Best Window Shades

Updated May 2019
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Window shades are available in numerous style options that enhance the look of the window and block sunlight. When people want a simple type of shade, they’ll often select a roller style. Roller window shades are precut to fit certain window sizes. They quickly pull down when needed and roll up for storage. Another option is a cellular style of window shades. From the side, this style almost has a honeycomb shape. It consists of thicker materials than roller shades, meaning it blocks more light. Some people prefer Roman window shades, which consist of thick fabrics. The Roman shade fold ups like an accordian as you pull a string. Roman shades look great, and the fabric gives a sense of texture to the shade.

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    Jennifer
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  • Melissa
    Melissa
    Senior Editor

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