Can you hang Roman shades outside window?

Roman shades can be installed both inside and outside the window frame depending upon your need and the depth of your windows. Structurally we believe that soft fold and dog-ear Roman shade would make a better fit as outside mount than the inside mount.

Are Roman shades worth it?

Because with Roman shades, you get what you pay for and often the cheaper ones break with a lot of use. BUT at the same time, sometimes buying that $70 shade makes you happy for the two years it lasts, so it might be worth the purchase even if it’s not going to last forever.

Do Roman blinds look better inside or outside recess?

In summary, for Venetian, roller and vertical blinds, we would recommend they be hung from within the recess. However, Roman blinds would be better suited outside the recess, as they are able to let more light enter into the room.

How do you measure for an outside roman shade?

Measuring the width

  1. For the width, measure the window opening in three places (top, middle, and bottom), and use the widest of the three measurements.
  2. Take that number and add a minimum of two inches to each side, for a total of four inches, for the best coverage.
  3. Use this width when ordering.

Do Roman shades last?

Realistically, you can expect made-to-measure Roman blinds to last anywhere from 12-15 years as long as they’re used appropriately; and those replaced sooner than this tend to be filed in the bin because their owners fell out of love with their style or wanted to update/redecorate rather than because of anything the …

How long do Roman shades last?

How Long Do Cellular And Roman Shades Last? Shades, from heat-blocking cellular and honeycomb shades to stylish and modern Roman shades, outclass blinds in their longevity. With an average lifespan of 5-7 years, they can probably match the timing of when the average homeowner changes their entire home d├ęcor.