Dual Shades
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Dual shades, also known as zebra shades or transitional shades, offer several advantages that make them a popular choice for window coverings.

Light Control: Dual shades provide excellent light control options. You can easily adjust the position of the alternating sheer and solid fabric panels to control the amount of natural light entering the room. This allows you to create the desired ambiance and privacy.

Privacy: These shades offer varying levels of privacy depending on how you adjust them. When the solid fabric panels overlap, they provide complete privacy. When the sheer panels align, they allow a view of the outside while still maintaining some privacy.

Versatility: Dual shades are versatile and suitable for various settings, including living rooms, bedrooms, offices, and more. They work well with different interior design styles.

Aesthetic Appeal: The alternating sheer and solid fabric bands create a visually appealing, modern, and unique look. They add a touch of elegance to your windows and complement your decor.

UV Protection: Dual shades offer UV protection for your furnishings and interior decor. The sheer panels can filter out harmful UV rays while still allowing natural light in, helping to prevent fading of furniture, flooring, and artwork.

Energy Efficiency: By controlling the amount of sunlight entering a room, dual shades can help regulate indoor temperatures. During hot summer months, you can block out the sun to reduce cooling costs, while in colder seasons, you can allow more sunlight in for natural warmth.

Easy Maintenance: Dual shades are generally easy to clean and maintain. You can usually wipe down the fabric panels with a soft cloth or vacuum them to remove dust and debris.

Motorization: Many dual shade options are compatible with motorization, making them convenient to operate, especially for hard-to-reach or large windows. You can control them with a remote or even integrate them into a smart home system.

Child and Pet Safety: Cordless and motorized options enhance child and pet safety, as there are no dangling cords that can pose a strangulation risk.

Durability: Quality dual shades are built to last. They are made from durable materials that can withstand daily use and maintain their appearance over time.

Overall, dual shades offer a blend of style, functionality, and versatility, making them a popular choice for homeowners looking to enhance their windows and living spaces.

Control Options


Enjoy a new level of ease and control with our range of BLISS™ Automation systems. From the wirefree convenience of our rechargeable motors to the power of voice control operation, BLISS motorization is a solid solution for modern light control and design.


Experience the most options automation has to offer with Somfy automated window coverings. The advanced line of quiet motors cover any range of window sizes. Explore endless customization with designer control options, each compatible with a multitude of home automation systems.


The wand and pendant operation lifts and lowers shades with the touch of a button. PowerWand is affordable and rechargeable, too.


Balanced cordless system ensures effortless operation and simple band alignment.


Smooth, easy operation. Pull down on single, sturdy cord to raise or lower shade. Allows precise positioning of bands.


Built for precision and simplicity. Cord loop remains the same length. Cord tensioner secures dangling cords.

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