Indoor Blinds: Frequently Asked Questions

5 Frequently Asked Questions about Indoor Blinds

Indoor blinds are an essential aspect of any home, providing privacy, light control, and an aesthetic touch to your living spaces. Stan Bond, South Australia’s largest manufacturer of indoor blinds, outdoor blinds, curtains, awnings, and more, has been in the business for over five decades, offering a wide range of high-quality products and services. In this blog, we’ll delve into the world of indoor blinds with expert advice from our General Manager, Andrew.

To help you make informed decisions, we address five common questions:

  • the most popular types of indoor blinds,
  • the best blinds for bedrooms and blackout solutions,
  • the type of blinds that you can only see one way through,
  • child safety concerns, and
  • the future of motorized blinds.

Don’t miss the informative video at the top of this post, and read on for more details.

Popular Types of Indoor Blinds

According to Andrew, the most popular types of indoor blinds currently are:

  • Roller Blinds: Versatile, easy to use, and cost-effective, these blinds work well with wide windows and doors and are a popular choice in Adelaide homes.
  • Roman Blinds: A more decorative option, Roman blinds have seen a resurgence in popularity for those seeking a stylish window treatment.
  • Verishades: A relatively new product, Verishades offer a mix between a curtain and a vertical blind, making them ideal for sliding windows, sliding doors, and large window spans.

Additionally, curtains and shutters are popular window covering options to consider.

Best Blinds for Bedrooms and Blackout Solutions

For the best blackout solution, Andrew recommends Ziptrak Interior Blinds. These blinds lock into side channels, providing a near-blackout effect.

Other options to achieve darkness in bedrooms include:

  • Pairing curtains with blinds for added blackout coverage.
  • Installing external products like Roller Shutters or Zipscreen Blinds with full blackout fabrics.

Blinds for Privacy and Visibility

To maintain privacy while still being able to see outside, consider:

  • Sunscreen roller blinds or sheer curtains for daytime privacy.
  • Light-coloured blinds for better daytime privacy compared to dark-coloured blinds.

Remember that visibility is always towards the brighter side, so privacy might not be maintained at night.

Child Safety and Indoor Blinds

Child safety is a significant concern with indoor blinds. Currently in Australia, cords and chains are tied back to the wall to ensure child safety. However, Andrew predicts that motorized blinds will become more prevalent in the future, providing a naturally child-safe option.

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Indoor blinds are an essential component of any home, offering privacy, light control, and style. With a variety of options available, it’s essential to choose the right product to suit your needs.

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