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Blinds are More than Just Functional Window Treatments

by Mohit J. White Hat Link Building Services

When you are looking at options to cover your windows there is more than just having something functional, they can be stylish too. Whether your choose light filtering blinds or blackout blinds or any other type, you can find your choice of style and design while also getting the light-blocking you need and the privacy. What you might not realise or think of is that window treatments can do more than that. They protect your furniture and furnishings from direct sunlight which cause fading, and it can even help muffle sound.

Choosing blinds

There is a wide range of options out there so here are some things to consider as you look for the best blinds.

  1. Have a budget in mind so you know how much you are willing to spend and you do not needlessly browse blinds that are out of your range. If you have a lot of blinds to buy and budget is an issue start with the most important and then with each pay cheque allocate some money to the next set of treatments. You can upgrade to more expensive options if you want down the line. The material tends to impact the cost as well, vinyl for example is cheaper than wood.
  2. What are your main goals with these blinds? Are you looking for something that completely blocks out light so you can nap during the day? Are you looking for something more like light filtering blinds so you get some light but control the glare? Are they just a source of decoration only or do you need some serious privacy from nosy neighbours?
  3. Think about what will work in the room. Do you want your blinds New Plymouth residents prefer, to be coordinated and neutral or are you looking to make a statement with them? Do you want to create a cozy feeling or something more open?
  4. Do you have pets and children in the home or that often visit? If you do you will want to make sure they are safe on the home and that means choosing blinds that do not have cords that can get wrapped up and strangle either. You also need blinds that can handle being touched and pulled.
  5. Are you looking for blinds that also help with keeping your home insulated and more energy-efficient? Some are far better at keeping in cold air in the summer and warm air in the summer than others. The right blinds really can save your money on your energy bill and be better for the environment.

Conclusion

When you are choosing blinds make sure you have properly measured where they are going so you get the right size. Remember that light filtering blinds New Plymouth and elsewhere should have some extra over the sides, for outside mounted vertical blinds that would be 10 to 13 cm and for horizontal blinds about 2.5 to 4 cm. Also account for the space needed for the mounting brackets. For inside-mounted blinds, you need exact window measurements.


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