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In this article, we will explore the key differences between reverse roll and standard roll blinds. Blinds are an essential feature in any home or office, providing privacy, shade, and style. Choosing the right type of blind can make a significant difference in the overall aesthetic and functionality of a space. Reverse roll and standard roll blinds are two popular options, each with their own unique benefits. By understanding the distinctions between these two types, you can make an informed decision on which option is best suited for your needs.

Reverse Roll vs Regular Roll

When it comes to choosing blinds for your windows, one of the decisions you’ll need to make is whether to go with reverse roll or regular roll blinds. Both options have their benefits and understanding the differences can help you make an informed decision.

Regular roll blinds are the most common type and are characterized by their material rolling from the front of the blind, concealing the roll and hardware. This provides a clean and polished look when the blinds are fully closed. Regular roll blinds are also easy to install and operate, making them a popular choice for many homeowners and businesses.

On the other hand, reverse roll blinds have the material rolling from the back of the blind, with the roll and hardware visible from the front. The benefit of reverse roll blinds is that they allow for better light control as the material hangs closer to the window, minimizing gaps where light can seep through. This can be particularly advantageous if you’re looking for better privacy or room darkening options.

How To Choose Between Reverse Roll and Standard Roll Blinds

Another important consideration when choosing between reverse roll and regular roll blinds is the aesthetic appeal. Regular roll blinds provide a sleek and streamlined look, which can complement a wide range of interior styles. On the other hand, reverse roll blinds add a unique touch and can be a great focal point in a room.

In terms of installation and maintenance, both types of blinds are relatively easy to install and clean. Regular roll blinds may require slightly more effort to remove for cleaning since the roll and hardware are concealed, whereas reverse roll blinds can be cleaned more easily since the hardware is visible.

Ultimately, the choice between reverse roll and regular roll blinds comes down to personal preference and the specific needs of your space. Consider factors such as light control, privacy, aesthetic appeal, and ease of maintenance when making your decision. Consulting with a professional blinds provider can also help you determine the best option for your windows.


Wood & Faux Wood Blinds

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Genuine wood blinds are meticulously crafted from optimum North American hardwoods. Available in 1-3/8″ 2″ or 2-1/2″ slat sizes. Select from a mix of stains that showcase the wood grain, paints, and weathered textures. They are sure to complement furniture and cabinetry tones. Add a decorative valance and tapes to personalize your wood blinds. As with any real wood, natural variations may occur.

Alternative faux wood blinds offer a genuine wood look, but they’re made with wood and vinyl composites. This allows faux wood blinds to withstand high humidity and direct sunlight without cracking, chipping, or warping. Select from popular wood grain finishes and whites and creams. Available in 2″ and 2-1/2″ slat sizes.

Aluminum “Mini” Blinds

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Aluminum blinds have evolved over the years and offer maximum light control. Available in ½”, 1” and 2” slat size, they come with standard cord holes and routless that offers no visible holes that is perfect for a bedroom. Select from a wide variety of colors, textures and finishes. The headrail features a contoured designer headrail for a sleek, uncluttered, yet fashionable look to complement any décor. Aluminum blinds are a popular choice for businesses or residential homes and are budget-friendly.

Vertical Blinds

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Vertical blinds have come a long way from the slats-and-chain days. Today, there are a variety of options to meet any décor style. Vertical blinds are well-suited for windows that are wider than they are tall and slide from side to side such as patio and sliding doors. They are also a good choice for a wall of windows where. Our selection includes blinds made from sheer, woven, and room-darkening fabrics, as well as from vinyl and aluminum. You can configure your vertical blind to open to the right or left side, open in the center, or have a split-stack configuration. You may also want to consider Duette® Vertiglide™ Honeycomb Shades or Luminette® Privacy Sheers for your sliding or patio door.


Horizontal & Vertical Blinds in Los Angeles CA

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