Vertical Blinds The Look Of
Stylish Drapery With Complete Light Control
you consider window treatment for your living/dining room or patio doors,
vertical blinds may be an excellent choice. They provide a very elegant look
for any room, especially one with large windows.
They also fit perfectly for
sliding doors. Vertical blinds visually increase the height of a window, so it
can be a great solution for wide and not-too-high windows, especially when the
ceiling is quite low.
Vertical blinds are constructed of vertical
vanes and a headrail, which keeps vanes together and allows moving
and rotating them. You can choose from three draw-control options
for vertical vanes: they can be moved to the left, right, or from
the center of the window. They usually come with a matching color
A headrail system is an important part of vertical blinds. It should be heavy
duty to effectively function for many years without trouble. So check it
carefully when shopping for your verticals. Look for a headrail that is made of
anodized aluminum, steel, or other sturdy metal. Some manufacturers make
soft-lubricant headrails for easier operation. Also find out what warranty you
will get for your blinds, especially for the headrail system.
blinds are durable, quite inexpensive, and provide a high level of privacy and
light control. They are more practical than Venetian window blinds, because
vertical vanes dont collect dust as quickly as horizontal slates. You can
easily clean them or replace the broken vanes if needed.
Popular Brands of Vertical Blinds
Measuring for Vertical Blinds
Before measuring for blinds, you should decide if it will be
inside or outside mount. To make the decision you need to compare the depth of
your window frame with the width of the vertical vanes you chose. If your
window framing is deep enough, you will likely want an inside mount
installation. For an outside mount you need enough open space near your window
to easily open and rotate your blinds. The measuring is different for the
outside mount, because your blinds then need to be wider and probably higher.
Some people consider vertical blinds outdated, but if they are chosen properly,
perfectly meet your needs and fit your interior, they can add feeling of beauty
and luxury to the entire room.
Wood Vertical Blinds
Though the most popular verticals for homes and offices are fabric and vinyl
blinds, there are many people who like wooden verticals. They choose them for
their attractive warm look and for the many other advantages that real wood
Like other wood items at home, wood window blinds add richness and a feeling of
comfort. Well-matched to your wooden floor or furniture, they supplement the
rooms interior and make your home more attractive.