When it comes down to the basics, roller blinds are simply a long piece of material that can be rolled up and out of the way. You can choose to roll the blind out to any height that you require.
The technology has come a long way in recent years and so these blinds are more popular than ever
The latest development is very exciting, especially for Australians you can choose blinds with UV protection allowing in some light but blocking out the harmful rays of the sun. You can also choose complete blackout blinds to block out the light totally.
With the development of new manufacturing techniques and fabrics, there are several new options to choose from when it comes to roller blinds. You can now select very lightweight fabric or you can choose a heavier fabric for more privacy. You can get the perfect balance between translucency and privacy.
You can choose to match the fabric perfectly to the decor of your home or make it a feature in and of itself.
Improvements in technology now mean that the motors for blinds are a lot smaller and much easier to conceal. You no longer need to struggle with cords, et cetera. With the push of a button, the blinds will open or close.
Maintenance is Simple
These blinds require little to no maintenance. You should ask you manufacturer for tips on cleaning them. With fabric blinds, it is not always advisable to use water or you could risk smudging the dirt and making the problem worse.
There are, however, services that will come in and clean your blinds for you quickly and efficiently without damaging them.
These blinds offer you full control you can choose to roll them up completely out of the way to allow a through flow of light and air or only halfway to still allow some light and air, whilst maintaining some element of privacy.
The blinds do not take up much room at all. They are ideal for those areas where curtains don’t look quite right. They are also well suited to smaller rooms in the house and make a great accent for kitchens and bathrooms.
The roller blinds can also form a permanent design feature. A popular look is to combine a pretty blind with curtains to create a decor feature and a practical solution to window dressing.