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Lake County's Quality Window Treatments Design, Installation & Repair



Exceptions of Leesburg, Inc. is owner-operated, continuing a family tradition of quality products and personal service. We sell and install new blinds and plantation shutters, as well as offering repair and installation for most brands of window coverings. Founded as The Designers Workroom of Plymouth, Michigan, the family and their business relocated to Florida in 1989. Incorporated as Exceptions in 1994, the firm has been operating in the greater Lake County area since 2006. Michael says, "My expertise has come from working in the interior design business for more than twenty-five years. I learned from the bottom up, and I think that hands-on experience is part of what makes our company different." Another unique aspect of the business is the focus on family. "Our first workroom was attached to my parents' house; I grew up with this so it was only natural to work in this field." Michael and his wife are now raising a daughter of their own. Michael says, "Since 1999 my personal focus has been on window décor - blinds, shutters and shades. With so many new and innovative products available this has really become a specialty." Asked about future plans for the business Michael had this to say: "We have chosen to keep our company at a size that allows us to be personally involved in every job. I am able to give great service and also keep costs down because I take tremendous care at every step - from designing, to measuring, to ordering, to installation. You can't get this from a salesperson or a subcontractor; you only get it when the person performing your work truly cares about your satisfaction."


We are very pleased with our plantation shutters and shades. They provide a nice “finished” look to each room. The quality of Michael’s work, the knowledge of his products and his attention to detail were superb. We highly recommend Michael. Ruth Douglass Mount Dora, FloridaRead More

Mike did a great job with our indoor blinds and outdoor shades. Hard working, knowledgeable and diligent. A superb problem solver … and quite a conversationalist! This man knows blinds and shades! Ted and Pam Howey in the Hills, FLRead More

Michael did a fabulous job of installing my shutters. He was fast and efficient. I would definitely recommend him.Read More

I emailed Exceptions Blinds for a home repair and was contacted the same day about scheduling it. Michael was on time, very professional, courteous, and knowledgeable. He offered a couple of solutions and then went right to work. Along with fixing the bedroom blinds, he was able to identify and adjust the blinds in the den as well. I am very pleased with the quality of work and the attention to detail Michael showed. If ever I have an issue with any blinds in my home, I know exactly who I will be contacting. I highly recommend Exceptions Blinds and Shutters!Read More

My plantation shutters are beautiful and the installation was exceptional with little or no mess! I would recommend to anyone.Read More


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