Vertical vs. Horizontal Blinds: Which Do You Need?

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When it comes to window treatments, the options available to you may seem endless. It can be overwhelming to go into this process blindsided, and have to choose from a variety of blinds. Each type of blind, whether it be vertical or horizontal, offers something different depending on material, style, etc. Therefore, in order to make the shopping experience easier for you, it is best to know which type of window treatment will work best in your home. If you are interested in blinds but you don’t know which you need, check out this information on both horizontal and vertical blinds to find the one for you.

Vertical blinds are best suited for wider window expanses that may be in an office, a patio, or kitchen area. There are four styles of vertical blinds that come in a range of customizable fabrics and materials. The Skyline Gliding Window Panels are sleek and modern. When the Skyline Gliding Window Panels are open, they stack to allow for optimal light and outside viewing. Cadence Soft Vertical Blinds are a more elegant style because of the way that the folds in the fabric mirrors drapes. Somner Custom Vertical Blinds are simple in their design and operation. Vertical Solutions is the most economical option but still with a wide range of customization options. Each of these vertical blinds allow you to control the amount of light and privacy that you want in your home. Some are more specifically geared towards light control, such as the Somner Custom Vertical Blinds, while others offer the most options for personalization to match your current decor.

For horizontal blinds, there are three styles from Hunter Douglas that are wood and metal blinds. The first style is the Parkland Wood Blinds. This style is your classic wood blind that is both timeless and functional. Although they are a more traditional style, they are still up to date in terms of technology for operation. Everwood Alternative Wood Blinds bring you the best of both worlds because it provides the look of wooden blinds but is made of alternative wood materials. The TruGrain alternative wood is realistic faux wood that still comes in a variety of colors and stains, all guaranteed to not fade, crack, or warp. Modern Precious Metals Aluminum Blinds that are meant to be versatile in their textures and finishes so that you can customize your window treatment, but still have maximum light and privacy control.

Although all of Hunter Douglas window treatments are of the highest-quality, it is best to choose a blind once you have educated yourself on all of the products available. Vertical blinds are more popular for larger window expanses but can be customized to fit any size. Similarly, horizontal blinds come in a variety of materials depending on what style you want to incorporate into your space. For more information about Hunter Douglas window treatments, come see us at Divine Interiors Group. We are located in Lakewood Ranch, Florida and serve the surrounding area.