One of the most important and most used rooms in your home is your kitchen, so making sure that it is the kind of environment that you want to spend time in – be that cooking, eating, baking or just having tea – is imperative.
Designing your kitchen can be complex when you consider all the ways to juggle the practical and aesthetic aspects involved. So we’ve come up with some advice on the best blinds to look at for your ideal kitchen.
The nature of all of the activities typical to the kitchen space creates humidity and condensation, over and above all the cleaning you already need to do. If not managed correctly, your blinds can develop mould because of this. The solution is to choose waterproof and hardwearing blinds which are easy to clean with a simple wipe-down.
Aluminium Venetian blinds are the most popular blinds on the market, and for good reason. These durable, versatile and stylish blinds will bring your vision together with ease as you choose from a wide range of colours and finishes. And although natural wood is not a good choice for a humid room like a kitchen, you don’t have to compromise on your timber dreams as faux wood aluminium blinds have the look you want without the heartache.
Another option to enjoy a wooden look in your cooking space is to use bamboo blinds, which are available as Venetian blinds and as roller blinds.
Venetian is the way to go if you need to constantly control the amount of light in your kitchen, but if this is not necessary for your kitchen windows, you have the added options of roller blinds and Roman blinds.
These options open up a world of patterns and colours, as long as you opt for polyester or bamboo over the fabric to fight the mould. You can bring in the colour that you choose for your roller or Roman blinds in accents around your kitchen, from quirky appliances and countertops to a matching tiled backsplash behind the stove.
These will need regular cleaning with a damp cloth to keep them looking neat and tidy.
If your kitchen window is facing the road and you are in need of some privacy, shutters and vision blinds can provide just that while still allowing the light to stream in, and both can be wiped with a damp cloth to clean. The shutters can add a traditional look, while the vision blinds can bring a more contemporary feel to the kitchen.
White shutters go well with almost any kitchen décor, giving you free reign to change the look of your kitchen often without having to change your window treatments.
These technologically advanced blinds are made up of individual honeycomb-shaped facets to insulate cold and heat, keeping your cooking experience comfortable.
Cellular shade blinds are also extremely durable and stain-resistant, with a variety of colours and a modern look that will give your kitchen that extra edge. Pair this with a matching kitchen towel set or cabinet and drawer handles to complete the look with style.
If you’re feeling inspired about giving your kitchen a new look for the new decade, contact us to begin your journey.