Working from Home? Upgrade Your Office with Polar Shades

Posted by Polar Shades on Aug 20, 2020 8:22:37 AM

As many businesses begin to offer remote work options, you might find yourself spending more time working from home. Your children might also be staying in the next few months as many are forced to homeschool during the pandemic. More time plugged in at home can lead to an increase in your energy bill, especially during these hot summer months. Looking to keep cool without cranking up the AC? Now is a good time to ask yourself if your home office or study space needs an upgrade with Polar Shades.

Our shades are designed to block the sun’s heat and glare without sacrificing the light it brings into the room, making them perfect for any office setting. During the day, most of the heat in your house comes through your windows and Polar Shades interior shades can help control that unwanted heat without cranking the AC at full throttle.

Our modern window coverings come in a vast variety of different felts and fabrics and can be a nice accent to any interior design.

Solar Fabrics filter natural light and effectively provide solar protection, glare control and reduced solar heat gain while also preserving your view to the outside.


Light Filtering Fabrics transmit diffused light and provide varying degrees of privacy and transparency depending upon style selected. Benefits include enhanced solar protection, natural light filtration and reduced solar heat gain.


Blackout Fabrics provide total light blockage and privacy resulting in complete glare control, UV elimination and significant reduction in solar heat gain.


These are just a few of the fabrics Polar Shades offers, and if you’re interested and viewing more just click here. Our team is committed to helping you find exactly what you’re looking for your home office needs. Contact us at 877-260-6110, and we will be happy to order it for you.

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Topics: Blog, Fabrics, Summer, Home, Interior Design, motorized shades, Office, Family, Home Office

Expert Tips for Effective Home Office Lighting

Posted by Polar Shades on May 4, 2020 4:59:36 PM

The proper amount and quality of light in your home office can make a real difference in your energy, productivity and efficiency. Often, a few small lighting adjustments can make a big difference. Here are some suggestions to help you get started:

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Topics: Lighting, Home Office

Take Conference Calls to the Next Level with a Dynamic Background and Motorized Shades

Posted by Polar Shades on Apr 16, 2020 9:23:37 AM

If you’re one of the many people who have recently begun working from home, you might be looking for a professional background to show during online conference calls and meetings. While a bare wall can work, it’s less than ideal. Instead, video backdrops and motorized shades offer a more professional and effective way to create a background.

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Topics: Tips, Home Office

Secrets to Achieving Optimum Lighting in Your Home Office

Posted by Polar Shades on Aug 7, 2019 3:10:00 PM

Appropriate lighting is the most overlooked feature in a home office. With more people working from home, it is essential to ensure your office is well-balanced. Home offices can have better ambiance than traditional office spaces with a little effort. Understand the different types of lighting and how to make the best use of each to maximize your productivity.

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Topics: Home Office

When Designing a Home Office, It’s Important to Know These Measurements

Posted by Polar Shades on May 20, 2019 10:00:39 AM

When it comes time to design a new home office, knowing the physical limitations of the space you’re working with is critical. By starting with a firm idea of how much space you’ll need, you can be certain that everything will fit comfortably and usefully. 

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Topics: Home Office

Easy Ways to Jazz Up Your Home Office

Posted by Polar Shades on Mar 15, 2019 9:58:51 AM

The home office is an often-overlooked room in the home improvement process. People love giving their kitchen, bathroom and bedroom a facelift, but frequently forget to give this space the attention it deserves. Here are some easy ideas for adding pizzazz to your home office space: 

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Topics: Home Office

Home Office Necessities for Maximum Efficiency

Posted by Polar Shades on Oct 1, 2018 8:49:46 AM

When working from home, it can be easy to get distracted. Here are some necessities every home office should have that will reduce distraction and increase focus:

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Topics: Home Tips, Home Office

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