Highlighting the Best Entryway Shades

In the world of entryway shades, functionality meets style. Both help to transform this area of your home. With an entryway, you want to create a welcoming atmosphere. Factoring in natural light and privacy breathes new life into the space while making you feel secure in your home. Let’s discover the best window covering features tailored for the doors and windows of your entryways.

Privacy + Light: The Ideal Duo

Picture this. You have seamless control over privacy levels, paired with the soft natural light in your space. This is achieved by incorporating the top-down feature. It’s a beloved choice among homeowners. With its versatile design, you are fully in control of both illumination and seclusion. How great is that?

top down cellular shades for entryway door windows and sidelights in Incline Village NV
Duette® Honeycomb Shades

If you have sliding doors that you want to cover, this feature is available in two separate shades. You can independently operate function, light, and privacy to match your mood.

top down bottom up energy efficient window shades
Vignette® Modern Roman Shades


From Filtering to Blocking: A Spectrum of Light

When sunlight streams through your entryway, the need for adaptable light control comes into play. Sheer shades emerge as the frontrunner, championing a range of lighting control. 

white french doors to the right of an all white fireplace with Hunter Douglas Sheer Shades on top
Hunter Douglas Sheer Shades

Silhouette sheer shades help tame glare. They transition from view-through sheers to vanes that hide the outside world. During the day, these shades increase energy efficiency and privacy by reflecting the sun outward.

Silhouette shades on entryway sidelights in Incline Village NV
Silhouette® Shades

With Luminette Privacy Sheers, you can enjoy your outdoor views and filtered light. When the sun starts to set or you want to block out the sun, twist the vanes closed. Many homeowners love this option as their entryway shades for their sliding doors.

Luminette® Privacy Sheers cover the sliding door; Silhouette® Window Shades cover the windows in a cozy, open floor plan room.
Luminette® Privacy Sheers cover the sliding door; Silhouette® Window Shades cover the windows.

Specialty Windows: Time to Tailor

Uniquely shaped windows really elevate the look and feel of your home. They add character, but covering them can be a challenge. Our solution is to add smart shades. Opening and closing these windows has never been easier.

Black trim windows on a big set of windows in a living area with a peaked ceiling
Applause® Honeycomb Shades

Honeycomb shades have various features that can be tailored to meet your needs. Ranging from energy efficiency and room darkening to motorization, they work perfectly well for those interesting window shapes. Honeycomb shades are a great choice for any homeowner.

Narrow Door Frames: Need a Small Solution

The Duette Shades collection is at the top of our list when we discuss narrow door frames. We have one word for this: TrackGlide. TrackGlide is an ideal option for French doors that may not have space to drill in hardware for shade installation.

honeycomb shades for double french doors
Duette® Honeycomb Shades with TrackGlide®

Door Handles and Locks: Where Form and Function Meet

Style is a big part of picking out hardware for your home. You want it to match your personality, but it needs to be functional. It’s important to note that the window covering products you select, could be impacted by your door handles and locks. Fortunately, many collections boast low-profile options, ensuring a blend of style and functionality. Plantation shutters are beautifully customized to navigate any challenges with hardware.

custom door handle cut outs with shutters on french doors
NewStyle® Hybrid Shutters

Is Your Home Ready for Entryway Shades?

If you’re seeking the perfect balance of light control and privacy, our window-covering experts at Blue Sky Shutters & Shades are here to guide you on your entryway shades journey! Contact us today to schedule your FREE consultation and let us help you highlight the entryway in your home.