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QC ROLLER SHADE SPECIFYING TIPS: CHANNELS

QC ROLLER SHADE SPECIFYING TIPS: CHANNELS

Adding channels along the window edges when specifying a roller shade has been found to be a huge aid when it comes to light leakage. Making a choice on which style of channel to choose can be overwhelming. Don't worry, we have made it simple for you. Explore your options here!

THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN L & U CHANNELS ON ROLLER SHADES

THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN L & U CHANNELS ON ROLLER SHADES

Complete blackout conditions are very important in hospitality guestrooms. We all know that guests place a high priority on not having streams of light flowing into their room as soon as the sun comes up. With traditional drapery we solve for this by using blackout drapery with returns to the wall. Check out our blog “What are Hospitality Drapery Returns?” for more information. In this post we will be considering how to create the same blackout situation with roller shades, specifically when they are inside mounted within a window.

ROLLER SHADES: INSIDE MOUNT VS. OUTSIDE MOUNT

ROLLER SHADES: INSIDE MOUNT VS. OUTSIDE MOUNT

As the Hospitality industry continues to transition to include a greater amount of roller shades in both guestroom design and public spaces designers, purchasing agents and hotel owners must also gain and growing understanding of the possibilities and limitations that are normative with roller shades. We receive a multitude of questions in regards to what roller shades will look like when installed, or how they will function and so on.

ROLLER SHADE TERMINOLOGY

ROLLER SHADE TERMINOLOGY

Roller Shades are busting onto the scene. A number of hotel brands have begun to create specs that nix traditional drapery altogether in the guestrooms. This is very much becoming the era of the roller shade….