How Much Do Roller Shades Typically Cost?

Window treatments are one detail of an interior design that may not seem very important, but the truth is, nothing warms up a room and makes it feel inviting more than stylish blinds, curtains, shades, or shutters. Window treatments can add a personalized finishing touch to a space, as well as provide privacy and incoming light management to meet your unique needs. They can help cut your energy costs throughout the year, help protect your interior and furniture from damage caused by UV rays, and they can even help you sleep in on weekends and keep your room dark and cool for naptime. One classic, yet popular and stylish type of window covering is fashionable roller shades.

Are Roller Shades Expensive?

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Roller shades are relatively inexpensive when compared to other window treatment types (which is one reason they are so popular among homeowners and designers). What you end up paying for them will depend upon upgrades you may add on, and whether or not you pay to have someone install them for you. You can save yourself plenty of money if you are willing to take some time to do your own window measurements and your own installation. Select Blinds makes it so easy for you

What makes one window treatment or roller shade more expensive than another?

What Determines the Cost of a Roller Shade?

The type of roller shade you cost (i.e., basic vs. designer), plus upgrades, will obviously have an impact on the final cost of your window coverings. Following are some additional factors that can affect how much roller shades end up being priced.

  • Size

None of our products are “off-the-shelf.” Every product we sell is custom-crafted just for you and your windows. The larger the surface area you need to cover, the more material will be needed for your custom roller shade.   

  • Fabric/Material

Roller shades crafted with more expensive fabrics and materials tend to be priced higher. 

  • Upgrades

Maybe you want to upgrade to a 6” valance for your roller shades. Maybe you want to upgrade to Kid-friendly cordless lift. Or maybe you want to spoil yourself with a motorized lift system so you can open and close your shades from the couch across the room. Upgrades will bring your cost up somewhat. Some products include upgrade features, as do our Premier and Luxury tier products.

We’ve compiled some pricing for four different roller shades available on our website to show you what your cost per window will be before sales tax and before upgrades. Remember, shipping is always on us!

Take a Closer Look at Some Customer and Staff Favorites!

We take pride in being able to offer our customers over 150 custom-crafted products, for any budget, over 20 of which are roller shades. You can find an unlimited number of upgrades available, too. Take a look at some of the wonderful customer favorite roller shade options available to you:

Classic Vinyl Blackout Roller Shades (Essential Tier)*

Get plenty of better quality sleep with these budget-friendly blackout roller shades. They are made of flame retardant vinyl fiberglass and laminated with another layer of vinyl for extra strength and long-lasting durability.

*Our Essential Tier products include simple designs in familiar styles. Made of materials known for strength, and easy cleaning, Essential Tier products are a great starting point for first-time home owners or renters that are looking for budget-friendly solutions.

Lifestyle Light Filtering Roller (Signature Tier)*

You’ll love these affordable light filtering roller shades, made with crease-resistant fabric, and that you can install in a flash! Raise and lower them smoothly, with upgrade options available, including motorization. 

*Our Signature Tier products feature thoughtful designs in trendy styles. Made with durable materials, Signature Tier products are the perfect place to start when looking for a beyond basic solution that is also affordable.

Architect Blackout Roller (Premium Tier)*

Get some “WOW!” factor into your home with superior room darkening fabrics in today’s most popular colors–keep out unwanted light without sacrificing style. Order with optional side tracks for top-notch privacy, and for complete light blockage.

*Our Premium Tier products feature lasting designs in timeless styles. Made of high-quality materials, Premium Tier products are the ideal choice for an excellent investment that’s made to last. Some upgrade features may be included.

Designer Elements Light Filtering Roller Shades (Luxury Tier)*

Take your window style up to the next level. Customize these distinguished looking light filtering shades with upgrades like motorization and matching cassettes to go smashingly with any décor.

*Our Luxury Tier products include superior design in distinct styles. Made with unique materials and quality craftsmanship. Luxury Tier products are for the homeowner looking to indulge in sophisticated customization. Some upgrade features are included.

Let Us Help You Put More “DIY” Into Your Dream Home

Personalize your house so that it’s all yours by turning it into your dream home. Don’t worry, because you don’t need to break the bank to do it. Sharpen those interior DIY design instincts, and save yourself plenty of money in the process. Custom craft a home that you’re proud to live in. It’s easy, and we’re here to help! Treat your windows right with the right window treatments.

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