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Whether decorating a single room or building an entire house, the right window treatments not only add color and texture, they also can control light, provide privacy and accentuate a beautiful view. Solar Shield Blinds Shades Solutions works with anything that goes on a window or needs a solution from the sun: curtains, blinds, shades and shutters. With access to every manufacturer in the industry, their experienced staff can offer ideas to accomplish exactly what you have in mind. 

We are not brand specific,” says owner Tim Sanders. We carry many different lines of window treatments to be able to provide the exact solution for your needs. We strive to educate and help people understand their options, the price points for different things, and the ins and outs of the different products and what each has to offer. Whether you need privacy, light control, heat protection, energy efficiency, or you just need to add an element of design to your window to finish your room, we have the solutions you need.”

Outdoor patio shades have become a popular item recently. A hot, sunny or windy porch can become a comfortable living space with shades that block light, bugs and up to 95 percent wind movement. Motorized shades in a wide range of sizes can even be set to raise and lower at certain times of the day, automatically controlled with the touch of a button or a simple voice command.

Tim started out as an installation contractor repping 65 different companies, seeing firsthand what works and what doesnt. He learned the industry as well as customer service skills. He and his wife, Denise, started their business in 2006 in Peoria, Illinois, before expanding to Kansas City in 2018. Creating a seamless customer experience has always been their focus. We want to provide our customers with the best possible solutions for their windows, and customer service is our priority,” Tim notes. They recently reached a goal of becoming the highest rated window covering company in the entire KC metro with 5-star reviews.

Communication and how we handle problems is a big differentiator for our company,” he says. We try to make decisions based on what is best for our customers.” That includes the Solar Shield warranty plan that offers a five-year service guarantee. It also features a one-time, no-cost replacement, no questions asked, whether a puppy chews on a cord or a stray crayon marks the fabric.

The go-to for difficult repairs, Solar Shield can replace almost any broken components that make a shade or blind inoperable, extending the life of your custom window treatments. They will also service products that another company installed.

Solar Shield offers a partner program in conjunction with designers and builders, providing samples, placing orders and handling installation of the finished product. We serve as a resource and single point of contact for the designers, while ensuring a seamless experience for the client,” Tim notes.


Ready to put the finishing touches on your windows? Call Solar Shield at 816.479.0160 or visit

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