1% Openness Solar Shades

1% Openness Solar Shades


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Our custom 1% solar shades will give a modern, streamlined and clean feel to any interior space. They integrate with any design style, from coastal to traditional, or modern! You can upgrade to cordless for free!

Their 1% openness factor categorize them as room darkening solar shades, which make them a natural selection for sun rooms, porches, living rooms, and provide some view of the outside. Our 1% solar shades come equipped with a sewn-in bottom rail, but can be upgraded to an exposed or fabric-wrapped bottom rail for an even more customized look and feel!

These solar shades block 97% of harmful UV rays, which will help to extend the life of your furniture and rugs. These shades come without cords, making them child and pet-safe!

To complete the look, choose either a cassette headrail or an exposed roll headrail. However you customize these solar shades, you can rest assured that they will be beautiful and durable!


  • Continuous Cord Loop mechanism
  • Available with standard or reverse roll options.
  • Available with cassette
  • Optional exposed or fabric wrapped hembar available.


  • Shades come standard with sewn in bottomrail
  • Conforms with C.P.S.C. child safety guidelines.
  • Color coordinated continuous cord loop.
  • Openness factor of 1% for room darkening effect.
  • Shades block harmful UV rays.
  • Privacy Factor: 3 of 5


  • Minimum width: 15"
  • Maximum width: 115"
  • Minimum height: 20"
  • Maximum height: 108"
  • Minimum mounting space for an inside mount - 2 1/4 inch without a valance, 3 1/4" with a cassette valance.
  • Required space for a flush inside mount - 3 inches
  • Products come with 6 to 10 inches of extra fabric to conceal the roller.
  • Polyester / PVC combination.
  • Minimum width for cordless is 20 inches
  • Shades will be manufactured with upgraded 1 3/8 inch metal roller for all orders over 72 inches
  • Shades over 96 inches wide have a maximum length of 84 inches
  • For shades up to 96 inches wide, the maximum length is 96 inches
  • Factory deductions: Outside mount will have no deductions on the headrail but Fabric will be 1 1/8 inch narrower than ordered. Inside Mount will have 1/4 inch deduction off the headrail and the fabric will be 1 1/8 inch narrower.
  • Motorized option comes with a rechargeable battery that needs to be charged every couple months depending on usage. To recharge you just plug the charger directly to the motor in the shade for 4 hours. 
  • ORDERING INSTRUCTIONS: Order the exact measurements of each window opening to the 1/8th of an inch. We will take a deduction for inside mounts to ensure a perfect fit. No deduction is taken for outside mounts.

1% Openness Solar Shades

Want to let in just a little light? These corded 1% solar shades are for you.
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