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What are Venetian Blinds?


Venetian Blinds are currently one of our most popular types of blind. This is mainly due to their great versatility – both in terms of the vast range of materials, colours and sizes that they are available in and in terms of their shading performance – they are great at controlling and angling sun light as well as simply blocking it out.

Venetian blinds are made up of horizontal slats, which hang from a head rail and are held together by vertical colour coded ladder cords. Venetian Blinds can be operated in two ways. Firstly, the slats can be tilted to control the amount and angle of sunlight that enters your room. Secondly, the slats can be raised so that they stack at the top, and lowered again.

Materials, Colours and Styles:
As I’ve already said, Venetian blinds come in a plethora of colours, materials and styles, ranging from real wood, to PVC, to patterned aluminium.  Whatever your room style is there is a venetian blind to match.

Aluminium Venetian blinds can be manufactured in sizes up to 4000mm x 4000mm – which makes them great for covering large windows.

Light Control and Privacy:
If you are looking for both light control and privacy venetian blinds offer just that. The horizontal slats can be tilted the slats easily, allowing you to control the light without having to fully open or close your blind.

Venetian Blind Cleaning:
Due to the horizontal slats, Venetian blinds can become dusty quite easily, and this can taint the sleek, clean and modern look. Luckily, our venetian blinds can be cleaned easily using an ostrich feather duster.

As previously mentioned, there are many different types of Venetian blinds. Here is a quick description of each.

Aluminium Venetian Blinds

Our range of aluminium venetians represents extremely good value for money. Along side a wide range of gloss and matt colours, we also have some special options such as a metallic, wood effect and patterned ranges.

Wooden Venetian Blinds

Our Real Wood Venetian Blinds create a subtle warming finish to any room. We have a wide range of wood colours ranging from painted white finishes, to dark walnut. We offer next delivery on a select range of wooden venetians. This means if you order before 12pm your blinds will be delivered the next working day.

Battery Operated Remote Control Aluminium Venetian Blinds

Remote control venetian blinds are the ultimate in convenience and luxury. From the comfort of your bed or sofa, you can easily tilt the slats of your blinds with just a touch of a button using a TV style remote control.

Perfect Fit Wooden and Aluminium Venetian Blinds

Perfect Fit Venetian Blinds are the stunning new window blind system that will transform your conservatory or any room in your home. No drilling is required – Perfect fit Venetian Blinds snap fit in 30 seconds!  We have a great range of materials and colours available in the perfect fit frame, including gloss, metallic, matt, pearlescent, wood grain and real wood!

VELUX Venetian Blinds

Genuine VELUX Venetian Blinds are perfect for kitchens and bathrooms with VELUX roof windows. They can be easily cleaned with a damp cloth or an ostrich feather duster.

RoofLITE, FAKRO, DAKSTRA Venetian Blinds

Rooflite, Fakro and DAKSTRA Venetian blinds make it easy to control the amount and the direction of incoming light in any your loft conversion with RoofLITE, FAKRO or DAKSTRA roof windows. The 33mm aluminium slats can be turned 180 degrees. RoofLITE Venetian blinds are ideal for humid environments such as kitchens and bathrooms.

Only Made to measure Blinds

All our venetian blinds except those for roof windows (VELUX, FAKRO, ROOFLITE and DAKSTRA) are made to measure, so you won’t be left with cheap looking ready made blinds which don’t really fit your window.


Venetian Blinds can be delivered in as little as 1 or 2 working days, depending on your choice of product and fabric.

You can buy venetian blinds online by following the link. If you have any questions about any of our Venetian blind products, please do not hesitate to contact us by phone on 0161 367 9013 or using our contact form.

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