Choosing the best blinds for a bedroom

Bedroom window blinds are an inexpensive way to add a touch of style and privacy to any bedroom. They can be used as room darkening shades, or they can be left open for more natural light with the added benefit of reducing the glare during daylight hours.

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Bedroom window blinds come in many different colors, styles, and sizes so that you can find something that suits your taste and fits your budget. There are faux wood window blinds made from MDF board, blackout curtains that offer total darkness in one easy step, cellular shades with horizontal slats that control light levels by increasing or decreasing the amount of air that enters through them without blocking out all sunlight.

Regardless of which type you choose for your bedroom windows, you can be assured that they will help to reduce heat loss from your home during the winter and protect you from high levels of cold air entering through your windows during the hot summer months. You’ll sleep soundly, knowing you have a bit more control over the environment around you when it comes to the temperature.

Bedroom window blinds are designed specifically for rooms with southern exposure; however, their design makes them an excellent choice for any room where you want to keep out light without totally blocking it out or where you want a touch of style while still allowing some natural light into the room. When shopping for bedroom window shades, consider whether or not there is already a large amount of other furniture in your bedroom that provides sufficient privacy but would look a little “heavy and dark” if window blinds were used in the room.

How to choose the best bedroom window blinds

The best bedroom window blinds will be dependent on the room’s decor. If you have a princess theme, for example, try something that has an elegant appearance and mirrors that theme. This would be a good choice as it would fit nicely with the room. However, if you have a more rustic style, you might want to look for something with a natural or brown color scheme.

It’s also important to consider the shape of your window while choosing blinds for a bedroom. This will help you choose the right size and make sure that it won’t block out too much light or create an awkward look.

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If you’re looking for something more modern, try blinds with beads or sheer fabric. However, if you’re going for something more classical, you might want to opt for a contemporary wood style with wooden slats instead of horizontal bars. Before purchasing anything, though, check the room’s dimensions and compare them with the measurements listed on each package or product description on your shopping site of choice-even custom-made products-to be certain they will fit in place nicely and not obstruct windows or doors when raised.

Woven wood blinds are a great option for anyone who is looking to have more privacy than other styles allow but still wants the natural light to come in. Wood slats are thin and flexible, so they’ll be raised when you want sunlight without having to open your curtains or blinds fully-this could help you save energy in the long run by keeping heat inside during colder winters allowing it out during hotter summers.

You can customize many different types of blinds, including roller blinds and roman shades (which work well in bedrooms), to fit your bedroom’s decorating style. If you choose to shop online, though, it may be best to stick with the more common styles like horizontal slats or vertical blinds that are about half an inch thick because they’ll be easier for a variety of businesses to produce on-demand.

Roller Blinds: These have no slats and roll up into a long tube shape when you want them hidden from view. They allow light in which is great during daylight hours but also keep out prying eyes at night. Roller blinds come in both classic wooded designs and funky colors, so you should be able to find something that fits in with your decor.

Roller Blinds and Roman Shades: These both work well for bedrooms because they allow you to have privacy without having to fully cover your windows or close the curtains. Both may be a little more expensive than horizontal blinds, but most people find that these options are worth the investment because they can keep out both light and noise while still letting air flow through.

The best bedroom window blinds will be able to block unwanted light and provide some kind of privacy while still allowing warm sunlight, fresh air, and sounds from outside into your room. For example, suppose you’re looking for a crisp white shade that will make your furniture stand out against the walls, try roller shades or roman shades. For added privacy at night, consider a roller blind that’s covered in black or brown material. Vertical blinds are also a good option for bedrooms because they allow you to keep out more light than horizontal shades without being bulky and can be slid open when you want more airflow.

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Bedroom Blinds FAQ

What are some common mistakes people make when buying bedroom window blinds?

People make a common mistake when purchasing window blinds for their bedroom by not measuring for the right size. It’s important to measure your windows and compare those measurements with the chosen product description or packaging before buying anything. Failure to do that could lead to it arriving and being too small for the space in which you wanted it to go.

How do I install my bedroom window blinds?

Different styles of bedroom window blinds may require different processes for installation. For example, if you buy vertical shades, you’ll have to secure the brackets on your wall in place and then insert the top two or four slats into their designated slots. If you go with roller blinds, on the other hand, you can just pull them up and hang them from your existing track. All it takes is a screwdriver and a little bit of time to complete the process!

How long will my bedroom window blinds last?

The lifespan of your bedroom window blinds may be different from others because so many factors can affect how long they’ll work well for you. Generally, you should expect them to last anywhere from six months to several years depending on the type and quality of the product you purchased, whether or not it was stained or painted properly, etc. It’s best to read reviews online about your chosen blinds in order to get an idea of what other people have said about their experiences with them. You could also research your item under warranty (if there is one) by contacting customer support before spending money to make sure the product is worth your while financially and functionally speaking.

How can I clean my bedroom window blinds?

Most types of bedroom window blinds can be cleaned either through the use of a duster or by taking it down and washing it in your washer (being careful not to get any fabric softener on it if you love having crisp white shades). You might want to avoid using bleach, abrasive cleaners, or other chemicals when cleaning your shades unless they’re specifically designed for such things. Because most vertical blinds have slats that are about one inch apart from each other, be sure that you empty out your pockets before wiping them down so as not to obstruct the slat’s ability to roll smoothly back up after cleaning is complete!

What are some tips for choosing the right bedroom window blinds?

A common mistake people make when shopping for bedroom window shades is to not consider their own needs and wants in a new purchase. Before buying anything, it’s important that you have an idea of what you want it to look like (form, texture, pattern) as well as where it will be going (window size, shape). You’ll also want to consider the function of your purchase: do you need something that will block out all light or just most light? Will privacy be an issue? Is airflow a concern? Does having a functional remote control matter at all to you if adjusting the covering by hand can get the job done?

What is the average cost of bedroom window blinds?

The cost of any product, including vertical bedroom shades, can vary depending on a wide range of factors. The material it’s made from, how many you buy at once (if you’re getting more than one), whether or not they’re on sale, etc., are all contributing factors that affect the price. Therefore, it’s best to research different types of products online and compare prices while also factoring in shipping costs for each retailer.

You could also speak to someone at your local hardware store or visit several locations before making your final decision about where to make your purchases. That way, you’ll be sure to get an idea of the average price and what it involves financially speaking, so you know what to expect.

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Other things you could do is check out different companies’ websites for their prices (being sure that the product itself hasn’t changed since an earlier sale, etc.), look at ads or flyers in your local newspaper, and ask family members or friends if they’ve heard of any good deals going around currently on vertical bedroom blinds or similar products. One last tip: keep in mind that retailers who offer lower prices usually skimp on quality as opposed to spending money on making a great product! So when shopping online, only buy from reputable sites with positive reviews about their customer service and who sell high-quality items.

What are some of the pros and cons of using bedroom window shades?

There are several advantages associated with choosing to buy vertical bedroom blinds before going into the negatives, so let’s get those out of the way first. Some pros include:

  • readily available
  • affordable (in most cases) for the average household budget
  • easy to set up/install and use
  • variety of styles, sizes, and colors on offer online, in stores, or both
  • It’s an easy way to conceal clutter behind them when they’re down because you can stack them vertically with others of the same color as well as horizontally within their frames.

Negative aspects include concerns associated with mites that could infest your shades through little cracks or holes (though these are rare). Suppose this is a concern keep in mind that it’s best to wipe them down every few days with a clean cloth dampened slightly with water. Some people also have issues with slats rubbing together whenever they roll up or down, but there are special adapters that can be purchased from your local hardware store to prevent this from happening; they’re fairly inexpensive. However, they do require you to drill small holes in each slat (which is why installing them is recommended by professionals only), so be sure you have a good tool on hand and take all safety precautions before doing anything like this because it’s important that you don’t damage the covering of the blinds!

It’s also important that you keep in mind some things about bedroom window shades when buying them. For example: if one of your windows faces east, north, or west, then choosing vertical blinds as opposed to horizontal ones is highly recommended. This is because when the sun wakes up early in the morning, then there’s a greater likelihood that it will shine into your room. The light can be harsh and annoying! You’ll want to look for options like roller blinds or different kinds of shades made from thicker fabric instead!

Another important factor to keep in mind is that the more you spend on vertical blinds, the better quality they are likely to be. It’s important to keep this in mind because buying cheap products online sometimes results in disappointment when you receive them because they look very different than what their pictures depict and sometimes don’t work as expected. It’s best not to skimp too much because these products aren’t just for decoration, anyway; they’re a great way to add style and functionality both inside and outside of your home!

We’ve covered a lot of great tips and suggestions on bedroom window shades throughout this article, but are there any others you would like to share? Let us know in the comments section below! And good luck using vertical blinds to decorate your home!


Interior designer and home improvement blogger, Abby has over 20 years of experience in the field. After working as a designer in New York City, she moved to the suburbs and began blogging about her design projects and tips. Abby's work has been featured in magazines and online, and she is always looking for new ways to make her home look beautiful and inviting. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, cooking, and hiking.

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