The Blinds Review.

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Shading Rooms Right with Vertical Blinds

Some interior designing elements can instantaneously change the look and feel of a room with their simplicity and elegance and vertical blinds are like that. Installing these in your home is one of the simplest and most effective methods of instantly changing the look of a room/s in your home. Regardless of whether you want vertical blinds installed for aesthetic or practical purposes, take a look at the advantages that they offer you:


Light Control- These blinds provide you with greater control over the light that filters into your home from the large screen doors and windows in any room. Certain vertical window blinds have slats that are positioned very close together and once they have been drawn, they will not let in any light at all. This particular style is perfect for bedrooms or entertainment rooms that have a home theater.

A great alternative are Vertical Honeycomb shades. Try these from Carolina Blind Crafters

A great alternative are Vertical Honeycomb shades. Try these from Carolina Blind Crafters

Versatility- Every homeowner has different preferences when it comes to designing their home. Vertical blinds take that versatility one step further. Not only are they available in a range of styles, colors and widths, but are available in fabric, wood, faux wood, aluminum, vinyl and, smooth textured and curved varieties. You can also choose from cordless blinds which are safer in homes that have kids or pets.

Privacy- One of the primary function of blinds and shutters is to afford privacy. You can choose the style and material of vertical blinds, based on the amount of privacy you need in a particular room. This function is particularly useful if the blinds are covering  large patio or balcony windows or lead out to a garden or yard

Maintenance- Vertical blinds are very easy to maintain. The ones that are made of wood have to simply be dusted, while aluminum and vinyl one can also be wiped clean with a damp cloth. Vacuuming is another alternative that can be used on all varieties of blinds.

Cost-Effective- As long as these blinds are maintained as per manufacturer instructions, they will last for several years. The maintenance that they require compared to fabric curtains is significantly lower which makes them much more cost-effective in the long run.


Getting Window Treatments Right

Many homeowners find themselves in a quandary when it comes to window treatments for long windows in their homes. These windows add a very airy and open feel to the space. But there are times when you might want the indoors to be shaded from the harsh rays of the sun and may want some privacy too. The slatted design of vertical blinds gives you the option to let in as much or little light as required and this convenience is a definite plus over curtains and drapes.

You might also have some very expensive furniture, carpets and rugs in your home that have to be protected from the UV rays of the sun. Vertical blinds are the perfect option for your home, no matter what your specific requirement. Buy these blinds from a reliable and well-established company that will ensure the installation is carried out to your satisfaction.