Original Shades | Specifications

Original Shade | Specifications


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Head to the installation page to learn more about installing your Original Shade.

Light Control & Privacy

  • Light Filtering- Original light filtering shades gently filter light while providing partial privacy, UV protection and glare reduction.
  • Light Blocking- Original light blocking shades provide the next level of light control. Blocking light for enhanced privacy, glare reduction and UV protection.
  • Room Darkening- Original room darkening shades reduce nighttime shadowing and block a majority of light while creating privacy, and providing UV and glare control.
  • Blackout- Original blackout shades block 99% of light for complete privacy, light control, and UV protection. Ideal for bedrooms, children's rooms and media rooms.

Materials & Colors

  • Paper Original shades are available in light filtering, room darkening and blackout. They are made of durable paper that will not yellow and crack from sun exposure.
  • Fabric Original shades are available in light filtering and light blocking. They are made of soft, 100% non-woven polyester. Light blocking Original fabric shades are made of non-woven polyester with a heat reflective layer that helps block heat entering through windows.
  • All Original shades are recyclable and made in the USA.

Always Cordless

Original shades are always cordless for easy operation and clean appearance – safe for children and pets. These shades raise and lower with included clips.


Head to the FAQ page for more frequently asked questions about Original shades.