The Old Standby – Horizontal Blinds

Horizontal Blinds

Horizontal blinds have remained popular for many reasons, but mostly because they come in a wide range of colors to match any décor. The popularity of horizontal blinds has increased greatly over the years, making them the most popular type of window blind on the market. The slats of the traditional horizontal blind or macro blinds are roughly 2″ to 21/2″ wide giving them a much different look and feel than the 1/2″ to 1″ mini blind.

Horizontal blinds have remained popular for many reasons, but mostly because they come in a wide range of colors to match any décor. Another reason for their popularity is the variety of textures in which they are available. This is very important to those individuals who don’t want a bland generic look.

Another great benefit of horizontal blinds is the ability to control how much light exposure is permitted in the room. Several horizontal blind manufacturers have introduced materials that filter more or less light than the original PVC blinds. The vast design options available to you also help to increase the popularity of horizontal blind, giving your windows a customizing look without spending a fortune.

Another and possibly the best benefit is that horizontal blinds are possible one of the most affordable window treatments available. Their affordability has made them one of the top-selling styles of blinds, enabling you to have a customization look on a slim budget.

Honeycomb Blinds

Due to their unique construction, honeycomb blinds are known for their superior performance. Honeycomb blinds are also referred to as cellular shades and are made with two panels of pleated fabric shades have become one of the most popular window treatments. The two panels of fabric form air pockets, or cells, which are honeycomb shaped, thus giving these blinds their name.

When raised the honeycombs collapse and expand when the blind it is released. Because the honeycombs or cells from a vacuum and trap air, they provide energy efficient insulation and sound absorption. Due to their unique construction, honeycomb blinds are known for their superior performance. With their soft textured fabrics, however, they bring a sense of luxury to any room.

Honeycomb blinds come in single, double, and triple honeycomb design as well as a variety of pleat sizes and colored fabrics to offer anyone a customized look. Depending on the thickness of the fabric will determine the degree of light control within the room.

Other options include corded blinds, cordless, and remote control operations, which permits instant light control without having to physically adjust the shade