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Galaxy Blinds educating you on genuine Sheerweave materials

Galaxy Blinds will educate you on the importance of genuine Sheerweave materials

Here are a few very important factors that set genuine Sheerweave blinds materials apart from the copycats on the market:

  • 10-year warranty
  • Lead-free
  • Sheerweace is GREENGUARDED
  • Made with DOW ECOlibrium plasticizers
  • All Sheerweace materials are MICROBAN protected
  • Sheerweave materials prevent sun damage to skin and eyes
  • Its energy saving
  • Sheerweave reduces noise
  • It’s printable

Look out for these important factors when looking for Screen blinds – ALWAYS #AskForSheerweave.

SHEERWEAVE BLINDS INTRODUCTION BY GALAXY BLINDS

SheerWeave® interior sun control fabrics provide the perfect balance of light, comfort and beauty, making them the ideal window covering solution for residential and commercial spaces alike. A sleek and functional alternative to ordinary window coverings, SheerWeave effortlessly and elegantly manages the sun’s harsh heat and blinding glare.

MULTI-FUNCTIONAL

SheerWeave filters and diffuses light while reducing glare and solar heat gain, conserving energy and helping to create a more comfortable environment. SheerWeave also helps reduce the fading of interior furnishings and flooring by protecting these surfaces from the sun’s harmful effects. And unlike many window treatments, SheerWeave allows excellent outward visibility – even when blinds are lowered – to maintain optimal views.

UNMATCHED STYLE

From modern, neutral hues to subtly-textured, organic weaves in warm earth tones, these fabrics are the perfect complement to any interior design scheme. Sheerweave Blinds fabrics are also available in a variety of openness factors ranging from one to per cent and wide widths to cover large window openings. Simple, clean and classic, Sheerweave Blinds can be fabricated into many different types of window treatments, and the aesthetic quality of these fabrics allows them to easily pair with other draperies and window coverings.

INTRODUCTION TO SHADING

Below are a few principles to consider when choosing the optimal fabric for your next window covering project: Sheerweave Blinds fabrics reduce glare by 70%-100% based on colour and openness factor, which are the most important features to consider for energy savings and light management.

LIGHT VS. DARK COLOURS

Sheerweave Blinds colour options range from creamy White and Bone to darker Charcoal and Chestnut tones. These colour designations go beyond aesthetics and colour coordination with interior décor. Lighter colour fabrics provide optimum heat reduction, re-light and illuminate the interior. Darker fabrics provide a view to the outside and reduce glare, making them ideal for viewing computer and television screens.

OPENNESS DIFFERENCES

The openness of a fabric refers to the weave or mesh structure and determines the amount of heat and light that enters a room. Generally, a more open fabric allows more heat and light to penetrate the room, while tighter meshes block more heat and light. Additionally, more open fabrics help maintain better outward visibility. Sheerweave Blinds fabrics are offered in a variety of openness factors to allow optimal light in commercial buildings or provide more privacy in settings such as healthcare facilities.

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Selecting The Right Blinds For Your Home & Handy Tips

The Right Blinds

Blinds have become exceedingly popular over the last few years, with homeowners opting for easy solutions for their privacy and we understand why. Choose the Right Blinds with stylish designs available to suit any type of room, they’re Interior low maintenance and the long-term savings they bring have proven a worthwhile investment.

However, which do you think is easiest – choosing the right blinds to match your interior or installing them?

When it comes to asking yourself “what are the best blinds?” there are many contributing factors that will lead to your final decision. What kind of colour blinds will complement your interior? Rollers or Verticals or Venetians? It comes down to budget, style and personal preference and we can feel your pain. We’ve prepared a quick, small guide to give you an idea of what blinds work best with particular rooms.

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Brief Blind Guide

Roller blinds are highly practical – especially for kitchens, bathrooms and bedrooms. They have a protective coating which is a bonus.

Venetian blinds provide a more functional look and feel. They are available in metal, wood and plastic and are commonly used in bathrooms, kitchens and living rooms.

Vertical blinds are perfectly ideal for floor to ceiling windows and doors.

Now you have a brief guide to go on, we have mentioned a few important things you should consider when installing blinds for your home, just so you avoid potential problems early on.

What Do You Need to Consider?

Accurate Measurements

Measuring your windows should be the first thing on your list when it comes to having blinds fitted. So, grab the tape measure, it’s got work to do!

You can have your blinds installed on the inside or on the outside. (Don’t worry, we explain the benefits of these later in the article). You start by measuring for an outside mount or an inside mount depending on which one you go for, it’s safe to measure both just in case.

An outside mount – Use the tape measure along the outside edges of the casing which surrounds the window. Accurately measure from the top of the casing to bottom of the window sill or casing.

An inside mount – Place the tape measure inside the casing where the glass of the window meets the casing. Take measurements for the width of the window at the top, middle and bottom.

Once you have accurate measurements and you’ve picked some fabulous, high-quality blinds, fabulous, high-quality blinds, you then have to take on the installation process. Decisions, decisions!

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Installation Options for Your Blinds – Inside or Outside?

Roller blinds, Venetian blinds, and vertical blinds were designed to be fitted inside the recess and each has its own advantages and disadvantages.

Fitting blinds outside the recesses allow more light into a room and are easier to fit. This method also allows sizes to be more flexible as opposed to them being fitted inside. Outside the recesses, blinds are most often installed for inward opening doors.

Fitting blinds inside the recesses allow its control mechanism to be hidden, most often tucked away to one side of the blind. This method is especially effective when there is a good height, this is because the blind will not interfere when the door or window is being used.

It’s wise to make this decision based on what blinds you have chosen. Some blind designs are more suited to inside recess whereas others benefit more with an outside recess.

Do Your Doors/Windows Open Internally or Externally?

Internally – Many doors open internally, meaning they swing into the house whereas when it comes to windows, it’s the complete opposite. If this is the case, there are potential factors that could harm the blinds and the door in the process. It’s wise to choose a sample blind for either your windows or doors and see how they fit first, it might be that all your blinds need are slight adjustments, so they work more smoothly. Here’s a tip – for doors that open internally, they are ideally suited to outside recess.

Externally – For households with doors that open externally, away from the house, there is a range of installation options available as they are more flexible than doors that open internally. It’s recommended that external open-door blinds are better suited for inside recess.

Now you have some useful knowledge on interior blinds, we hope it helps you with your blind buying and fitting journey!

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