The Importance of UV Protection

When it comes to spending long days out in the sun, many of us do not think twice about putting on sunscreen. After all, it blocks those harmful UV rays from doing permanent damage to our skin! Much like we protect ourselves from the sun, we also need to do the same when it comes to our interior furnishings. If exposed too much and too often to the sun, carpeting, hardwood floors, furniture, artwork, and more can face some serious damage. That is why we recommend Hunter Douglas sheers and shadings as some of the best shades for UV protection for homes.

Silhouette® Window Shadings

For homes looking for sheer beauty (pun intended), then we recommend the gorgeous Hunter Douglas Silhouette® Window Shadings. Providing both light and privacy simultaneously, these shadings boast soft, easily adjustable S-shaped vanes that look to be floating between two beautiful fabrics. Available in a variety of custom colors, these fabrics filter harsh light and transform it into a beautiful glow throughout your home while preventing anyone from looking into your home. That is what we call a win-win shade. Additionally, Silhouette® Window Shadings offer strong UV protection without taking away your desired natural light. This means you can let the light in while keeping your interiors safe from sun damage. Beautiful, easy to operate, and featuring light-filtering and UV-blocking capabilities, it is easy to see why Silhouette® is one of the best shades for UV protection for homes.

Pirouette® Window Shadings

If you desire a shade that protects against the sun while providing a clean appearance and straightforward look, then Pirouette® Window Shadings are for you. In addition to being another contender for the best shades for UV protection for homes, Pirouette® Window Shadings also provide a chic, modern alternative to your typical fabric shades. Featuring beautifully contoured fabric vanes that face forward and are attached to a single sheer, these shades open and close in one graceful, fluid motion. If you are craving an unobstructed view to the great outdoors, simply raise your shades into the headrail and let in those beautiful views. Or, to enjoy privacy and shade, simply bring the shades down to cover your window. Opened or closed, you will love these beautiful shades. Choose from a variety of beautifully vibrant and neutral colors to make these shadings truly your own!


When it comes to protecting against the sun, Hunter Douglas offers a wide variety of beautiful sheers and shadings that will keep your interiors safe against harmful UVs and looking great for years to come. To learn more about the best shades for UV protection for homes, be sure contact or visit us today at Pugerudes!

Pugerudes is located in Kent, Washington, and proudly serves the entire Greater Seattle area, including Auburn, Federal Way, Renton (including Fairwood Community), Maple Valley, Black Diamond, Normandy Park, Newcastle, Covington & Des Moines.