Curtains or blinds? Here’s how to make the right choice

Like choosing which colour to paint your walls, picking curtains or blinds can completely change how the room looks and feels.

But many overlook the importance of this decision - and end up making a last-minute call. Doing that means you could be left with a window treatment that doesn’t quite work - and regretting it.

Let’s take a look at how to make sure you get it right!

The decor

Whichever option you decide to go for, it should complement the decor of the room. Curtains tend to suit the interiors of more traditional rooms, while blinds are favoured just as much in both modern and traditional homes.

Level of privacy

Blinds are often chosen because of the privacy they provide - and the ease of adjusting the level of it. They are particularly suitable for rooms like bathrooms and bedrooms - or any other spaces where you may sometimes need complete privacy. Since bathrooms are also moisture-heavy, blinds are a much better option because they will help beat the mould!

The look

While curtains are sometimes seen as slightly old-fashioned - if you make the right choice, they can give the room a more expensive look. Blinds, on the other hand, will often look sleeker than curtains - and will also take up less room.

The combination of both

If you’re struggling to decide between the two, why not have both? Pairing blinds with curtains is a stylish trend right now, which combines the best of both worlds. It’s an excellent option for tastefully decorating your living room or bedroom windows - but make sure that you choose colours and textures that complement each other.

So if you’re looking for inspiration or advice about window treatments, call us at 0800 788 0000 to request a free appointment.

Also, you are always welcome to visit our beautiful showroom. You’ll find us here: 190 High Road, Loughton, Essex, IG10 1DN

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11 Sept 2022 Phil Broider

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18 Aug 2022 Tatiana

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20 DEC 2021 Emma

Great service, the colours of the blinds are exactly as I imagined. The people were very friendly and efficient. The person who took my measurements was extremely thorough and advised me to take the best decision.
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“Amazing service, great products and price. We had our windows done by Lex and they looks amazing. From the first visit of the surveyor to the instalation of our blinds we knew that we are in good hands and the final efect its just great. We recommend Lex Blinds and for sure will be using them in future. Thank you Lex!!!”

21 FEB 2021 Aleks

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