5 Reasons to Buy Top Down Bottom Up Shades

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By Robert Ikhtiari

Today, there are a lot of window treatments that are available in the market. One of the main reasons people install window shades is to change or improve the appearance of a room and for privacy, light control and reduce the entrance of UV ray light emission that can fade furniture, floors, paintings. Top down and bottom up shades gives you the functionality to combat all these issues and look great at the same time.

This type of shade provides quality interior d├ęcors for homes, offices and other establishments. More and more manufactures are offering this option. You can find cellular shades, woven woods (bamboo shades) roman shades and even wood blinds and mini blinds in top down bottom up. The diverse colors,designs and textures help people complement and beautify their rooms even more. It is made from special kinds of fabric that can vary from anything from sheer to semi-sheer, opaque or even semi-opaque.

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Top down bottom up shades are becoming increasingly popular. It is a shade that is common and very essential to households. This type of shade can cover rooms such as living rooms, bedrooms, and bathroom or practically any room wherein the right amount of light and privacy is essential. It also allows people to have the proper shading and light control and still have the privacy that they want. People who install this in their homes can adjust it by raising the shades from the bottom just like a standard shade or lowering it from above.

Here are some of the reasons you may want to buy these shades:

•One is that you would have complete control of the amount of light that enters a specific room. Homeowners are allowed to adjust the type of lighting inside a room according to their preference. Whether people prefer to have heavily filtered dark rooms, lightly filtered rooms, or even complete blackout, this top down bottom up shades would surely solve lighting problems. You can also enjoy the watching your favourite TV shows without the glare of sunlight.

•Another is that it can compliment any room decor. It offers unique looks and charm and adds to the total ambience of a room wherein it is installed. It can easily turn a dull room alive and make it look classy and elegant.

•You may think that they are extremely expensive and costly to install these shades but that is not always the case. There are a lot of shades that are available in the market and the prices largely depend on the size, design, and the kind of fabric used.

•Another reason is that it is the only style that can allow sunlight within a room while still giving the privacy that people need and want. Since the top and bottom rail function independently from one another, you can adjust the position of the shade by fully drawing the shade, fully open, or setting it to the combination you prefer.

•This type of shade functions by having two cords that are designated on each side of the shade. More often than not, the right cord would be the one in control of the bottom rail while the left cord would operate the top rail. Many are available in cordless, which is safest for children.

Top down bottom up shades are very useful. It offers the combination of functionality and style. Reaping out lots of benefits at a very reasonable price, this type of shade is the best any room in your house, office and establishments.

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