the roller blind essentially means lowering or rolling the
blind downwards. The more the blind descends the more of
the window is obscured from view from the top down. For
a living room window this many not be a particularly good
idea as plenty of light needs to be let into the room during
the daylight hours and levels of privacy need to be maintained.
Where roller blinds tend to be more appropriate is in the
rooms which require high levels of privacy, and where the
window isn’t relied upon as the main source of light
for much of the day e.g. a bathroom, a toilet or a bedroom.
Roller blinds can also be used in conjunction with other
window coverings e.g. curtains. Roller blinds are available
in a wide range of colours and patterns, so can be adaptable.
They are also widely available in standard formats and colours
e.g. in large DIY stores.
model involves a horizontal top unit which is attached above
the window below which vertical blind slats / louvres /
vanes hang down. A wand at the side of the blinds
allows the slats to be angled through 180 degrees so that
they can be totally open or closed, or angles anywhere in
blinds are a completely flexible option because they
offer the perfect levels of light control and privacy –
these are totally adjustable. Vertical
blind slats are available in wide range of colours and
finishes and are generally easy to clean. They can be removed
individually from the main structure with relative ease
so they can be cleaned or replaced if necessary. Some vertical
cost less than £1 each to replace. This makes vertical
blinds an extremely flexible option e.g. if you want
to change the colour scheme and design of your room regularly
but don’t want to keep buying and fitting new blinds.
The time between order and delivery of vertical
blinds can be surprisingly quick and the results can
For more information about vertical
blinds, call 01604 671189, or contact
Blind Corner online.