Ava Window Fashions is a family-owned business that has been serving the people of Canada with high-quality California Shutters and Blinds for many years. We are one of the leading California shutter specialists and blinds manufacturers in Canada. We are your one-stop window-covering solution, and our range of quality products can fulfill your multiple needs. We have a manufacturing unit in North York, Ontario, where we produce different types of window treatments designed for various kinds of windows. Our facility in North York is an impressive presentation manufacturing unit itself that houses advanced equipment and machinery designed and capable of delivering contemporary and unique PVC shutter products and blinds. We work with a team of designers and craftsmen who come with more than a decade of experience in the field. Our values as a company are to both create the best products in the market at a reasonable price that our clients can afford and maintain long-lasting relationships with our clients by being there for them in case they have any trouble with our products. We care a lot for our clients and always put their needs first.
Tell us about yourself?
I have been an entrepreneur all my life and have been interested in business my entire life. I have had multiple different companies around the world, from Iran, Dubai, and Canada. Some of the businesses I have owned are: a cabinet factory, a travel agency, and a dental clinic. The reason why I came into this specific line of work was that after I started doing construction in Canada and I fell in love with production. One of my friends suggested that I should do shutters in Canada, and that is how I began my company. I started the company in 2018.
If you could go back in time a year or two, what piece of advice would you give yourself?
The advice that I would give myself is not to be afraid and to follow your dreams no matter how big, or out of reach they may initially seem.
What problem does your business solve?
We solve the problem that many people face with finding the right window coverings. We offer made-in-Canada products ensuring that clients will get the best customer service not only when they are looking for the blinds or shutters but also after they have been installed in case they have any problems. We have a 5-star Google rating. This shows how highly we value our customers and their satisfaction. We also offer the highest quality in the market at a reasonable price. Clients will be able to get the best of both worlds this way.
What is the inspiration behind your business?
The inspiration behind my business comes from my years of experience in other fields, and I really wanted to create opportunities for Canadians. We are a proud Canadian manufacturing company. Most of the problems individuals face when buying window coverings is getting it from salespersons. Often, these salespersons get their materials from drop shipping, and the issue with this is that the customers do not know what the material looks or feels like. Alongside this, if they have a problem, the salesperson won’t be able to help them because they bought it from a company that was outside of Canada. For example, if the measurements are off, or the fabric doesn’t look like it did in the photo, the client will have to buy a new set of blinds entirely, and their money would have been wasted. However, when you work with our company, you get to see and feel the fabric in person. You know exactly what you are getting, and it is made here in our factory. This way, if there are any issues with the sizing, we are able to fix it ourselves and help the client without them having to go through the process of getting new blinds entirely.
What is your magic sauce?
I work with only good quality products. I offer top-grade material, and under no circumstances do I risk selling or producing cheaper but less durable products. I would rather maintain both my prices and quality rather than compromise the quality of our products.
What is the plan for the next 5 years? What do you want to achieve?
I want to be one of the best manufacturing companies in Canada. I want all the companies that are in need of blinds to work with me and to buy their products from only me.
What is the biggest challenge you’ve faced so far?
The biggest challenge I have faced so far is the financial difficulties that come with starting your own business.
How can people get involved?
You can call us for a quote at 647-797-8600 or visit our website at www.avashutters.ca