Top Blinds & Shades Features
Each room of your home, office, or other space has unique settings and subsequent requirements for light control, light filtration, brightness level, privacy, safety measures, and automation. So, you need to consider all these factors while choosing a future-oriented window treatment for your personalized settings. To save you time and energy, we have prepared this user guide for the selection of suitable features for your window treatment.
Also called room darkening or nightfall shades, blackout shades for windows completely block out sunlight, thereby creating a night-like environment during the day. Roller shades and honeycomb or cellular shades are two common types of blackout shades for windows.
If you want a soft, warm glow with diffused natural light along with complete privacy in your room, you might be looking for light filtering shades for windows.
These no-see-through window treatments come with different light-filtering potentials, like 95% or less. A 90% light filtering shade will block out 90% natural light, while allowing only 10% of it to sail into your room.
If your room or home is exposed to the sun during most of the day, you’d like to protect yourself and your belongings from harsh UV rays. Outdoor solar shades or sun shades will best serve your cause.
Made from an especially designed fabric or a screen-like mesh material, outside mount solar shades will not only block out light but also optimize the outside view, reduce glare, and prevent fading of furniture and other objects.
Motorization is a leap towards automating the working of your window treatments and improving safety for childre n and pets. Motorized blinds for windows eliminate traditional lift options like cords and wands. You can operate them with the push of a button or a remote control. Also, you can integrate them into your existing smart home automation system.
While cord controlled window treatments involve the risk of entangling your kids and pets, cordless shades for windows improve safety, while also ensuring ease of operation. They also come in top-down, bottom-up style to add more functionality to your room, like proper ventilation and extra control of light and privacy.