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Phoenix Blinds

Made-to-Measure Blinds, Curtains and Shutters

Phone Number: 01633334417

Mobile Number: 07446761627

Made to Measure Venetian Blinds

Cardiff and Newport

Traditionally Venetian blinds were used to decorate and to control light in offices, but today they are proving to be the best even for use in houses. 

You can use the blinds in any room either in your sitting room or even bedroom to make your house look beautiful as well as protecting your privacy. 

Venetian blinds come in horizontal slats which are attached on top of each other and hold together in cords. They can make from a variety of materials and suitable for adding a modern, organised ambience to your home and office. 

The materials range from aluminium, faux wood and wood. Unlike fabric blinds such as roman or vertical blinds, Venetian blinds are extremely easy to clean and have a higher resistance to water and stains, making them ideal for practical applications such as kitchens and bathrooms. 

Types of Venetian Blinds

We offer our customers various types of high-quality Venetian blinds which come from different materials for you to take a look at, which are suitable for multiple environments. Made To Measure Blinds offer an extensive range of design flexibility on the following blinds: 

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Wooden Venetian Blinds
These Made To Measure blinds are perfect if you search for a way to add a rustic touch to your home. They are easy to clean the dust and look beautiful once you installed them. In addition, wooden blinds will offer you high-quality and a high level of privacy and precise control of the level of light you need.

Faux-Wood Venetian Blinds
Faux-wood Venetian blinds combine the timeless appeal of wood blinds with the practical benefits of synthetic materials. They offer durability, easy maintenance, and cost-effectiveness, making them a popular choice for many homeowners.

Aluminium Blinds
Venetian shades from an aluminium material are perfect for a long working life since they are rust-resistant and easy to clean. Moreover, they are ideal for modern offices for their sleek, minimalistic appearances.

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All of our Venetian blinds are supplied with a free measuring and free fitting service to ensure secure and perfect fit blinds to your windows or doors. 

We also provide free samples to those who are unsure of the exact style or design they desire so that you may see what it looks like against your room aesthetics and furnishings.

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Our business has garnered numerous excellent reviews from past local customers and a sparkling reputation for our blinds, solutions and installation services. 

If you have any questions about our Made To Measure Blinds, products, samples and services, or if you'd like to request a bespoke quote, please get in touch with the shop or contact the office on 01633334417 and speak with a member of our friendly team. 

Our services come complete with online delivery of our products straight to your home for installation during working days.

Feel free to leave a review online on our website after purchasing a product or service. 

How do I measure for Venetian blinds?

Venetian blinds can either be out inside the mount or outside the mount. However, you measure them slightly differently depending on where it is placed, but the process is still straightforward to grasp. If you intend to set it on the inside support, this is a step-by-step guide on measuring it. 

First, begin by drawing a rectangle or square onto a piece of blank white paper. If you are working with multiple windows, draw as many as you are measuring. Label each square so that you don't get confused. 

Retrieve your tape measure and place it directly inside the window recess. Ensure you measure the space vertically and horizontally to the end of the frame as not all windows can be perfectly square. 

If you find that your window isn't a perfect square, you can use the shortest width as a guide when purchasing your interior blind. Doing so will ensure the blind secures nicely from top to bottom. 

You must remember to measure the vertical drop inside the window recess. 

How do I measure for Venetian blinds? Gwent and Cardiff

When finished, double-check your measurements for further accuracy.   

You do relatively the same when measuring outside mount blinds. However, after drawing your squares or rectangles to represent your windows, grab your measuring tape, place it on the outer architrave, measure the width straight across to other edges or up to where your curtains would start, and note down the width measurement.  

After doing so, measure the vertical length from the top of your architrave to the place you want your blind to stop. For example, you may want your blind to end at the end of the architrave or drop to the floor. 

The Benefits of Venetian Blinds

One of the Venetian blinds' most apparent benefits is the range of colours and styles they come in to suit several home themes and designs. We such a wide variety of blinds made that you can even shop by colour. However, they also offer many practical benefits to a room or household. 

They offer complete control over the amount of light you allow into a room, as well as providing tremendous amounts of privacy. 

For example, on bright sunny days, you can tilt the slats backwards to face the window, and it can deflect the light, diffusing it, so it is not as strong. Doing so reduces the glare but still doesn't completely block out the daylight, so your room will remain bright. 

Ensuring the light in your room is slightly shielded from strong sunlight is great for your interior fabrics and furnishings from any fading or sun damage. 

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On dull days, you can also tilt the blinds forwards to let in as much light as possible directly into the room. Doing so means you don't have to have the blind fully open and still create privacy in the comfort of your home. 

Venetian blinds have several seasonal economic benefits that add to their value; they help hugely reduce drafts and insulation, especially when it comes to ill-fitting or old windows in the wintertime. 

They also provide plenty of heat protection that works against harsh sunlight to keep the rooms in your house cooler and more comfortable with existing in. The colours also affect light and heat; darker blinds often let in less light and heat. 

Cleaning can often be a drawback for those seeking to purchase Venetian blinds; however, many benefits such as adjustable privacy levels and light diffusion outweigh these negatives. 

Do Venetians cost more than other types of blinds?

Do Venetians cost more than other types of blinds?
The cost of Venetian blinds can vary depending on several factors such as the materials used, the size of the blinds, and the brand or retailer you purchase them from. Generally speaking, Venetian blinds are available in a wide price range, and their cost can be comparable to or even lower than other types of blinds. Some factors that may affect the cost of Venetian blinds include: Material: Venetian blinds are available in various materials such as aluminum, wood, faux wood, or vinyl. The price can vary depending on the material chosen, with real wood blinds often being more expensive than aluminum or vinyl blinds. Size: The size of the blinds can impact the cost. Larger blinds generally cost more than smaller ones due to the additional materials required. Brand and quality: Different brands offer blinds at different price points based on factors such as brand reputation, quality, and additional features. Higher-end brands may have higher prices compared to budget or generic brands. Customization: If you require custom sizes, finishes, or special features for your Venetian blinds, the cost may be higher compared to standard off-the-shelf options. It's important to shop around and compare prices from different retailers or manufacturers to find the best deal for your specific needs. Additionally, consider the durability and longevity of the blinds when making a purchasing decision, as investing in higher-quality blinds upfront may be cost-effective in the long run.

Do Venetian blinds offer a good nights sleep?

Venetian blinds can provide a certain level of light control and privacy in a bedroom, but their effectiveness in promoting a good night's sleep can vary depending on individual preferences and specific circumstances. Here are a few factors to consider:

Light control: Venetian blinds can block out varying amounts of light depending on their material, thickness, and how well they fit the window frame. Some people find that a darker environment promotes better sleep, while others prefer a bit of natural light in the morning. If you're sensitive to light, blackout curtains or blinds might be a better option. 

External noise: While Venetian blinds are not specifically designed to reduce noise, they can offer some degree of sound insulation depending on their materials and thickness. However, if external noise is a concern, consider combining the blinds with other soundproofing techniques such as double-glazed windows or using white noise machines. 

Personal preferences: Sleep preferences can vary widely from person to person. Some individuals may find Venetian blinds to be sufficient for a good night's sleep, while others might prefer additional features like blackout curtains, eye masks, or white noise machines to create a more conducive sleep environment.

 It's important to note that everyone's sleep needs are different, so it's worth experimenting with different options to find what works best for you. Factors such as light sensitivity, noise levels, and personal comfort preferences should be taken into account when creating an optimal sleep environment.

How do I clean Venetian blinds?

Cleaning Venetian blinds can be a bit time-consuming, but with the right approach, it can be relatively straightforward. Here's a step-by-step guide to help you clean your Venetian blinds:  

How do I clean Venetian blinds? Gwent and Cardiff

Dusting: Use a soft, clean cloth or a duster to gently wipe across the slats, starting from the top and working your way down. You can also use a microfiber cloth, which is effective at capturing dust particles.  

Close the blinds: Ensure that the blinds are in the closed position, parallel to the window, before you start cleaning.  

Vacuuming: If your vacuum cleaner has a brush attachment, you can use it to gently vacuum the blinds. Close the blinds in the opposite direction and vacuum the other side as well. This will help remove any loose dust and debris. 

Spot cleaning: For more stubborn stains or dirt, you can spot clean the blinds. Mix a mild detergent or dish soap with warm water in a bucket or basin. Take a soft cloth or sponge, dip it into the soapy water, and gently wipe each slat. Be careful not to soak the blinds or let water seep into the mechanisms. After cleaning, wipe the blinds with a clean, damp cloth to remove any soap residue. 

Drying: Once you've finished cleaning, leave the blinds in the open position to allow them to air dry completely before closing them again. This will help prevent any moisture-related issues. 

Additional tips: 

If you prefer not to use water, there are specialized blind-cleaning tools available, such as blind dusters or blind cleaning sprays. 

Be cautious with wooden blinds as excessive moisture can damage the wood. Follow the manufacturer's instructions for cleaning wooden blinds. 

Regular maintenance can make cleaning easier. Consider dusting the blinds regularly to prevent the build-up of dirt and dust.

If you are looking for made to measure venetian blinds in Gwent and Cardiff, get in touch.

Our soft furnishing experts can help you find the perfect venetian blind for your home. Call 01633334417.