Cellular Shades are a popular style of blind as they offer energy saving abilities and can blend within any room décor. They are extremely versatile and are available in many options.
Before making a purchase it is important to consider how much privacy and light control you require, there are two fabric choices available which are known as semi opaque and opaque. It is also important to consider the cell size. The most popular size of cellular shades tend to be the ¾ inch cellular shades which work well on large windows. For smaller windows a 3/8 inch pleat is more suitable.
An extremely important decision which you may not realize is the amount of cells within the blind. As a general rule the larger the number of cells, the better the level of insulation. Choices include single cell, double cell and triple cell styles.
The way in which you operate the cellular shades to open and close it are also another area to decide upon. A cordless option which means that the blind controlled by hand tends to be a much safer option as there are no lose cords that could cause accidents. This is especially important if you have small children and pets. Motorized versions are great for windows that are hard to reach whilst top down/bottom up shades offer much more privacy and glare reduction. The top down/bottom up allows you to lower the top or bottom to control the amount of light that enters the room, which is a great privacy feature.
These window and French door blinds come in a number of styles and colors which allows you to match them with the overall theme and style of the room. Cellular shades also goes by the name honeycomb shades, the name refers to the way in which the material is fused together to create what looks like a honeycomb cell.