Roller Blinds- The different types and what suits your home best.

November 15, 2016

If you are building, renovating or simply leasing your property, a budget solution to dress up your windows is what we all look for. Roller blinds, usually, the less expensive way to lift up your interiors is one of the most sought after solution for many homeowners.

Roller blinds have been pretty popular in households for a long time. They are usually made of fabric for domestic use and are available in different thicknesses varying on the place and purpose of your window dressing.

There are broadly four types of roller blinds– the blockout, translucent , transparent and sheer. With a different purpose to cater to, these budget blinds never fail to impress both the occupants and the visitors.

Blockout Roller Blinds.

Ideal for spaces in the house, blockout blinds are used where you really want to block the light completely when needed. If you have an in-house cinema screen for family and guest entertainment, these blinds come handy as they look clean and are fuss free in cleaning. Many also use it in bedrooms to incorporate privacy. Having a thick fabric roller blind can also help your furniture fabric from being bleached. Quite purposeful, blockout blinds can be used in myriad ways depending on your needs and location of your dwelling.

Translucent Roller Blinds.

As the name suggests translucent blinds allow only a part of the light to peer through. This reduces the glare of the bright sun falling in your space, while not completely blocking the good natural source of Vitamin D flowing in. Translucent blinds also make your room look bigger by visually incorporating the open outdoors yet not completely opening up the view for the inmates.

Transparent Roller Blinds.

You might wonder why one need a blind if it is transparent, see through one? Well, the answer is that it comes in different sheers, so you could choose how much of your indoors do you wish to open to the other side of the world. More so they come handy when you want to segregate one room from another and add some personal touch to the walls as well.

Sheer Roller Blinds.

Sheer roller blinds are popular in children’s room and also used in combination with other interior designing elements. You can be as creative as you can be as it can be used in myriad ways add that little peek-a-boo element to your interiors.