Adding a conservatory to your home is a great way to expand your living space. As they are commonly constructed largely from glass, conservatories also welcome more natural light not your home, and being able to control these light levels is an important part of enjoying your extra space.
So what blinds are suitable for a conservatory? Are there any advantages or disadvantages to which sort of blinds you should choose?
Conservatory blinds are no different from the rest of your house, they still need to look good. control the light and heat and be easily operated. The choices are the same, such as venetian, Roller or Roman, as well as Vertical, Wood Venetian and perfect fit.
However, each conservatory has its own specific needs when it comes to window dressing, size as well can be a deciding factor.
Conservatories are often not connected to your home’s central heating, and need all the insulation they can get if used in the cold winter months. Fabrics such as thermal Roller or Verticals are good to insulate in the winter and keep it cool in the summer.
Pleated styles also have the added benefit of folding neatly out of the way when not in use, and are easily detachable for cleaning, pleated fabrics are available in perfect fit options and slow rise free hanging options.
Metal or Wooden Venetian blinds have become more of a common choice in recent years, the light control is very good as you can direct the light up or down or shut it out completely.
Vertical Blinds are still probably the most popular choice for conservatories, they can cover a large area with a small umber of blinds, easy to operate and very little cleaning, again the choice of colours and styles as is very good from a simple shading to a full blackout.
Child Safety control options are fitted to all vertical blinds.
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