Venetian blinds are one of the most popular types of blinds that people purchase for their homes. This type of blind originated from Venice and has actually been around for centuries! This type of blinds consist of horizontal slats, usually with a width of 2''. These blinds are usually made of aluminium, wood or plastic. These horizontal slats are suspended using cloth tapes or cords that allows the slats to rotated to almost 180 degrees.
Advantages of Venetian blinds
There are many advantages of choosing Venetian blinds, these include:
- Easy to clean — Because Venetian blinds are made of either aluminium, wood or plastic, they don't sustain any stains and are water resistant. Any dirt of material on the blinds can easily be cleaned using a cloth bringing the blinds back to new again. Liquids also do not do any damage to the blinds meaning that they can last for many years. This makes these blinds especially suited to areas where window coverings can be easily stained such as bathrooms and kitchens.
- Light and privacy control — Venetian blinds are also great for areas which require extra privacy including bedrooms and living rooms. The blinds can be completely shut when complete privacy is required, and when one needs some light to flow through, they can easily adjust the angle of the slats to let in as much or as little light as they desire.
- Fit in with modern decor — Venetian blinds may be around for many years but they certainly do not look outdated. These type of blinds have a timeless appeal that means they never go out of style. Aluminum Venetian blinds have an ultra sleek look whilst being tough and durable at the same time.
- Installation — Venetian blinds can be easily installed by anyone. One only needs some basic tools for the job including a pencil, drill, screwdriver, measuring tape and step ladder. The brackets are drilled into the window frame then the head rail is installed followed by the blind which is finally secured into place. If one needs a professional to install their Venetian blinds, then this is also an affordable and convenient option.
One can never go wrong with Venetian blinds. In addition to the advantages above, Venetian blinds are also great for households with young infants as a safety device can be easily installed. This makes Venetian blinds a suitable option for families looking for a safe option.