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Roller Shades have a clean, simple design and go well with almost any decor. They are very easy to operate and to clean. Roller Shades come in a variety of different fabric colors, patterns and textures.

All about the Roller Shade

Our blinds are made & manufactured in Ontario by Maxxmar Window Fashions, a Canadian owned  & operated business. Click here to read more about Maxxmar Window Fashions.

Roller Shades consist of a piece of material that can be pulled down for light blocking, and then rolled back up again. The material itself is chosen by you! There are a wide range of materials, colors & opacities to choose from, each with their own unique UV value.

Maxxmar Window Fashions warrants all blinds and shades under a Lifetime Limited Warranty. This warranty covers and is inclusive against any defects in material and workmanship to the original purchaser of the product. 

Roller Shades are covered under normal use for a period of five (5) years. This warranty does not cover curling, soiling, scratching, normal fading or loss of color intensity from use Refer to the full warranty guidelines for a detailed guide. 

Roller Shades have a clean, simple design and are very easy to operate. 

Roller Shades have limited light filtering options as they can really only go up and down. 

Included Features

When you purchase a roller shade with designQ Shop, the following items are included in the cost of the product. 
 To view the premium upgrades available with this product, head to the next section. 

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A cassette does not come included with the roller shade, however you can add a few different options. Shown in the picture is the compact cassette in a mirage finish. Click here to learn what a cassette is!

A mirage finish is a power coated finish on the cassette itself, which will match the color of shade chosen.

The bottom rail will be wrapped in the same fabric that is chosen for the shade. 

Click here to learn what a bottom rail is for.

The included operating system for a roller shade is the Decora Slim or Genius Wand. These options adhere to the new child safety regulations for cordless window coverings. 

** Photo does not show these options. 

A wide selection of fabrics, textures and colours are available when selecting a standard roller shade. Many of the fabrics offer visibility of the outdoors while still protecting the inside from harmful UV rays. 

The fabric choices range from the most opaque through semi-translucent to the most sheer and elegant. See below for the level 0 options!

Level 0A Color Options

These color options are included with the roller shade blind package selection. All images shown are for reference only and may not reflect the accurate color. 

* A.O.F = Approximate Openness Factor. The lower percentage means they block more sun coming through, and offer the highest levels of privacy. The most common factor is 5%. The higher the percentage, the more sun will come through and less privacy you will have!

Semi-Sheer Shades with a 10% Opacity Level (A.O.F)* | 70% PVC / 30% Polyester

Color: Alabaster
Pattern: Screen 1010
Level 0A

Color: Grey
Pattern: Screen 1010
Level 0A

Color: White
Pattern: Screen 1010
Level 0A

Semi-Sheer Shades with a 5% Opacity Level (A.O.F)* | 70% PVC / 30% Polyester

Color: Alabaster
Pattern: Screen 5105
Level 0A

Color: Alabaster
Pattern: Screen 5205
Level 0A

Color: Charcoal
Pattern: Screen 5205
Level 0A

Color: Dove
Pattern: Screen 5205
Level 0A

Color: Ebony
Pattern: Screen 5105
Level 0A

Color: Grey
Pattern: Screen 5105
Level 0A

Color: Opal
Pattern: Screen 5105
Level 0A

Color: Sand
Pattern: Screen 5105
Level 0A

Color: Tan
Pattern: Screen 5105
Level 0A

Color: Taupe
Pattern: Screen 5205
Level 0A

Color: White
Pattern: Screen 5105
Level 0A

Color: White
Pattern: Screen 5205
Level 0A

Blackout Shades | Polyester / Fiberglass

Color: Black
Pattern: Tender
Level 0A for the Bedrooms

Color: Brown
Pattern: Tender
Level 0A for the Bedrooms

Color: Ivory
Pattern: Tender
Level 0A for the Bedrooms

Color: Light Grey
Pattern: Tender
Level 0A for the Bedrooms

Color: Navy
Pattern: Tender
Level 0A for the Bedrooms

Color: Pewter
Pattern: Tender
Level 0A for the Bedrooms

Color: Silver Grey
Pattern: Tender
Level 0A for the Bedrooms

Color: Taupe
Pattern: Tender
Level 0A for the Bedrooms

Color: White
Pattern: Tender
Level 0A for the Bedrooms

Premium Options

If you want to add a little extra to your roller shades consider a premium option from the below list. 

Premium Cassette Options include:

  • Compact Cassette in either a mirage finish or fabric wrapped
  • Large Cassette in either a mirage finish or fabric wrapped
  • Square Cassette in a mirage finish
  • Grande Cassette in a mirage finish
** Picture depicts the cassette that is included with the Opera Shade (combination of a regular shade & blackout shade)

Premium Operating Systems include: 

** Photo shows chain operating system, which is no longer available. 

If you want room darkening you can choose to add an ‘Opera’ shade behind the main roller fabric. This shade operates independently of the main one. 

If you choose to add an ‘Opera’ shade it comes with a special cassette to encase both rolls. 

In addition to the large selection of included fabrics, there are many additional premium selections available if you have a specific look in mind. Many of the fabrics offer visibility of the outdoors while still protecting the inside from harmful UV rays. 

The fabric choices range from the most opaque through semi-translucent to the most sheer and elegant. 

Level 1B Color Options

These color options are 1 step up from the included fabric options above. All images shown are for reference only and may not reflect the accurate color. 

* A.O.F = Approximate Openness Factor. The lower percentage means they block more sun coming through, and offer the highest levels of privacy. The most common factor is 5%. The higher the percentage, the more sun will come through and less privacy you will have!

Semi-Sheer Shades with a 7% Opacity Level (A.O.F)* | 100% Polyester

Color: Ebony Green
Pattern: Balsam
Level 1B

Color: Grey Green
Pattern: Balsam
Level 1B

Color: Tobacco Green
Pattern: Balsam
Level 1B

Color: White Green
Pattern: Balsam
Level 1B

Semi-Sheer Shades with a 1% Opacity Level (A.O.F)* | 70% PVC / 30% Polyester

Color: Alabaster
Pattern: Screen 1101
Level 1B

Color: Grey
Pattern: Screen 1101
Level 1B

Color: White
Pattern: Screen 1101
Level 1B

Semi-Sheer Shades with a 3% Opacity Level (A.O.F)* | 70% PVC / 30% Polyester

Color: Alabaster
Pattern: Screen 3203
Level 1B

Color: Charcoal
Pattern: Screen 3203
Level 1B

Color: Dove
Pattern: Screen 3203
Level 1B

Color: Taupe
Pattern: Screen 3203
Level 1B

Color: White
Pattern: Screen 3203
Level 1B

Request a Quote

Interested in adding roller shades to your home? Click below to request a quote from our window covering team at designQ Shop. All quotes will include the included options, unless otherwise specified by you. Check measure & install fees are also included.