Top down bottom up operation offers the ultimate in privacy and light control. Available as an option only on window shades, top down bottom up shades allows you to lower the shade from the top, raise it from the bottom, or both. Choose from a great selection of top down bottom up cordless cellular shades and other styles from all the top brands at Blindsgalore. Save with discount prices, free shipping and free samples.
When ordering a top down/bottom up option, remember that the shade will come with two lift cords, one on each side of the shade. Typically, the right cord will operate the bottom rail, and the left cord will operate the middle rail (the top down portion). When operating the shade, be sure to fully raise the middle rail before raising the bottom rail to the top.
Cordless control is the ultimate in simplicity - grasp the handle and put it where you want it! Combined with TDBU (top down bottom up), there are simply two handles instead of one, but the same idea applies - simply position the TDBU window treatment where you want it and it will stay there.
Along with this simplicity comes a caveat. Because you simply put it where you want it, it's important to make sure you will be able to reach as high or as low as you will need to position your blind. For very tall or hard to reach windows, you may want to consider a standard top down/bottom up shade.
Top down/bottom Up blinds offer the ultimate in flexibility and privacy for the home. Control incoming light by adjusting the setting to let light in from the bottom, the top, or both! This popular feature is most commonly used to allow natural light in the room while still maintaining privacy from the street.
Some window treatments also have a cordless top down/bottom up option, for added child safety and a clean look. Blindsgalore offers a wide variety of top down/bottom up blinds and window shades from Bali, Levolor, Comfortex and Graber as well as our own signature line.
The top down/bottom up option is popular for many window covering applications, including bedrooms, bathrooms, and living rooms, or any room where the combination of light and privacy is desired. A top down/bottom up cellular shade or other style shade can be positioned as fully open, fully drawn, or any combination in between, since the bottom rail and top rail operate independently.
Note: 'Top blinds' or 'top down bottom up blinds' is technically a bit of a misnomer, as the mechanical function of top down bottom up is only available on shades. However, we know what you mean! Top down bottom up, bottom up top down and TDBU all mean the same thing!
Distinctive honeycomb design. Maximize energy efficiency & help insulate your home. Available in soft light filtering or room darkening fabrics
Offer a fashionable look at an affordable price. Can be ordered with liners for additional privacy & light control. Available in multiple fabrics with solids & patterns
Provide the custom look of fabric window treatments. Same benefits and easy operation as shades. Available in a large variety of colors, textures & patterns
Offers an exotic, natural & stylish look. Also known as natural, bamboo or matchstick shades. Available in many handmade weaves, patterns & materials
Since 1939, Bali has been providing beautiful, quality window treatments to customers around the world. Choose from a comprehensive selection of Bali blinds and shades.
Save money without sacrificing quality. Choose from Blindsgalore's signature line of custom window treatments and coverings.
In business since 1939, The Graber brand has long been synonymous with style and sophistication, providing a timeless look that's always on trend.
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Beige / neutral is a versatile color that goes well with many different looks.
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Take a look at our cellular window treatments.
Offering a variety of natural textures, fabric is featured in a number of shades and vertical blinds.
Flattened pieces of bamboo in various colors are the star of these window treatments
Strands of wild grasses are woven together for casual style
Whether a simple design or a complex weave, matchsticks make the shade.
Large round reeds with other natural materials make a bold statement.
Stained or painted narrow slats of wood are featured in these shades.
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Features products manufactured to the highest standards of environmental responsibility for a no-compromise upgrade.
Energy efficient window coverings help lower your utility bill and while making your home more beautiful.
Choose from our selection of blinds and shades made with fire retardant fabrics
Casual Classics® roman shades from Bali offer the softness of a drapery with the practicality of a shade
Enjoy the highest level of insulation of all window treatments with Graber CrystalPleat cellular shades
Bali DiamondCell cellular shades offer fashion-forward window coverings at the right price
Graber Evenpleat pleated shades feature a patented back ladder support that ensures pleats will not sag or flatten
Bali Neat Pleat shades feature EvenPleat technology to keep pleats crisp and even.
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