How To Install Blinds – A Complete & Concise Guide – DIY

  • Justin Woo
  • August 17, 2020
  • Window Guide
  • Window Tips
Blinds

Windows are an incredibly important part of your home, so it should come as no surprise that people love to ask about how to install blinds. When it comes to installing them on vinyl windows, there are a lot of important details to keep in mind. First of all, you need to keep track of which designs match each concept. You need to keep track of efficiency and effectiveness, but it also needs to look good. Decisions pertaining to these are extremely important, and can literally make or break the loof and effectiveness of your home. As of now a lot of people go for blinds because they actually increase the value of your home. They make everything look better, and are actually trending. Back in the day most people would have chosen curtains or shutters, but they’ve been proven to be less effective than blinds.

A lot of people ask about whether or not old blinds will match new windows, and the answer honestly depends on your specific situation. They might match if your old blinds are new and modern looking. They’ll also work if they’re clean and without damage. If you have dusty blinds from the 80s, chances are they won’t match your new windows. You also need to keep dimensions and material in mind. If the dimensions aren’t compatible they obviously won’t look good together. Sure, they may do their job, but they won’t be aesthetically pleasing whatsoever. The same goes for the material. It would be really annoying to have to clean your blinds and the actual window in a different way. Keep things uniform for a hassle-free experience and a good looking home.

Another question we get asked a lot is which type of window is better, vertical or horizontal. To answer that question you’ve got to look at what you want the window to actually do. If you want a lot of light to come inside your home, you are definitely going to want to try vertical windows. Horizontal windows, on the other hand, are great at keeping light out and are of course great for privacy. They’re easier to install blinds on and are usually cheaper to buy. For more information on window blinds and everything, you need to know about installing them, feel free to check out our website at canglow.ca.

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