What is better- A Venetian blind or a Curtain

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What is a Venetian Blind?
A window blind consisting of horizontal slats which can be pivoted to control the amount of light that passes through it.

What is a Curtain?
A piece of material suspended at the top to form a screen, typically movable sideways along a rail and found as one of a pair at a window.

When it comes to dressing your windows, you have all sorts of choices these days. While having such a wide selection of styles and designs to choose from is great, it can also be confusing. For example, should you go with window blinds or curtains in a given room? Here are a few tips to help you settle the debate, and make the choice that is right for you.

In Bedrooms:
Curtains are best suited for and bedrooms but nowadays, the use of blinds is becoming just as popular.
For bedrooms that are smaller, you can add depth and height by mounting timber or Roman Blinds a few inches below the ceiling to “cheat” a window up. This creates the effect that the ceiling is taller, the room feels brighter and windows look huge so when in doubt, go wide and high.

In Living Rooms :
Whether you’ve just moved house or you’re giving your living room a spruce up, brand new curtains can be a great way to not only improve the look of a room but also how you use it.
Curtains look lovely on big windows, blocking out light and keeping in heat really effectively. For a smaller window, or a less formal room a blind can be a simple and stylish solution. They’re also really easy to clean.
Blinds can usually block out more light than curtains. When deciding how to dress a window, one of
The very first decision you’ll need to make is whether you want curtains or blinds – or both! In small rooms, or rooms with lots of windows, a full curtain can be slightly overwhelming.
Curtains look lovely on big windows, blocking out light and keeping in heat really effectively. For a smaller window, or a less formal room a blind can be a simple and stylish solution. They’re also really easy to clean.

In Kitchens :
Choosing a window dressing that not only looks great, but stands up the arduous demands of the kitchen is essential. Blinds are a better option for this space as they are easier to clean if they get splashed from cooking, can be pulled out of harm’s way and are easy to use. Venetian blinds are the most popular for the kitchen with their versatility and maintenance free options. Timber Venetian Blinds add natural warmth to your home and Aluminium Venetian Blinds with their streamline appearance have the ability to match almost any existing décor.

In Bathroom :
Like the kitchen, curtains are very rarely used in this space but for those that want the best of both worlds without the expense of paying for both curtains and blinds, roman blinds make for a great alternative. Look wise, they give you the luxurious drapes renowned to curtains, combined with the mechanisms of blinds. For a space where the fabric of curtains doesn’t work but you want its style, roman blinds give no limitations with their finishes available in both classic timber planks and a selection of fabrics.
When deciding what works best for your room, look, privacy, size, energy efficiency and illumination should all be considered to assist you to make the best decision for each space.

 

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