Quick-Fire Guide: Selecting The Perfect Blinds

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Blinds are both practical and stylish. In addition to controlling the amount of light entering a space and providing additional privacy, blinds can add glamour and character to your room. Blinds can be subtle and complement your décor or they can be bold and act as a distinct feature piece in your space.

When you buy blinds for your windows or doors, there are a number of things to consider. Blinds are available in a variety of styles and colours, as well as different properties that control the amount of light entering a space. They also have different properties that help warm a space during colder months or keep it cool during the summer.

When choosing the right blinds, keep in mind how much light you to enter your space and how much privacy you want. Also, check to see how the blinds will work with your existing décor. Ask yourself how they will blend in and match your furnishing and décor. Finally, consider the size of the blinds and how it fits with your window.

Venetian Blinds – Flexible, Universal & Stylish

There are a range of blinds styles available. Perhaps one of the most popular styles are Venetian blinds. These blinds feature horizontal slats that are generally made of wood or aluminium. Depending on how much light you want entering a room, the level of the blind can be adjusted. The slats can also be opened or closed to control the level of privacy and light entering a space. Venetian blinds are ideal solutions for smaller places but are great options for virtually any room.

Wooden Blinds – Traditional & Unique

There are a number of wood blind options. Wooden Venetian blinds are available in a variety of finishes with slats of different sizes. These blinds complement virtually any décor. Wood blinds are available in a variety of configurations to suite oddly shaped windows and doors. They can also be configured to offer different degrees of privacy. Wooden blinds with tapes deliver a contemporary painted look with a soft grain finish. Blinds can be used with matching head rails, cords and ladder braids to offer a seamless look. Fabric tapes can also be supplied in a range of colours.

Vertical Blinds – Maximising Natural Light

Vertical blinds are ideal for controlling the amount of light entering a space. This is done by using adjustable vertical panels. Panels can be pulled to one side to allow light to enter freely or fully closed for the most privacy. Vertical blinds are well suited for a bedroom or home office, as well as family rooms, lounges and bathrooms. They are also suitable for doors, including sliding screens.

Roman Blinds – Clean & Colourful

Roman blinds can be raised or lowered to let light into a room. These blinds feature fabric or woven wood panels, as well as panels made from other materials. Panels fold when raised. Roman blinds are available in a wide range of styles and designs, from neutral options to solid colour panels. To make a statement, Roman blinds are also available with creative print designs that help to bring life into a space.

Roller Blinds – Classic & Private

Functional and offering a high level of privacy, roller blinds feature a string or beaded coil system that is used to roll the blind down or up. Roller blinds are classic yet fashionable. Panels are generally made of canvas, which can range from a solid colour or a patterned print. They are suited for almost any space in your property, including bathrooms, kitchens, bedrooms, lounges and home offices.

Since 1990, Saffron Blinds has supplied and fitted quality blinds homeowners in and around Saffron Walden. We also supply a full range of commercial blinds for businesses throughout the area. We work closely with you to find the right blind for your room. Our blind specialists can also tailor solutions to meet your unique requirements and space. Contact us today to find out more about our stunning blinds.

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