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Originally Posted January 20th, 2017

Gone are the days of ugly paper window shades that yellow and crack over time. Today’s window shades for the home in Winnipeg, MB offer much more than just privacy and they do it with style and durability. Here are just a few reasons to invest in Modern window shades.

1. Lighting Control

A variety of colors and fabric choices let you control how much or how little light can enter a room. Choose a lighter color in a light filtering fabric to reduce the intensity of light without sacrificing the beauty of natural lighting in a living room or kitchen. In a bedroom, dark colors and blackout shades will block all light for a better sleeping experience.

2. Insulating Properties

Modern window shades provide an extra barrier between the inside and the outside of your house by keeping air that may seep in around windows from entering your home. Shades also work to keep cool air in during the summer and warm air in during the winter. In fact, honeycomb shades are specifically designed to trap air inside the individual cells for energy savings of up to 25 percent.

3. UV Protection

The same UV rays that cause sunburns cause curtains, rugs and furniture to fade in direct sunlight. Contemporary window shades not only filter the amount of light that enters the house, they block the ultraviolet rays that damage upholstery, hardwood floors, art and other items in your home. Because window shades increase the life of these items, you’ll save money in the long run.

There is a practically endless variety from roller shades in every color imaginable to Roman shades in such elegant styles that curtains become unnecessary to silhouette shades with both ultraviolet protection and solar heat control. Window shades for home in Winnipeg MB are no longer just plain white sheets that cover windows.