Roman shades are a great way to bring style, color, and warmth to any room.
Roman shades have been popular for many years, Roman shades have numerous names. Regardless of what you call them, they are stylish and fun. Sometimes seen as a combination of blinds and drapery, or even Roman blinds, Roman shades give the operational convenience of blinds or shades, with the beauty and style of fabric drapery. At Budget Blinds® we have Roman shades of many types, styles and options.
- Relaxed, Slouched or Soft
- Classic and Reverse Classic
- Balloon, Austrian or Cloud
- Pleated, Knife pleat
- Flat: Unconstructed or Constructed
- Hobbled, Looped, Waterfall, Cascading or Teardrop
There truly is a Roman shade for every need
Despite the wide variety, a Roman shade is basically a fabric window covering that folds up accordion style, creating even horizontal folds. When raised, a Roman shade stacks providing the look of a decorative fabric valance. The amount of fabric and how the shade folds is what defines the design style. Flat to Hobbled to Balloon, and everything in between. Whatever you need to be covered, there’s a Roman shade to meet the need!
- Narrow windows, wide windows, French doors and uniquely shaped or shallow windows can be covered with ease.
- Available in endless fabrics and colors, you can create your unique fashion statement, including Shabby Chic, Modern, Traditional, Global Artistry, Romantique or Masculine Melange.
- Roman shades can be cord operated, child-safe cordless lift, or motorized for ultimate convenience.
- Light controls range from sheer to light-filtering to complete room-darkening, making them ideal solutions for bedrooms.
Roman shades offer benefits beyond just beauty
Roman shades bring more to your windows than just beautiful style, color, and design. Energy efficiency is another important benefit. Roman shades help to control energy costs year round. The insulation factor of Roman shades can be improved by using a heavier liner to keep out either cold or excessive heat. This helps to maintain a consistent temperature.
Roman shades can increase the comfort and convenience of your home in other ways as well:
- Light and privacy can be controlled depending on the fabric opacity, pattern, and color. There is also optional linings that can go all the way to blackout.
- Roman shades help protect your furnishings from harmful UV rays while keeping your view.
- Top-down/bottom-up shades give you additional light and privacy control.
- Enjoy the luxury of lush fabrics on your windows at a fraction of the cost of full-length drapes.
- Cordless lift or motorization provides safety for homes with children and pets.
- Hard-to-reach windows are neutralized with motorized remote control Roman shades.
- You can even go green with eco-friendly Roman shades made from 100% organic materials like woven woods, jute, and bamboo.
Roman shades are an ideal way to bring luxury into your home, adding the richness of beautiful fabrics to your windows without the cost and volume of full draperies. The range of styles makes a Roman shade practical for any room, giving a pop of color, embracing the latest trends or finding solutions for problem windows.
Fabric choices include solids, stripes, florals, ethnic prints, geometric patterns, nature motifs and more, in linen, silks, cotton, blends and natural fibers. Factor in layered treatments like valances and drapery panels and you have endless design possibilities!
Call your local Budget Blinds Design Consultant. We will bring fabric and style samples to your home and help you create the perfect window coverings for your home! You’ll be amazed at how easy it can be. Call 563-324-1111 today to schedule a FREE, in-home consultation or go online to www.budgetblinds.com/bettendorf