03 Nov Different Types of Venetian Blinds Gateshead
Venetian Blinds Gateshead is as old as 1794. Having originated in Venice, Venetian blinds conveniently replaced tedious curtain drapes or shutters that were difficult to handle. Reports suggest that Venetian blinds were used even before they were in Venice. The Egyptians invented it, and the Chinese would also hang bamboo slats to cover their windows. In 1966, however, a new system and design were developed with a pulley arrangement making it easier to operate these blinds. Venetian blinds are one of the most popular blind types that are recognised the world over.
Types of Venetian Blinds
Crystal Blinds provides Venetian blinds in different materials such as hardwood, faux wood, aluminium and PVC.
Hardwood Venetian Blinds
As the name suggests, these blinds are made out of wood and are one of the most common types available in the market today. These blinds come with several advantages, including low maintenance, durability and light control. Since the slats are stacked together and controlled by a string, they adjust the light and block out excessive sun rays as the angle of the slats are changed. More light may also be allowed to enter if the slats are facing each other horizontally. These blinds also bestow style and integrity and add a touch of class to your space. It acts as a decorative piece while also staying highly functional.
PVC Venetian Blinds
Both cost-effective and functional, PVC Venetian blinds are the latest choice for the cost-conscious. These are also versatile, come in various colours to suit the interiors of your personal space. Moreover, the material doesn’t cost as much as timber and is environment friendly. It is free from chipping, cracking and fading and do not require too much maintenance. Functionally too, PVC blinds come with incredible durability and longevity. It can withstand harsh weather – and does not have to be rebuilt for years to come. Besides, it is resistant to oxidative harms even if exposed to a damp environment – which means you can conveniently place Venetian blinds in the kitchen or in the bathroom.
Aluminium Venetian Blinds
A highly modernised solution, aluminium blinds are classy and sleek to look at. For those with a minimalistic décor, the aluminium blinds’ solution is chosen due to its practicality and easy operability. The adjustable vertical slats are excellent to manage your privacy. Twistable cords can be installed with a rotator mechanism so that you can adjust angles easily to let the light in or block it out completely. The contraption is extremely easy to install and requires little maintenance.