Replacing window shades may not be the most major of home remodels. Yet these adjustable soft-fabric coverings offer a ton of benefits: They provide privacy, protect against heat and cold and change the entire look of a room. And when it comes time to get new ones, there’s a lot to know about options and prices.
According to Home Advisor, the cost of new window shades can range anywhere from $870 to over $2,500. A variety of factors affect the cost. Some are related to the size and number of windows being covered. Others have to do with the shades themselves: From manual to motorized to smart, there are a lot of different types and technologies these days.
Before you purchase window shades, this is what you need to know