Why Should You Choose Sheers and Shadings?

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In this article, Sew Fine II – with a decorated design studio conveniently located in Durham, North Carolina (NC) – is here to provide you with information on Hunter Douglas sheers and shadings, so you can choose the best style for your home. We also proudly offer the full line of Hunter Douglas window treatments, including the exclusive Alustra® line of shades.

With the vast variety of styles in window treatments, it can be a chore to find the best fit for function, your style needs, and your budget. Sheers and shadings are a great option for any home, because they offer a beautiful, elegant look along with many functional benefits. At Sew Fine II Interiors, we offer many different options for custom sheers and shadings from Hunter Douglas, and our trained staff can help you choose the best style for your home. Stop by our decorated design studio today to see why you should choose sheers and shadings.

Sheers and shadings offer many benefits for your home. These window coverings offer excellent levels of light control and are especially great choices if you enjoy softened natural light in the rooms in your home. Silhouette® and Nantucket Window Shadings lead in light diffusion. These shades soften the harsh sunlight that enters your home and actually spread the light throughout the room to provide more comfortable ambient light with better illumination. In addition to sheer fabric panels, Silhouette® and Nantucket shades also feature soft fabric vanes, which are available in many different fabrics and textures. These shades are available in semi-opaque and light dimming opacities.

In addition to controlling the light entering your rooms, sheers and shadings can also offer UV protection. UV rays can be harmful to both your family and furnishings.  They can cause your furniture and flooring to fade. UV light causes the fibers in fabrics and rugs to become dry and brittle, but Hunter Douglas custom sheers and shadings filter out some of these dangerous UV rays. Depending on the fabrics you choose, Silhouette® shadings can block up to 88% of UV rays, and Pirouette® Window Shadings can filter up to 81% with the vanes open and 99% when they are closed.

Privacy is also an important factor to consider in many homes. Luminette® Privacy Sheers are specifically designed to give you the maximum level of privacy, without forcing you to sacrifice style or light control. These shades feature vanes attached to the back of a sheer fabric panel. The vanes can easily be rotated to redirect incoming light or the line of sight into your room. You can close the vanes completely to enjoy maximum privacy. Pirouette® shadings offer excellent levels of privacy because the vanes can be opened to any position or flattened for complete privacy. Pirouette® shades are the modern fabric shutter alternative.

While functional benefits are important, you don’t have to sacrifice style to get the benefits you need. Choose from a large variety of different styles, fabrics, textures, and color to create the perfect complement to your decor.

Hunter Douglas sheers and shades are available in both manual and remote controlled operating systems. The LiteRise® and the PowerView® operating systems are child safe for your peace of mind. These sheers and shades are Greenguard certified and have a lifetime guarantee against manufacturing and component defects.

To learn more about Hunter Douglas sheers and shadings, visit our decorated design studio today and experience these window coverings in our gallery. In addition to custom window coverings, we offer you furniture, lighting, area rugs,wallpaper, and much more to help you turn your dream home into a reality. Our design studio is conveniently located near Southpoint Mall in Durham, NC. We proudly serve Pittsboro, Cary, Chapel Hill, Raleigh, Hillsborough, and beyond!

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