Window blinds fitted on a roller are called roller blinds. Roller blinds come in different fabrics, colors, styles and textures. Roller blinds are both affordable and highly customizable. Roller blinds can make a good style statement and are of practical use too. Roller blinds were almost always a shade of gray, and were available in thicknesses that allowed for a greater or lesser darkening effect. Times have changed, however, and roller blinds are no longer so simple. The primary reasons for installing roller blinds on a window are for privacy and light control. Many people do not sleep well unless a room is totally dark, and some roller blinds, block 100 percent of the light that would otherwise enter a room. Other styles of blinds are available that will allow for 50 percent or less light blocking. Some blinds are virtually sheer, providing a degree of privacy but preventing a room from being too dark.
There are many stores that sell roller window blinds. Go through the shops you like and focus on your favorite stores. Get at least three quotations from the stores. It is also wise to compare one store’s quotations with another store. This way, you will have more knowledge about the prevailing rates in the market. Select your blind only after thorough research. A thorough research ensures that you are not fooled by the store employees.