple of months for new shades for my mom's place, which is still under construction.  

Thomas T  | Piedmont, CA |  June 20, 2022

They look great!  

Romita D  | Saratoga, CA |  June 16, 2022

It was really fun talking about our window treatment plan with you. Within a very short time, you had a good idea about our requirements. Looking forward to working with you on our project.  

Carlos & Diana M  | Mountain View, CA |  June 16, 2022

Just hit the button. Thanks for all your assistance in our projects, you’re such a lovely person!  

Andrew M  | San Jose, CA |  June 11, 2022

It was a pleasure working with you all these months—thanks for being so patient!  

Liz K  | San Carlos, CA |  June 10, 2022

Love our new shades! We're so happy with them and the pro who installed them was so nice. Thank you again for all your help.  

Carmen R  | Palo Alto, CA |  June 2, 2022

It all went well and fast. Thank you!  

Pooja M  | Palo Alto, CA |  May 24, 2022

Thank you so much for your help with the curtains consultation and scheduling the installation appointment. The curtains were installed on Friday and they look great. Sorry, I missed your call this weekend.  

Stephanie E  | Palo Alto, CA |  May 17, 2022

We are happy with the installation.  

Brad B  | Menlo Park, CA |  May 12, 2022

Hey, we love the curtains! Everything went smoothly and we’re happy with how they turned out. Thanks again for your help along the way.  

Mary S  | Pacific Grove, CA |  May 1, 2022

Thank you for checking in! We are enjoying our new shades!  

Mike T  | Redwood City, CA |  May 1, 2022

Thank you so much for all your help with our order! We appreciate you working with the team to get everything coordinated as well. You made this process super easy and fun.  

Esther C  | Palo Alto, CA |  April 29, 2022

You are the best!  

Signe C  | Menlo Park, CA |  April 28, 2022

All is well, thank you for following up. The new roller shades look really good and fit as specified. My son is very happy with the new look.  

Aimee T  | Santa Clara, CA |  April 2, 2022

This is by far the best customer service I've ever had. Thank you so much for your close attention to detail and follow through.  

Shiva & Pratheeka P  | Dublin, CA |  March 30, 2022

The installation has come out amazing and thanks to you for all your support and guidance. We truly appreciate it.  

Sahil D  | Menlo Park, CA |  March 28, 2022

We love them! 

Joshi A  | Santa Cruz, CA |  March 25, 2022

We are loving the shades so far!  

Audrey L  | Palo Alto, CA |  March 19, 2022

Thanks! Installation went smooth and color/style turned out to be perfect!  

Sarah H  | San Carlos, CA |  March 18, 2022

I am 100% delighted! They are all looking and working beautifully! Thanks! 

Krithika U  | MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA |  March 15, 2022

Thanks for following up, I appreciate the time and effort that you have put into this.  

Nadia B  | Redwood City, CA |  March 11, 2022

Hi! We love our new shade. Thank you so much as it really does make a difference.  

Christine N  | Lafayette, CA |  March 11, 2022

Everything went very well and we love our window treatments. The installer was fantastic.  

Michael J  | Menlo Park, CA |  March 10, 2022

The window coverings look and work great.  

Madhavi P  | Menlo Park, CA |  March 2, 2022

Thanks for circling back. Our shades look beautiful!! It was a seamless install.  

Pallavi M  | Los Altos, CA |  February 26, 2022

Thank you so much for your patience through this process and helping us out so much.  

Steve H  | Palo Alto, CA |  February 25, 2022

Smooth install and it looks great. Thanks for your help and for checking in.  

Monica C  | San Jose, CA |  February 24, 2022

The main bedroom looks so GOOD! Completely changed the space. Thank you!!!  

Eva H  | Fremont, CA |  February 20, 2022

Everything looks great!! Thank you for checking.  

Vibeke L  | Woodside, CA |  February 13, 2022

The curtains are MAGNIFICENT!!  

Smita T  | Oakland, CA |  February 11, 2022

The shades look amazing! Thank you so much for your help and for doing it all so fast!  

Jin J  | Los Gatos, CA |  February 10, 2022

Thank you very much for your support during the whole ordering process.  

Murray E  | San Jose, CA |  February 10, 2022

Hi, the drapery looks great! Thank you for your help. Hope you’re doing well.  

Doreen C.  | Santa Clara, CA |  February 10, 2022

It was great! Thanks for checking in!  

Ashish M  | Los Altos, CA |  January 31, 2022

Thanks for your exceptional client service!! You rock! 

Vibha A  | Palo Alto, CA |  January 27, 2022

I absolutely LOVE our new roller shades and blinds! 

Poonam K  | Fremont, CA |  January 24, 2022

Thank you so much for all the help. I really appreciate all of your help and work. 

Sirisha B  | Los Altos, CA |  January 20, 2022

Installation went well! Very happy with the shades! Love them. 

Mike F  | Foster City, CA |  January 18, 2022

The install was great… very happy with how they all turned out!  

Ashley C  | Menlo Park, CA |  January 17, 2022

The installation went smooth.  

Debashish S  | Menlo Park, CA |  January 15, 2022

Hi , the install went smoothly and all’s good. 

Adam W  | San Jose, CA |  January 11, 2022

Everything went super smooth and looks the way we intended!