Blinds and shades are frequently used interchangeably, but they don’t refer to the same thing. Blinds and shades are separate options for window coverings. The ideal type for your windows will depend entirely on your needs and preferences. No matter what kind you choose, we have an array of options available.
Blinds implement vanes or slats to cover the window. They are made up of multiple parts, rather than one solid part. Blinds usually use a manual pull cord to allow for adjustment, as well as an individual tool for adjusting the angle of the slats. This kind of window covering allows you to have more control over the amount of light in the room. The slats can be cracked to allow smaller amounts of light into the room or opened completely to allow for full sun exposure. Blinds are made out of hard materials, unlike curtains or shades.
Shades are made of one solid sheet that covers the window. Cords can be used to pull shades up and they typically stack neatly at the top of the window. Shades do not have slats, so the only control over the light is how much you raise the shades. Shades are made of softer material than blinds, usually a length of cloth.
We are able to provide you with blinds or shades that will be perfect for your preferences. Each of these window coverings are available in an array of colors, sizes, and styles. This will ensure that you will be able to find a window covering that will match your decoration and add to the aesthetic of your room. We also offer shutters as an alternative option for your window covering. To learn more about our options for blinds, shutters, and shades, contact us at Wilson’s Paint and Floor Coverings today!