Having blinds in your home is pretty important, for a number of different reasons. No matter the reason you need blinds, if you have started looking around already, then you would know just how many options there are! There will be a number of different things that will determine the type of blind you get for your home, the most influential of which being money.
The good news is that no matter your budget, you are likely to find something that you like. You also have to consider the style of your space and the type of blind that will work the best in your space. The functionality of your blind is important as well, for example you are probably going to want full block out blinds in your bedroom to block out the early morning sun when you are trying to sleep.
So, if you are in the market for some new blinds, then have a read on below at all the different types of blinds you should consider:
Different types of blinds to consider
Venetian blinds are probably one of the most popular types of blind on the market. They are horizontal slats all attached through a piece of string, there is another piece of string that you can pull or let go, to raise or draw the blinds. This option is quite popular due to its cost effective nature, although it is not a complete block out type of blind, and streaks of sun will be able to get through.
Cellular blinds are certainly all the rage at the moment! They are also sometimes referred to as honeycomb blinds, due to the fact that the blind looks like a honeycomb shape from the side. The front as well as the back of the blind is created to leave the middle open, which gives an extra layer of insulation.
These roller blinds are also pretty popular, and are a very common choice, thanks to thanks to the cost effective nature. This option is particularly popular for areas of the home that have floor to ceiling windows. There are also many different options for vertical blinds, including sheer as well as block out.
If you are looking for something a little more traditional, then this may well be the best option for you. Roman blinds are made of cloth material and when you raise them, each section will fold into each other, similar to that of a venetian blind. Due to the fact that each section of the blind is folded up on top of the other, it can create a thick grouping of fabric when the blind is completely raised.
Technology has really come a long way, and now you can even get smart blinds. Well, the technology has been around for a few years, but it has certainly become a lot better. With smart blinds, you can sync them with your phone, and set a time that you would like the blinds to be drawn or raised!
Outdoor shades are also something to consider in your backyard or front yard. These types of shades are made from a more heavy-duty material to better equip it to deal with the elements. Outdoor blinds are a great way to shade an outdoor area, so you can enjoy your time outside more.
Pleated blinds are similar to that of the cellular blinds or venetian blinds. A pleated blind has panels, like a venetian blind, but that are all connected to form one long sheet, similar to a cellular blind. They are usually made of paper or a thin fabric material.