Conservatory Blinds Buying Guide

A conservatory is a much loved room of the home during the summer months, but come winter it is often left empty and unused, considered too cold and uninviting to spend any quality time. However, this needn't be the case. One of the main issues that conservatory owners are faced with is temperature control. Those hot summer days can often lead to your conservatory becoming uncomfortably warm, whilst those dark winter month's can lead to your conservatory feeling a similar temperature to that of an igloo. Either way, these temperatures are not ideal whatever the weather; this is where some lovely conservatory blinds can become very beneficial. Blinds can help to regulate the temperature of a room therefore being the perfect addition to any conservatory.

What is a conservatory blind?

A conservatory blind is available in many different forms from roller to vertical; pleated to roman the choices are endless. A common option for conservatory blinds is the vertical blind, the reason for this is that it allows you to control the amount of light that is let into your room, which in turn can help to control the temperature of the room.

Types of conservatory blinds

Roller blinds
Roller blinds are a sleek and stylish choice for your conservatory. They seamlessly fit into or over your window frames and can neatly be pulled up during the day to let as much light flood into your room as desired. When the roller blinds have been opened to their full extent, the material will wrap around the cassette and enable the majority of the conservatory window to be visible, leaving you to enjoy the beautiful view of your garden. When closed a roller blind will create the perfect cosy haven to your conservatory, banishing cold draughts and excess light these blinds will produce the perfect atmosphere for your room whatever the weather.

Vertical blinds
Vertical blinds are a favourite choice for conservatories. The versatility of this product makes it an exceptionally popular choice for this particular room in the house. Vertical blinds have the option to be wide open, allowing the full length and width of the window to be seen or fully closed meaning that all sunlight and draughts are blocked from entering the conservatory. This is the same with most blind selections; however where the vertical blind differs is in its ability to tilt open or closed allowing varying amounts of light into the room when requested. This function is most useful on a sunny winter's morning when you want to allow some natural light into the room but still hope to keep those pesky cold draughts blocked from entering your room.

Roman blinds
Roman blinds are always a luxurious choice, perfect for creating a cosy haven in your conservatory. Conservatories can often be considered a cold and draughty room, especially during the winter months. This is where roman blinds can really help. The thick layers of cascading material will not only help to protect your room from any chilly air that may seep through your window frames but they will also add a touch of warmth and style to your room. Roman blinds would be best teamed with a lovely thick plush rug and some bright scatter cushions to really help to create the ideal look of warmth for your room. Having such thick conservatory blinds also has many economical benefits as they should help to keep your heating bills down to a minimum.

Benefits of conservatory blinds

There are many benefits to having conservatory blinds. The most popular reason for purchasing this style of blinds is usually their heat saving properties, however there are numerous other reasons such as design, style, economical benefits and functionality. If you crave the use of your conservatory all year round then purchasing a set of blinds would be a great addition to your room.

Conservatory blinds care

Conservatory blinds are generally thought to be a functional and hard wearing product. We are very proud of the quality of our blinds and believe they should last you for years to come. However, due to the environment in a conservatory, these blinds they may need to be cleaned from time to time. A full set of cleaning and care instructions will be supplied with your individual blinds.