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 since 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."
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19 Reviews
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Relationship: ClientProject Date: Dec 2020

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

Mary Jewell
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Nov 2020

Great workmanship. He installed exactly what we asked for and his pricing was very fair. He completed 3 sets of sliding glass doors, 7 sets of blinds and 10 valances in 1 day. We would definitely r...Read More

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Relationship: ClientProject Date: Nov 2020

Michael did a fine job repairing our blinds. It did not take him very long to complete the task. We would hire him again if we had another problem.Read More

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Relationship: ClientProject Date: Nov 2020

I called Mike for vertical blind repair and he came out the next day at agreed time. Mike proved to be a fountain of knowledge about repairs and installation of all blinds and shutters. His work was...Read More

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Relationship: ClientProject Date: Nov 2020

Look no further! Mike goes above and beyond to ensure that you are completely satisfied with your selections. He provides excellent quality in a timely matter. Do not hesitate, Mike is the way to go!Read More

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Relationship: ClientProject Date: Oct 2020

Mike knew exactly what needed to be done and did it in fine fashion and very quickly. Well worth the cost especially when the company that sold us the blinds wanted nothing to do with what turned out ...Read More

Patricia Null
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Oct 2020

Friendly, knowledgeable and a quick worker. Will definitely use his services again. Have another project in mind for other windows in mind.Read More

Judy Lewis
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Oct 2020

Mike had excellent suggestions, very quality work and is highly recommended. We will use him in the future for sure.Read More

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