Products by Lifestyle Needs

Find the perfect window treatment with help from the experts at Beyond Shades! From products that help filter or block the light entering a room to ones that reduce glare, cut down on the brightness or have total blackout, Beyond Shades can help you select the perfect shade for your home. To make things easier we’ve broken down the different benefits each of our products have to offer, including ones for blackout solutions, child-safety, sun glare, eco friendly, energy efficient, and light filtering window treatments.

1. Room Darkening Solutions

For those looking to keep the light out, we offer several shades that make that possible and are perfect for everything from bedrooms to movie rooms. When looking through room darkening shades, fabric type and color can make a big impact on your overall privacy and room darkening ability. Blackout solutions offered include:

  • PIROUETTE® Window Shadings, available with both semi-opaque and room-darkening fabric opacities and provide a bold and modern alternative to the look and feel of traditional fabric shades.
  • The Silhouette Duolite®, this product offers the light-diffusing benefits of a translucent Silhouette shading with an integrated room-darkening roller shade.
  • The newest iteration from Duette is the first of its kind to offer 100% total darkness.
  • VIGNETTE® Modern Roman Shades, offered in sheer, light-filtering and room-darkening fabric opacities, and a range of styles and fold sizes, these shades are the perfect alternative to the traditional Roman shade.
  • Vignette Duolite, this combines a light-filtering or sheer front shade with a built-in room-darkening back panel both housed on a single roller to easily achieve the perfect level of light and privacy.
  • SONNETTE™ Cellular Roller Shades offer both semi-opaque and room-darkening options, additionally there are numerous fabrics to suit your needs.
  • SOLERA® Soft Shades, available in both light-filtering and room-darkening opacities.
  • Duolite® Roller combines a light-filtering or sheer front shade with a built-in room-darkening back panel both housed on a single roller to easily achieve the perfect level of light and privacy.

Look for Hunter Douglas window treatments with maximum light-blocking qualities, designed to minimize light gaps, seams and rout holes to block out as much natural light as possible. These treatments include de-Light™ that is featured on many of their wood and metal blinds and Duette LightLock™ system which features patent-pending light control technology that absorbs light, preventing it from entering the room.

2. Child-Safe Window Treatments

If you have young children or pets at home, these shades and blinds can offer you peace of mind thanks to their no cord design. Child-safe window treatments include:

  • Several of our shades feature enhanced child safety. From our VIGNETTE® Modern Roman Shades and SOLERA® Soft Shades to our SONNETTE™ Cellular Roller Shades that are completely cord-free, ideal for homes with young children or pets.
  • Certain metal blinds in our collection feature our exclusive de-Light™ feature that hides cord holes and blocks light more efficiently.
  • Hunter Douglas PowerView® Motorization is cordless technology available for virtually all window treatments and offers enhanced child safety.
2018 Duette® with PowerView® Motorization Classic Whisper Kids Room

3. Window Treatments for Sun Glare

Getting too much sun? Checkout our collection of light dampening shades that can make an otherwise unbearable room filled with sun glare an oasis of light filtration. Recommended window treatments for sun glare include:

  • Designer Banded shades, these shades combine alternating sheer and solid bands in a single shade. Shift the solid bands to overlap, and you ensure privacy. Align the solid bands, and you get natural, diffused light. With each adjustment, you create your precise level of sun and privacy.
  • SILHOUETTE® Window Shadings, is the leader in light transformation for over 25 years and offers specially crafted fabrics that transform harsh sunlight into beautiful ambient light.

4. Eco Friendly Window Treatments

If you’re looking for a more natural and eco friendly window treatment, take a look at our wood window treatments. Our collection of eco friendly window treatments include:

  • PROVENANCE® Woven Wood Shades, these shades are crafted from natural woods, reeds, bamboo and grasses, Provenance® Woven Wood Shades lend beauty and light to transform your décor. From textured fabrics to lighter more refined weaves, natural fibers add an organic style to your room filtering sunlight beautifully.
  • HERITANCE® Hardwood Shutters, named Product of the Year by the Window Covering Manufacturers Association. These shutters are crafted from genuine hardwood (basswood or poplar), and use dovetail construction for maximum strength and long-term performance. Heritance shutters are available in over 35 colors and any custom color you can envision. In addition, a diverse range of specialty shapes with sunburst or horizontal louvers are available to create the ultimate custom shutter for your home.
  • PARKLAND® Wood Blinds, create a warm and inviting home, they’re available in a variety of colors and three slat sizes. Our advanced finishing technology provides maximum protection and beauty to your investment. Parkland wood cornices are a great addition over any window treatment, especially draperies. With detailed hand craftsmanship in 100% domestic wood.
  • MODERN PRECIOUS METALS® and NATURAL ELEMENTS Aluminum Blinds, thin aluminum slats offer maximum light control and a clean, uncluttered look. Enjoy special finishes and textures, from metallic to pearlescent to matte, and a range of attractive hues. Pair metal slats with real wood accents for a striking look or mix and match colors to create something totally unique.
  • Additionally there is a new product made from recycled plastic pulled from the ocean, click here to learn more about our available GreenScreen® Sea-Tex™ Fabric!
Designer Roller Shades with PowerView® Motorization

5. Energy Efficient Window Treatments

Help lower your monthly energy bill with these great window treatments. They don’t just look good but perform good as well. Energy efficient window treatments include:

  • DUETTE® Honeycomb Shades, feature the most expansive selection of fabrics, colors, design options and operating systems in the industry. With their legendary energy efficiency and ability to fit a wide range of specialty window types and shapes.
  • Duette Architella®, features a honeycomb within a honeycomb for maximum energy efficiency.
  • SONNETTE™ Cellular Roller Shades, feature an innovative design that provides unique dimensional beauty by combining a traditional roller with energy-efficient construction, Sonnette shades are crafted with two layers of fabric and softly curved contours to provide added insulation and a gentle glow at the window.
  • For even more options, our Solera and Vignette are also energy efficient shades. These options offer increased insulating properties and help to lower your energy consumption, ultimately reducing your heating and cooling bills.
  • Designer Screen Shades offer stellar energy efficiency by reducing the amount of heat that escapes in the winter and enters in the summer.
Designer Roller Shades with PowerView® Motorization

6. Light Filtering Window Treatments

Filter out harmful rays and transform any room with these light filtering window treatments. Offered in several different styles that can positively add to the aesthetic of any room. These window treatments include:

  • SILHOUETTE® Window Shadings, these shades can filter out up to 88% of the sun’s harmful rays and completely transform any room.
  • VIGNETTE® Modern Roman Shades, offered in luxurious fabrics and soft folds give Vignette® Modern Roman Shades a clean, crisp look with the added benefit of light-filtering and room-darkening fabric opacities.
  • Vignette Duolite, combines a light-filtering or sheer front shade with a built-in room-darkening back panel both housed on a single roller to easily achieve the perfect level of light and privacy.
  • SOLERA® Soft Shades, the unique look of Solera® Soft Shades is created by combining the soft folds of a classic Roman shade with the construction of a cellular shade. Every fabric is available in both light-filtering and room-darkening opacities.
  • PROVENANCE® Woven Wood Shades, crafted from natural woods, reeds, bamboo and grasses, Provenance® Woven Wood Shades lend beauty and light to transform your décor. From textured fabrics to lighter more refined weaves, natural fibers add an organic style to your room filtering sunlight beautifully.
  • Luminette® Privacy Sheers prevent glaring light from spilling through large panes of glass. These sheers feature fabric vanes and vertical sheer panels that can open to illuminate a room, or close for desired privacy.
Silhouette® with UltraGlide® Lift System

Can’t decide which direction to go? Let our professional team at Beyond Shades help you! We can bring our mobile showroom to you so you can choose from a variety of window treatments. We offer complimentary in-home consultations where we listen to your needs and help you make selections that have the precise style and function you need. Beyond Shades is the Chicago area’s source for window treatments and interior decorating needs. Book an appointment today! Beyond Shades is your local Hunter Douglas Gallery Showroom located at: 17W508 22nd Street Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181. Feel free to call our Elmhurst In-Home Consultation to make an appointment at 312-928-9000!