A Little About Us

Wayne Patterson opened Carolina Blinds in 1992.  Carolina Blinds is one of Western North Carolina’s first full service custom window covering companies.  Our showroom is located just behind Lowes in Hendersonville in the Duncan Hill Commerce Center.  There you will find over 150 functional window covering displays.  While our showroom is located in Hendersonville, we do free in-home estimates in many areas such as Asheville, Weaverville, Brevard, Connestee Falls and Lake Toxaway.  We bring samples and get measurements of each window to ensure accurate fitting of your custom window treatments.  Call us today to find out how we can help with your window treatment needs!

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What We Do

At Carolina Blinds, we make it easy to find the perfect solutions for your window covering needs. We’ll bring the samples out, we’ll measure everything, place the orders, and confirm the delivery is correct before we bring it out. Our professional and trained installers will quickly and neatly install your new treatments, there are no outside contractors at Carolina Blinds.

If you’re looking for light control, privacy, insulation, decorative or any combination, we will help you find the window treatments that are functional and beautiful.   Carolina Blinds is the number one place for blinds in Western North Carolina, and Wayne plans to keep it that way by installing high quality window treatments and giving superior customer service.

Who We Are!

Wayne Patterson
Owner, Sales and Installation

0T5A4315 e1421437753463 AboutWayne opened his business in 1992. Wayne is native to Hendersonville and is married to Sue, who assists him with the accounting side of the business. Wayne actively works with his staff and customers at every stage of the custom window treatment process. Wayne is the expert at conducting in-home estimates and installations. He is a certified motorization and exterior specialist with Sompy motors. He has also completed certification in shutter installation training with Hunter Douglas and Norman shutters. Wayne has over 20 years experience and is very detail oriented to ensure that his customers have the most informed purchasing experience. Customer satisfaction is his number one priority.

Gloria Patterson
Operations Manager

0T5A4308 214x300 AboutGloria joined her brother Wayne in 2006. Her previous background includes operating her own esthetics practice and financial advisory services. She received her Master degree in Business Administration in 2008 from Montreat College. Gloria plays a variety of roles in the business. She assists with showroom sales by consulting with the customer from concept to scheduling installations. Gloria’s primary role at Carolina Blinds is in Business management and implementation of marketing programs. Her esthetics background combined with her business training gives her versatility to help customers, whether they have product questions, order status request or appointment scheduling needs.

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Fred “The Bishon”
Gloria’s fur boy, Fred is our mascot and the cutest member of our staff.

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Kim Coffman
Sales Consultant

Kim has been with the Carolina Blinds team since June 2013. He spent 26 years working in the building industry. Kim spends his time with customers in the showroom and conducting in-home estimates. He is an Army veteran and moved to Hendersonville from Eastern North Carolina in 1992.

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Rudy Richter
Installer and Repair Technician

Rudy moved to Western North Carolina and has worked with Carolina Blinds since 2005. He has been a certified installer for over 25 years. Rudy continually participates in installer education classes to enhance his installation skills. He is the one to go to for all phases of installation and repair issues. Rudy is our primary installer as he can professionally install all custom window treatments including draperies and automated shades. He is also our expert in repairing blinds.

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Johnny Hill
Installer/ Repair Technician

Johnny joined Carolina Blinds in March of 2014. He is a native to Hendersonville and is part of the rescue and fire squad. Johnny worked with the local Ford dealer as mechanic prior to joining the Carolina Blinds and has proved to be a handy installer and repair technician. Johnny just recently completed the Professional Installer Program with Hunter Douglas. He is an excellent member of the team.

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Darrel Edwards
Product Inspector

Darrel helps to inspect all incoming custom product shipments. He is the one that checks to make sure that your window treatments come in as they were ordered. Darrel is from Erwin Tennessee.

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Melba Ballard
Part-Time Sales Consultant

Melba has worked in the window covering industry for 23 years. She assists customer with product selections in the showroom, helps to schedule estimates and process repairs. Melba and her husband Larry are both Henderson County natives. Melba is a very friend and helpful, she always greets customers with a smile.