By On Nov 20, 2017 Roman
Roman shades are a type of window covering used to block out the sun. Roman shades are different from standard window shade in that they stack up evenly when being opened; however, when they are open they are visibly smooth, not bumpy or ribbed like typical vertical shades or blinds. Many different kinds of materials, from wood to fabric, can be used to create Roman shades, as well as natural materials such as bamboo.
Roman shades are available in a variety of styles. Both Looped Roman Shades and Classic Roman Shades are designed to create depth and dimension. Looped Roman Shades, also known as hobbled shades, have folds that cascade down the face of the shade to help create depth, while Classic Roman Shades offer a pleated design that can be batten front or batten back. Roman shades are also available in a seamless style, which feature a smooth or flat shade face.
Roman shades are usually opened with a cord mechanism, allowing the user to adjust the height of the covered area. In typical construction, cords run vertically on the outdoor side of the blind running through evenly spaced horizontal stiffener rods or eyelets, and attached at the bottom of the blind. In this case, the opened portion of the blinds remains smooth, while the bottom will be stacked evenly.
55 out of 100 based on 745 user ratings
324 Facebook Shares
166 Twitter tweet
438 Pinterest Pins
201 Google+ Shares
191 Thumblr Shares
83 Linkdkn Shares
© 2011 - 2018 Geotronic.net. ® All rights reserved.