Why to Install Window Blinds in Your Home

Window blinds can be used in homes, offices, and commercial establishments, as well as individual rooms and outdoor areas.


Windows are essential in keeping your home and family safe, there are a lot of window types to choose from but double vs triple glazing is a choice some homeowners are faced with. Window blinds can keep out heat and protect your home from the elements, particularly blockout and sunscreen options. Whether you need to protect your home from the summer heat of Brisbane or Cairns, or protect from the elements in Sydney, Melbourne or Adelaide window blinds can offer great protection to your home furnishings. Eco blinds, do not degrade from heat and wet in the same way wooden blinds do, and prove a very popular choice. Ecowood venetian blinds are made from PVC and can retain the look of wood.

One of the main purposes of window blinds is to block out sun, rain, and other environmental factors that can damage your home furnishings and fixtures. Heat and moisture can fade wooden furniture, and moisture can damage electronic appliances. You can protect your home from damage while letting in enough light and heat to keep your rooms at the right temperature and comfortable.


Blinds allow you to keep out just the right amount of sunlight to shade your room while keeping it bright enough. Venetian blinds are particularly good for this. The rotating blind slats give you full control over the brightness, shading, heat levels, and even the direction and angle of the light that gets in. Another option is blockout blinds or screen blinds. Hanbo Blinds Perth allow you to let light in to your home whilst not damaging furnishings and fixtures. Blockout mean you can completely block out the sun.

A great option is to fit dual roller blinds. Dual roller blinds are both sunscreen and roller blinds on the same bracket sat one behind the other. This means you can have either type across your window depending on the time of day or temperature. These are also known as double roller blinds.


While curtains cover up windows well, wind can easily blow them aside and leave your window exposed. A good option is to combine blinds and curtains, curtains can be then closed or open without affecting your window area. Also window blinds can be anchored to the sides and bottom of the window, making them more resistant to wind and impact. Most are also weighted at the bottom by rods and cords, which add to their strength and resistance.


Blinds can shield your room from view by covering up your window. This is especially useful if your rooms have large window areas that can be viewed by people outside of your home or office. Both venetian and roller blind designs provide excellent privacy, blockout rollers completely block your space from public view, which makes your room completely private. However, they block out a considerable amount of light as well, so you may need to turn on more lights to be able to work inside. Also, they do not allow you to look out the window. Sunscreen options, on the other hand, offer excellent privacy without completely blocking out your outdoor view. The same can be said for venetian blinds where the slats can be titled to restrict the views into your home but also allow the light in.


With the right color and style, window blinds can serve as a great addition to a room and set off its theme and decor. Wooden blinds that which can also add a warm glow and welcoming feel to a home. Some people even use blinds as the room’s focal point, especially if the they are full-length or cover a large window.

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