21 Feb Blackout Shades Block Light To Keep The Heat Out
Blackout shades block sunlight and help control home temperatures. Hunter Douglas designs and manufactures blackout blinds and shade fabrics to keep the heat and light out. Many rooms in your home can benefit from blackout shades.
- Master Bedrooms
- Guest rooms
- Media rooms
- Kid’s room or Nursery
Control temperatures and light control year-round with blackout shades. Hunter Douglas Duette® LightLock® is one of the best blackout shades in the window treatment industry. The blind design has a side channel to block all incoming light. Sunlight will not seep into the cracks on the sides of your window with LightLock® honeycomb shades. Blackout shades and blinds are ideal for sleeping in late. In addition, they come in handy for movie night and romantic candlelit evenings.
Hunter Douglas honeycomb shades, cellular shades and roller shades can help maintain a comfortable temperature in your home. Honeycomb shades and cellular shades have energy efficient fabrics that help keep you cool in summer and warm in winter. Hunter Douglas roller shades offer UV protection against harmful sun rays. All of these window shades have major advantages when it comes to keeping out the heat. Not to mention, you can conserve energy in your home and reduce energy bills with honeycomb and cellular shades.
Blackout Shades Help Control the Light
Many Hunter Douglas shades are available with blackout or room darkening fabrics. You can choose the amount of light you desire. If you do not want your room to be completely dark, Vignette® Modern Roman Shades are an alternative. Vignette® roman shades have a black out liner and options for top-down, bottom up operation. Both Hunter Douglas Duette® and Vignette® window shades are available cordless. Ask about LiteRise® to lift and lower your shades at the touch of the hand.
Enjoy beautiful outdoor views from inside your home with Duette® top-down, bottom up. If you enjoy seeing nature or the pool from inside, these window shades are ideal. You can place your shades at any point on the window. There is nothing like an unobstructed view of the nature. The best part is you do not have to compromise on privacy. You can enjoy views and still have privacy wherever you want it on the window.
Duette® Honeycomb Shades are available in blackout and light filtering fabrics on one shade. Ask about Duolite® with the option to have blackout on the bottom of your shade and light filtering on top. Duolite® is available on many Hunter Douglas shades and blinds. Silhouette® Duolite® has elegant sheers and you can have privacy at the top of the window and views at the bottom. Hunter Douglas window shades are completely versatile.
Superior & Stylish Window Shades
Silhouette® Shades have an elegant S-shaped sheers much like a soft curtain. You can still achieve a room darkening effect with this shade. Blackout shades have liners behind the sheer on one headrail so you can operate both easily. Duette® Honeycomb Shades have a more streamlined look with its’ honeycomb fabric shape. The fabrics also have superior style over traditional cellular shades. The Elan fabric has a subtle shimmer to make a beautiful design statement in any room.
Vignette® Modern Window Shades are for the fabric lover in you. Available in cascading fabric folds and colorful fabrics. Vignette® roman shades can also block light without leaving the room pitch dark. For those of you that want 100% darkness go with Duette® LightLock. If you prefer a little light coming in from the sides of your shades, select Hunter Douglas Vignette® Modern Roman Shades.
Decorative Blackout Shades Enhance Your Decor
Vignette® Modern Roman Shades have a cordless option, and top-down-bottom up features too. You can still enjoy views with cordless blinds for added child and pet safety. Roman shades are more elegant for bedrooms, living rooms, and dining rooms. Choose roman shades if you want to achieve a Designer look on your windows. Gemini Blinds has interior decorators on staff to help you select flat roman shades with borders or more colorful decorative patterns. Accessorize your entire room with coordinated fabric drapes, upholstery and pillows.
Hunter Douglas offers automated shades with PowerView® Motorization on many shades. Automated shades are a practical solution for large sliding glass doors. If you have many windows in the front or back of your home, automated shades provide views or blackout options in an instant. Just press a button on your mobile device to operate all your shades at once. Visit the Gemini Blinds YouTube channel to see installations of blackout shades. Blinds and shades can even be controlled by Alexa, Google, Home, or Siri voice activation.
Schedule a free in-home design consultation, book a one-on-one appointment in the showroom, or sign up for a virtual consultation at 914-698-8011 to learn more at Gemini blinds.