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Top-Down Bottom-Up Shades

Top-down bottom-up shades offer a lot of flexibility and versatility – all in one window covering. Now you don’t have to choose between privacy and letting natural light into the room. Top-down bottom-up shades let you have both at the same time. These blinds can be raised from the bottom and lowered from the top – so you can fully control privacy and light control. For example, if you want to let light in with a high degree of privacy, leave the bottom of the shades closed and lower the top of the shades so light can come in through the top of the window.

Various operating systems from simple cord controls to full motorization for both the top-down feature and the bottom-up feature.

  • New Health Canada Guide Lines has eliminated most Top-Down-Bottom-Up shades due to strangulation hazards.

    MaxXmar Better Fit Shades are currently the only TDBU Shades approved by Health Canada
  • We would suggest you contact us from time to time as manufacturers engineer products and operating systems that pass the Health Canada Corded Windlw Treatment Laws.
Duette Top Down Bottom Up Duolite Shades

Duette® Honeycomb Shades are the original cellular shades, specifically engineered to provide beauty and energy efficiency at the window in both cold and warm climates. Their honeycomb construction traps air in distinct pockets, which creates insulation that can help lower your energy bills.

Hunter Douglas Vignette Modern Roman Shades

Vignette® Modern Roman shades by Hunter Douglas feature consistent folds with no exposed rear cords, keeping windows uncluttered. Offered in sheer, light-filtering and room-darkening fabric opacities, these shades are the perfect alternative to the traditional Roman shade. Superior quality shades custom-crafted for your home.

Top-Down Bottom-Up Roller Shades

Imagine the clean lines and versatility of a Roller Shade that can be operated from the bottom up instead of simple top-down.

Motorization is available, shown are manual chain controls. Available in all roller shade fabrics.  Sunscreen, Privacy and Blackout.

Solera® Soft Shades offer luxurious woven and non-woven fabric options that are available in both light-filtering and room-darkening opacities. Shades can be operated from the top down, the bottom up or both, so you can control light and privacy in endless ways.

Provenance Woven Wood Shades are crafted from natural woods, reeds, bamboo and grasses. From textured fabrics to more refined weaves, the natural fibers add an organic style to your room and filter sunlight beautifully.


Maxxmar betterfit cellular shades

BetterFit Cellular shades from MaxXmar are available in Bottom Up and Top-Down Bottom-Up configurations.

Designed specifically for European Tilt & Turn Windows and doors.


The ultimate in versatility, Top-Down/Bottom-Up window shades and shadings offer you the ability to operate window treatments (including Roman shades, cellular honeycomb shades and woven wood shades) from the top down, bottom up, or in combination to meet all your privacy needs while still giving you access to natural light.

Available with multiple operating systems including manual or Motorization & Automation.


Flexibility: Unlike traditional shades that only open from the bottom up, the Top-Down/Bottom-Up design option lets you customize the exact position of your shades to fit your ideal level of privacy, light control and comfort.

UV Protection: Even on cloudy days, damaging UV rays can fade and deteriorate your furnishings. With Top-Down/Bottom-Up shades, you can position your shades to block the sun’s harsh rays while still bringing in natural sunlight.