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All About Lift Systems: Corded or Cordless?

You have your measurements. You've chosen your window coverings. You've picked out the perfect material and color. Now it's time to select your lift system: Corded or Cordless?


Cordless Window Coverings

When you go Cordless, you can raise or lower your window coverings without cords. All of Next Day Blinds Cordless lift systems are Certified Best for Kids, so they are great for homes with children or pets. Cordless blinds and shades also give your windows a streamlined, clean look–ideal for homes with a modern design aesthetic.

Cordless Spring: Window coverings are finished with a spring-loaded roller, allowing you to simply pull down to raise and lower. Available with: Roller Shades

Premium Cordless: Window coverings are fitted with enhanced mechanisms in the headrail, allowing for the smoothest operation. Window coverings can be seamlessly raised and lowered by lifting the bottom rail. Available with: Honeycomb Shades, Roller ShadesWood Blinds

SimpleRise Cordless: Window coverings are fitted with a robust bottom rail that features a small button, allowing you to raise and lower with the push of a button. Available with: Honeycomb Shades

Remote Lift: Fitted with the latest technology–our remote motorized lift systems raise and lower window coverings with the touch of a remote. Visit your local Next Day Blinds showroom for motorized and remote lift system options. Available with: Honeycomb Shades, Roller Shades, Savannah Shadings, and Woven Wood Shades

Corded Window Coverings

When you go Corded, you can raise or lower your window coverings using a cord. The time-tested and classic choice, simplicity and ease-of-use is key when it comes to corded window coverings.

Cordlock: Window coverings are fitted with a free-hanging cord for raising and lowering. As you adjust your window coverings, the cord will get longer. Available with: Honeycomb Shades, Pleated Shades, Soft Roman ShadesWood Blinds, Woven Wood Shades, and Aluminum Mini Blinds

EasyLift: Window coverings are fitted with a braided continuous loop for raising and lowering. As you adjust your window coverings, the pulley-style loop stays the same length. Available with: Honeycomb Shades, Roller Shades, Soft Roman Shades, Savannah Shadings, and Woven Wood Shades

Clutch Lift with Beaded Chain: Window coverings are fitted with a beaded chain continuous loop for raising and lowering. As you adjust your window coverings, the pulley-style loop stays the same length. Available with: Roller Shades

Top Down/Bottom Up (Duofold) Window Coverings

One of our most versatile lift system options is Top Down/Bottom Up, which is available with both Cordless and Corded lift systems. Top Down/Bottom Up, also referred to as Duofold, is the ultimate option if privacy and light control are a priority. You’re able to raise your window coverings from the bottom and lower them from the top. Available with Honeycomb Shades, Soft Roman Shades, and  Woven Wood Shades