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What Is A Roman Blind and How Does It Work?

What Is A Roman Blind and How Does It Work?

Roman blinds are made of a single piece of flat fabric that folds as the strings are pushed. They are pleated so that when they are opened, they make decent clean folds, and when they are closed, they rest flat offering them a clean, minimalist aesthetic. Roman blinds can be installed inside or outside the window frame with ease.

Roman blinds are created from a variety of high-quality curtain fabrics. They are generally constructed from strong durable cloth and are opened and closed using vertical cords or a pulley. When the pleats are fully opened, they concertina up into each fold, like an accordion.

To keep the string in place on Roman blinds, little circles are sewn into the fabric. The blinds should rise when you pull on the cord, which is tied to a pulley system.

Roller blinds or Roman blinds which is better?

Roller blinds take up less window space and allow more light to pass through the window. Because of the way Roman blinds are made, when opened, they will hang in folds and obstruct the corners of the window, preventing light gaps which are common to Roller blinds.

Customization of Roman Blinds

Roman blinds can be tailored to your window size. The blinds can be cut and customized to fit any window of all sorts of sizes. You can customize them via the types of materials chosen, the colors, and the style which the Roman blinds fold. Any room will benefit from the touch of style and elegance provided by a roman shade.

Appearance of a Roman blinds

Roman blinds give offices and meeting rooms a clean look and a professional feel. Although Roman blinds are an older style, their application is timeless, and they add class in any environment they fill. Roman blinds are an excellent way to bring a room’s design together.

Roman Shades and Draperies

It’s worth noting that Roman shades can leave small light gaps on the sides of the window, allowing light to pass through. Drapes on top will assist you achieve complete darkness and create a more sophisticated appearance. Curtains and roman blinds work well together, ticking off all the boxes for maintaining privacy and preventing heat loss, as well as creating a stylish look for the room they are in.

Roman blinds require regular maintenance.

Many Roman Shades are now made of high-quality washable materials, allowing you to easily clean them with light soap and water. Roman blinds must be hand washed and brushed only. Putting them in the machine can lead your fabrics wearing out, leaving your blinds destroyed. You must first vacuum your roman blinds before brushing them. Vacuuming your Roman blinds can assist in the removal of hidden dust and debris. You should get your Roman shades professionally cleaned if they are embroidered, brocaded, or made of a delicate non-washable fabric.

Disclaimer: Please check with the manufacturer of the blinds before proceeding with the DIY cleaning.  ZebraBlinds takes no liability for any issues or damaged caused through following DIY methods. Since all blinds and shades are different, we always recommend checking with your blind manufacturer or retailer first before making any modifications to your blinds. As well, if you are uncomfortable on your own, look for the help of a professional.

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