This post will give you some information and facts on vertical blinds, which have improved in quality quite a bit in recent years.
Advantages of vertical blinds:
Vertical blinds can cover large expanses of glass. Newer styles can hang perfectly straight without the use of bottom chains or weights. With modern vertical blinds, the operational systems are smooth and quiet.
There are a wide arrays of colors available. In fact, some manufacturers boast over 80 colors in various style combinations! They can be motorized in a variety of ways. The elongated structure of vertical blinds can augment the height of a room. Vertical blinds allow for good air circulation. Some verticals even have the capability of inserting strips of wallpaper or other materials into the vanes of the blinds so that they can better match the decor of a room.
Disadvantages of vertical blinds:
Cheaper and not as well made vertical blind slats can get tangled together. Hardware is visible if you don’t use a headrail, so you should be sure to order one to go with your blinds. Vertical blinds can be easily damaged by children and pets and need repair sooner.
Cost of vertical blinds:
The prices of vertical blinds can vary greatly. It’s a good idea to not purchased the cheapest of these blinds, as they might fall apart or not function correctly after a while.
Best locations for vertical blinds:
Vertical blinds work great in rooms with great expanses of glass, such as sliding doors or oversized windows. They’re also good for arch-top windows, picture windows, and some angular windows.
Cleaning and care:
Vertical blinds require minimum maintenance. Blind slats are now made to be anti-static and dust repellant, although this can vary from blind to blind. You should clean the vanes with a feather duster weekly to remove accumulations of dust and other residue.