Curtains or Blinds?

Most people already have an idea of what they want, but curtains and blinds work differently in different rooms and on different windows - sometimes people choose both! We’ve covered the key questions we get asked when it comes to curtains vs blinds.

White roller blind behind grand piano

Privacy or blackout?

Roller blinds are a great way to keep your homes private without blocking natural light. These often look great paired with curtains too!

White bedroom interior with grey curtains

Curtains for blackout

Contrary to popular belief, curtains are the better blackout option - although blinds do the job too! Installation is key.

Take a look at our tips and tricks for a better blackout.

Living room with blue sofa and yellow curtains

Window shape

Our made to measure curtains and blinds work around your window type but curtains may be better suited than roman blinds for bay windows, especially if you want full blackout.

study room with green woollen roman blinds

Roman or roller?

Roller blinds work well in rooms with low light, allowing natural light to flow into a room whilst giving privacy. Roman blinds are a softer version of the roller blind, folding up into neat pleats when the blind is open. Roman blinds are more popular as they suit most room schemes and can add be used to add a splash of colour to your room.

Close up of matt black curtain pole

Track or pole?

Poles are designed to be on show and can be matched to the style of your room. Tracks, on the other hand, are concealed and are purely a support system for curtains and are designed to be discreet.

French windows with White roller blinds

What about curtains AND blinds?

Why not have the best of both worlds? You can have roller blinds for privacy as well as curtains to add colour, warmth and blackout for your room.

If you’re not sure, send us a picture of your window over webchat and we would be happy to help!