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Honeycomb Window Blinds (Readymade Cellular Shades)

Updated on June 22, 2017

Honeycomb window blinds also called accordion blinds or cellular shades are one of the latest and newly embraced ready made blinds of the twenty-first century.

These current and trendy' hard' window treatments are distinguished by a crisp and clean style and are designed to roll up and down a window in an accordion fashion.

They are great as a functional window treatment that regulates the amount of natural light that is allowed into any room, giving one of the most flexible ways of controlling light infiltration. The cellular construction of the soft and durable shades comes in rows of single, double, or triple honeycombs.

This is what makes honeycomb window blinds so energy efficient.

Honeycomb shades unique cellular design forms pockets of air that will insulate any window from heat and cold, making the interior temperature of the home more comfortable all year round. Additionally, they absorb sound which helps control unwanted noise from outside the home.

Honeycomb Window Blinds
Honeycomb Window Blinds

Honeycomb Window Blinds - 'Hard' Window Treatments

Cellular blinds always come as ready-made 'non-sewn window treatments'. They fall under the category of 'hard' window treatments; hardly surprising that many of today's homeowners and interior decorators prefer them as window dressings, sometimes combining them with 'soft' window treatments for a more appealing dramatic effect.

Due to the fact that these blinds are much more durable than most window treatments, they require less maintenance, unlike 'soft' window dressings like drapery and curtains.

The general theory behind cellular shades is that the larger the cell size, the better the insulation. This is because 'honeycomb cells' trap air.

This means that triple cell blinds, for instance, are more energy efficient than single cell blinds.

So, because of these qualities and advantages over other window treatments, though much more expensive than traditional blinds, honeycomb blinds are a popular choice for its insulating powers that keeps heating and cooling bills to a minimum.

Meaning . . . You save some money on energy costs.

How to Install Honeycomb Blinds

Features of Cellular Shades and Blinds

With a wide range that will delight homeowners, honeycomb blinds range in light control is as follows:

  • Sheer finish
  • Semi-sheer finish
  • Semi-opaque finish
  • Opaque fabrics finishes

There is a 'state of the art' lifting operations with cordless and remote control systems, are available for easier operation and with enhanced child safety in mind.

In the real estate industry, many decorators offer honeycomb window blinds in areas of the country where the weather is either very cold in the winter, or quite hot in the summer months.

All in all, honeycomb window blinds have an enduring and lasting beauty that'll greatly enhance any interior space within the home.

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      bamboowindowblinds 

      7 years ago

      Hi,

      Thanks for your interesting post on window shades. Cellular blinds are easy to install and perfect for insulation and known for this feature.

      Thanks

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      Shutters Perth  

      7 years ago

      This is a great resource. I am always following information about artistic and fantastic blinds, I find your post very interesting.

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      awnings sydney 

      7 years ago

      I must say that this is one of the great hub informative and useful information about window blinds. Thanks

    • viryabo profile imageAUTHOR

      viryabo 

      7 years ago

      You are welcome Tio12

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      Rudy Herdyantio 

      8 years ago from Indonesia

      interesting product, I never knew about this honeycomb window blinds, it is easy to install and looks cool, maybe I'll buy it later. thanks for sharing!

    • viryabo profile imageAUTHOR

      viryabo 

      8 years ago

      So glad you find this useful. You will really love the beautiful looks of honeycomb window blinds and they are different from the regulars.

      Enjoy your new look interior Creativelycc. Thanks for stopping by and for finding time to leave nice comments.

      GodBless.

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      Carrie L Cronkite 

      8 years ago from Maine

      Great hub, I think I'm going to buy some of these for my windows. I recently took down some old drapes and discovered that our window in the living room is actually beautiful and big without the drapes. There is another window in the living room and two in the dining room which need updating. I think these honeycomb blinds will do the trick. Thank you very much!

    • viryabo profile imageAUTHOR

      viryabo 

      8 years ago

      Hi Akirchner, They are unusual, and the use of honeycomb window blinds is on the rise as its getting more and more popular. Dreams do turn to reality many times, so, who knows..

      Thanks for visiting and for your very nice comments.

      GodBless

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      Audrey Kirchner 

      8 years ago from Washington

      These are such cool blinds - I often think about getting them but we have so many windows to cover with all the sun we get it was cost prohibitive - but a girl can dream! We have plantation blinds instead. Great hub and good information!

    • viryabo profile imageAUTHOR

      viryabo 

      8 years ago

      Nice to see you suziecat7.

      Honeycomb window blinds are really unusual looking and different from the regular blinds. The honeycomb pattern is so unique.

      Thanks for visiting and finding time to leave a comment.

      GodBless.

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      suziecat7 

      8 years ago from Asheville, NC

      I've never seen these before. Thanks for the info.

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