What Type Of Blinds Suit Your Home?


We all want our homes to be a little more attractive and to bring us some joy. Installing new blinds is a great way to upgrade the look of your windows, regardless of the style of home you have. There are so many types of modern blinds to choose from, but the type you’ll need depends on the function, look and budget you want. Let’s take a look at four popular modern types of window coverings: rollers (or, as some people call them, roman), vertical, roman, and venetian.

Roller Blinds

Roller blinds, often called Holland blinds, are a practical and inconspicuous window covering that provide you with precise control of the sun. They look clean and simple when lowered, but can be raised when needed for privacy. Roller blinds are great for large and small windows- if you’ve been looking for a window option that balances functionality with simplicity, this could be the one.

  • Double Or Single System – Single for simple applications, (double to add a little privacy) and double for more privacy or protection. For visual interest, it can be patterned or made with a textured fabric.
  • Linked Or Split System – Control blinds independently or linked with separate blinds on adjoining windows, which is ideal for large walls of windows.
  • Fabrics – Blockout, sunscreen, translucent.
  • Colours – Virtually unlimited! Even choose from fun prints made just for kids’ rooms.
  • Fascia Or Cassette – Decide how you want to enclose your blind system and colour-coordinate the encasing to match.
  • Motors – Automate the operation of your roller blinds with the push of a button. This is especially useful for large expanses of blinds.

Vertical Blinds

Vertical blinds are traditionally used over doors and windows(especially patio doors). They add to the visual interest when they are used on living room and bedroom windows. Vertical blinds are the popular choice for how large expanses of glass in office buildings and other places.

  • Weights – Keep blinds from blowing in the wind: weights & chains; special weights; sewn-in weights.
  • Fabric – Blockout, light filtering, low allergenic and flame-retardant fabrics available.
  • Colours – Countless colours and textures to customise the look to your home’s décor.
  • Stack Options – Left, right, centre or split depending on where the window or door opening is.
  • Durable – Single drapes are easily replaced if damaged.
  • Slat Sizes – 63mm, 89mm, 100mm, 127mm.

Roman Blinds

Roman blinds are horizontal panels of fabric connected on the front or back by a horizontal batten. When the blinds are lowered, each panel goes down to create an elegant and tailored look.

  • Battens – Hidden metal battens on the back or exposed wooden battens on the front for visual interest.
  • Fabrics – Blockout, or light filtering.
  • Colours – Dozens of fabrics available in solids, prints and textures.
  • Health & Safety – Low allergenic and fire-retardant fabrics available.

Venetian Blinds

It’s undeniable that people think of horizontal slats when they imagine blinds: Venetian blinds can come in a variety of sizes, shapes and colors for any desired effect.

Aluminium – The versatility, practicality, and affordability makes aluminium Venetian blinds a popular choice for window installation. These blinds can be custom cut with any size and create a clean, simple look when installed throughout a room.

  • Durable – Variety of thicknesses to increase strength.
  • Eco-Friendly – Made from 95% recycled aluminium.
  • Energy Efficient – Optional Thermostop Slats improves insulation.
  • Colours – Choose from dozens of colours including neutrals, pastels, and metallic.
  • Finishes – Satin, gloss, matt, brushed, pearlised.
  • Slat Size – 16mm, 25mm, 50mm.

Timber Or Timber Look – Timber Venetian blinds are for people who want a fuss-free, timeless look. However, if your property as a more upscale or casual look, you can change the timber and timber Venetian blinds to make them suit your decor.

  • Durable – Real wood or Polystyrene Compound (PVC).
  • Eco-Friendly – Timber sourced from sustainable growth forests.
  • Colours – Real timber is light, medium or dark or can be painted a neutral variation. Timber look can be smooth or feature wood grain and comes in a variety of colours.
  • Slat Size – Real timber cedar (46mm, 60mm), basswood (50mm, 63mm). Timber look (50mm, 63mm).

Let Country Blinds Help You Choose The Best Blinds For Your Home

Schedule your in-home consultation today and let a Country Blinds consultant help you choose a blind and window covering that perfectly suits your home.

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These top quality blinds are perfect for those who are looking for a luxurious, high-end look for their home. They are made from the finest materials and craftsmanship. Making them a beautiful addition to any room.

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