Top 10 Most Common Blinds and Shades

Given the amazing variety and choices in blinds and shades, selecting the right window blind or shade can often be tough. To make the selection process easier, we at Apollo Blinds, Australia; have created a list of top 10 most common blinds and shades based on customer purchases and shopping patterns.

01 The top spot is taken by our Wood and Faux Wood Blinds

Real wood and faux wood blinds are truly amazing and go well in a room that has a lot of wooden furniture or wood panelling and the like. Real wood window and door blinds are available in a variety of styles including Maple, Bamboo and Birch and so on.

02 – Sheer Shades

So called because it a horizontal blind with sheer cloth connecting each blind to the next. Sheer shades offer privacy with a slightly diffused light entering the room. Sheer shades are ideal for porches, kitchens, home offices and so on.

03 – Vertical Blinds

Often used over patio doors; Vertical Blinds are durable, offer good light control, and are easy to maintain.

04 – Roman Shades

If matching the Basswood Timber Shutters to the room decor is vital, then there probably is not better alternative than the roman shade. Roman shades are made of cloth and open and close like an accordion. Because it is made from cloth it is a bit harder to clean than traditional blinds but because cloth is available in a wide range of colours and textures, it makes roman shades the ideal shade to match your room decor.

05 - Woven Wood Shades

Woven Wood Shades are handcrafted from natural woods grasses, and reeds to bestow a unique, natural beauty to your windows. Woven Wood Shades are highly durable and bestow a rich, warm dimension to any room.

06 – Solar Shades

If a large area is exposed to constant sunlight then a solar shade is a great option. It not only cuts the quantum of light entering the room, it also protects the interior from UV rays.

07 – Cellular or Honeycomb Shades

Cellular or Honeycomb shades have diamond shaped cells hence the name. They are usually available in both single and double honeycomb shades that come in multiple cell sizes with amazing range of light-control options. Honeycomb shades are a fusion of functionality and style. Unique fabrics are layered together to create a distinctive look with superb energy efficiency bringing stunning practicality to each room in your home.

08 - Aluminum Blinds

Easy to maintain, easy to install, very durable and offer excellent control over light entering the room.

09 – Exterior Shades

Exterior Shades are ideal for shading large spaces that are exposed to harsh sunlight. Exterior shades not only cut the quantum of light entering the area you wish to protect, they also block UV rays from entering the protected are and so the room remains cool.

10 – Pleated Shades

Pleated Shades are so named because these shades have a pleated edge instead of rounded folds when the shades are not fully extended. Pleated Custom Venetian Blinds have a cloth that unfolds as the shades come down and folds as the shade go up.