Roller shades are very popular because of their simplistic and minimalistic nature. They consist of a simple piece of fabric that open and close by rolling on a center reel. This flat panel of fabric can be any color and almost any texture. They can have stitching and other decorative elements within the fabric, but nothing that adds volume as that would interfere with the shade’s ability to roll up. Typically, roller shades are s flat in color and prized for their lack of ornate dressings. They provide adequate light control that can be manipulated by the height of the shade. Roller shades also offer sound buffering by covering the entire opening of a window with San Francisco shades.
Cellular shades, also known as honeycomb shades, are a unique shade that has an open air design in between pieces of light filtering fabric. These pockets of air make heat harder to transfer through, creating insulation that keeps your home warm in the winter and cool in the summer. There are single cell or multi-cell options available that incorporate other types of fabric as well, including fabrics that are designed to reduce light. These shades are the ultimate window covering for energy efficiency as they insulate and deflect UV rays, reducing the strain on your HVAC system with window treatments in San Francisco.
Roman shades are a traditional window covering that has been used for generations. The unique feature that distinguishes a Roman shades is that it folds in panels as it closes. There are many styles of pleats available; flat panel, waterfall, tear drop, etc. These will all affect the look of the shade. Roman shades can be made of a number of fabrics from grass cloth to silk, all also affecting the look. The appeal of Roman shades lies in the decorative nature that the fabric stacks and lays. The opulent folds billow out or neatly stack inwards, creating an elegant and classic feel for San Francisco shades.
No matter what shades will best complement your interior design, The Window Design Studio can accommodate you with shades in San Francisco. If you would like to explore your shade options, we offer free in-home design consultations and will show you a number of samples and fabric styles so that together we can determine the right shades for you.