The Beautiful and Dramatic Effects of Window Shades

October 24 02:02 2013 Print This Article

Investing in window shades to use as window coverings in the home makes the different areas more environmentally friendly and it cuts the cost of the energy bill as well.  Shades are available in a vast array of colors, sizes and designs and as such, all design sensibilities can be adhered to when shades are being installed.  Blackout shades are available that can be utilized to gain more control over the light that is allowed to enter the room.  Additionally, there are shades that can be used for filtering and these shades have impressive insulation properties that safeguard against both hot and cold temperatures.

There are a number of variations of window shades that can be used to create unique and outstanding designs.  Below are just some of the special benefits that can come from using cellular shades:


Assortment of Colors  :

There are a number of different styles and colors in which cellular shades are available and this is one of the great features of these shades, given that each individual has the opportunity to choose a color and style that complements his or her personal taste in room décor.  In addition, quite a number of different hues and tints are available, offering homeowners even more variety to suit their design style.  There are available window shades that are suitable for subtly painted rooms, spaces that are splashed with unique and bold colors as well as spaces that fall somewhere in the middle.    This assortment of colors enables homeowners to stick with their existing home décor, if they so choose, as there will be shades available to match existing couches, wall colors, carpets and other elements of the existing décor.


Ease of Installation :

Despite the fact that a lot of individuals view the prospect of installing shades as a very intimidating task, the process of installation is almost effortless.  The design of the shades makes it possible for the do-it-yourself homeowner to undertake the task and there are many video tutorials available that give step-by-step instructions that will make the process of installation that much easier.  For the most part, the only tools required for the installation are a drill, a marking pencil, a screwdriver and a measuring tape.  However, for individuals who have no faith at all in their capacity to install the shades, there is always the option of employing a professional to do the job.


Insulation :

This particular type of shade has honeycomb cells that are designed to entrap air.  The trapped air assists in the insulation the home and it decreases the amount of heat that the window transfers.  This superior level of insulation enables the home to be better equipped to maintain the heat during the cold months of winter and cool temperatures during the summer.

Whether an individual is in the market for shades to install the window coverings in a new home, to redecorate the home or to simply update the look of the home, cellular blinds are quite a sensible and remarkable option.  They always improve the visual appeal of the home.

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