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With summer in full swing, the days are lighter, brighter, and hotter. While this makes for a great pool or beach day, having hot, bright sunlight constantly beating down on us can get a little agitating. This is especially true if we let the sun constantly stream into our home, causing it to become too hot and bright. If you find that your shades are not cutting it when it comes to the Florida sun, then we have some excellent news for you. Hunter Douglas offers two shades that provide soft lighting and stunning styles: Silhouette® Window Shadings and Pirouette® Window Shadings. Read on to discover why you will love adding these shades to your home.

Silhouette® Window Shadings

Offering both light and privacy, Hunter Douglas Silhouette® Window Shadings are one of the best shades that offer soft lighting on the market. These custom shades feature soft, adjustable S-shaped vanes that appear to be floating between two sheer fabrics for a lovely, lightweight look that easily fits in with any home’s décor. Whether you want a subtle hue or something that offers a pop of color at each window, these shades fulfill any design and functional need. Thanks to its two-in-one design, Silhouette® Window Shadings let you enjoy softly filtered light and privacy all at once.

Silhouette® Window Shadings also have another wonderful perk that you will enjoy: UV protection. Depending on your choice of fabric, these custom shadings can filter up to 88 percent of the sun’s harmful rays throughout the day. This ensures that your home’s interiors will remain safe from long-term sun damage. With so many benefits, it is easy to see why Silhouette® Window Shadings are the best shades that offer soft lighting.

Pirouette® Window Shadings

Hunter Douglas Pirouette® Window Shadings are another excellent option to consider when searching for shades that offer soft lighting. With clean lines and a straightforward design, these Hunter Douglas shades give any window an instant upgrade that is also effortless to operate. A modern alternative to a traditional fabric shade, Pirouette® Window Shadings let you spread your creative wings while enjoying some solace from the sun and privacy.

These Hunter Douglas shadings feature softly contoured, front-facing vanes attached to a single sheer backing to create a fluid effect when opened and closed, which leads to a stunning style. To enjoy your views, simply raise these shadings. Since they disappear completely into their headrail, these shades offer an unobstructed view all day long. For privacy, simply close the shades and enjoy. As with Silhouette® Window Shadings, Pirouette® Window Shadings also provide ample UV protection. In fact, these shades block up to 81 percent of harmful UV rays when opened and 99 percent when closed. These are just a few examples of why Pirouette® Window Shadings are one of the best shades that offer soft lighting.


To learn more about shades that offer a soft lighting, be sure to contact or visit us today at Florida Custom Blinds, Shades, & Shutters. We are located in Jacksonville, Florida, and proudly serve Jacksonville and the surrounding areas, Jacksonville Beach, Atlantic Beach, Neptune Beach, St. John’s, Ponte Vedra, Ponte Vedra Beach, St. Augustine, St. Augustine Beach, Fleming Island, Orange Park, Green Cove Springs, Middleburg, Keystone Heights, Starke, Crescent City, and Palatka.