Vertical blinds are a stylish solution to insulate your space from light and heat. They are perfect for sliding doors and any hard to reach windows where curtains would be difficult to manage. Their streamlined look is also much more subtle than curtains, with the vertical lines adding height to the space, unlike horizontal slats.

If you’re considering getting vertical blinds for the windows in your home, learn all about the different styles and types here.

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The most common vertical blinds that come in the widest range of colours and textures are fabric vertical blinds. Thanks to the softness of the fabric, these blinds can offer a gentle look compared with other vertical blinds. The downside to fabric blinds is that they are the most difficult to maintain. Due to the nature of the material they easily collect dust, can stain, and aren’t as easy to clean as the other types of vertical blinds. 


An increasingly popular option for vertical blinds is wooden blinds. These are made of thin planks of wood and are the perfect option to add some warmth and natural tones to your space. They are also very easy to clean and are effective at blocking light and heat due to the sturdiness of the material. Wooden vertical blinds can be on the expensive side, so to achieve the same look at a cheaper price, faux wood blinds are a good option.


Metal vertical blinds, usually made from aluminum, are a good option for those on a tight budget. They give a sleek industrial look and are extremely easy to clean and maintain, the only drawback being that they are relatively easy to dent which leaves a permanent crease in the blind. The upside is that the individual blinds are easy to replace, but even so, these blinds are best kept on windows rather than doors so that they are less frequently touched.


Lastly, we have one of the most popular and highest quality choices for vertical blinds, PVC. thanks to the flexibility of the material, PVC vertical blinds can be made in many different colours, thicknesses, and styles so that you can match them perfectly to your home. They are easy to clean and are also flame resistant, unlike many fabric and wood vertical blinds.

Vertical blinds can be a beautiful statement piece of functional decor in your home. There is a vast array of types and textures available so that you can choose the perfect style for your space. For more helpful articles, click here.

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