Solar Shades


Our indoor Solar Shades, are a smart way to extend your view of the outdoors. Interior Solar Shades can be motorized or manual and come in a variety of colors to match your decor.

When choosing fabrics, remember that light color fabrics reflect the heat, whereas dark color fabrics absorb the heat.

The most popular solar shade fabrics have a 5% or 10% openness factor.


Click here to view Solar Fabric Fabric Samples.


Retractable Solar Shades are made for both interior and exterior use. With the use of a remote control, you can control the solar shade up or down to determine the level of privacy, sun, or insect protection that you want. We offer many different options to choose from. To determine what would be the best fit for what you are wanting, please give us a call and one of our window treatment experts will be happy to assist.

Fitting large windows with shades or draperies are our specialty. Interior Solar Shades that will cover your wall of windows, as well as Exterior Window Shades extending the length of your patio will be manufactured at our facility just outside of Houston.

If you have Large Window Shades, meaning Window Shades that are over 12 feet wide, your need to have motorized solar shades. This will extend the life of the product with strength and durability. Take a look are some of our shade fabrics, we have a variety of colors and fabric to choose from to match your decor. 




The term Roller Shades encompasses several styles of window coverings, all of which roll up and down.

  • Interior Roller Shades - are made with fabrics, manual operations, or motors and controls for use indoors
  • Exterior Roller Shades - are made with fabrics, manual operations, or motors, and controls made to withstand the outdoor elements.
  • Roller Shades can be made with various types of material: Solar Shades allow you to maintain your view, Privacy Shades can not be seen through from the inside or outside but have an ambient glow of light. Blackout Shades are what the name implies; no light will come through the blackout fabric at all.

At Automated Shade, we provide a wide selection of shades to fit every décor and need from roller shades to roman shades. Contact us at (281) 393-9039 to discuss which option best suits your individual needs.