Home > Beauty of Roller & Solar Shades

There are several different kinds of window shades. Edmonton boasts many homes displaying this variety which includes roller shades, solar shades, cellular shades, pleated shades, woven shades and Roman shades. Let’s take a look at just two of these window treatments.

Shades can be extremely design friendly. Today’s Roller & Solar shades are sleek and functional, with the look and effect of sunglasses.  Edmonton homeowners seem to favor the roller & solar shades. All types of shades look great in homes, businesses, schools and even restaurants.

Shades are no longer the old, doughty and dark rollups that were in your grandmother’s home.  Today’s window shades in Edmonton are durable and functional like those of old days, but they also come in a wide variety of colors, patterns and textures. Window shades by Hunter Douglas grace many Edmonton homes.

Roller Shades

The current day roller shades are one of the most popular types of shades. They come in such a wide variety of textures, fabrics, and colors that it is easy to match them with your room décor. Roller shades offer privacy, light reduction or even blackout if you like it that dark for sleeping. They reduce glare, block the heat and UV rays from the sun.

Roller shades today, like in your grandmother’s day, are easy to use, complement just about any décor and they are some of the most affordable of all shades.  Today’s Hunter Douglas shades roll from the top and the fabric comes from the backside of the roller and if you prefer you may hide the roller using a variety of valances.

Roller shades can be installed on a variety of window types including casement, double hung and single hung. So what are the other reasons that you should choose roller shades for your window treatments? Here are some other good reasons:

  1. Roller shades are energy efficient as previously mentioned as it blocks UV rays and a lot of the heat.
  2. They are easy to clean.
  3. They are durable and functional.
  4. They block out any glare from the sun.
  5. They can be rolled up tightly and therefore not block your view at all.
  6. They afford the user privacy and security.
  7. They come in many colors and textures including vinyls and decorative fabrics.

Solar Shades

Solar shades are another new concept in shades that uses new technology to create window sunglasses. The solar shades maximize glare reduction and keep your home cool inside. These window shades in Edmonton give you maximum energy proficiency for Edmonton’s climate along with a contemporary and streamlined design. Here are some other good reasons to choose solar shades:

  1. Solar shades are great for schools, office buildings and restaurants.
  2. Button activated shades (Motorized).
  3. Solar shades are energy efficient and perform well in Edmonton climate.
  4. Glare is minimized by Hunter Douglas solar shades, benefiting the people watching televisions or looking at computer monitors.
  5. Solar shades for Edmonton come in a variety of fabrics and state of the art textures.
  6. Even if you lower the shade you still have r outward visibility.

So if you are in the market for new window coverings in Edmonton, give roller or solar shades a chance.
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