Father’s Day Gift Guide: Which Window Covering Best Suits Your Dad

Lifestyle Blackout Cellulars in Gravel Gray
Lifestyle Blackout Cellulars in Gravel Gray

From their love for tinkering with tools to their obsession with grilling, every father seems to have their own brand of “dadness.” So, when it comes to choosing a window covering, why not play into his dad stereotype? Let’s dive into some common personas and share which window covering best suits him!

Outdoorsy Dad: Craftsman Roman Shades

This doesn’t need much explanation. Dads rock plaid, so why not treat them to plaid window coverings? Capture the essence of the popular Craftsman design aesthetic in these roman shades. The rugged look and feel of earthy, natural materials will make him feel like he’s in the great outdoors even while he’s in the suburbs. The richly textured, easy-care materials come in a three-tiered selection: Rugged, Plaid, and Dapper.

Cabin with Craftsman Roman Shades in Orange Lumber Plaid
Craftsman Roman Shades in Orange Lumber Plaid

Gamer Dad: Premier Blackout Cellular Shades

Premier Blackout Cellular Shades block out the brightest sunrise and even the most annoying streetlight glare. Its soft, 100% polyester pleats block up to 99% of incoming light, and it even absorbs sound. Limit all distractions so Gamer Dad can keep leveling up. Bonus points: the cell construction traps unwanted heat and cold, insulating your windows and saving you money on monthly energy bills.

Man gaming in a living room with Premier Blackout Cellulars in the background
Premier Blackout Cellulars in Charcoal Sky DC

Hobbyist Dad: No-Tools Headrail Products

No tools. No holes. No hassles. Save Hobbyist Dad time with No-Tools Headrail products so that he can get back to doing what he loves, whether that’s grilling, reading or hiking. We have a variety of shades that offer this additional feature, from roller shades to dual shades.

Photo of Lifestyle Woven Roller Shades and Premier Light Filtering Dual Shade
Left: Lifestyle Woven Roller Shades in Chapel Oak; Right: Premier Light Filtering Dual Shade in Ostrich Plume

Practical Dad: 1″ Refined Aluminum Mini Blinds

The Practical Dad seeks to get the job done in the most efficient way possible and for the best price. While we have the best prices around on window coverings, we’re going to suggest the 1″ Refined Aluminum Mini Blinds because of the low price for high performance of the sturdy, commercial-grade all-aluminum. It comes with a protective finish to prevent scratches and dust accumulation. Plus, he can choose from an assortment of fade-resistant colors, ranging from popular neutrals to trendy metallics.

Kitchen with 1" Refined Aluminum Blinds
1″ Refined Aluminum Blinds in Brushed Aluminum

Tech Dad: Automated Window Coverings

“If it can be automated, it will be automated” is the Tech Dad motto. Simply pair Alexa, Google, or Apple products for shade operation by voice control. If Automation is a little too advanced, there’s also remote-control motorization and motorized wands available for certain window coverings.

Living Room with Designer Elements Light Filtering Roller Shades
Designer Elements Light Filtering Roller Shades in Sailcloth

Hip Dad: Woven Solar Shades

Similar to Tech Dad, Hip Dad enjoys being up-to-date on the latest trends but cares a bit more of the environment. Woven Solar Shades are a newer product that’s the ultimate fusion of solar shades and woven wood shades. Its woven texture imitates a natural wood look, adding dimension to any room. Its material blocks UV rays and reflects light, which means it keeps the house cool and energy costs low. He’s doing his part to lessen the demand of fossil fuels – go dad!

Light and airy living room with Woven Solar Shades
Woven Solar Shades in Gneiss 10%

Have a different type of dad in mind? Call or chat with one of our Design Consultants! Call (888) 257-1840. They’re easy to talk to!

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