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Things to Consider When Shopping For Blinds

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Things to Consider When Shopping For Blinds

Window blinds are one of the most popular forms of window treatments available in the market. Their ability to control the amount of light, elegant appearance, hassle-free operation makes them worth investing.

That said window treatments are something which you don’t buy regularly. Yes, they are a significant investment which makes sense to get them right for the first time. With a wide range of materials, patterns, and shades, it is easy to forget about the functionality of the blinds. When you are dressing up your window, the aesthetic appeal shouldn’t be a major deciding factor. In fact, it should be practical solutions to address all your needs.

There are several factors that influence the type of blind you choose. So it is essential to know your needs before purchasing LUXAFLEX blinds. Here are a few pointers to get started:-


When shopping for LUXAFLEX shutters and blinds, consider the mood you want to create where you are planning to install. Choose blinds that are warm and inviting for the living room. Roman blinds are also an excellent option for large windows. If it’s for the kitchen, choose a window covering that is easier to clean.

While roman and other blinds are a good choice, Venetian blind is easy to clean, maintain, and stain-resistant. Besides, privacy and light could be controlled, and they are versatile enough to match your room’s décor and colour. For bedroom, choose blinds and shutters that encourage sleep by blocking out light and sun rays.


This is one of the significant factors you need to consider when shopping for blinds. How much light do you want? Do you prefer light filtering? Or do you prefer sheer? Do you want to control the amount of light that enters into your room? Your lighting needs will help choose the right blind.

The purpose

Who will be using the room? You must consider it to get the most of your LUXAFLEX blinds and shutters. If you have toddlers and pets, it is not advisable to install blinds that have cords and chains as they are safety hazards. In such a case, the motorised blinds and shades would fit your lifestyle.

The type of your windows

The type of windows will help determine the size and type of blinds you choose to install. Measure the size of your windows before purchasing, especially when you order online. You wouldn’t want to end up with a product that is bigger or smaller in size than your windows. Also, figure out the kind of mount that you want, whether it is outside or inside the windows. While inside mounting gives an elegant and minimalistic look, outside mounting makes the window appear big than its size.


The type of blind you choose influences the privacy level of your house. While roller blind blocks out light completely and suitable for bedrooms, venetian blinds are perfect for living rooms as they let you control the amount of light and privacy you need.

Now that you know what to consider when shopping for blinds, you can make a perfect decision that suits your lifestyle and budget. Whether you are looking for LUXAFLEX awnings, blinds or shutters, we got you covered. We offer a range of shading systems at the best price.