FAQ - Made in the Shade

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Frequently Asked Questions

What Shades are best for bedrooms?

  • Cellular  Shades . A great option for blocking out the light without cassettes and side channels. …

What is light filtering blinds vs room darkening? 

  • Blackout shades use a fabric that blocks 100% of all incoming light, while “room darkening” usually refers to almost any shade that usesa fabric that blocks between 95% and 99% of the light that enters your room. Anything that blocks less than 95% of the light is usually referred to as light filtering


What is the most popular color for window treatments

Shades of Gray. A trending color in modern and contemporary style homes, gray is a neutral of choice for window treatments


What’s the difference between shades and blinds?

While blinds and shades are often lumped together, there is a remarkabledifference between these two styles of window treatments. … Often considered a “hard” window treatment, blinds are usually made out of wood, vinyl, or metal.Shades, on the other hand, are usually created with a large swath of soft fabric material


Do cellular shades really insulate? 

Insulated Cellular Shades. … In cooling seasons, cellular shades can reduce unwanted solar heat through windows by up to 80%, reducing the total solar gain to 15% or less when installed with a tight fit.


What are zebra shades?

 Zebra Shades are a very modern alternative to a horizontal blind. Zebra Shades are Roller shades that allow you to transition between sheer and privacy. they can be a great addition to a bedroom or living room.


Do shutters increase home value?

 Three Ways Shutters Can Increase Your Home’s Value. … A major benefit of interior shutters is that they offer a great deal of privacy and security. Shutters are custom-made to perfectly fit your windows, leaving no gaps


Do shutters keep the heat out ?

Shutters are excellent insulators as well as perfect for deflecting sunlight. Your energy bills will be lower when you have shutters installed. … In the winter, the shutters provide an added layer of insulation. During the summer, you can adjust the shutters to deflect the sunshine so the rooms don’t heat up.



Do plantation shutters block out light?

Plantation shutters will allow light seep between louvres and also between the panel and the frame. However, this is often less light than other conventional window dressings and most clients will be pleasantly surprised at the increase in darkness which can be quite dramatic


Are motorized blinds worth it?

Even though they may have a higher price tag than other types of blindsmotorized blinds are worth the cost because they offer many different advantages that no other window treatment can offer.


Can Alexa control Shades ?

Yes, It is now possible to connect your Neo Smart Hub controlled blinds or shades to your Amazon Echo,