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What Are The Best Blinds For Kitchens?

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What Are The Best Blinds For Kitchens?

“What are the best blinds for kitchens,” you ask? Well, the short answer is ones which are easy to clean and also waterproof. We are keeping it practical here! 

This will still leave you with many options, but some types are eliminated immediately due to their materials. 

There is still a wide range of blinds suitable for your kitchen that provides many other benefits such as excellent light control, increased privacy and reduced glare. You won’t have to compromise on style either! 

What to Consider When Choosing Blinds for Kitchens 

When choosing blinds for kitchens, you need to remember the challenges that being in the kitchen can result in for your new window coverings.  

These challenges can include: 

  • Humidity. This is the most important one. All kitchens will get humid to some degree when cooking and washing up.  
  • Fats/oils in the air. Unless your daily diet consists of salad, ice cream and microwave meals, cooking fats tend to vaporise into the air, which can collect on things around your kitchen, including your blinds. To make matters worse, fats also like to attract any dirt and dust floating in the air. 
  • Water contact. This is especially important if your blinds are placed behind or close to your sink, and if your windows get a noticeable amount of condensation, this can make the blinds wet too. 
  • Cooking smells. Cooking, preparing or just taking a lid off your takeaway containers creates airborne aromas which can cling and work their way into porous fabrics. 

All of these challenges teach us three things; you don’t want blinds which are: absorbent, porous or hard to clean! 

Now that you know what to avoid, let us show you the best choices for kitchen blinds.

The Best Blinds For Kitchens 

For many people, the kitchen is an important room due to the time you spend in it. This means that your blinds need to be functional but also carry the general aesthetic of your house into the kitchen. 

With the previous challenges in mind, let us take you on a journey through our top choices of blinds for kitchens. 

Faux-wood Blinds 

Faux wood blinds in a kitchen

Are you seeking the warm, natural look of wooden blinds without the expense or maintenance? Faux Wooden Venetian blinds are the perfect alternative to the real deal, offering the same earthly aesthetic without the risk of warping.  

The high-quality faux-wooden Venetian blinds we offer here at Fraser James Blinds look very similar to real wooden Venetian blinds (which we offer here, too) and come in various finishes.   

We offer bespoke solutions to both domestic and commercial clients, and all our Faux Wood Venetian blinds are made to measure for a perfect fit. With over ten years of industry experience, our family-run company understands all the ins and outs of what makes a high-performance blind. 

They are perfect for kitchens since you don’t have to worry about damage from moisture. They are made of PVC with a textured wood effect, so they are ideally well suited to moist or humid rooms in even their lowest cost and most bare-bones variants.   

Roller Blinds 

Roller blinds in a kitchen

Roller Blinds are a fantastic combination of style and flexible functionality. They bring high levels of privacy and shade to any room while being simple to operate, control and adjust and make impressive statement pieces to any room.  

Roller blinds are great for kitchens because they are easy to clean and available in over 200 fabrics! If you are looking for a completely compact and practical window dressing, look no further. All our roller blinds are made to measure and designed to fit windows of any shape or dimension neatly. 

Aluminium Venetian Blinds 

Venetian Blinds in a kitchen

Aluminium blinds are particularly suited to the kitchen, handily putting up with the grease, grime and moisture generated daily with no trouble.  

They are easy to clean, operate and maintain, providing precise light filtration and high levels of privacy in your kitchen. 

There are different slat widths for you to choose from, suiting windows of any size, with 16mm, 25mm, 35mm and 50mm options available. Our Venetian blinds are also colour coordinated to your tastes, bringing an elegant consistency to your home decor. 

Caring For Kitchen Blinds 

Maintaining and cleaning your kitchen blinds will improve their lifespan and ensure they don’t become a haven for bacteria and grime. Whichever type of blind you choose, remember that you’ll need to access them to clean them often! 

Incorporate cleaning your kitchen window blinds into your general cleaning routines; they’ll serve you and your kitchen well for years to come. For more information on blind cleaning, check out more information here! 

Whether you are looking for blinds in your kitchen, elsewhere in your home or even shutters, check out this great review below from one of our happy customers to get you excited: 

“Really good service from measuring/ quoting (also the most reasonable quote we got!) down to the fit on the day. They were really responsive and answered any questions to do with the quote. On the day the fitters Tom and Ian were lovely, They were quick and efficient and have done a brilliant job! Would highly recommend.” 

Top-quality Blinds for Windows in Nottingham, Derby, Leicester, Coventry & Northampton   

Our extensive product line includes many options to find the perfect blinds for kitchens, as well as reducing heat and glare and protecting privacy. Here at FJB, one of our goals is to ensure our customers get exactly what they want and need, regardless of budget or challenges.   

No matter where in our price tier you purchase your blinds for kitchens, you can be sure that you will get blinds built with high-quality materials and components designed to last. We stand by all our products, and that’s why we offer a 2-year warranty on blinds.   

Contact Fraser James Blinds today to arrange a free home visit in Nottingham, Derby, Leicester, Coventry, Northampton, or the surrounding areas.  

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