Why Budget Blinds of Dubuque

As your local window covering expert, we take the time to understand you and your unique needs to deliver the best custom window covering solution designed for the way you live.

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Meet your local, neighborhood experts.

Here's our team: ready to design the perfect look in new custom window coverings for you!

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    David and Maria LaMarche


    David is proud to be a local business owner, because he gets the chance to solve your problems! He is very smart with technology, loves smart home upgrades including window covering motorization (especially Lutron!). He is also the local drapery expert, having been trained in all-things-drapery.  He pays attention to every detail that matters, making every project one that turns into something amazing!

    David and Maria own Budget Blinds of Dubuque and their top priority is providing a 5-star customer experience.  We are easy to reach and respond quickly.   

    When given the chance, David will jump on a wakeboard, go downhill skiing, or scuba dive!  Maria plays a few instruments and helps out with the church worship team and loves traveling. They both try to keep up with their four children, ages 17, 15, 12 and 10.

  • Brad Fangman Design Consultant

    Brad Fangman

    Design Consultant

    Brad is fantastic part of our team! He is happy to be your solution finder when it comes to your unique window covering needs.  If you have no idea what you want, he is your expert.

    He loves the design element of discussing options with you and will easily help narrow down your choices.  He uses his knowledge of all the options and has an amazing eye for color to find the right option that will fit your style, design, and budget.

    He knows our products very well, and you can trust Brad to help you.  Customers are so pleased with his service they call and ask for him again and again!

    Brad loves his wife Shelly, his bulldog Zeke, and is an avid bowler and camper.

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    Sebastian Groothuis

    Commercial Lead

    Sebastian handles all things commercial, from bidding to ordering to installation supervision.  He ensures architects get exactly what they envision and that projects are implemented with precision.  Whether you need to cover a few or hundreds of windows, implement automated or manual shading systems, from apartments to schools to factories, Sebastian is your guy. You can reach him at 319-988-7088.

  • Sam Solbach professional installer standing by van

    Sam Solbach

    Professional Installation Technician

    Sam is an energetic person and desires to please when he comes to finish your experience and install the custom window coverings you ordered. He is very respectful, trustworthy, and a great communicator. He will show you how to use your new blinds. If you have a motorized shade with a remote, he will take the time to program it and show you how to use it. He really goes the extra mile to make sure you are happy!

    Sam has lots of talents and interests, and if you get him in conversation, you'll most likely learn something special about pouring specialty coffee drinks, Rubik’s cubes, and lots more. He's super fun and we love having him on our team!

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    Theresa Renaud

    Office Administrator

    Theresa is simply amazing and does a fantastic job managing a complex set of tasks! She is the first person you talk to, and is dedicted to making your experience from inspiration to installation easy.  You will communicate with her to schedule appointments for design consultations and installations, and she will be with you through the process to help answer all your questions. 

    Theresa coaches club volleyball, and enjoys spending time with her family and two dogs, Jerry and Macho.  She loves gardening in the summer, and every Easter her family raises chickens for eggs!

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    Violet LaMarche

    Part time office work

    Violet is David and Maria's 17 yr old daughter.  She helps make our office more efficient by digitizing all our old files. 

    Violet is a Junior in high school.  When schoolwork gives her a break, she enjoys hanging out with friends, getting a pineapple drink at Starbucks, and playing volleyball.

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    Calvin LaMarche

    Part time Installer

    Calvin LaMarche is David and Maria's 15 yr old son.  He helped with installations during the summer of 2022, and looks forward to helping out in the summer of 2023!  He loves learning and becomes handier with each install.  He is very attentive and cheerful, and comes home with cute stories of meeting our customer's dogs.

    Calvin loves legos and drawing comics in his free time.  He plans to be join Waterloo Christian School's first ever high school football team during the 2023-2024 school year.  

  • Coco the dog


    Team Motivator

    We love our dogs around here.  Coco is Dave and Maria's 3-yr old Saint Bernard and brings lots of smiles to the family.  She is the smallest of a huge litter born to a reputable breeder in Dyersville, IA.

    If you have a dog, we will probably fall in love with them when we come to your house.

We're Budget Blinds of Dubuque

We look forward to working with you!

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Isn’t it time you framed your windows and your lifestyle beautifully with custom window treatments from Budget Blinds of Dubuque? One call does it all, and we do it all for you. Click or call today and see what homeowners in Dubuque are buzzing about!

We're looking for people to join our team.

If you love the idea of becoming an expert and providing outstanding customer service, give us a shout.

Budget Blinds of Dubuque is growing strong. We are looking for someone with a positive attitude, initiative, and who loves helping people solve problems. Even though it is labeled a sales role, it feels much different. Customers want you in their homes and businesses. You have the power to find solutions to their unique needs and be creative at the same time. It is highly rewarding, and building with relationships with customers is very satisfying.

This is an exciting position that will be a crucial part of growing our presence for Budget Blinds of Dubuque. People want window coverings, and we provide the best quality and broadest selection available! The candidate who is great with people, has good design sense, measures accurately, and shows excellent initiative will soar in this position.

We are opening a storefront in Dubuque, which we are currently working on setting up and staffing. 


  • Paid Training
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
  • Flexible Scheduling
  • Base Salary plus commissions
  • Company Vehicle
  • Great Team Atmosphere
  • 401k
  • Monday through Friday, no nights, no weekends.


  • Complete 2 to 4 in home consultations each day
  • Offer exceptional customer service and expert design advice
  • Accurately measure windows and place orders for products
  • Discuss your job details with installers when necessary
  • Install product for some projects (this greatly helps sales knowledge!)
  • Document all sales communications
  • Respond to emails and phone calls promptly
  • Follow up on all leads and pending sales to closure
  • Stay current on Window Treatment trends and product changes
  • Participate in weekly sales meetings and periodic trainings
  • Market development work


  • Team Player, easy to get along with
  • 1 year of sales experience required
  • 1 year of customer service experience required
  • Excellent, clean driving record, must pass background test
  • Excellent written correspondence skills
  • Strong math skills
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Must be able to climb stairs and lift 20lbs+
  • Measure overhead and while on a ladder
  • Honest, Respectful and Service Oriented required

Nice to have

  • Experience with window coverings including drapery is helpful, but not required
  • Previous experience with invoicing is helpful, but not required

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $24,000.00 - $65,000.00 per year



  • 401(k) matching
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid time off




  • Monday to Friday
  • No nights


Supplemental pay types:


  • Bonus pay
  • Commission pay




  • sales: 1 year (Required)
  • customer service: 1 year (Required)




  • Driver's License (Required)


Work Location: On the road, sometimes in the office

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