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When shopping for new window treatments, have you ever considered roller shades? With custom work, these single-material shades may just be the perfect fit for your home needs!
Just What Are Roller Shades?
These are shades that operate as a single panel. Unlike the possibly more familiar blinds, roller shades don’t have slats that move and stand separately. Instead, these coverings are made of a solid sheet of material that covers your window. And, as the name suggests, they work via a roller function. This allows you to easily bring the shade up and down, kind of like a roll of wrapping paper.
What To Consider When Picking Your Perfect Style
You won’t be wanting for choices! These coverings come in a variety of different materials, such as vinyl or fabric. Plus, they also have a wide range of color choices, from sleek neutrals to classy solid colors.
Before you buy your shades, though, make sure you have a good handle on the existing aesthetic of your room. When it comes to functionality, remember that you won’t be able to adjust slats like with blinds to allow for varying degrees of light. However, because they are solid, they provide great protection from prying eyes and harsh sunlight.
How Do You Best Maintain Them?
Overall, roller shades are relatively low maintenance. Because they don’t have slats or individual moving parts, they are less likely to break in bits. Their singular nature makes them very durable. However, do take into account the different types of materials. Vinyl, for instance, is typically easier to clean than fabric. And certain fabrics may require more gentle cleaning than others. Since they are one full piece of material, though, cleaning is pretty easy. You can gently wipe them off in one go or use a light vacuum.
Are you ready to pick out your perfect roller shades? Call us today to set up an appointment and let’s help you get the right shades for your style and ideal maintenance routine.