Aluminium vs. Timber Venetian Blinds – Making the right choice.

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Venetian Blinds  refer to Blinds that use blades stacked horizontally on top of each other and can rotate 180 degrees. The blades are attached to chords that hold them up and strings that control their direction of movement. If you’re looking for a modern classic, Venetian Blinds should be on your list.

What are Aluminium + Timber Venetian Blinds?

Both Blinds allow you to rotate the blades up and down to control the light entering a room. In terms of installation, you can have the Blinds recessed into the window frame or face-fitted by installing them on the architrave. If you often leave your windows open for fresh air, our Venetian Blinds have a pin and bracket system at the bottom which you can use to lock the Blinds down. We stock both Aluminium and Timber Venetian Blinds, offering you a variety to choose from.

What Are the Differences Between Aluminium + Timber Venetian Blinds?

Aluminium Venetian Blinds

As the name suggests, these Blinds are made from aluminium. They’re elegant and provide a minimalist approach to window styling. The blades shut completely to lock out light and can rotate up and down to control light entry. Aluminium is a highly durable material requiring minimal maintenance. All they need is a little dusting and a damp cloth to keep them clean.

Features + Benefits of Aluminium Venetian Blinds

  • Highly durable
  • Low maintenance
  • Easy to clean
  • Reduced energy bill by controlling the amount of sunlight entering your house, which in turn reduces your heating or cooling costs
  • Waterproof – suitable in high humidity areas such as bathrooms and laundries

When To Use Aluminium Venetian Blinds

With our range of Aluminium Venetian Blinds, you can select brightly coloured or metallic-finished Blinds to match the colour of your room. Aluminium Blinds are ideal for any office setting thanks to their minimalist style. They’re also suitable for bathrooms and laundries or any areas exposed to high humidity.

Timber Venetian Blinds

We offer two ranges of Timber Venetian Blinds. The Hampton Timber Venetian Blind range is made from natural timber. We also offer the Whitefield Timber Venetian Blind range which is made from polystyrene. Both Blinds offer a beautiful timber grain finish.

Features + Benefits of Timber Venetian Blinds

  • Timber is an insulator and will insulate your home naturally. In the summer the timber keeps the hot air out and in the winter it retains the warm air.
  • Greater control of your energy bill by regulating the amount of heat and light entering the house.
  • Timber Venetian Blinds provide great noise insulation. If you live on a noisy street, closing these Blinds will assist in shutting out the noise.
  • The timber is stained to enhance the natural grain which will complement the timber finishes in your home.

When To Use Timber Venetian Blinds

If you have a home rich in timber features such as ceilings, floors, windows, doors, and walls, Timber Venetian Blinds will complement the design scheme. They also blend well with timber furniture and flooring. Coupled with light sheers they provide a great backdrop on the windows.

Aluminium or Timber Venetian Blinds are custom-made to your exact measurements. Our Interior Consultants would be happy to assist you. Contact us today, visit a store or book a free design, measure and quote.

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