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Cellular shades provide more than just style to a home. Thanks to their double-layered design, they play a big part in insulation and light-blocking, making them useful in any season.
What Are Cellular Shades?
Cellular shades are unique. While they look like a solid piece of fabric, similar to a traditional shade, their build is actually a little more intricate. Constructed with honeycomb-shaped pockets between their layers, they are designed to block or filter light. When raised, they fold tightly into themselves, allowing a lot of light in and an unobstructed view out.
What Do They Help With?
Room and home insulation
Thanks to their multiple layers and complex honeycomb middle, cellular shades are great at trapping and/or blocking heat. In the winter, they trap in more warm air and stop it from escaping through the glass window. In the summer, they act as a shield and block the transfer of outside heat into your home.
Lowering energy costs
If you are losing less heat in the winter and taking on less additional heat in the summer, you’re naturally going to use less electricity. Cooler rooms mean less need for AC. And less AC used means a much lower energy bill.
Blocking out noise
The shades don’t just block light – they also block sound. Again, their multiple layers act as a muffler, slowing sound waves and preventing them from entering your home or room at full force. This can be especially useful when working from home or when trying to sleep at night.
Could your home use a little more insulation? Are you ready for cooler rooms and less AC usage? Call us today and let’s explore your best options for cellular shades that match your style and your functionality needs.