Blinds by Location
Blackout blinds are perfect for bedroom windows. These light blocking blinds prevent intrusion of sunlight early morning or late evening and also light from streetlights and car headlights. They also help to provide a high degree of privacy, which is, of course, also preferred for the bedroom. They are not considered room darkening however due to the light that creeps in between the slats, so if you require more light control you will be better served with a room darkening shade.
Kitchen window blinds often need to be water resistant, easy to clean and durable. Faux wood blinds are resistant to moisture and are ideal for the kitchen where a fabric may soil easily. Because blinds in the kitchen may be situated across a counter, or over the sink, it is important to make sure that the blinds are be easily accessed, so considerations for cord length and positioning can help facilitate this issue. Also, the kitchen environment encounters a higher level of particles in the air including water and cooking oils, so choosing a blind that is easier to clean can help ease the cleaning process for years to come.
Blinds add style, comfort and professionalism and improve the appearance of your workspace. They are ideal for controlling light in the workspace so that you can see your computer monitor without squinting. They also enhance privacy and help to deter burglaries by hiding and protecting your valuable office equipment. Before deciding on blinds for your new workspace, make sure you have taken factors like, style, design, functionality and color into consideration first. You will want your workspace to best reflect your own needs and style, but that they also embody your professional image and convey a sense of style and confidence that your coworkers and clients will find impressive.
Patio Door Blinds
Patio blinds need special consideration due to their larger size and higher use and handling. A Horizontal blind may not be the best option for your patio door, however you may want to consider a vertical blind if it suits your style. Read more about the best choices for window coverings for patio doors and large windows in our blog.
- Motorized blinds that automate the tilting of the blinds using a wall switch or remote control.
- Multiple color palettes with a wide assortment of colors, stains, metals and fabrics.
- Materials include wood, aluminum, metal or PVC.
- Custom blinds can be made precisely to the width and height that you need.
Tips & Tricks
- Vacuum clean blinds with a soft brush or a feather duster. If the blinds are fabric like a vertical, spot clean them with a baby wipe or stain-free microfiber cloth.
- Avoid using soap and water for wood blinds. Wood blinds are like fine wood furniture – treat them with care.
- Before selecting the blinds please check out the child safe features and understand the blinds safety. You can opt for a cordless vertical or horizontal blind or motorized blinds.