Blinds and shutters are indeed a warm and welcome aesthetic to any window, both in the home and office settings. In fact, by choosing Venetian blinds that match your interior decor, you can achieve an elegant, minimalist look for your Sydney abode.
Blinds are typically made of aluminum or wooden slats, held together by cord. There is typically a hand-pulled cord that performs two main actions: you can raise or lower all the slats, so you can have a clearer view. You can adjust the angle of the slats to either let sunlight through or block it altogether.
High-end models feature motors, and indeed, some boast advanced motor systems tied into a master electrical system, so homeowners can raise, lower, and angle the roller blinds correctly from a central location.
Blinds and shutters are very useful in regulating privacy, even if you’re not using it as a window treatment. When the blinds are up, the clarity of the window, sliding door, or glass partition will be at a maximum, letting in light and giving a feeling of expansion.
On the other hand, when a venetian blind is let down, partial privacy is instantly achieved, and if there is a requirement for total privacy, all that one has to do is adjust the angle of the slats to almost 90 degrees, so that nothing can be seen inside your home.
Aside from establishing privacy, blinds and shutters are also useful in controlling lighting during the day. When fully deployed and perpendicular, slats can act as a perfect block against incoming sunlight, which can be very useful if you are in a room that faces either the rising or setting sun.
You may also keep the roller blinds or venetian blinds up for most of the day and then adjust how much light and glare enters with the right deployment and angling of the slats. This is useful in blocking ultraviolet light as well, since ultraviolet light can penetrate through window glass, unless the glas has been specially treated.
By blocking sunlight, roller blinds and shutters effectively block heat from the outdoor environment. This is a crucial solution if you have large windows or glass sliding doors that face the rising or setting sun. You can spend the rest of the day with the blinds up and in the evening, bring the blinds down so you can keep the interior of your room cool even during hot summer months.
Blinds and shutters can greatly affect the comfort, atmosphere, and overall ambience of your living space. All you have to now is find the right shutters and blinds that fit your budget and needs! Click here to check out the wide selection of window treatments including shutters and blinds. For enquiries, you may also reach us on 02 8858 0900 today.