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Roman Shades are a soft and decorative way to cover your windows. An old-fashioned treatment that folds into a wave of fabric and drops in soft folds, carrying the flair. Silk and linen materials with natural creases are exceptionally made to embrace the oldest treatment, yet to keep within the new age styles and interiors.

Learn more about Roman Shades

Benefits: Roman Shades they are used to block the sun decorate the room and they can they fit almost every opening. The soft fold option ads a vast decorative touch to your living area.

Common Use:  Custom Roman Shades are used in residential homes to improve the décor, block the heat and control privacy at the same time. Hotels also use Roman Shades in their president suites and corridors to add more warmth to the rooms.

Mounting requirements: Roman Shades are mounted on a board and they need to have minimum of 1”  in depth for inside mount otherwise they install outside mount.

Types: Roman shades are generally made from fabric such as cotton, silk, or linen, although they can be made of synthetic materials such as screen shades provided by Mermet or SheerWeave “Phifer”.  There are more than one type of shades that belong to the same family such as Balloon shades and  Austrian shades and they all can be made of  light-filtering or room-darkening materials.

Colors options: Custom Roman shades have unlimited fabric and color selection. They can be made of any type of fabric.

Recommended manufacturer: There is no preferred manufacturer for the Roman Shades, as they have a long history. Any local drapery workroom can make them although for best result Castec. LLc  is one of the best manufacturers.

Controls: Custom Roman Shades can be controlled with cord lock system, continuous clutch system, and automated.

Child safety: Roman Shades requires to have less than 8” cords between the lifting rings behind the shade on all systems, as well s a cord cleat mounted on the wall for cord lock system.

What to consider before you buy:

  • Some materials don’t fold as expected; therefore soft materials tend to pleat more consistent
  • Roman shades don’t allow any tilt option and the only way to achieve outside view is by using top down bottom up option
  • Screen Roman Shades don’t provide privacy at the night, even with 1% openness