Blinds, shades and awnings can dramatically change a room or outdoor space. As there is a huge range of options, choosing the best window shades for you, can be slightly difficult. Here we outline the different types of blinds available.
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How to Choose the Right Shades
The first thing to consider is the size, shape and purpose of the window. For example, a small kitchen or toilet will often have a woven shade as this lets in lots of light, whilst also giving you privacy. For a family living area, choosing blinds that are functional, yet contemporary to the room’s furniture is ideal.
This type of blind is made from one, long piece of fabric. The horizontal folds are designed to allow you to raise and lower them to your satisfaction. Roman shades have a more traditional appeal, but still allows you to custom design your fabric to make the blinds look more modern.
Honeycomb blinds are also known as cellular shades. These are a great way of improving the energy efficiency in your home. The fabric is manufactured into honeycomb cells which work to trap air between the window and the room. During the summer, this will help to keep your rooms cool. Are they worth it?
Roller shades are available in a range of fabrics, colours and designs. Roller blinds are often used in conjunction with curtains or drapes. They are extremely effective at filtering light sources. Click here to see how they operate.
Outdoor shades are suitable for windows, patios, dining areas as well as pool decks. There is a huge variety of outdoor blinds available, including fixed fabric awnings, pivoting arms and crank operated blinds. Not only do these protect your outdoor furniture from the elements, but they are massively stylish. Shop online here.