What Are The Best Blinds For Skylights?

Skylights provide your home with magical views while letting in beams of natural sunlight, creating charm and an extra design element in your home. Allowing you to stargaze or cloud watch from the comfort of your own home, skylights are a highly sought after architectural feature. However, skylights can sometimes let in too much sunlight, causing excessive heat gain in the summer months and drafty air leaks during cold months.

Cellular shades are the most insulating window treatments on the market, making them the best window treatments for skylight shades. Trapping air in between the skylight window and your home, cellular shade’s honeycomb cells are what make them top-notch insulators. By blocking and trapping intrusive sunlight at the point of entry, cellular shades will help keep your home cool while also cutting down on energy costs during the warmest months of the year. Available in a wide variety of colors, you will have no problem blending in your skylight shades with the rest of your décor. Further customize your cellular skylight shades by choosing to either softly filter light through the shade or completely blackout your room all together.

As if you needed another reason to love cellular skylight shades, you can also make them motorized so you’ll never have to climb up to the ceiling to open and close your shade. Never again will you have to worry about blinding sunlight or UV damage due to your skylight window. Fully enjoy all of the benefits of having this architectural feature in your home while preventing the negative side-effects.

We can help you see the light with all sorts of customizable solutions for your skylight shades.

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Chelle

Our BG owner and designer, Chelle, has been creating bright looks for windows and rooms for over ten years. Chelle has great ideas and "picks” for your windows. She will be sharing with you her design choices and seasonal recommendations throughout the year. Chelle reminds you that all our BG window blinds, shades and drapes are all custom made for you. Each one is hand crafted to your size, color, fabric and special requests with our added attention to quality and detail. Chelle will make sure you love your windows.

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