Exciting Windows! is Celebrating Twenty Years! 1993-2013
We at Exciting Windows are proud of serving our Clients for Twenty Years!
Founded in 1993 as Verticals etc, a factory outlet primarily selling venetian and vertical blinds; the business evolved over the years adding honeycomb shades, then plantation shutters and finally became a full service window treatment dealer. In 1997, local woodworker Wayne Ruesswick took over the business and began to promote Plantation Shutters on the Seacoast. His skill as a finish carpenter set him apart and he provided quality products with a real focus on the quality of the installation. Over the next few years Draperies and Cornices were added providing a one stop source for all window treatments.
In 2003 Ed & Amy Hopkins purchased the business maintaining Wayne's attention to detail and demanding only the highest quality from all of the vendors they chose to work with. Ed is also a woodworker at heart and saw the potential for growth in Plantation Shutters. He began to search out the highest quality vendors, purchasing and analyzing samples form over forty shutter manufacturers. He soon found the great folks at Kirtz Shutters. The relationship Ed built with Kirtz in a short time became much more of a partnership then the normal vendor relationship. We have installed Kirtz Shutters from Connecticut to Camden Maine including Nantucket Island and Caper Cod in Massachusetts.
In 2005 Verticals etc joined a network of other dealers called Exciting Windows! This group provided marketing, training and a national identity. Shortly after the business was moved to a much larger showroom in North Hampton, NH providing much needed space to display all of the products we offer including a new introduction from Hunter Douglas; their luxury line of blinds and shades called Alustra. This exclusive product line is only offered by a handful of dealers throughout the region.
Ed and his dedicated team have enjoyed the opportunity to work with clients in five states. Referrals from satisfied clients are the greatest compliment we receive. Some of these referrals have led to some notable personalities including a Governor, US Senator, a sitting Supreme Court Justice and even a British Earl!
But truly our favorite clients are our neighbors and yours. We look forward to another twenty years of assisting our clients by providing the highest quality products we can find installed professionally and not considering our job complete until our clients are thrilled with the outcome. We hope to hear from you soon.