Remember those ugly old spring roller shades that Grandma had behind the shear curtains and the heavy drapes to block out the sun? Don't let go of that shade when you are raising it, or it will snap closed at break-neck speed and maybe never operate the same! The days of that old technology are gone...thank heaven. Here's what's new and wonderful about today's roller shades.
What are the choices to hide the roller mechanism?
There are many types of top treatments - a rectangular metal valance, a wood valance that mimics the crown molding in the room, a fabric covered rectangular valance, a soft fabric valance, or a curved cassette valance. The right choice for you depends on the design of your room.