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Bathroom Blinds and En-suite Window Treatments

There are a few things to take into consideration when deciding and planning bathroom blinds.

•Firstly, the position of the window- privacy is an important factor. •The amount of moisture or condensation that the bathroom or en-suite generates •The style of the window •Your décor and personal preference

In our modern world taking into account the busy lives we lead, we all need to take time to relax and unwind as well as sort out personal care in order to face the world. Having the right window treatment that provides the privacy to continue your everyday life is essential.

Additionally the blind or curtain can act as a focal point.

Window Treatments and Moisture Bathroom Blinds

As there is always a measure of moisture and condensation associated with any bathroom or en-suite, even if there are extractor fans, if an unsuitable fabric is selected- one that is not moisture resistant blind or suitable for damp conditions, then you may find that black mould spots making an ugly appearance within a short time. Moisture resistant blinds are often chosen as a way to solve this problem.

However, if you want to use curtains as a window treatment, then the fabric like any blinds needs to be suitable for moist conditions and easy to laundry.

A very large bathroom and the window situated well away from your bath or shower would not play such an important factor in your design.

The Style of Your Window

The type of window, the type of style you want to create may depend on the final choice of window treatment selected or blinds. Your windows maybe a casement window,sash, a bay window, tilt and turn, a roof or a skylight window.

The functionality, practicality and light control are other factors to consider.

If you are after a contemporary look in keeping with modern living then a simple solution is to choose a blind.

If you room has a more traditional theme then a swag or valance can provide a layered look and provide extra interest.

A combination of the two may also work.

We have identified on our site blinds which are moisture resistant.

Here are your best options to provide both privacy and style in your bathroom:

Waterproof Roller Blinds

The most popular solution as a window treatment for most bathrooms or en-suites is roller blinds. They are often chosen for their practicality. There is a wide selection of fabrics to choose from which are both able to compliment most decors and at the same time have been specifically made for moist damp conditions. They can be wiped with a damp cloth to keep them looking nice and clean. They are easy to pull up and down and can allow the natural light to flood into the room.

Vertical Blinds

Providing that are made from a moisture resistant material can work quite well in a bathroom. There are choices in the way the blinds open and shut. They are great for controlling light that enters a room.

Aluminium Venetian Blinds

Metal blinds are attractive, affordable and practical window treatment for the bathroom. They are naturally resistance to moisture and provide control over the amount of light and privacy that enters a room.

Wooden Venetian Blinds

Wood Venetian Blinds can be expensive. The wood needs to be treated so as to withstand the rigors of a moist environment.

Faux Wood Blinds

These wood finishes offer a close imitation of the real thing at a fraction of the cost. They look just like real wood blinds and have the additional benefit of being fully washable and unaffected by humidity. They are made from plastic. We offer four faux wooden blinds slats to choose from in our wooden section.

PVC and Practical Blinds

Perforated, Vinyl’s, Aluminum and PVC collection are very versatile for offices, or any room in the home. They combine great design and functionality. All are fire retardant, sturdy and suitable for moist conditions especially if your window is near the bath or shower where any window covering will be subject to extremely moist conditions.

Skylight Blinds

These are a useful if your en-suites window is in a loft room. Again, a moisture resistant fabric needs to be selected.

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