Pfohl’s is a family-owned and operated small business located in Downtown Dubuque, Iowa.

John “Kermit” Kirpes

John is the next generation of family who have been serving Dubuque since 1946.

Liz Kirpes

Liz, John’s wife, has joined Pfohl’s to bring a new level of customer service and marketing to the business.


Pfohl’s Blinds, Draperies & Shades is dedicated to providing high quality services to the tri-state area.  Take a look below to find out what we specialize in, and get in touch with any additional questions or to learn more.

  • Full service custom window covering dealer providing:
    • FREE In-home sales consultation
      • Professional and accurate measurement
      • Recommend best solutions based on simple needs analysis
      • Full line of products to choose from – we match your problem to the best product solution on the market
      • Sample swatches
      • Professional and fast quote provided at no charge or commitment from you
      • Appointments can be made during evenings and weekends to accommodate your schedule​​
  • Order, receive and schedule installation as soon as product arrives – typically 2-3 weeks of placing order
    • Custom products
      • Uniquely manufactured to your exact specification and CAN NOT be restocked or returned
      • Most raw materials and assemblies are made in the US with finished assembly in the US and North America.
  • Installation
    • 20+ years of experience installing window coverings, 3rd generation, 75+ years in business
      • Complete installation with all necessary hardware provided making custom adjustments as needed (no extra charges)
      • Free removal of existing window coverings
      • Walk through operation instructions and best in class warranty review
  • Service and Warranty
    • Covered by a Limited Lifetime Warranty as long as you own your home​
  • Referrals are key to our business
    • If something falls short of your satisfaction, please let us know and we will do our best to correct it
    • We are committed to providing you a high value custom product experience at a competitive price