Different Types of Blinds
Every home around the world uses window blinds in at least one room. When it comes to choosing the right blind for the right room, one must know what they are looking. There are many different options you can choose from when it comes to windows blinds. Here are some information for you to find the right windows blind.
Types of Window Blinds
- Venetian Blinds
- Vertical Blinds
- Roller Blinds
- Wood Blinds
- Roman Blinds
- Shadow Blinds
Venetian blinds were more commonly used in commercial and institutional markets due to its technical supremacy. However, they have stepped into the limelight in recent years as people gravitate towards contemporary and clean cut décor. On top of that, they are easy to use, durable and economical.
A venetian blind has horizontal slats made of wood, PVC or metal. The slats are placed one above another and are suspended by a strip of cloth called tape. The slats can be rotated inwards and outwards or in between so natural light can stream in the house. This allows easy manipulation of natural lighting in the house as you can even choose to rotate only half of the slats inwards, leaving the other half in between.
Venetian blinds can close completely and also come in water resistant material. This makes them suitable for use in any rooms, even bathroom and kitchen.
Vertical Blinds are much like Venetian blinds except their slats are wider and they run vertically. From the economic and aesthetic viewpoint, they are the ideal choice for commercial or public building.
One advantage of vertical blinds is that sunlight can be filtered efficiently without even blocking the view outside. Minimal maintenance is required for this type of blinds.
Roller blinds are popular choice for a fuss free and simple look. They are most commonly used as outdoor blinds or in the study room. Not only are roller blinds affordable, they have a wide range of designs for you to choose from, from black out to water resistant. They are also easily maintained and durable. Spot cleaning can be done by using a damp cloth to wipe off the dirt and they look as good as new.
Wooden blinds, as the name suggests, are made out of wood. They come in horizontal slats and the slats are wider than other blinds. They are very sturdy and durable, made to withstand harsh conditions.
In recent years, roman blinds have started to gain popularity due to its 2-in-1 features. Roman blinds allow you to achieve the classiness of drapes and yet retain the simplicity of blinds.
Roman blinds are made of fabric and hence, you have a large range of fabric designs to choose from. On top of that, it will not collect dust so easily which requires lesser maintenance.
Like roller blinds, they allow complete darkness when covered and it goes obstruction free when you fold them up to clean your windows.
The elegance roman blinds exude and the fuss free pulley system makes it the ideal choice for people who wants simple elegance.
Shadow blinds are the latest addition to the blinds family. It is an innovative new window blind that features two layers of translucent and opaque horizontal striped fabric that can be glided in such a way that creates either a striped open and closed effect, or a fully closed effect.
Its pulley system works like a roller blind except it is two layers. However, it may be slightly costlier than roller blinds as it requires two layers of fabric.