What’s the Difference Between Pleated Shades and Honeycomb Shades?

Honeycomb ShadesWe have a lot of  customers here in the Vero Beach area who are looking for a window covering similar to the classic pleated shade. The history of pleated shades goes like this: consumers were tiring of draperies on every window and wanted a new option that kept soft look but wasn’t as bulky. Energy efficiency was also important. Pleated shades entered the window covering scene and continued to evolve. In 1985, Hunter Douglas launched the revolutionary proprietary window treatment called Duette® Honeycomb shades, featuring a unique honeycomb construction that was considered highly energy efficient and offered built-in insulating factors to keep heat out in the summer and heat in during the winter. [Read more…]

Versatility of Pleated Shades

Pleated shades are a single layer of fabric, pleated horizontally to fold up neatly when raised. Our collection of pleated shades from Hunter Douglas offers the widest range of colors, textures, and patterns in the industry.  At Treasure Coast Window Fashions serving the Palm Beach area, we offer a full line of pleated shades by Hunter Douglas. Check out this video for more information on pleated shades:

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We Can Help You Select the Perfect Window Shade

One of our most popular window fashions is the tried-and-true window shade. The classic elegance of soft fabric shades just can’t be beat. There are so many different varieties of window shades, it’s often a challenge for customers to select the ones perfect for their windows. At Treasure Coast Window Fashions, we’ve been helping customers throughout the West Palm Beach area for decades.

Types of Soft Window Shades

Duette Honeycomb ShadesHoneycomb Shades

Honeycomb shades are extremely popular with a honeycomb pleat that seamlessly folds and operates for light and privacy control. These shades come in a variety of opacities that can create the perfect amount of light in a room. The Hunter Douglas Duette Honeycomb Shade is available in a variety of fabrics from soft neutral colors to vibrant rich colors. The Hunter Douglas Architella shade is another type of honeycomb shade. With one honeycomb inside of another, the Duette Architella Honeycomb Shade is incredibly energy efficient. Duettes also have the largest range of sizes and can be custom cut to specialty shapes.

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