Some consider Verticals to be outdated and old fashioned, though many still prefer the benefits of these traditional window furnishings. 1) Practicality Verticals are more versatile than so many other blinds. They can be tilted a full 180 degrees, thereby changing the direction of light coming in to the room. They can also be fully stacked to one side of the window or door, completely gaining access to the opening. A roller blind by comparison can only either be opened or closed. 2) Light Control Similar to point above, there is no better light control than a vertical blind offers. 3) Ease of Installation and Customization Verticals are probably the most customizable of window furnishings. They have many parts and components, which allow for various modifications. Some include: Closing gaps over bay windows, angled windows, corded or wand operated, as well as customizing slat sizes over windows with in-build airconditioners. 4) Budget Vertical Blinds can be considered the “budget” type of blind, although it depends how they are manufactured, and which company is behind the product. There are both cheap and expensive ways to manufacture the vertical track. It is a growing concern that so called “shaving” is applied by […] read more