00:00:25 – Blinds enhance the look of your room
00:00:56 – More privacy with blinds
00:01:30 – Blinds reduce the heat coming in during summer
00:01:48 – Helps warm the house during winter
00:02:25 – Timber floor protection
00:03:00 – Blinds eliminate glare especially when watching TV
Hi everyone, I’m Jason from Blockout Blinds and I hope you are having a fantastic day. Today, we will talk about the five reasons why you might want to install blinds on your windows. Let’s start off with the two fairly obvious reasons being Decoration and Finishing Touches.
1 . Decoration and Finishing Touches
The first reason you want to put blinds on your window is purely for finishing touches and decoration purposes. Blinds can really enhance the final look of your home. Once you are done buying certain furniture pieces and have everything done to your liking, blinds can give a finishing touch to your room. In fact, try walking into a room that does not have any blinds and you will notice that it looks bare or a little bit unfinished. So decoration is one of the main reasons most people would get their blinds.
The second reason is privacy. Nobody wants their neighbors looking in or people walking past the street waving to you when you are in the kitchen with no top on, cooking dinner. A bit embarrassing especially if you are looking like me hence privacy is a big issue as well.
3. Keeping the Heat In and Out
The third reason is all about reducing heat in the home. Now, in summer, blinds can dramatically reduce how hot your home gets by keeping out the heat and the sun. By keeping out the heat, this reduces your need for air-conditioning which is a good thing for the environment since you reduce your energy consumption. Another great reason is in the winter keeping the heat in which most people don’t even consider. Blinds can really help keep the heat in and in turn, you do not have to use the heater as much. If you have nothing on your windows, the heat just escapes right out into the environment. To test this out, all you have to do is hang a sheet on your window and you’ll notice the big difference in keeping the heat in during winter.
4. Floor and Furniture Protection
Most homes these days have timber floors and most homeowners do not realize how much impact the sun has on timber floors and wooden furniture pieces. This is something that you might not notice straight away but in six months or two years from now, when all of a sudden you walked into your room, you’ll start to notice that geez, this side of the room looks really nice and this side near the window is looking quite faded these days. By this stage, it is too late and you have no choice but to redo your floor. To prevent the above scenario from happening, it will be wise to purchase blinds while it is still early.
5. Light Control
The last one is all about light control. Don’t you just hate it when the sun glares into your eyes while you are watching TV? Blinds are fantastic when it comes to controlling the light in your house during the day and have it anywhere from dimming the room to making it totally dark. If it is too bright in your home, adding blinds will help dim your home and make it even more comfortable to just sit around and watch TV.
There you have it. My five reasons why you might want to install blinds. Some of them you might have considered before, others might be new to you. Should you have questions regarding the different types of blinds we have, do not hesitate to give us a call so we can help you decide which blinds will best suit your home.