Choosing the Right Blinds for Your Home

Choosing the right blinds for your home is crucial, after all they’re an investment in your home and once you have them, they’ll be there for quite some time, so it’s important to choose well. Today, our post is on choosing the right blinds for you home, and we hope you find it helpful in coming to a decision about which blinds are right for your windows.

Here at Knight Shades we have a wide variety of different blinds, including Venetian, Vertical, Roller, Roman, Intu, Wooden and Blackout, each with their own practical functions and styles.

Venetian Blinds

Venetian are great for controlling light and ensuring privacy. A Venetian blind consists of horizontal slats made from a variety of materials including wood, plastic and vinyl, which one you choose is a matter of personal taste. They are normally opened and closed with a chain or cord and this is how the light is controlled. You can either have them fully shut, partially or open.

Vertical Blinds

The slats are vertical rather than horizontal with vertical blinds, and like Venetian blinds, control over light is used with a cord or chain. Both types of blinds are minimalist in their design, but lend themselves well to both classic and contemporary styles, coming in a range of different colours.

Roller Blinds

Roller blinds consist of fabric which covers the entire window when pulled down and can be rolled up using a cord. You can have them halfway down or all the way up, it’s up to you how much light you want to allow in. Again, roller blinds come in a variety of different fabrics and colours.

Roman Blinds

Roman blinds consist of pleats pulled shut with a string or cord. They’re good at blocking out light as they fit right inside the window and are extremely hard-wearing. You can have them fitted with thermal fabric or blackout fabric which is good for blocking out light completely. This is ideal if you have young children who can’t sleep with too much light.

Intu Blinds

Intu blinds fit directly on to a window and can be fitted without drilling. This is ideal if you want to fit them yourself without relying on someone else. They aren’t closed with chains or cords unlike other blinds, so they’re a perfect choice if you have children, so you don’t have to worry about health and safety hazards.

Wooden Blinds

Wood is an elegant material, so if you’d like your blinds fitted with wood, then vertical or Venetian blinds are perfect for this. They can also be finished off with a variety of different colours so your blinds will fit in with your décor.

Blackout Blinds

As we’ve already mentioned, blackout blinds are perfect for a home with children. If the young ones are finding it hard to get off to sleep, or perhaps even if you have adults who prefer to sleep in complete darkness, then blackout blinds are ideal.

Knight Shades – Quality Blinds, Fantastic Prices

Here at Knight Shades we provide blinds that are tailored to your specifications, whatever your personal style, the décor of your home, or the shape of your windows. We’ll be able to create the perfect bespoke design for you regardless of how unusually shaped your windows are, and offer you a variety of colours, patterns and fabrics which will fit in perfectly with the style of each room.

We are experienced in both domestic and commercial installation with many years’ experience, and a lot of our work comes via recommendation from satisfied customers. Get in touch and arrange your free home measurement and consultation today.