Affordable Vinyl Fiberglass Blackout

Blackout Shades for Room Darkening / Commercial Use Shades

One of our most affordable light-blocking roller shade options. These shades are durable and well suited for commercial, industrial, school and residential use. While the shade keeps the light out, it will also keep your heat in and save you money on your utility cost.
Available in 72″ widths in all colors; wider shades may have a seam.

Maximum Dimensions:

144″w x 134″h.

Chain Operated, Spring Tension, or Motorized

“The shades are up and look great.
Took me less than an hour to install,
and we saved at least a thousand dollars.
Thanks so much!”

 

-BILL BOCK, CHARLOTTE, NC
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Affordable Vinyl Fiberglass Blackout Description

These blackout shades feature a four-ply construction consisting of three layers of matted vinyl with an interior layer of fiberglass. The fiberglass insures the material will not stretch or shrink and gives it extra durability. Guaranteed not to crack, break or get pinholes, these shades are also flame resistant, washable, colorfast and moisture resistant, making them excellent for humid locations.

North Solar Screen takes cords and child safety seriously. Our shades are available cordless (recommended where young children are present.) All chain shades have cord safety tensioners to reduce the hazards of cord strangulation or entanglement or they can be motorized.

Features:
  • Available in 72″ widths in all colors.
  • Stop Light Blackout Shade’s lighter weight makes it easy to roll for oversized windows.
  • Dual colored blackout shade fabrics are white to the outside to maximize heat rejection in the summer.
  • In the winter, Blackout Shades stop cold transfer through windows.
  • Seams are sonically welded for the strongest possible bonding.
  • Affordable Vinyl Fiberglass Blackout Shade bottoms are finished with a weighted bar inside a sonically welded pocket. Radio frequency welding eliminates the need for stitching. (A stitched bottom pocket punches holes in the fabric allowing pin holes of light to shine through. Stitching often fails in UV light causing the pocket to open and the weight bar to fall out.)
  • These blackout shades are lead free.
  • Our brackets are universal so blackout shades can be mounted inside the frame, outside the frame or from the top down.
  • Blackout Shades are shipped with all the necessary hardware.
  • Chain lengths are 3/4’s of the way down the blackout shade. All chains come with child proof tensioners. Please specify if you need longer chains.
Care & Warranty

Cleaning & Care
Warranty

Hiding the Roller

Reverse Roll: Shade material runs over the front of roller instead of the back. This hides the shade roller but also causes the material to be further away from the window. Also, this does not hide the clutch chain mechanism at the top.

Reverse Roll
side by side picture vs diagram of reverse roll on an indoor shade to cover the roller

Reverse Roll: Shade material runs over the front of roller instead of the back. This hides the shade roller but also causes the material to be further away from the window. Also, this does not hide the clutch chain mechanism at the top.

Fascias

Anodized Fascia Inside Mount

white fascia bracket

Fascia White

bronze fascia bracket

Fascia Bronze

black fascia

Fascia Black

anodized fascia bracket

Anodized Fascia

This is a clean and seamless way to hide a roller. Available in 4 hardware finishes: white, bronze, black and anodized.  Shades under 120” wide take a 3” x 3” fascia, shades to 144” take a 4” x 4” fascia.

Lift Systems

Spring Tension
spring tension roller shades

Easiest for shades under 65” high from the floor

Chain Operated
roll ease clutch in white

Rollease clutch in white black also available

roll ease roller shade

Rollease continuous clutch chain control

black chains

Black

Dark Brown Chains

Dark Brown

Silver Chains

Stainless Steel

White

Gray Chains

Gray

The RollEase continuous clutch/chain control lifts evenly, locks automatically and raises and lowers in one control. The P Shaped tension device or Cord Guide reduces the hazards of child strangulation and entanglement by limiting their access to the cord control.

Rollease Clutches come in white or black. Chain colors are available in white, light gray, bronze, black, steel and nickel. There is an extra charge for steel and nickel chains.

Motorization Options

New Li-ion Rechargeable Battery Motors by Rollease
lion remotes and chargers

Order with the Pulse Hub to control you shades with Alexa.

These radio control rechargeable battery motors are user friendly. They are available in 2 different sizes to accommodate:

MEDIUM: up to 84”w x 84”h
LARGE: up to 120”w x 120”h

Features
  • Motor is inside roller, your choice left or right
  • 12V built in Li-ion battery pack with integrated charge management
  • Has a small antenna
  • Has a wire that plugs into a cable to recharge
  • Comes with 12 feet of cable
  • You need to purchase the AC charger to plug into an outlet
  • Batteries could last up to 1.5 years under normal use: one cycle per day
  • Single channel or a 15 channel remotes available for multiple shades
  • A “favorite position” can be pre-set and recalled at any time.
  • If voltage drops to less than 10V motor will beep to prompt charging
  • Levelling control feature allows precise positioning of multiple shades for perfect alignment.
  • Charge motor for 6 hours using recommended AC charger before first use

Dual Roller Shade Brackets

Dual Roller Shade Brackets

Ceiling or Undermount
Mount two shades, one transparent and the other room darkening on one bracket for economy of space

Dual Shade Brackets used to have the benefits of a solar screen combined with the night time privacy of a black out shade rolled over it

In daytime use solar shades to reduce heat & glare while preserving your view, then roll the blackout shade over the solar shade for nighttime privacy.

Use with SL8 and SL16 Skyline style clutches

  • Available in black or white
  • Minimum Depth required to mount top down: 3″
  • Depth required for flush mount: 3″
  • Minimum Depth for side mount: 1”
  • Height of bracket is 5″
  • Center of top roller is 1 7/8″ from ceiling
  • Center of bottom roller is 5″ from ceiling
  • Chains go on the opposite ends of each shade

Specifications

The minimum size of a shade is 12” x 12”. Standard Roller is 144”w x 134”h. Shades that are both over 72” wide x 70” high will require seaming.

Fire Rating

Flame Test meets (Fed.Spec CCC-C 521E) and NFPA 701 Small Scale

Measuring Instructions
Materials needed for measuring
  • (Photo 1) Decide whether you want the shade mounted inside the frame of the opening or outside the opening. An inside mount can look cleaner, but you may want to order outside mount if there are obstructions, if you want more complete coverage, or if you want to cover more than one opening with a shade.
  • (Photo 2) Always use a steel measuring tape.
  • (Photo 3) Measure to the nearest 1/8”. Round DOWN, not UP, if it is 1/16th over.
  • Tell us raw measurements. Do not take your own deductions.
  • Always give width before height
  • IT IS ESPECIALLY IMPORTANT to take note if any of the adjoining shades meet at a 90% angle, as one or both shades may need to be cut narrower to make sure the brackets don’t conflict with one another.  We recommend that you order only one of the corner shades, and order the second one after you have installed the first one to make sure the brackets don’t impede each other.
  • And always, feel free to call us for help and email us photos of where you are installing.
Inside Frame Mount
Height and width for measuring inside mount window shades
  • Measure width at top, middle, and bottom (A) Tell us the raw measurements. Let us take the deduction for fit. We will tell you fabric width.
  • Measure the height (B) If not ordering the shade to drop all the way down, let us know.
Outside Frame Mount

To Fit Brackets on Trim/Posts

measuring for outside mount window shades
  • Measure width of the outside of the post to the outside of the post at the top, middle, and bottom (A)
  • Measure width of the inside of the opening (B) to check for fabric overlap. We will tell you fabric width.
  • Measure the height (C) If not ordering the shade to drop all the way down, let us know.
To Order by Fabric Width
Ordering by fabric width diagram
  • Decide where you want the fabric to overlap on each side. Mark on the post/trim and measure this width (A). We will tell you how much room the shade needs to fit.
  • Measure the height (B) If not ordering the shade to drop all the way down, let us know.
To Cover Multiple Openings in a Row
wall of windows for measuring
  • Measure the width of the full span of space you have to fit the shades in at the top, middle, and bottom.
  • Measure the end to center post and center to center post widths at the top, middle, and bottom. Tell us the raw measurements. Let us take the deduction for fit.
  • Measure the width of the inside of the opening to check for fabric overlap. We will tell you fabric width.
  • Measure the height – let us know if you’re not ordering the shade to drop all the way down.

Measuring Videos

Inside Frame Mount

Outside Frame Mount

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Affordable Vinyl Blackout Shade Sample

$0.00

Material Specifications: 100% Light Blocking,  4-ply

Construction: 1 Layer Fiberglass,  3 Layers of Vinyl

Flame Test Meets: Federal Spec (CCC-C 521E),  + NEPA 701 Small Scale

*White is the exterior facing side of the shade material to reflect out the heat.

We are happy to send you up to SIX swatches per shade type.

Material Specifications: 100% Light Blocking,  4-ply

Construction: 1 Layer Fiberglass,  3 Layers of Vinyl

Flame Test Meets: Federal Spec (CCC-C 521E),  + NEPA 701 Small Scale

*White is the exterior facing side of the shade material to reflect out the heat.

We are happy to send you up to SIX swatches per shade type.

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