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Adding blinds transforms how a window appears particularly if you choose a window dressing such as roller or roman blinds. Other very popular choices include Velux blackout blinds from Itzala. Your decision should be tailored to the look and feel of the room.
Roller blinds are popular as they can fit inside and outside a window frame. They can blend well with wood or fabric and add to the overall look and feel of the room in terms of the colour and style. Once you have covered the small details such as light fittings and other decorations, this is usually when the eye looks at the windows for those finishing touches.
When it comes to blinds, certain points need to be considered
Rather than buy the more expensive blinds, consider how it differs with other cheaper choices. It may be a very small subtle difference such as the embroidery. How does it fit the room? Choose a balance between functionality and decoration. Patterned blinds can fit in with the current look of the room such as the paintings and cushions adding to the room’s snug feel.
Know the differing types of blinds so you can take a peek at a selection and decide which fits the intended rooms: Roller Blinds, Venetian Blinds, Roman Blinds, Vertical Blinds, Pleated Blinds, Conservatory Blinds, Specialist Blinds, Velux blackout blinds.
Roller blinds tend to be the cheaper choices though as mentioned above, choose if the patterns fit your room and do not retract from the style already in place.
Choose blinds that cover the whole width and length of your windows and ones that will not break easily.
More so for bedrooms and play areas. Materials can be wood, or usually plastic. Wood is tougher but do check they are able to block light sufficiently. The traditional type usually sought is the blades type as it offers easy control of how light filters into the room.
Some blinds allow sliding sideways which is perfect for large windows. The size of your windows should be a prime factor in choosing the type of blinds. Panel or vertical blinds suit larger windows.
Some companies offer a made to order service whereby you can have blinds made to fit your exact measurements. These companies will also deliver to your door.
The type of cord used to open and close the blinds can be hazardous to your child or your cat. Children may decide to play with the cord and can get hurt and cats love playing with long dangling string.
By following the tips above on things to consider when looking for new blinds, you will choose a style and type of blinds based on a practical approach that will simply add to the elegance of your rooms.