About Us

Commonwealth Blinds & Shades, Inc. was created in 1996 by Chris Witte. Since its inception, CBS has focused on servicing the window treatment needs of the commercial construction industry and high-end residential markets. Our success in these markets is due to the company’s reputation as a leader in the industry, it’s relationships with general contractors, property management firms, major universities, health systems, facility managers, architects, and designers, along with our knowledge of motorization and the outstanding performance of our install teams. We pride ourselves on delivering a wide range of top quality products while providing excellent customer service. Commonwealth Blinds & Shades offers products from all of the major window treatment manufacturers, including Draper, SWF Contract, Hunter Douglas, Lutron, MechoShade, Levolor, Mariak, and WT Shade. Our industry knowledge is unrivaled, and we enjoy helping our clients find the right solutions for varied & complex needs. We look forward to working with you.

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Chris Witte of Commonwealth Blinds & Shades

Chris Witte


Chris established Commonwealth Blinds & Shades in 1996 and has over 30 years of experience in the commercial window treatment industry. He resides in Hanover County with his wife Teresa. In his spare time, Chris enjoys fishing, a hopeless golf game, and family travel.

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