Everything You Should Know Before Buying Custom Blinds

Everything You Should Know Before Buying Custom Blinds - Orion Blinds

Custom blinds are becoming increasingly popular in homes and offices, and for a good reason. They offer a multitude of benefits, including privacy, light control, and aesthetic appeal. However, with so many options available, it can be overwhelming to choose the perfect custom blinds for your needs. In this blog post, we will discuss everything you should know before buying custom blinds.


Types of Custom Blinds

The first step in choosing the perfect custom blinds for your home is to understand the different types available. There are various types of custom blinds, including:

a) Roller Blinds - Roller blinds are a popular choice for their simplicity and functionality. They are easy to operate and can be made using a variety of fabrics and textures.

b) Venetian Blinds – Venetian blinds are another popular option, offering a classic and elegant look. These blinds are made using horizontal slats that can be adjusted to control the amount of light entering the room. Venetian blinds are often made of real wood or alternative wood slats with many decorative options ot choose from. 

c) Vertical Blinds - Vertical blinds are often used in large windows and sliding patio doors. They are made from vertical slats or panels that can glide across a track to regulate the amount of light and privacy in your home.

d) Cellular Blinds - Cellular or honeycomb blinds are gaining popularity as they offer excellent insulation properties. The honeycomb design traps air, allowing for energy-efficient window treatments.


Customization Options

Custom blinds can be made to fit your unique window sizes. This also means that you can choose the color, texture, and fabric that best suits your style and decor. You can also choose the type of operation, such as manual or motorized, to make it easier to operate your blinds.


Measurement and Installation

Custom blinds are made to fit your windows like a glove; which means that accurate measurements are critical. Be sure to take accurate measurements of your windows to ensure a proper fit. Follow our practical measurement guide if you need a step-by-step on how to measure your winows like a pro. If you're unsure of how to measure your windows, professional measuring and installation services are available.



Custom blinds come in a variety of price ranges depending on the materials used, brands, and the level of customization required. Before purchasing custom blinds, set a budget to ensure that you find the perfect blinds within your price range.


Maintenance and Care

Like any other home decor item, custom blinds need proper maintenance and care to ensure longevity. Depending on the type of blind you choose, maintenance requirements may vary. For instance, wood blinds may need frequent dusting, while cellular shades may require occasional vacuuming. Be sure to ask us for the maintenance instructions that come with your custom blinds.


Final Thoughts

Choosing custom blinds for your home or office can be a daunting task, but with the right knowledge, it becomes effortless. By understanding the types of blinds, customization options, measurement and installation, budget, maintenance, and care, you can find the perfect custom blinds for your needs. When in doubt, send us a message or give us a call and we'll be glad to give you the best customer service you deserve.

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