Stunning Effects Created with Vertical Blinds

Aug 19


Tom Heath

Tom Heath

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This article specifies the details of how Vertical blinds can add a touch of luxury to your home and not only offer privacy but protection from strong sunlight.


Vertical blinds are ideal window dressings for large expanses of glass, sliding doors and conservatory walls and openings. They provide a clean contemporary look to any room and are often used in offices and workplaces where protection from the sun’s heat and strong light need to be reduced.

Vertical blinds are available in fabrics,Stunning Effects Created with Vertical Blinds Articles aluminium, PVC and wood, they are a very versatile and practical way to cover windows, with a vast range of different colours to coordinate with modern and contemporary interior designs. Narrow windows and lofts can be dressed with vertical blinds to offer a modern approach when privacy is required.

Many fabric blinds are made from polyester which is durable and washable, unusual colours such as copper, gold and silver give a contemporary, modern look to rooms. Patterned and plain fabric vertical blinds, made with the bottom of each louver weighted provides an effective sleek line.

Slim-line designs which can be fitted into the recess of a window provide an excellent way to keep rooms cool, the tilt of the louvers can be altered as the sun moves across the window. Having the tilt opened at different widths enables complete control over the amount of diffused light entering the room.

Vertical blinds offer a practical alternative to curtains when used across sliding doors, when drawn open to the side they enable easy access. This style of blind is also excellent for conservatory use, the side ‘walls’ of the conservatory can be dressed with vertical blinds to reduce heat and when drawn open offer a unobstructed view. End caps to the tracking provide a professional finish for blinds used for doors and conservatory’s and non-recessed windows.

PVC vertical blinds make an excellent choice for bathroom and kitchen windows, they are easy to wipe clean and do not distort in humid conditions. Perforated PVC blinds offer interesting light effects as well as ventilation when fully closed.

The perfect overlapping of vertical blinds gives complete control as to the amount of light entering the room, black-out vertical blinds offer an ideal solution for bedrooms while fashionable faux leather or faux suede add flair and panache to modern settings.

The majority of vertical blinds have draw cords to open the tilt and the blind, for those with children a practical alternative is draw rods which are equally easy to operate.

Verticle blinds can be brought ready made which are very easy to fit, the length of the louvers can be cut to size which provides the choice of having blinds which are floor length or fit snugly inside the window recess.