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Why Choose Pleated Blinds for your Home?

Posted on 20th May 2015 by Gemini Blinds

Pleated blinds have a number of advantages that make them an excellent choice for apartments and houses. These blinds are not just unique and easy to use, they also contain an aluminium coating that repels heat and keeps your home cool in the summer and warm in the winter, making them ideal for south-facing conservatories.

 

Protection from UV rays

As previously mentioned, the aluminium coating that’s used to create pleated blinds has a reflective coating that prevents UV rays from entering the room and damaging floors and surfaces. This coating is also excellent for blocking the cold from window glass while keeping the warmth inside the room. You will certainly save a considerable amount on your heating bills by purchasing pleated blinds.

 

Light control

Another advantage is that you can control the amount of light you want entering the room without completely blocking away the sunlight. Even when the blinds are drawn, your room will still look bright and airy. To make your rooms darker, you can always opt for darker colour patterns. These pleated shades come in different designs that help block light and provide darker accents to rooms. The good news is that there are a variety of fabrics to choose from without breaking the bank.

 

Pleated fabrics can be lowered and raised and there are distinguished design differences between pleated and roller shades. The roller blinds for example, are made in a honeycomb shape that is formed in the centre of the blind. The pleated shades don’t have air pockets, nor do they have multiple layers of fabric. They use a single layer fabric to block the sunlight from entering your room. These blinds provide a combination of elegance and appeal while costing less than roller blinds.

 

Easy to use, durable and offers privacy

Pleated blinds are ideal for people who are looking for single-layer window coverings that consist of texture. If you’re not a fan of horizontal or roller blinds, then pleated shades will be a perfect choice. The material used in pleated blinds gives you privacy control and folds very neatly at the top of the window without taking up much space.

 

The unique versatility and structure of these blinds allows you to have total control. Most manufacturers offer window coverings that feature multiple control settings just like the expensive models.

 

The energy efficiency of pleated blinds makes them even more appealing than they already are. Roller blinds do have an identical appeal as they work in the same way, but you cannot deny the durability of pleated blinds, as well as their aesthetic appeal. With so many different colours to choose from, consult the experts at Gemini Blinds for tips on buying the most suitable design that complements your décor.

 

Written by Gemini Blinds, the leading providers of blinds, awnings, shutters and canopies in the North West. Our range of pleated blinds includes something for everyone. Get in touch today for more information.

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