When choosing office window blinds, price is often a factor and roller blinds tend to be one of the most economical choices. Office roller blinds are available in both blackout and dim out fabrics, which means they’re ideal if you use Zoom regularly and find that direct sun causes glare or obscures you entirely. However, they cannot filter the light as they don’t have slats or louvres.
The office blinds most of us are familiar with are vertical blinds; and this speaks to their longevity and durability as well as versatility. Vertical blinds have adjustable louvres that allow you to filter light and control privacy, and suit both standard windows and those that are very tall or wide. Office vertical blinds come in a huge range of colours these days too, not just white!
Wooden blinds are also a type of Venetian blind, and these are a great choice for your office if you’re looking to create a calm, natural, or minimalistic theme to reduce stress and boost productivity. Our wooden office blinds are crafted from sustainably forested natural wood, and once more have highly adjustable slats to enhance your privacy and allow you to filter the light.
Vertical blinds and roller blinds can both be made using blackout fabrics, which has a number of advantages for modern office blinds if you spend a lot of time on Zoom and find that controlling the light in the room can be an issue. Blackout vertical blinds and roller blinds give you a wide range of style and colour options to fit any type of office window.
Faux wood blinds are virtually indistinguishable from the real thing, and are also excellent blinds for office windows. Price-wise they’re lower cost than real wooden blinds, and offer the same high level of control over privacy and lighting. If your office is actually the kitchen table at home, they are a good choice because they don’t warp from exposure to the steam and humidity.
Venetian blinds make for good office window blinds as their slats can be tilted to get the lighting just right, allowing you to filter the sun if it’s hitting your computer screen full-on but without blocking it out entirely. They can be found in a wide range of colours and finishes too, plus they provide a minimalistic, professional backdrop for your Zoom calls when closed.
The best blinds for office windows need to tick a number of boxes, regardless of whether that office is on the penthouse floor of a large corporate headquarters, or your dining room table surrounded by the remains of lunch!
That’s the other thing about home offices of course; they’re often not actually “offices” at all in the technical sense of the word, but are simply an area of your home that has been marshalled into performing double duty as your office and something else.
This means that the best blinds for home office windows need to remain sympathetic to the style and décor of your home, while also performing all of the functional purposes you need them to undertake too.
So, what are the main challenges of picking the right blinds for office and home offices? These might include things like:
Finally, when it comes to your home office window blinds price point, budget might well be an important factor too. Good quality home office blinds shouldn’t be hugely expensive, but remember that when picking office blinds, price is only part of the story.
A couple of things to bear in mind if you’re already getting nervy about the cost before you even get as far as looking at office blinds for sale:
Looking for a cheat sheet on the best blinds for an office? Here’s the CliffsNotes.
If you’re still not sure on the best choice of blinds for an office, just want to run your choices by us before you buy, looking for commercial blinds or need a bit of a pep talk on measuring your windows without making a grievous error before you commit to buying office blinds from us, we’re here to help.