Continuous Loop Color & Hold Down Option
The 2 choices are either metal or plastic, each has their own pros and cons. Below is a guide to help you.
Continuous Plastic Bead Chain Loop
Quieter when raising and lower shade than metal
Available only in 1foot increments, starting at 2 (24”) foot up to 6’ (72”)
Lifts up to 15 lb shades
Continuous Metal Bead Chain Loop
Available in 1foot increments, starting at 2 (24”) foot up to 6’ (72”)
Nickel beads chains are stronger than plastic and brass bead chain
Nickel, Antique Copper and Antique Brass are made of plated steel
Brass is made of solid brass
Nickel available in any length,
Other colors available in any length , surcharges apply
Much nosier than plastic loops
Discoloration of fabric may occur if metal bead chain is pulled across fabric.
Antique finishes can have variances in color along loop
Lifts over 15 lb shades
Hold Down Options
Basic hold down that comes with shades are clear as shown below
Upgrade Styles Available
available in 8 colors, There is one exception for door mounted reverse mounted shade we use the upgrade style
Free hanging loops
In some cases it’s not suitable to use hold down, (caution MUST be use to keep children out reach.) Metal chain hangs straighter and uniform, as plastic hangs wavy looking.