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Check out the latest offers on our blinds, click here for a free brochureThe Durability and Beauty of Venetian Blinds

When considering the blinds to install at home it may well be of value to consider Venetian blinds – these popular and generally affordable blinds are noted for their enduring versatility and today, Venetian blinds are offered in some many material from PVC to aluminium; they are flexible enough to suit almost every room style and taste.

There are many things to consider when you are choosing blinds for your home.  What do you want to accomplish by using them?  Do you need privacy, or are you trying to control the heat and light factors in your room?  Will they look good from the inside and the outside of your home?

When considering Venetian blinds, there are many advantages they bring to your home, but there are also disadvantages.  It is important to evaluate your needs to determine whether Venetian blinds are ideal for your home circumstances. 

What Are Venetian Blinds?
Venetian blinds are window blinds that comprise, in simplistic terms, of horizontal slats, usually made from PVC, wood or aluminium and are used to cover your windows.  The user can control the slats, which can be moved in several positions to allow for the perfect amount of sunlight to enter the room.  A lift cord allows the blind to be elevated up and down and can be held in a particular position.  

The Venetian blinds can either be dropped or turned, which means that you can guarantee levels of privacy for your home.   

Benefits of Venetian Blinds
There are many benefits to Venetian blinds, and there are many ways to use them to your advantage.

  • They can be configured in a large variety of positions.
  • You can control the privacy that you have.
  • You control the light levels within the room
  • Affordability and value
  • Multiple finishes offer a huge variety of styles 
  • Fairly easy to install
  • Versatile and can be styled to suit most rooms
  • Easy maintenance and durable
  • Readily available
  • Ready made or made-to-measure

Disadvantages of Venetian Blinds
Even though Venetian blinds are easy to use and easy to install, there are a few possible disadvantages to consider

  • First, you must ensure that you are buying the right size for each of the windows that you have. If the size is not perfectly measured, then you will be unable to install the blinds.
  • As the slats are horizontal they will collect dust
  • The lightweight versions may have a tendency to damage if not treated with respect
  • Wooden slats move prove to be an expensive option and may be heavy in larger window sizes
In conclusion however, Venetian blinds are practical, useful, and extremely durable, making this a wise choice for a prudent home owner who is looking for maximum usability from window blinds.

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