Venetian blinds are the invention of Edward and Frederick Bopp, who held the original patent for the design. Some say that venetian blinds go even further back in time to Persia. It is said that the concept started with them and was adopted by Venetian Traders from Venice and sold into homes in Venice and Paris. Either way, the venetian blind is a fantastic window cover and adds style and beauty to any home, whether they are old or new.
There are various types of venetian blinds available. Timber venetian blinds come in shades of light cedar, medium cedar or dark cedar, they come in a 46mm slat size. These come with a colour match decorative pelmet. You also have a choice of Woodwind Venetians which come in a 50mm slat size in colours of Oboe-7000, Cornetta-7005, Ocarina-7020 or Cedar-4025. The choice of New York blinds is also available in a 50mm slat. The colours available are Winter White, Alabaster Smooth and White Smooth. Aluminium Venetians come in a 25 mm slat size and come in a range of colours such as White Gloss, Cotton, Alabaster, Fawn, Slate, Black, White Snow, Raw Silk, Magnolia, Bright Steel, Bright Grey.
This great range gives you the choice of gorgeous colours and will allow you to easily choose something that will match your home decor. These also come with colour matched ladders and head box. Both timber and venetian blinds come with child safe breakaway tassels, mounting brackets and simple instructions. Venetian blinds are fantastic for decorating windows and outdoor areas that need protection from the sun’s harsh rays. As the years go by the climate grows harsher, making it necessary to protect our homes. Venetian blinds are the way to do this.
If you are a handy sort of person, then installing venetian blinds in your home should be a cinch. Searching on the Internet for online blinds is easy. If you are wanting to do the job yourself, you can measure up your windows and then find a company online that will custom make the blinds for you and deliver them. You can also order colour samples online so that you can see the colours for yourself first before you order them. Then you just need to install them. Venetian blinds look great and will add class and value to any home at a low cost. Venetian blinds are a fantastic addition for any home and will help to keep down the cost of an air conditioner and help towards saving the environment at the same time.