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   Every Hunter Douglas Country Woods blind includes the exclusive Hunter Douglas TopShield II finish. The clear TopShield finish is applied to every wood profile...slat, bottom rail, cornice and valance. TopShield finish provides the ultimate protection for your wood blinds investment.

Every Hunter Douglas Country Woods blind includes the exclusive Hunter Douglas TopShield II finish. The clear TopShield II finish is applied to every wood profile...slat, bottom rail, cornice and valance. TopShield II finish provides the ultimate protection for your wood blinds investment.

Hunter Douglas Country Woods blinds are the only wood blinds to feature the exclusive TopShield II finishing process. Newly enhanced after years of research, the TopShield II finish preserves the beauty of your wood blinds year after year.

TopShield II provides the ultimate protection for your wood blinds:

Fade resistant - resists Ultraviolet sun rays

Moisture resistant - interior wood is protected and wood finish will not chip or crack

Scratch resistant - wood finish is hard and durable

Chemical resistant - resists common household cleaning solvents

TopShield II is an exclusive multi-step process achieving unmatched results.

TopShield II is an exclusive multi-step process achieving unmatched results. The TopShield II process consists of:

Sort - Finest woods are selected and sorted under strict criteria to achieve the most color-consistent wood blind.

Preparation - Wood is prepared and sanded to perfection for an enhanced, finished appearance.

Color - Wood is painted or stained using our proprietary coating process, featuring multiple finishing coats for a premium look. The color will not change or fade over time.

Sealant - Wood is sealed to increase the durability of the wood finish.

Protective Coat - Wood is encased in a clear top coat, which provides a protective shield against environmental factors and everyday wear.