Pleated shades are perfect for those looking for a single-layer shade with more definition and texture than a roller shade, but without the slats of horizontal blinds. The fabric of pleated window shades gives you flexibility in light and privacy control while the accordion folds occupy very little space at the top of the window when raised.
Pleated blinds are similar to honeycomb cellular shades (also known as cellular shades or blinds). A pleated blind is a single layer of material, while a honeycomb blind, or cellular blind, is made up of two or more layers joined at the pleats to form honeycomb-like compartments that trap air, providing insulation.
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While pleated custom shades do not have the same energy efficient properties as cellular blinds, they do have a similar visual appeal and will fit in the same types of windows. Blindster's pleated fabric shades are a budget friendly alternative to cellular blinds, providing similar light and privacy control at a lower price.
Our pleated shade fabric is a weaved, light filtering woven polyester. The classic 1" pleat size provides for compact stacking when raised. Add an optional privacy liner for additional light blockage, insulation, and privacy.
The unique structure and versatility of a pleated shade allows for multiple lift types for raising and lowering.
Continuous Cord Loop: With the continuous loop cord, the lift cord stays the same length while you're operating the shade, eliminating the extra cord hanging down when the shade is raised.
Top Down/Bottom Up: This handy option allows you to let the window shade drop from the top, as well as raise from the bottom. This is a great way to maintain privacy while still allowing light to come into your room. Read more about Top Down Bottom Up shades.
Pleated shades are often referred to as pleated blinds. There is no difference between the two. Sometimes the pleats may appear to be slats at a distance, but pleated window shades are made with a single continuous piece of fabric, not slats.
Blindster's shades are custom made to your window measurements and specifications so they will fit and function perfectly. Our window treatments are constructed with quality materials and come in a wide range of colors, styles and options. Premium materials and quality production ensure years of satisfaction with Blindster blinds and shades.
Buy shades online and save with Blindster's always discounted pleated shade prices! To help you with your choice, Blindster offers free samples, and on most orders we offer free shipping, too. Blindster's pleated shades come with our Fit or Free Guarantee, taking the fear out of ordering custom window treatments online!