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Types of window blinds

When planning for decoration of home, you must ponder about the window blinds to be installed in your home. To impart your home with the perfect look, you need to choose the perfect blinds for your window. Window blinds are gaining extreme popularity and form an integral part of home décor. They can be used in any rooms of the house such as the bathrooms, living room, kitchen and more.  However, before selecting the blinds you need to consider few things. And one those things are the various types of the window blinds available.

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Vertical blinds – also known as track blinds, these are made from vertical hanging slats attached together.  Vertical blinds are perfect for sliding doors and large windows. A wide range of materials and styles are used for slats such as the aluminum, faux wood, fabric, solar, cellular screen, stiffened plastic and more. If you are looking for energy efficiency, light control and wish to impart your home with a distinct look, then the vertical blinds are second to none.

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Roller blinds – Roller blinds are one of the most functional blinds are widely used for the office room in the house. Usually, these blinds are made out of plastic material. The most remarkable feature of roller blinds is that they do not allow the morning light to come in. It is doubtless that roller blinds are elegant, simple and highly versatile. They are available in an array of colors and designs. If you wish to impart your room with a posh look then colors such as orange, navy blue or red may be selected.

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Roman blinds – very similar to the roller blinds, roman blinds can be moved up and down as desired. Roman blinds are ideal for imparting a luxurious look to a bedroom.

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Venetian blinds – venetian blinds are one of the most popular types that are made of horizontal slats, attached one above the other. The hanging slats are suspended by a chord or strips of cloth and can be rotated to nearly 180 degrees to allow in light as required. As the slats can be closed completely, they are perfect for use in bathrooms and washrooms. Venetian blind are available in a variety of materials such as metal, wood, plastic and more. Venetian blinds are ideal for those who are looking for stylish and effective window coverings.

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Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice on January 19, 2011

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Stefan is the owner of Homedit.com – he started the site back in November 2008, from his passion for interior design and decorations and since then the site went from being a simple blog to one of the most popular home design websites on the web right now.

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3 Responses to “Types of window blinds”

  • Emma Willard says:

    I used to think that it was easy to shop for blinds. My bad. There are tons of blinds out there and this entry proves it. But I got the hang of shopping for blinds and I knew exactly what to get when I purchased some for my home.

  • Joyce says:

    I was wanting to know what kind of
    curtains or shade to use in my kitchen
    on sliding glass doors-
    As of now I bought a vertical blind
    from Lowes and every time I turn to
    close the shsde one falls off PLEASE
    HELP!

  • StefanStefan says:

    I understand you!