What blinds are best for kitchens?

When choosing blinds for your kitchen, this can be a difficult task in terms of knowing which blind style to choose. By making this decision, you have to consider all factors including moisture, grease, damp and spillages. The last thing you want to do is spend your hard earned money on a blind that will potentially get ruined from daily chores in the kitchen.

So which style should you look out for you may ask? There are a variation of styles that would be suitable for your beloved kitchens; as long as the material they’re made out of are moisture resistant. 

Moisture resistant materials are available in the following:

Roller blinds are a great addition to any room in your house; and can be made with moisture resistant materials making them perfect for your kitchens. Available in a range of different fabric ranges with stylish designs, exciting patterns and versatile colours. You can personalise your roller blinds to suit you and your kitchen. 

Vertical Blinds can customise any domestic or commercial premises and offer fantastic control over filtering light into the room. Verticals are an attractive and affordable option for your kitchen and can be made out of moisture resistant materials and also be coated with flame retardant or be manufactured as solar protective.They are also very easy to operate with your choice of a chain or a wand. A classic choice for your home or office (and in particular, kitchen!)

If you love the idea of wooden venetians in your home but are worried about how moisture may affect your wooden slats, faux wooden venetians are your best bet. They replicate wooden venetians but use a faux wood material so are perfect for areas with high moisture levels (and they look great too!). They still offer the privacy and light control you desire but are made out of high quality PVC and emulate a sophisticated wood grain or contemporary smooth grain. A great alternative for your kitchen. 

Like faux venetians, our vinyl shutters can also be made out of faux wood, making them a picture perfect alternative to real wooden shutters. Vinyl shutters still offer the benefit of the practical features designed for light and privacy control and can be catered to all shapes and sizes. Safe from moisture, vinyl shutters are perfect for your kitchen and easy to operate. 

If you are looking for more information on what blinds would be suitable for moisture prone environments, please contact the knowledgeable and friendly Just Blinds team for all your blinds, shutters and curtains on: 

Cannock: 01543 274 207

Stafford: 01785 556 424

Why Faux Wood Blinds can be even better than Wood Blinds

Faux wood blinds are becoming more popular with blinds buyers and now match the sales of real wood blinds here at Just Blinds, Cannock.

Although in many cases the word ‘faux’ can imply a reduction of quality, (like faux leather) when it comes to blinds the faux wood venetian blinds actually outscore the real wood venetian blinds in a number of ways. Let us explain.

The faux wood blinds are actually made of a specifically developed PVC material that brings a number of advantages verses the more traditional wood venetian blinds.

  • Faux wood materials are waterproof. This makes them easier to clean. These blinds can be wiped with a damp cloth with no danger of damage to the paint like a wooden blind.
  • Faux wood blinds are not effected by moisture. This makes them perfect for high moisture areas such as bathrooms and kitchens.
  • Increased range of colours and styles. The range of faux wood colours is far greater than the traditional wooden blinds.
  • Increased durability. Traditional wood blinds can splinter and crack if handled without care. Once the blinds start to crack and splinter then the structure is weakened. In comparison, the faux wood blinds slats are able to bend, and flex rather than crack. Perfect for homes with pets, children and clumsy adults!

However…

PVC faux blinds provide many advantages as detailed above. However, they do have their limitations. Faux wood blinds cannot be fitted in places that may subject the blinds to high heat, such as conservatories. Excessive heat can cause the slats to twist. This problem is exacerbated in darker colours due to heat absorption. Due to the reduced rigidity of faux wood blinds, additional supports or ‘ladders’ may be required for faux wood blinds.

Just Blinds provide free, no obligation advice and quotes for all types of blinds to suit all properties. The range includes faux wood blinds and real wood blinds. The helpful showroom team are able to discuss the benefits and drawbacks of all blinds available and help customers select the perfect blinds for their property and needs.

Call Just Blinds on Cannock (01543) 274207 for your perfect blinds.