Benefits of Installing Roller Window Shades

Benefits of Installing Roller Window Shades
22 Oct 2021
Roller shades are a common choice among homeowners when it comes to window treatments. They are a stylish way to complement your home's design in every room, including the bedroom, kitchen, and living room. Roller shades are an excellent solution for your window treatment needs, as they have a timeless charm, along with numerous benefits for both the home and the homeowner.

Here are some of the key benefits of installing Roller Window Shades.

Flexible Design

The simplicity of roller shades is one of their advantages. Roller shades will unify the style of any window treatment and give the home a clean, uncluttered appearance. This form of shade can greatly benefit modern homes. You can choose to use window treatments on top of the roller shade or go for a more minimalist look and only use the shade.

You can have them precisely measured and installed to fit the windows. Roller shades appear tidy and compact when installed properly, and do not appear bulky to the eye. They're also safer than full-length drapes hung on floor-to-ceiling windows, particularly in houses with small children or pets, such as cats and dogs. 

Sunlight Management

Sunlight can be a problem for many homeowners. You may have too much sun inside your space and require shading, depending on where your home's windows are located. Roller shades allow you to control the quantity of light that enters the room. Hunter Douglas makes roller screen shades with high-performance materials that prevent glare, heat penetration, and UV radiation. In the summer, heat penetration can be a severe concern, resulting in high energy expenses. You can deal with this problem with the help of roller shades.

Hunter Douglas has roller shades made of different opacity materials to help manage the sunlight. Our opacity options are:


If you want to block sunlight while still having a look outside, this is the choice for you. They're perfect for living rooms and study areas. 


Translucent materials provide plenty of light while blocking the view inside for outsiders. This aids in achieving the ideal blend of light regulation and privacy.


Choose blackout fabric if you don't want sunlight to wake you up in the morning. They offer room-darkening properties that help you sleep better.

Motorized Roller Window Shades

For your roller shades, Hunter Douglas offers advanced automation options. You can have manual, normal motorised, or PowerView® Automation technology operated window roller shades installed. These shades are fully compatible with numerous smart home assistants from brands like Apple and Google and are effortlessly linked with your home wifi network. A mobile app in both Android and iOS is included with the PowerView® Automation. These capabilities allow you to operate all of the window blinds in your home or workplace with a single controller, and the smartphone app lets you control them from anywhere in the world. 

This is very helpful when you have difficult-to-reach windows, such as those found in areas with high ceilings. With motorised roller shades, you'll be able to change the light as needed with the touch of a button at any time. These window treatments are excellent to install when you have senior residents or others at home who have mobility issues.


Roller shades are inexpensive enough to allow you to have a different design for each room. Other treatments, like curtains and drapes, require a lot of cloth, which raises the price. Because roller blinds do not need as much fabric, they are less expensive.

Simple Maintenance

If you have installed blinds in your home, they can quickly accumulate dust and pet hair and may require frequent cleaning. On the other hand, roller shades are simple to maintain and do not collect dust like traditional blinds. Because the shades are sheltered inside the headrail, they are also easy to clean and less likely to need repairs.


Drapes or curtains can make a space feel cramped and cluttered, especially if it's tiny or has many windows. Because roller shades are practically undetectable when rolled up, they take up less room. Unlike curtains and drapes, roller shades don’t take up the floor area even when drawn on one side. They sit close to the window frame, look sleek and streamlined, and roll away completely when not in use.

Roller shades are a functional and adaptable window treatment. They are suitable for every room because of their simple but efficient design. With so many advantages, it's easy to see why you should consider roller shades for your house.