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Do you love solid wood doors, hallow-core doors, French doors, screen doors, security doors, garage doors or any other type of door? If you said yes, we have that in common. Hello. My name is Pat, and I take doors seriously. Whether I'm hanging a bedroom door for my kids, buying new doors for my rental properties or advising a real estate client on new doors, I take the task seriously, and I spend a lot of time researching. After years reading about and testing multiple types of doors, I have decided to share my wealth of knowledge. Please explore, and I hope you like what you find.


Entering and Exiting: A Door Blog

Why Roller Blinds Make Ideal Door Coverings

by Brad Barnes

Your choice of window coverings will have a significant impact on the overall appearance of your interior décor. As such, it is not advisable to simply select the cheapest window treatments you can find, as they may not complement your personal décor. In addition to this, these treatments are not used exclusively on windows. The different options that are available come with various functionalities, making them great for doors too. Therefore, it would be in your best interests to consider the window covering based on your individual needs. One of the coverings that are steadily gaining popularity are roller blinds. Here are some of the reasons why roller blinds make ideal door coverings.

Roller blinds enhance the aesthetics of your interior

One of the main reasons more and more modern homeowners are gravitating toward roller blinds is the effortless aesthetics they bring to the interior of the home. It is not uncommon to find door coverings such as curtains and drapes that come with numerous prints and end up making your interior look busy and disorganised. Roller blinds, on the other hand, offer your home clean and simple lines.

In addition to this, the roller blinds fit flush against your doors, which means they take up as minimal space as possible. This in turn gives you the chance to create other elements of visual interest in your rooms such as feature walls without having to worry about your door coverings taking attention away from your other design elements.

Lastly, roller blinds come in an array of colours as well as materials. This gives you the freedom to creatively experiment with different types of roller blinds depending on the type of look you are trying to achieve. Overall, roller blinds are ideal for any type of home no matter the theme as you will be able to find blinds that will complement your original décor.

Roller blinds are user friendly

Another reason why you should consider roller blinds is their ease of use. Homeowners tend to take for granted the process of opening and closing their window treatments if they have average sized windows and doors. In the event you have moved into a home with high ceilings and large windows and expansive doors, you will begin to find the process of drawing and closing these coverings manually can become a tedious chore. Roller blinds provide you the convenience of choosing between manual operations and automated operation. Therefore, you can close and open the door and window coverings by a simple push of a button when you opt for motorised roller blinds.