Choosing the right window blinds for your home is quite a decision as the range is huge. But some of the pointers that may influence your blind buying decision are the costs of the blinds, the colours that are available, the window space you are covering and simply what you would prefer. Here are some blind buying tips.
What Are Vertical Blinds
These we think, are the very best window blinds for a larger window spaces that go way all the down to the floor. Also, if you have a sliding patio door, this would be a perfect choice for that space. So, what are the pros of vertical blinds?
They are very easy to keep clean and maintain.
They make your window space appear much larger due to their full-length height.
It is possible to replace part of a blind if it gets torn without having to replace the entire blind with all the hassles of removing it.
They are easy to use since they can be opened partially to give access to the door or window.
They are available in different heights, colours and lengths.
Are There Any Downsides To Using Vertical Blinds
Vertical blinds in some cases can make a bit of noise when opening, closing or blown around by the wind.
The gaps on the blinds make it not appropriate for private rooms or light pollution.
The constant usage and swinging can make them wear and tear quicker if not of a high enough quality.
What Are Wooden Window Blinds
These are very stylish, chic and architectural window blinds. They can be of a vastly different price range depending on the design, quality and how large the blind needed and what room.
The Pros Of Wooden Blinds
They increase the sense of style to a possibly dull room.
They come in a variety of different colours, sizes, and finishes. Meaning you have a broad range of choices to make.
They are flexible as they can be opened and closed even halfway.
The Possible Downside Of Using Wooden Blinds In Your Home
They can be very heavy, because of the wood and cannot be installed on large windows as it would be difficult to open and close.
The wooden vanes are quite big therefore when opened it can result in a large stuck at the top of the window.
The darker shades of these blinds tend to show dust more quickly and need cleaning more often.
Why Choose Roller Window Blinds
These are the most common in homes nowadays, and they also add to the aesthetics of any home or room. You need to take your time and effort though when selecting these so that you can make the right decision. So, the pros of installing roller blinds:
They are very easy to raise or lower and use regularly.
They come in a massive range of colours, materials, designs and styles.
They are very easy to install for the first time and with basic tools.
They are easy to clean as you do not even have to remove them, just wipe with a damp cloth.
Possible Cons Of Roller Blinds
Sometimes they are not the best choice to go for is you want to maintain that old look in your home.
Some materials can be hard to clean.
Why You Should Choose Roman Blinds
These have been around in our homes for such long time now, and they are at their very best when you want to accomplish that ancient or classic look in your home. So, what are the pros of using Roman blinds?
They have a timeless and classic style that you may not get from the other types of blinds and styles.
They offer softness and a soothing effect on the window of choice.
The Downside Of Choosing Roman Blinds
They can create a thick stuck up the window when drawn up reducing the view and the light that gets into your room.
You cannot open them partially; they are either up or down movements.
Thinking about new blinds for your home or business? If so, why not pop along to our blinds showroom in Newport? Our friendly team can show you our range of blinds and give you the best advice. So, for blinds Newport, visit us at 14a Caerleon Road, Newport, NP19 7BU