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1. What do you mean by blinds?

Blinds can be described as a window covering consisting of either horizontal or vertical slats. Blinds can be made of wood, aluminum, fabric, or synthetic materials. Blinds have horizontal or vertical slats that can be rotated for maximum light and privacy control. It simply refers to some device to hide from sight (thus "blinding" the viewer) or to reduce sunlight.

2. What is a venetian blind?

Venetian blinds are basic slatted blinds made of metal or plastic. Venetian blinds were introduced around 1770, possibly in Venice, Italy. Slat width can be between 50-120 mm, however most common are 50 mm. Venetian blinds also have the advantage that when fitted against the window it will still allow you to retain the use of part of the window sill.

3. What do you mean by vertical blinds?

Vertical blinds are the most popular choice of window blinds for both Commercial and Contract situations. Vertical blinds or track blinds, consisting of slats of stiffened fabric, plastic, or metal hanging by one end from a track; like the horizontal versions, the slats can be rotated 90 degrees to allow light to pass through or to fold up on one side of a door or window.

4. What are the features for wooden blinds?

Wooden blinds are known for their energy efficiency, and greater light control, as well as being economical alternative to shutters. The most important feature of wooden blind is that it brings us close to nature and provides natural beauty and warmth of wood.

5. What are the advantages of using shutter blinds?

Shutter blinds combine the elegance of a shutter with the ease and functionality of a blind. This type of shutter blinds last longer. Shutter blinds resist scratching, chipping, peeling and cracking under the most rigorous conditions.

6. What are vinyl blinds?

Vinyl blinds are quality alternative to wooden blinds. They’re made of vinyl, vinyl compounds, and even some which are made of a combination of wood and vinyl - in effect a wood/vinyl alloy. Vinyl blinds are connected with string in a way that they can be rotated to allow light to pass between the slats, rotated up to about 170 degrees to hide the light, or pulled up so that the entire window is clear.

7. What are the advantages and disadvantages of using vinyl mini blinds?

Vinyl mini blinds have two inherent advantages: (1) they cost less, and (2) they resist moisture. There are some disadvantages to consider: (1) most people still prefer the warmth of real wood, (2) there are limited color choices and no stains, (3) there are size constraints and size limitations, and (4) they are flimsier yet heavier than wood.

8. What are the advantages of using mini blinds?

The smaller increments of a narrow slat dimension, mini blinds are better able to control the amount of light coming into a room and the view seen through a window. Mini blinds provide light and privacy control within the room apart from giving it a beautiful look. They also provide a warm and cozy look to any room, whether it is the living room or the kitchen.

9. What do you mean by velux windows and velux blinds?

Velux windows are a range of windows specially designed for lofts and situations where the window needs to be installed at an angle. Velux blinds are the type of blind manufactured specically for Velux Windows commonly found in loft spaces.

10. What are silhouette blinds?

Silhouette blinds have two sheer fabric facings with fabric vanes suspended between them. When the vanes are open, the view outside is preserved, and your home's natural light is gently filtered. Closed, the fabric vanes allow you privacy while maintaining the soft, elegant style.