Pros & Cons of Vertical & Horizontal Blinds

There are many things that go into making your home beautiful. When designing your home, it can be easy to forget about window treatments, like blinds. Many people opt for white vinyl blinds that you find in most houses, but there are better options. When you choose to purchase your vertical and or horizontal Hunter Douglas blinds from Westrock Window Fashions, you and your family will receive nothing but the best customer service along with top of the line products. Depending on where you are planning to put your blinds, there can be pros and cons to both vertical and horizontal blinds, and we want to make sure you get what you need.

Are you contemplating purchasing vertical blinds for your home? If so, you should know the pros and cons of vertical blinds and be aware of which material might work best for you. First and foremost, since these blinds operated side to side instead of up and down, they are the obvious choice when you have sliding glass doors or wide windows. On these types of window expanses, vertical blinds would get too heavy and would be difficult to adjust evenly. With vertical blinds, you are less likely to add dusting to your chore list, because they have smaller surfaces for dust to rest on, so they don’t collect nearly as much dust as horizontal blinds. Because vertical blinds can cover larger windows, they are also a budget-friendly option. Vertical blinds can be hard to repair, but all our Hunter Douglas blinds are covered by a limited lifetime warranty, so you will always have great looking blinds in your home.

When you think of blinds, white vinyl horizontal blinds are probably the main thing you picture. The main advantage of purchasing horizontal blinds by Hunter Douglas is that they have a very large variety of options to fit any home. No matter what room your blinds are going in, they will always flow with the style. Because these blinds usually sit on a window sill, they won’t have any way of attracting dirt from the floor, and they are less likely to be bothered by children or pets. If you have a smaller scale window, horizontal blinds will the best choice because they come in many sizes that fit the common window. However, due to the layout of these blinds, they do attract more dust. Unfortunately, that means you will spend more time keeping them clean. Since there are many options in material, style, pattern, and color for horizontal blinds, you’ll have an easier time finding something that looks great with your existing décor.

Stop by our show room today to receive a free estimate! We are located in Congers, NY and are proud to serve all of Rockland County, including New City, West Nyack, NY, and Palisades, NY, as well as the following zip codes: 10964, 10913, 10994, 10983, 10980, 10956, 10987, 10924, 07430, 07647, 07675, 07645, 07648, 07656, and 07677. At Westrock Window Fashions, we have the knowledge and experience you need to find the best blinds for your home.