Selecting your window blinds can be both an enjoyable and efficient undertaking. Look through wide varieties of styles and types that fall in line with your existing décor or go for an entirely new look from room to room. Window blinds are slatted window treatments that can be rotated to open and close for privacy or light-blocking; combined with curtains or valances, household blinds offer these light filtering benefits and a fresh layered look!Blinds are typically constructed from wood, aluminum, or vinyl, which offer optimal choices not only in terms of make/model preference, but also decorative finish and colour options; Bed Bath & Beyond also offers a wide variety of cordless window blinds to choose from. For those who have little ones at home, cordless blinds offer a safety element and peace of mind to you space. Other window treatments such as roller window shades are also cordless and can be custom cut to fit multiple window sizes!
Also, in the realm of roller shades are multiple other window shade types such as cellular or roman window shades. Cellular window shades are made from two layers of fabric to create an accordion-like, honeycombed style look to your shade. Cellular shades are a great way to add a lot of style with one simple installation! Roman window shades also offer a great deal or texture to any space with their loosely folded, horizontal pleats that hang flat when lowered and fold up neatly when raised. The space you are updating will be the true determiner in which shades or blinds you choose. We offer a plentiful variety or room darkening window shades and blinds for those who are looking to block the light for a more restful night (or just movie night!). Room darkening window blinds are a great option for those who are looking for some duality in their light filtration; the light and darkness is only a twist, pull or gentle lift away to make the quick switch. Last but not least on our list of window blinds and shades is definitely the most important element: measuring!
Measuring for Your Blinds & Shades
Blinds come in standard window measurements or can be custom fitted for your specific window. A great example of required custom fitting is applied to customers who are looking for bay window blinds. Bay windows come in so many shapes and sizes that they often require some custom fitting for the perfect fit. It’s critical to make sure your hardware fits where it should. Measuring is surely the first step you’ll want to take before even purchasing window blinds or shades - not only for the perfect fit, but to help narrow down options once you begin shopping. Be sure to jot it all down and be as specific as possible! Although blinds and shades can be customized, they will be no good if your measurements are off! When measuring for length in particular, keep in mind that you want your blind or shade to hit the bottom windowpane. Having blinds that are too long is totally fine, as you can recoil them to your liking – but too short and you’ll have a great, big, (or just tiny enough to let what seems like a wave of light in), ever-present gap! To learn more about selecting the perfect blinds and shades for your space, peruse our helpful window treatment buying guide for everything you need to know about Bed Bath & Beyond’s window blinds and shades.