Cellular Shades Can Turn Your Patio Doors Into Charming Exits
If you have sliding patio doors, you've likely wondered how to
cover them in a way that not only keeps light out but also looks
good with your home's décor. Patio doors can be a difficult area
of your home to decorate with window treatments. However,
cellular shades can turn your patio doors into charming exits that
flow to your outdoor space in a beautiful and practical manner.
Choosing Your Material
Cellular shades are made with several different material options.
Fabric styles are the easiest to care for in the long run. They can
come in many different colors and patterns. Various textures and
weaves will be available as well. However, the best cellular shades
have a neutral backing allowing you to maintain a neutral look from
Cellular blinds are terrific because they have vanes that create air
pockets. They keep your home cooler in the summer and warmer
in the winter. They use a cord and chain that operates the vane
rotation and traversing. The systems are easy to use and provide
a smooth slide for the blinds. For those worrying about pets and
children being entangled in the cord, there are cord tension devices
that will allow the worry to cease.
Cleaning Your Cellular Shades
Cellular shades are quite popular not only because of their
effectiveness but also because they're easy to maintain. You most
often will only need to do some minor feather dusting to keep them
clean. If you do have a spill or stain on your blinds you can blot
them with a damp sponge. You can remove a vane if you need
to further clean it. They can also be ironed, if they are wrinkled.
Decorating Your Valance
Many cellular shades come with fabric valances that match the
blinds. However, you can always add your own curtain valance
across the top of the blinds, to add more decorative flair to your