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Cellular Shades: Well-Dressed, Energy-Efficient Windows



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Cellular shades, sometimes also called honeycomb shades, are an easy, energy-saving way to beautify your home this fall. They come in a seemingly endless variety of styles and fabrics, and their unique, insulating design saves homeowners money on utility bills. Fredericksburg Window Decor carries the full line of Hunter Douglas Window Treatments and can help you narrow down the selections to find your favorite, choose the right styles and fabrics, and install them in your home.

Modern home decorated with colorful Hunter Douglas Duette® Cellular Shades near Fredericksburg, VA

How Do Cellular Shades Save Money?

Cellular window shades are not thick and heavy like some window coverings, but they still offer impressive insulating capabilities. They’re designed with an internal honeycomb structure that traps air against the window in honeycomb-shade pockets. This forms a barrier that keeps out the heat and cold. When the shade is raised, the honeycombs flatten until the fabric needs to be lowered, keeping these shades compact and functional at the same time.

That added insulation stabilizes room temperatures, so you don’t need to turn on your heat or air conditioning as often. These ingeniously designed shades also insulate rooms against noise – this can help you sleep more soundly or let you work without loud distractions from other offices.

Cellular Shades Control Light

You might think cellular shades are too lightweight to prevent bright light from coming inside, but they are available in many opacities. They can filter the sun’s rays to softly illuminate a room or be made with light-blocking fabrics. The choices for opacities, textures, and colors make cellular shades an incredibly versatile option for windows.

Hunter Douglas Duette® Cellular Shades

With horizontal and vertical options, Duette® Cellular Shades let in beautiful, natural light and make windows and doors look modern and stylish. The compatible heights and widths depend on the chosen fabrics and control options.


  • Height, 6” x 144”
  • Width, 4” x 174”


  • Height, 24” x 120”
  • Width, 12” x 336”

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  • ⅜”, ¾”, 1¼”

The high-quality fabrics complement any decor, with endless options to choose from. Some are made from over 50 percent of recycled content, too. These materials can be customized to fit almost any opening, including arched, bay, and French doors.

Duette® Cellular Shades: Upgrades and Additions

These are some of the available Duette® enhancements.

  • Powerview® Automation for motorized control.
  • Exclusive Alustra® Collection fabrics.
  • LightLock® blackout system.
  • Duolite® single shade light-filtering/room darkening fabric.
  • Duette® Architella® Shades feature a honeycomb-within-a-honeycomb design for even more insulation.
  • Duette® Cellular Shades can be upgraded with Alustra® Woven Textures® fabrics for an elegant, high-end aesthetic.

We Can Help You Find the Right Cellular Shades

Hunter Douglas introduced cellular window shades 40 years ago, and since then, these window coverings have been refined to perfection. Schedule an appointment with Fredericksburg Window Decor in Fredericksburg, VA; our talented team will gladly help with your selections. Our clients visit us from Fredericksburg, Dale, Woodbridge, Montclair, Lake Ridge, Chancellorsville, Thornburg, Stafford County, Spotsylvania County, King George County, Orange County, Culpepper County, Caroline County, Dale County, and Prince William County.

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