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Spotlight On Business: Blind Spot has provided window treatments to the area for 29 years

Blind Spot offers free local estimates and free local installations. The store is at 5629 Oleander Drive, Suite 100 (Bradley Square Shopping Center) Wilmington.
For information or details, call them at 910-395-5221 or e-mail them at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Showroom hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday and by appointment only on Saturdays. Visit their websites at blindspotNC.com, or blindspotcarolina.com.

By: Candace Lookingbill
Staff Writer

Blind Spot provides window treatments to the area and is owned and operated by Dan and Betty Huggins since 1985. It was originally located in the Marketplace Mall and the College Road area and then moved to its Bradley Square location 20 years ago when the shopping center first opened.
Blind Spot is a family business, Betty’s sister, Anna, is the office manager and usually is in the showroom weekdays; Betty’s brother, Jere, is product manager and does the in-home measurements and consultation and also installs all products sold. He has worked at Blind Spot for 28 years. They sell and install custom window blinds, shades and shutters. They are a Hunter Douglas Showcase Priority dealer; this means that there are special promotions, rebates, upgrades and some exclusive products that are not available at other dealers.
The interior design service includes draperies, bedspreads, valances and most any fabric treatments.  Betty is ASID Interior Designer.  Custom area rugs are also part of their product mix, some in-stock rugs, plus they can order special sizes and colors. Blind Spot owners offer free local shop-at-home service – measurements and consultations, and prices customarily include their expert installation. Also offered is cash and carry pricing, using the customer’s own measurements if desired. They service New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender counties, and work with either residential or commercial. They have provided blinds and shades in numerous large commercial buildings and offices in the area. They feature the Hunter Douglas brand as our main line – with the best warranty in the business – unlimited lifetime warranty that is transferable to new owners – even covers cords.
The other brands that they carry are Graber, Vista Products, Horizons and some Levolor products. All Hunter Douglas products are made in USA – most products come from a plant in Cumberland, MD, with quick delivery on a H.D. truck that comes to us each Monday.
While many of the competitors try to just be “the cheapest”, we work hard to be “the best” while still offering a good competitive price and the value of a quality product. Their prices are competitive – they could not have been in business 29 years if they were not.
You will not find “pushy” techniques – there is no pressure – but that’s how they like to do business. While they carry a wide selection of products, they still try to steer clear of products that do not perform well or that they know will not last. The showroom has working displays of most every Hunter Douglas product, so you can see and operate the blinds and shades before purchasing. Blind Spot offers free local estimates and free local installations. The store is at 5629 Oleander Drive, Suite 100 (Bradley Square Shopping Center) Wilmington. For information or details, call them at 910-395-5221 or e-mail them at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Showroom hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday and by appointment only on Saturdays. Visit their websites at blindspotNC.com, or blindspotcarolina.com.
Directions to store: From the College Road and Oleander intersection, traveling toward Wrightsville Beach, the store is exactly 2 miles on the left, directly across from the La Costa Mexican restaurant.