Blinds are beautiful window treatments with amazing features. It could be your pride, and your neighbor's envy.
Blinds for doors and windows do not just provide you the required safety but they also prevent the harmful ultraviolet rays of the sun from entering your rooms. Blinds are made of wooden, PVC or aluminum varieties and they don't let you see what's going on outside, and they don't let anyone outside see what's going on inside. In short, they're just a type of window covering. It can be operated manually, or else, they can also be motorized.
6 Types of Blinds are generally classified into:
1. Roller blinds
These blinds often have a contemporary look that suits any room. They give ease as well as simplicity, and they also come in an impressive collection of sturdy as well as beautiful fabrics. As the name suggests, you just roll them up, and roll them down.
2. Roman blinds
These blinds stack up evenly, without overlapping, when opened. Aesthetically, they might be a good option. However, they don't provide much protection against high temperatures and moisture.
3. Venetian blinds
Venetian blinds comprise horizontal slats, one on top of the other. They could be made of metal, or plastic. In some cases, they are even wooden. These slats are suspended by cords in unison and they can be rotated almost to about 180 degrees.
4. Pleated blinds
These blinds are made up of 2 or more layers which are joined in the pleats to form compartments that trap air. This also provides insulation. Because of their cellular construction, these blinds are known as the highest energy-efficient as well as sound-absorbent blinds for any window. One disadvantage for these types of blinds is that small insects find them as home. Getting rid of them later would be quite a task.
5. Vertical blinds
Vertical blinds, as the name suggests, stand vertically. They can be drawn to the side instead of lifting and lowering. More commonly, vertical blinds are made of plastic or stiffened fabric. They are hung in one end from a track, can be rotated around 90 degrees and folds up on the side of a window or a door.
6. Horizontal blinds
Horizontal blinds are the most common ones.They are horizontal slats stacked one on top of the other leaving about an inch of gap in unison.
Blinds can be programmed according to your schedule:
They are even programmed to operate on your schedule. You can set the schedules and leave them to operate independently. You can also have these blinds set to match with sunrise or sunset.They actually create a safer environment for your children and pets.
Most motorized blinds are battery-operated, so that they are easy to install and maintain. However, you can choose from three possible power sources for your motorized blinds and shades. You can choose from any three possible power sources:
If you have hard to reach windows, windows behind your furniture, homes with small children or pets, homes with many windows, or why, if you have lost strength or dexterity, that is when you should decide to get your blinds motorized. With a motor that is powered by a long lasting lithium battery, costly hard-wiring could also be avoided. In some cases, motorized blinds can also be integrated with sophisticated home automation products.
This is a revolutionary system where you don't have to move your blinds every day. You can also customize the blinds according to your budget and requirement.