Home Automation with Somfy Motors

When thinking about the world of home automation Somfy comes to mind quickly. They manufacture motors for interior shades, blinds, patio shades, awnings and many other things that homeowners everywhere use on a daily basis. There history is long, Beginning in a French valley and dating all the way back to the mid 1700's when their engineers were making parts for Swiss watches. By the mid 1800's they expanded their engineering to include fishing rods and reels. By 1969 they were designing motors for retractable awnings and shutters. Today Somfy is helping to create smart homes and workplaces. Smartphones or tablets can remotely control Somfy products; additionally their products easily integrate into popular home automation systems like AT&T, Crestron, and Honeywell.

At Signature Shutters of Houston we incorporate Somfy motors in all of our motorized products. We offer motorized Roller or Roman Shades and Motorized Blinds for your interior space and Retractable Awnings & Solar Screens for relaxed outdoor living. All of which can be controlled by wall switch, handheld remote, and your phone or other mobile devices.

Somfy Quick Facts

  • 400+ engineers developing innovation
  • Motors backed by a 5 year warranty
  • Comprehensive on-line product support library
  • 110 million motors produced and sold since 1980
  • Production capacity of 70,000 motors a day
  • 270 million users worldwide
  • 100% LEED Accredited Sales Force
  • Over 450 active patents

You can quickly see that Somfy is a cutting edge company respected throughout the world.

myLink by Somfy of Houston

Somfy myLink™

Control your window coverings, awnings, screens and rolling shutters with a smartphone or tablet. Somfy myLink can transform your experience with Somfy-powered motorized solutions and maximize the benefits that they provide, such as energy savings, privacy, comfort and convenience. The myLink puts you in control, so that you can operate your motorized shades, blinds, awnings, screens and shutters with your favorite mobile device whether you’re home or not.




Houston home automation for window shade, blinds, shutters and solar screens.

myLink App for Apple and Android

Remote Access Home Automation

Schedule Events


Easy to use with setup wizard


Flexible Houston home automation


Compatible with all types of devices

App Control

Harness the power of your favorite mobile device and upgrade to a convenient and relevant control option for Somfy-powered solutions.

Remote Access

Activate Somfy-powered applications even when you’re away from home with a single tap to maximize the many lifestyle benefits they provide such as energy savings, UV protection and privacy.

Timed Events

Schedule scenes to automate motorized applications on a seven day schedule so you can effortlessly enjoy their many benefits.

On-screen Setup Wizard

Intuitive installation and setup allows you to enjoy your myLink experience in a short few minutes.


Choose the best way to control your motorized applications with options such as individual control, group control, and more.


Controls all Radio Technology Somfy® RTS products including blinds, shades, curtains, screens, awnings, and rolling shutters as well as RTS enabled lighting devices.

Why Should You Motorize Your Patio Screen?

retractable patio shade HoustonAre you thinking about installing an exterior solar screen? Consider a motorized screen to maximize the enjoyment of your home.
Motorized retractable screens allow you to spend your time how you wish and create the home environment of your choice. They can be operated with remotes, wall switches, timers or sensors and can even be controlled with your favorite smartphone or tablet.

Motorized exterior screens make it easier than ever to enjoy benefits such as sun protection, glare reduction and privacy... effortlessly.

Somfy Can Help!

  • Open and close with ease while preserving the screen material.
  • Motors are completely concealed so choose your preferred material for beautiful and functional exterior screens.
  • Easily control screens with your favorite mobile device or integrate with third party systems to streamline control with integrated lighting, home entertainment, security and heating and cooling systems.