Roller Shades Glossary

TERMINOLOGY

 
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OUTSIDE MOUNT

When a roller shade is mounted on the wall or ceiling above the window, extending outside the window opening.

 
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INSIDE MOUNT

When a roller shade is mounted inside the window opening.

 
 
 
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STANDARD ROLL

The orientation of the shade fabric to roll off the back of the tube (towards window).

 
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REVERSE ROLL

The orientation of the shade fabric to roll off the front of the tube (towards room).

 
 
 

DUAL SHADES

When two roller shades are mounted via bracket on a window.

 

COUPLED SHADES

When two roller shades are mounted with an intermediate bracket and single clutch or motor per window.