Tips on choosing the right blinds for your home
If you are looking to update your home, a good first step is to look at the way your windows are covered. Modern homes are swapping their heavy drapes for the contemporary look of blinds. Blinds can fit in with any decorating scheme as they come in a huge colour range and can be custom made to suit the needs of your home.
There are a range of materials from fabric and wood to aluminium, and a variety of types including block out, light filtering, flame retardant and environmentally friendly options. In order to work your way through the options, consult experts like Melbourne Blind Company to help you work out what is best for your home. Think about what blinds will best match your budget, taste and lifestyle. Do you have any unusually shaped windows that will require a specific design? Are you interested in blinds for inside and outside your home? Will it be roller blinds, panel glides or perhaps venetians?
Roller blinds are popular because they offer an uncluttered look to your window. They have a simple operating mechanism which allows for a smooth up and down motion.
Panel Glides are a modern take on vertical blinds and provide a sleek, streamlined look to your windows. They are a good choice for sliding doors as the panels glide into position and stay to one side.
Venetian blinds offer a classic accent to your rooms, offering both light control and privacy.
Where you want them is also important. Roman Blinds are a good option for allowing natural light into your living areas. In your bathroom, blinds should not be directly exposed to water or moisture so choose a material like aluminium. And for privacy and a good nights’ sleep, blockout blinds are a great choice for your bedroom.