Custom Window Treatments for Energy Efficiency

Energy-Efficient Shades for Washington, D.C. (DC) Homes.

In this article, Monarch Paint & Design Centers – with several convenient locations across the Washington, D.C. area – are here to provide you with information on window treatments that can make your home more energy-efficient and help save you money on your energy bills. We proudly offer the full line of Hunter Douglas window treatments.

There are a lot of benefits you can get from your window treatments, but what about money-saving features? Hunter Douglas window treatments feature many options that can increase the energy-efficiency of your home and save you money as well. At Monarch Paint & Design Centers, we can show you all of these options and help you pick the one that is best for your home. Stop by one of our showrooms today and find out how Hunter Douglas can make your home more energy-efficient.

Cellular shades, commonly called honeycomb shades, are perfect for increasing the energy-efficiency of your home. Duette® Honeycomb shades were the first honeycomb shades, and they have been continuously improved to make sure customers are getting the best possible window treatments. They are designed with pockets to trap air and keep it from flowing freely through your windows. This insulates your home and regulates your home’s internal temperature, so your heating and cooling units won’t have to work as hard to keep you comfortable. These shades keep your home comfortable all year long and can save you money. Additionally, you can choose from many different fabrics, including light-filtering and room-darkening fabrics, so you can create shades that meet your exact light control needs.

If you want to add simplicity to your energy-efficiency, consider Sonnette™ Cellular Roller Shades. These beautiful shades combine the energy conservation of a honeycomb shade with the easy use of a roller shade. They also have an innovative curved shape, which diffuses light to spread it around the room and help you make better use of the natural light that enters your home. You can choose from 48 different colors, so you can easily find something that looks amazing with your existing decor. In addition to light-filtering fabrics, we also offer options for room-darkening fabrics, to make these shades perfect for your bedroom.

Another great option for energy-efficient shades are Solera® Soft Shades. These shades feature the design of a roman shade, which mimic the soft folds of drapery. They feature internal lift cords, which make these shades easy to use and safer for your children and pets. Solera® shades also offer the option for Top Down/Bottom Up operation, so you can lower the top half of your shades to let in natural light but keep the bottom half up for added privacy. You can also choose from many fabrics, colors, and textures, so you won’t have to change your existing decor for these shades to look great in your home.

At Monarch Paint & Design Centers, we have a wide variety of interior design products and services to help turn your design dreams into reality. We have several locations in the Washington D.C. area, where you can see our full line of products and meet our friendly professionals. Our locations include showrooms in Alexandria, VA and Waldorf, MD along with several others. We also offer free in-home consultations, so you can see samples of our products into your home and be more confident in your decision. We proudly serve Chevy Chase, Bethesda, Potomac, and Northwest D.C. areas.