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Sheer Horizontal Shades (Silhouettes) in Colorado Springs

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Price $$$$
Durability Excellent.
Function Tilt open.
Opens Bottom-up (Standard)
Opens Top-down-Bottom-up (Optional)
Operation Sheer Horizontal Shades are operated by a single looped chord to open and tilt.
Silhouettes by Hunter Douglas also offers an Ultraglide wand operated system.
Cordless options are also available.
Looks These are the most elegant looking shade on the market. Excellent for formal rooms and master bedrooms.
Privacy Excellent.
Sun Protection (UV Protection) When closed 99% UV blockage, 60% when open.
Insulation Moderate.
See Through Yes.
Can be motorized? Yes.
Can be cordless? Yes (for lift and tilt).
Compatible with large windows? Yes.
Black Out? More room darkening than true black out.
Stack Size when Raised? 2 3/4" cartridge that they roll up into on top.
Water Resistant? No.
Easy to Clean? Professional Cleaning Only.
Compatible with Patio Doors? Yes.


Extremely elegant, and retract into their standard head rail cover. They act as a sheer shade and a blind in one product. Their light weight makes them excellent for large windows.


The only downsides are their cost and they function poorly in a black out application.


These shades are considered among the finest window coverings available. They offer the flexibility of a blind combined with the elegance of a sheer curtain look.

They were invented by Hunter Douglas, called Silhouettes. There is a knock-off brand that is about 20% less expensive, and we feel that this is one of the few knock-offs that are worth it.

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