Graber Mezzanine Layered Zebra Sheer Shades
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When you love a light-filled room but need occasional privacy, Graber’s mezzanine layered shade is the perfect solution. Designed with alternating sheer and semi-opaque fabrics, Graber mezzanine shades are made with parallel dual layers that allow for complete light control. Close and align the sheer bands for blurry view-through that reveals silhouettes and shapes, or upgrade to room-darkening fabrics that block light and eliminate view-through.
Graber mezzanine shades provide more than privacy — they also filter and block harsh solar energy that can damage skin and belongings with harsh ultraviolet rays. These Graber blinds, designed with simplicity in mind, offer elegant looks that can transform the look of your home. Featuring standard fabric-wrapped cassette valances and your choice of color, complementing your décor with the clean lines of this contemporary shade is now easier and more affordable.
Why you Need Sheer Layered Shades in your Room
Continuous Loop Lift
Leave the days of struggling with window treatment adjustment behind with ZebraBlinds.com. Graber’s mezzanine blinds feature a cord-and-clutch system that makes raising and lowering your shade easy. You’ll love that the cord remains one length, no matter what position you keep your shade. When ordering, opt for left or right cord location for customized convenience. Your blinds should enhance your décor, so you can color-coordinate the continuous loop lift to match the color of your fabric. Optional bottom rail colors include black satin, classic gray, coffee, cream, sand and white satin.
Light Control and Privacy
When ordering your shade, consider how much light you want in the room when the blinds are drawn. Sheer fabrics let in the most light but offer the least amount of privacy. You’ll be able to see outside through the shades when they’re drawn — but others will be able to see inside, too. If you love light and don’t have privacy concerns, sheer fabrics are for you.
Light filtering fabrics diffuse light gently while providing moderate privacy. When viewed from outdoors through closed shades, you’ll see blurry shapes but no details. Darker fabrics provide enhanced light control while light colors offer greater illumination. The fabrics are opaque or translucent. Colors may appear to shift, depending on the light source or intensity.
Room darkening shades allow some light to filter through but provide complete privacy when fully closed. When viewed from outdoors, vague silhouettes are visible. Opaque fabric may appear to vary in color as light conditions change, especially with darker colors.
Regardless of the type of fabric you choose, it is wise to order your shades at the same time to minimize dye lot variation, which ensures consistency of color. If you want side-by-side layered shades, request stripe alignment. ZebraBlinds.com can align stripes to within ¼ inch.
Shades must be ordered at the same time with the same fabric style and height.
Installing Graber Mezzanine Layered Shades
If optimal light and glare control is desired, mount the Graber layered shade on the outside of the window. If you mount the layered shade on the inside, you may wish to combine it with a secondary soft window treatment such as a drapery or curtain. Note also that the fabric width is narrower than the cassette valance and finished shade width of the tube and its components.
Light GapThe Fabric Width is narrower than the Finished Shade Width of the tube and its components or Cassette Valance.
See below chart for light gap:
|Control Type||Control End||Idle End|
|Continuous-Loop Lift||1 1/8 (2.9)||1 1/16 (2.7)||3/4 (2)||11/16 (1.8)|
Mounting Depth Illustrations
See below chart for mounting depth illustrations:
|Minimum Mounting Depth||Minimum Mounting Depth, Flush Mount|
|1 3/8" (3.5 cm)||3 5/8" (9.3 cm)|
How Parallel Dual Layered Shades are Different?
- Shades control the amount of incoming light and the view-through with the shade partially raised or lowered
- Shades block up to 99% of UV rays when closed
- When open and the vanes are aligned, light filters through the sheer fabric
- Dual layers of horizontal fabric segments alternating between sheer and semi-opaque or opaque fabric
How to Measure
Alignment can only be guaranteed on up to 2 shades at a time. Alignment is subject to manufacturing tolerances of up to 3/4".
How to Install
Installing this product is a painless and simple process. You are mere steps away from making your windows look absolutely gorgeous; so get cracking and make it happen.
This product can be safely cleaned by:
Lifetime limited manufacturer warranty
This product is warranted against original defects in materials or workmanship as long as the original purchaser owns the product
|Min Width||Max Width||Min Height||Max Height|
Inside Mount Depth Requirements
|Option||Min Depth Mount||Flush with Casing|
|Continuous-Loop Lift||1 3/8"||3 5/8"|
Approximate deductions for Graber mezzanine layered shades - Inside mount – 1/2 inch, Outside mount – no deduction. Since all Graber shades are custom/handmade there could be a tolerance of measurement (+/-) 1/8th inch.