Free cordless lift on select Graber Shades 6/12 to 10/16. Find a Graber Expert to learn more.

Solar Shades

Graber Lightweaves® Solar Shades

Bring the outdoors into your home with the uniquely engineered semi-opaque design of Graber Lightweaves Solar Shades. These stylish shades offer protection against glare and UV rays without darkening your space—the perfect balance of light and comfort. 

Ideal for Any Room with High Sun Exposure

  • Protects your expensive interior décor investments from harmful UV rays
  • Reduces undesirable heat gain and lowers your cooling bills
  • Diffuses light, minimizing the glare on television and device screens
  • Uniquely engineered, semi-opaque fabrics let you enjoy outdoor views, without sacrificing sun protection
  • Layer with drapery or combine with a roller shade in a Graber Dual Shade for nighttime privacy

Pair Your Solar Shades with Other Graber Window Treatments

Have a wide window or patio door that receives a lot of light? Outfit Graber Sliding Panels with solar shade fabrics and get the maximum light coverage and protection against UV rays.

Install Graber Exterior Solar Shades on the outside of your home or around your outdoor living spaces for protection from UV rays and lowering heat gain and cooling costs.

Solar Shade Product Options

    Control Types

    A range of lift controls can be paired with your Graber window treatments 

    Continuous-Loop Lift

    Smooth operation with a consistent cord length makes raising shades easier than ever, even for large, heavy shades

    Cordless Lift

    Simply pull up or down on the shade—this popular, streamlined option eliminates the need for cords

    Smart Pull Lift

    Conveniently lower shades with a single pull using the easy glide lift system

    Motorized Lift

    Convenient, safe control with the touch of a button; great for large or hard to reach shades

    Fabric Openness

    Fabrics with a lower openness percentage block more UV rays. Fabrics with a higher percentage have a better view to the outside. For nighttime privacy, layer with drapery or pair with a roller shade in a Graber Dual Shade solution. 

    1% Openness

    Offers greatest light filtering, most efficient at blocking damaging UV rays

    3% Openness

    Protects decor at risk from damaging UV rays

    5% Openness

    Blocks 95% of harmful UV rays and reduces screen glare

    10% Openness

    Maximizes your views to the outdoors, letting in some sunlight while still blocking glare

    14% Openness

    Offers best views when paired with dark fabrics

    Finishing Touches

    Consult a Graber Window Treatment Expert for more information on any of the following solutions for your style and functional needs: 

    Blackout Channels

    Discrete channels line the sides and bottom of the window to block light from entering around the edges of the shade

    Heat-Sealed Hem Bar

    Hem bar is completely enclosed within a heat-sealed pocket for a clean, smooth look with no exposed parts

    Fabric-Wrapped Hem Bar

    Fabric from the shade is wrapped around an aluminum hem bar; comes with color-coordinated end caps

    Cassette Valance

    Sleek, fabric-covered valance conceals the fabric roll at the top of the shade

    Contour Valance

    A rounded, contemporary fabric-wrapped valance

    Fascia Valance

    A flat, streamlined aluminum valance

    Explore the Beautiful Possibilities

    This online tool showcases select products and options for inspirational purposes. Some options shown may be upgrades, and color accuracy may vary by device. Find an expert to explore all of our offerings and to see Graber fabrics and materials in person.

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    Limited Lifetime Warranty

    The Graber Limited Lifetime Warranty extends from installation throughout the life of your window treatment

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    Certified Best for Kids

    An independent laboratory has tested and certified that this product has options without operating cords or where inner cords are inaccessible and won’t form a loop based on industry safety standards

    Inspected for Quality

    Before shipping, each shade is hung, adjusted, and thoroughly inspected for straightness. A Best Experience Pride certificate is included with every order—signed by the Graber craftsman.

    GREENGUARD & OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 Certified Fabrics

    Graber shades use GREENGUARD indoor air quality certified materials, with low chemical and particle emissions

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