How to Choose the Best Indoor Blinds
November 27, 2020
How to Choose the Best Indoor Blinds
When it comes to choosing new indoor blinds for your home, the list can be endless when there are so many option on the market. However, in saying that, not all of the options on the market will suit your indoor blinds needs or your lifestyle. Below is a list of the most common indoor blinds, how they work and where they work best in the home. This list should help you to narrow down your options and find the best indoor blinds for your home and needs.
Before diving straight into the type of indoor blinds, there are a few factors to consider when you are starting your search for new indoor blinds. Start by considering the rooms that need new indoor blinds and the main function or purpose of that room. For example, the bathroom is a place that requires privacy and also needs a durable blind to withstand moisture and humidity. Then, consider your budget, this may help to narrow down your options. Once you have considered these factors, look at the type of indoor blinds available to see how they may work for your window application.
Indoor Blind Types
Specifically designed with insulation in mind, Honeycomb Blinds are an indoor blind solution that can work on almost any window application. With a variety of different model options, the Honeycomb Blind can be installed in bedrooms, living rooms, on french doors and even in caravans. Their unique cellular structure helps to trap air within the cells and creates a barrier between inside and out. This not only makes them excellent at controlling temperatures within a room but also makes them a great way to help absorb sound.
Vertical Honeycomb Blinds
Do you have a sliding door that you need to cover for privacy but still need to easily use the door? Vertical Honeycomb Blinds are specifically designed for sliding doors. They can also be used on other applications such as to cover normal windows or even as a room divider. The Vertical Honeycomb Blind has all the same great properties as the above Honeycomb Blind models helping to save on energy bills and are great for those families with noisy children or hard flooring.
Being one of the most popular blinds in Australia, Roller Blinds are a simple yet affordable indoor blind option. The Roller Blind fabric can be operated by chain, by a spring mechanism or motorised. Alongside these operating options you can also choose between sunscreen, light filter or blockout fabric. Each fabric type offers a different level of privacy and allows in a different level of light. For example, if you are wanting complete privacy and no sun to enter your bedroom, opt for a blockout Roller Blind. Another option would be to choose a sunscreen Roller Blind if you wanted to allow sunlight to enter your space and provide a little bit of privacy during the day time.
With Roller Blinds there is a solution to suit every budget, choose between solid flat fabrics or textured colours to add a touch of interest to the space. Roller Blinds are very versatile and can be installed in almost any room in the home.
Day & Night Roller Blinds
Day & Night Roller Blinds, as the name suggests, are two Roller Blinds on one bracket. Most commonly, one Roller Blind is a sunscreen or light filtering fabric which is used during the day time and the other a blockout fabric which is used during the evening for privacy.
This type of blind offers the ultimate in light and privacy control with the ability to control two blinds in one. The Day & Night Roller Blind can be chain operated or motorised and can come in a variety of matching Roller Blind fabrics. This is a great indoor blind solution for bedrooms or living rooms.
Made with soft fabrics to give the appearance of curtains, Roman Blinds combine the best of both worlds with the functionality of blinds. Roman Blinds add a touch of class to any space and come in both light filter and blockout fabrics. Roman Blinds can also be a good solution to help insulate the home. Choose a blockout fabric with a lining on the back to add extra layers of protection.
Venetian Blinds can be made with a few different material types; Timber, PVC also know as Timber Look and Aluminium. These are the most common types of Venetian Blinds and all serve different purposes, suit different window applications and with a variety of different materials used, suit almost any décor style.
Timber Venetian Blinds or Wooden Blinds are the perfect solution for bedrooms, living rooms or spaces where you want to tie in natural elements. The Timber Look Venetians are a popular Venetian Blind option as they have the look of Timber Venetians however, are very durable and can withstand moisture and humidity making them great for bathrooms and kitchens. Another very durable Venetian option is the Aluminium. They are also very slimline which makes them great for small window reveals and boats or caravans.
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