Outdoor and indoor blinds have unique attributes that make them ideal for different needs.
Although there are numerous window treatment options, builders and home improvement contractors agree that outdoor blinds Adelaide offer the best value for money. They are versatile, easy to maintain and efficient.
An outdoor blind provides you with privacy when needed, blocks out sunlight, reduces glare on your TV or computer screen, and they are also ideal for keeping your home protected from the elements. You can even get them custom made to fit your windows perfectly.
It is not surprising that these window treatments have become popular in homes and businesses throughout the country. They provide a neat and attractive finish to any space, whether installing them indoors or outdoors.
Blinds come in two types: exterior blinds and interior blinds. Let’s take a look at some of the main differences between the two.
The primary difference is that outdoor blinds Adelaide are designed to be permanently attached (using brackets) to your windows rather than the wall. As a result, they are more expensive, but they offer good insulation, noise reduction and minimising entry points for burglars. Interior blinds give you more options when it comes to matching them with different decor styles.
Exterior blinds do not generally need specialist installation. However, you will need to buy brackets, fix the brackets to the window frame, and install your blinds.
If you are looking for a neat finish, choose aluminium exterior blinds. These are good-quality materials that look great in any environment. If budget is an issue, vinyl material may be used instead of aluminium, but it won’t look good.
Internal blinds are more complicated to install. You may need a professional team to help you, especially if your windows are higher than the standard reach of the average person. The installation process also depends on whether you want to attach them directly to your wall or have internal window shutters instead.
If you decide on outdoor blinds Adelaide, you will need to measure your windows first and order the appropriate size. You should also allow enough clearance around each window as the blind may need to overlap slightly when open.
Installation is a straightforward process, no matter whether you choose internal or external blinds. If you are not confident about doing the job yourself, make sure you hire a reliable company to do the installation for you. Make sure you get at least three quotes so you can choose the best price and that your window treatment is installed correctly. Always look for reputable home improvement companies with a good track record in Adelaide.
One thing you want to avoid is being charged additional fees after the installation has been completed. It is the responsibility of the company you hire to ensure that your blinds are installed correctly, and no hidden costs should crop up later.
If you decide on internal blinds, you will need to remove all existing window coverings before installation. Internal shutters are an increasingly popular choice with homeowners because they offer both style and practicality. They can easily be retracted when you want to admire your view, and they look great in any room.
In terms of costs, internal blinds are more expensive than external ones, but you may be able to receive a tax credit if you install them for home office purposes.