Whether you’re seeking the drama and fashion appeal of fine fabric, or the rich texture of woven wood blinds, you’ll find a budget-wise, easy-care solution in RK Window Fashions roller shades. To multiply your design options, styles come in the wide array of easy-care materials. Our roller shades are an affordable solution whether you’re re-doing one window or a whole home, plus they look terrific under draperies so it’s simple to create a designer-caliber layered treatment. Automated or motorized shades are very popular for those large windows, hard to reach, or transom windows – it has never been more affordable! Rechargeable battery powered and solar rechargeable batteries make automated shades easier to install without any wiring in the walls – without an electrician!
Duo-shades expand the versatility of this classic window covering by layering two shades one in front of the other. Room darkening, sheer, solar screen, woven textured, privacy fabrics are choices for either shade. A Roman style shade can be layered over a roller shade too. Our exclusive system can be automated for the ultimate convenience.
Fabric Shades make for endless possibilities, like classic fabric roman shades for a soft, elegant look, or forward fold fabric window shades for a textured touch of class. Make the mood refined or relaxed – your choice.
Personalize your window shades even more with decorative details and operational upgrades. Modern technology has created more options in fabric shades. We now have liners to eliminate the visible cords from outside your home for very visible windows and child safety. Enhanced energy control is also possible with cellular constructed fabric shades. Almost perfect, uniform pleating for an extreme tailored look is now possible too! All easily controlled via an iPhone or Android app or the convenient push of a button or a timed based schedule.
Honeycomb Cellular Shades are one of the best insulating window coverings, offering superior energy savings all year long. Choose them for their sleek, modern style and unsurpassed quality; our cellular honeycomb cellular shades have the look and feel of fabric – even linenlike woven patterns - and even coloration that won't fade in full-sun locations. Top and bottom rails can be wrapped in your cellular shade’s fabric, with white on the back for uniform street side appearance. The hexagonal or honeycomb cell shape of these cellular window coverings traps air within its insulating layer between your room and the outdoors, so you’ll enjoy lower cooling bills in summer, less furnace use in winter.
Vertical sliding honeycomb shades combine the insulation benefits plus the beauty of cellular shades in a “drapery” or vertical format – ideal for Arcadia or sliding doors and large expanses of glass up to 31 feet wide.
Simple battery lift operating systems can quietly lift your shades upon command. Larger shades up to 14 ½ feet or coupled shades up to 16 feet can be motorized too. Remote control options are via iOS – iPhone/iPad – or Android apps, Alexa, Hey Google, or Siri voice controls, handheld or wall mounted wireless remote controls, or simple wired pendants or switches.
Outdoor Patio Solar Shades make patios, decks, porches, pergolas, lanais and gazebos much more comfortable. Designed to block the sun's heat and glare and reduce fading, the woven fabric also allows some air to pass though for ventilation. Outdoor shades stop more heat than interior ones as they effectively stop the sun’s hot rays before they reach your windows. They can save up to 30% in your air conditioning costs.
Transparent solar screen shades provide daytime privacy with full unencumbered views outward. Darker colors provide a better view over lighter colors. Outdoor shades with tighter weaves extend our mild seasons by protecting outside areas from cooler breezes and also provide shelter for plants. Add a patio heater and stay nice and cozy in cooler evening hours extending your patio’s usefulness year round.
Installing an outdoor sun shade can significantly reduce cooling costs inside your home and create a pleasant atmosphere for your patio, deck or sunroom. Outdoor shades and outdoor blinds are made with solar screen fabric, which stops the sun's heat before it strikes your window, reducing heat transfer and keeping your home or business cooler. They are ideal for patios, sun-struck windows, verandas, garage door openings, patio covers, skylights, outdoor restaurant dining/patio areas, screen room enclosures, and large sliding glass doors.
Our select line of motorized retractable shades offers an ideal solution to help you with your glaring sun issues for spans greater than 40 feet wide in a seamless solar patio shade. Made from the highest quality materials, these shades can be mounted in locations around your home to stop up to 99% of the solar heat rays and provide up to 100% shade with just the touch of a button! You'll still enjoy almost total non-glare visibility from the inside while providing a cool and comfortable environment for you and your family to enjoy.
Side cable guides control the shade’s bottom bar’s movements during operation and light breezes. Our patented Shy Zip track is a side retention system that maintains the shade’s position during the most intense winds. Developed for Japan's 200mph bullet trains, the tension system is a proven method of locking the fabric into the side channels and acts like shock absorbers to eliminate any fabric stress during the most windy days. As the biggest shades can act like very large sails, this is a very popular option to our patio shades. A side benefit of the Shy Zip Track is it can create an insect free area. Installing retractable shades is an effective and easy way to reduce your carbon foot print.
Today's home builders and architects are becoming bolder and more visually creative with their designs and use of space. Adding to the home's complexity is unusually shaped windows. Your home's window shape and size is a function of design to the outside of the home, not the inside. Sometimes that leaves us with a challenging window shape or size to cover.
Not to worry, RK Window Fashions has been covering the most challenging window shapes for over 50 years. Our experience offers you a path to avoiding less than ideal treatments or methods others might employ. Our extensive learning curve is to your benefit.
Whether your window is angled, arched, bowed, octagon, or just expansive, we know how to cover it efficiently and cost effectively. Honeycomb cellular shades, Shadings, Roller Shades, Roman shades, Woven natural shades, Pleated shades, Wood blinds, Mini-blinds, Shutters, Draperies are all products to be considered for your project.
Hunter Douglas has been at the forefront of creating beautiful, innovative fabrics to use on their entire line of window treatments, helping them become the industry leader for over 30 years.
Hunter Douglas has transformed the industry with unique window treatment operating systems that make fashion very easy to use and child safe!
Hunter Douglas products are designed to offer a range of light control and privacy options with a broad selection of fabrics and materials, in a range of opacities from sheer to room darkening to opaque.
Automated remote control blinds are no longer a rarity or budget busting. It is more unusual for us not to motorize our shades anymore. Low voltage wired and wireless remote controls with batteries, rechargeable batteries, or power supplies are extremely affordable and convenient. For larger shades, heavy duty 110 volt wired motors are preferable.
Some windows almost require remote control operation. Windows behind bathtubs are a perfect example. Climbing into the tub or scrambling up on to the tub surround to lift or operate a shade is unsafe and cumbersome. Clearstory or transom windows are another example of difficult to operate manual window treatments. Of course, the "cool" or "wow" factor of a push button operation of your new window coverings is a bonus. Telling Alexa, Hey Google, or Siri to open or close your window treatments will put a smile on anyone's face.
Soft fabric fashions, such as, Draperies and Roman Shades can all be motorized. Drapery motors can be added to almost any drapery rod, in addition to, specialized motorized drapery tracks with integrated motors. The integrated motors utilize high-performance belts that move large heavy blackout lined draperies quietly and smoothly. These tracks can be decorated with wood or metal fascias or left alone for a simple discrete look. They can fit straight, multi angled, or curved walls. We can even motorize fabric shades on curved windows!
Not only is RK Window Fashions a certified Somfy Platinum Expert, we also service BTX, SM Automatic, Rolotrol, Simplicity, Bofu, Rollease, and Timber Blinds. We are very well versed in the automation field and can integrate your motorized shades with just about any Home Automation System.
Solar Sun Screen Shades protect and shade areas for sun and insect control. Shading glass windows from the sun is one of the most cost effective methods of reducing your cooling costs. Designed to block the sun's heat and glare and reduce fading, the woven fabric also allows some air to pass though for ventilation. Outdoor solar sunscreens stop more heat than interior applications as they effectively stop the sun’s hot rays before they reach your windows. They can save up to 30% in your air conditioning costs.
Each spring as the sun bears down on your home, your comfort level begins to take a beating. The harsh sun makes living in the desert a challenge. Our air conditioning costs rise. The sun’s glare begins to create eye strain, glare on our tv screens, and damage our precious interior furnishings. Solar Sunscreens block up to 95% of the harmful sun’s ray without impacting much of your view to the outside. Blocking the sun from reaching your window’s glass or the inside your home can save up to 25-30% of your cooling costs. Solar Sunscreens are one of the most affordable methods of shading your windows. The area’s utility companies recommend them and believe in them so much they generally offer rebates to subsidize their cost.
They are ideal for south, east, and west exposures. Patios, sun-struck windows, verandas, patio covers, skylights, screen room enclosures, and large sliding glass doors are our most common applications.
Dual shades layered one over another
Our Duo Shade offers maximum light control by using two separate roller shades collectively mounted within a bracket to achieve a 'day/night' level of convenience, providing limitless options for privacy and light control.
Our most popular roller shade
One of our most popular products, solar shades uniquely combine beauty with functional technology that can reduce your rooms temperature by 20 to 30 degrees and save up to 30% of your energy costs.
Color and Density impacts your privacy and view
Darker colors offer a better view through the fabric. More dense or tighter woven fabrics lessen the view. In the picture above, the left center shade is 95% solid. The right center is 90%. The light colored right shade is 90% (10% open) also. The less dense the material, the better the view. The darker the color, the better the view.
Create your very own design - we print almost anything
Replace an unpleasant view with one of your own choosing. Create your own design theme. Immortalize your pet or your favorite toy. Almost any image can be printed on a blackout, privacy, or screen fabric roller or honeycomb cellular shade.
Traditional tailored flat folding shades
Roman Shades come in a wide variety of timeless fabrics and four traditional styles. Customize them even further with tapes, trims and complementary valances.
Traditional forward folding roman shade
Sophisticated textures, stripes and solids are available in blends of cottons, linens, silks and synthetics that are sure to add color and texture to your room. Superior linings in two opacities provide light control and energy-saving insulation.
Modern Roman Shades
Vignette® Modern Roman Shades feature consistent folds and no exposed rear cords, keeping windows uncluttered and safer. Choose from different fold styles and sizes, and a horizontal or vertical orientation.
Unique Modern Roman Shade - folds collapse for view
Pirouette® Window Shadings provide a bold and modern alternative to the look and feel of traditional fabric shades. Pirouette shadings feature softly contoured fabric vanes that magically open and close to give you complete control over your desired degree of light filtration and privacy.
Top Down Bottom Up function
Our Duo fold shades are enhanced privacy and versatility. Drop fabric shade from the top to allow for view and natural light. Raise shade up from bottom for minimal stacking and view intrusion. Provides convenience, limitless options for privacy and light control.
Our most popular option for Arcadia Sliding Doors
One of our most popular products, Vertiglide sliding honeycomb cellular shades offer functional technology that can reduce your rooms temperature by 20 to 30 degrees and save up to 30% of your energy costs. Drapery like function slide back and forth across your large windows - up to 31 feet!
Large pleats create deep elegant texture
The fluid, unique look of Majestic Pleat Shades is created by combining the soft folds of a classic Roman shade with the construction of a cellular shade. Internal lift cords provide a clean look, and enhanced child and pet safety.
The cellular construction of Majestic Pleat shades increases insulating properties and helps to lower your energy consumption, ultimately reducing your heating and cooling bills. It can also improve your room’s acoustics while reducing the intensity of outside noise.
Ultimate light & heat blocking shades
SlumberShades combine energy efficient and insulating blackout shades with a light blocking sidetrack, creating a amazingly dark room for a long, deep and restful night of sleep or theater light control.
Insulation values of a SlumberShade is 2.5 to 3 times higher than that of the same shade without sidetracks.
Fabric side tension retention system
Developed for extreme winds, our Zip Shy Track maintains the shade’s position during most storms. Stainless steel springs within the side channels absorb any shock from wind gusts to protect the fabric. They can also seal on all four sides for an insect free area!
Cables guide and control the bottom hem bar
Side cable guides secured top and bottom control the shade’s bottom bar’s movements during operation and light breezes.
Snap in elastic tie downs secure bottom hem bar
Ideal for securing your Patio Shades hem bar when a cable guide wire is not appropriate within an open area.
Seamless fabric Executive Patio Shades up to 40 feet wide!
Enjoy almost total non-glare visibility from the inside while providing a cool and comfortable environment for you and your family to enjoy on your large arcadia sliding door openings or extreme width patio openings. Excellent for maintaining warmer temperatures in the cooler months too! This one sealed out the horse flies from the property next door while still enjoying the desert's natural breezes.
Most popular fabric arch treatment
Even though arched windows may seem like a challenge to cover, we custom make a variety of window coverings that are simple and stylish.
As all arch shapes are not the same, neither are our specialty shaped shades. From nationally recognized manufacturers to proprietary specialty shops, we supply only the finest and highest value options to fit your unusual windows.
Versatile Shadings lend themselves to unusual shapes
Common in contemporary homes, angled windows bring up some unique challenges in providing privacy and light control and keeping your home energy efficient. We have taken on these challenges, offering you a wide selection of products that help to enhance the beauty of your angled windows whether the shade is open or closed. Angled windows come in many variations including right triangles, isosceles triangles and top/bottom-sloped windows.
Popular moveable arch treatment
Sunset Arch Top Shades have horizontal pleats that stack at the bottom, on a stationary sill rail. Sunset shades are operated by a continuous cord that runs through a top mount guide block and back down through the stationary rail. A moving ball attached to the cord is used to raise and lower the shade.
Unique moveable fan style arch shades
The ADJUST-A-VIEW® system allows one to choose as much light, privacy or view as they want - when they want it by adjusting the shade to: open, closed or any position in-between. Completely unobstructed view in the open position. The patent pending system utilizes a track mechanism that accommodates our pleated honeycomb cellular shades. The innovative design provides for fast shade removal for window cleaning or décor change. The arch window treatment system is available for both large half circle windows and large quarter circle windows.
Wireless battery powered remote controls
Instantly block glare, create privacy or let the sunlight shine in with a simple button press. The DecoFlex WireFree™ RTS is battery-powered and a completely wireless wall switch that provides an ideal way to control motorized products when entering or exiting a room..
Best seller; 1 or 5 channel wireless remote
Somfy's Single or Five Channel Remote Control is a handset controller that is compatible with all Somfy motors featuring Radio Technology Somfy (RTS). For indoor use, it may be personalized for intuitive control of five window coverings or five groups of window coverings. The Telis Collection makes it possible to memorize a "favorite" position. Pressing the "MY" button on the transmitter automatically sends the window covering to this position.
iOS or Android app control gateway
With myLink™, transform your experience with Somfy-powered motorized solutions and maximize the benefits that they provide, such as energy savings, privacy, comfort and convenience. The myLink™ puts you in control, so that you can operate your motorized shades, blinds, awnings, and screens with your favorite mobile device whether you’re home or away. Schedule scenes or events to automate motorized applications on a seven day schedule so you can effortlessly enjoy their many benefits.
Or just tell Alexa, Hey Google, or Siri to "raise or lower my shades". Also IFTTT integration.
Integrate through RS232, RS485, and or Infared input systems
Somfy Universal RTS Interface II (URTSI II) 16 Channel can be used to communicate between home automation or other third party systems. The addressable Universal RTS Interface II (URTSI II) can be used to communicate between home automation or other third party systems and Somfy’s RTS Motors and controls. It is capable of individual or group control, and can be operated via infrared remote, RS232 and RS485 serial communication.
Do your large window or door opening have you stumped? We are really big window specialists. We can cover your 12, 16, and even 24 foot wide windows. We rarely say no to our customers. We have experience engineering and installing really wide window treatments. When another tells you it can't be done or it must be multiple shades, give us a call and we'll show you how it's possible.
One of the most common questions we hear is "how do we cover our arcadia sliding glass door". We carry a plethora of products for large or small door openings. There are vertical sliding, drapery-like, and combination blind & sheer treatments. There are also popular horizontal shade, blind, and combination blind + sheer applications. Almost all of these treatments can be either manually operated, corded, or be automated via remote controls.
Your Best Phoenix area Blind, Shade, Shutter, Drapery, Patio Shade, Remote control source -
Where every budget deserves exceptional Quality!
We are Phoenix natives – serving the Valley with our 3 generations of window covering families. Over the last 50 years, our families have serviced thousands & thousands of homes throughout Arizona with new shutters, blinds, shades, draperies, patio shades, and Hunter Douglas products.
Our decades of experience and longevity in our area of expertise reflects our commitment to you - our customer. We pamper you from introduction, to during & after the sale. We wouldn’t be here if we didn’t.
RK Window Fashions is a Somfy Certified Gold Expert. We have been specifying, fabricating, & installing Somfy motors for over 30 years. We can integrate your motorized products with almost any Home Automation system. We speak motor technology at any level you need - Alexa, Siri, and Google enabled!
Give us a call today so that we can assist you in making your new dream a reality!
“I really struggled with finding someone I could trust with my home. The guys at RK Window Fashions were prompt from my initial inquiry until a needed follow up visit. Always respectful and courteous, they put me at ease from the very beginning. And they really know their stuff. I learned they have done this for over 40 years - it shows! Give them a call. I know they'll take good care of you.”
“Craig and the folks at RK are fantastic! Not only are they very reasonably priced, but the quality and personal nature of their staff is unmatched. Because of their extensive knowledge and skill, they were able to totally revamp what we thought we wanted, into a wonderful and much less expensive installation that we're thrilled and proud to show off!!!.”
“I love my new shades. I just push a button and up & down they go. It couldn't be any easier. Dan was so much cheaper than anyone else we talked to and he delivered as promised.”
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