How to Choose the Right Window Blinds for Your Home

From mod to country – it doesn’t matter what style your home is, window blinds are an important way to help pull a room together. With all the different functional options out there, homeowners have a lot of options when it comes to choosing the right window blinds.

Here’s a roundup of some of the most popular window blind choices so you can decide which style is perfect for your home.

Mini-Blinds

mini blinds

First Edition Blinds via Hunter Douglas

The bread-and-butter of the window blinds world, mini-blinds are a classic, inexpensive choice. Mini-blinds come in a variety of colors and materials, but the most common are made of vinyl and come in white. They’re also incredibly easy to maintain and clean.

Suggested rooms: Bedrooms, kitchens, bathrooms, hallways or narrow windows.

Vertical Blinds

vertical blinds

Cadence® Soft Vertical Blinds via Hunter Douglas

Vertical blinds are a popular choice for large windows, since they generally come in thicker slats and are long enough to cover doorways. Vertical blinds are flexible and easy to use.

Suggested rooms: Living rooms, kitchens or any glass doorway or full-length window.

Honeycomb Shades

honeycomb shades

Applause® Honeycomb Shades via Hunter Douglas

Honeycomb shades are an excellent cordless blind option for those with children or pets. Like mini-blinds, honeycomb shades are easy to clean and adjust light. They also come in many different colors and materials.

Suggested rooms: Bedrooms, playrooms, kitchens or bathrooms.

Wooden Blinds (or Faux Wood)

wooden blinds

EverWood® Alternative Wood Blinds via Hunter Douglas

Wooden blinds have such a distinctive look, it’s hardly any surprise that they’re a popular choice when designing homes. Wooden blinds are incredibly versatile and surprisingly easy to maintain. Faux wood blinds look just like the real thing, but are better suited for humid rooms like kitchens or bathrooms.

Suggested rooms: Living rooms, studies, bedrooms or kitchens.

Roman Shades

roman shades

Solera® Soft Shades via Hunter Douglas

Roman shades offer the look of fabric but with more control than curtains. Roman shades lend a room a softer, more romantic look. They’re also more child-safe since they are cordless.

Suggested rooms: Living rooms, kitchens or bedrooms.

No matter what style you choose, we’re here to help you install and repair your window blinds. Blind Installation and Repair is ready make any blind repairs beyond the DIY variety, as well as provide top-notch blind installationContact our expert blind installers today. We’d be happy to help!

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