Trust it or not, we had never had automated blinds, so I set out to do some exploration and pick the best ones for our space.
Choosing How To Mount Automated Blinds
The main thing I expected to do was choose how I needed to mount the shades. Would it be advisable for us to run with an inside or outside mount? There were upsides and downsides to both. I read this marvelous post by Young House Love where they suggested utilizing an outside mount and mounting the shades over the genuine window to influence the windows to look taller and more great, which completely seemed well and good.
However, I likewise realized that we were anticipating trimming out the greater part of the windows in our home with some thick, lovely skilled worker style trim, and the exact opposite thing I needed to do was to cover that all up! So for us, I chose that the best alternative would be an inside mount so the automated blinds would compliment the entirely trim work without meddling with it.
Picking A Color And Style Of Automated Blinds
When I had chosen how I would mount our shades, the following choice was to pick a shading/style. Did you realize that there are roughly 786 million unique hues and styles of automated blinds out there to look over? Approve, so perhaps that is a touch of a distortion, however there are a great deal of alternatives!
Once more, I scoured the web taking a gander at cases of various kinds of automated blinds, making note of what I enjoyed and didn’t care for. After I had gotten a thought of the kind of look I was inclining toward, I chose to arrange a few examples. This was a significant bit of the procedure.
It is so difficult to tell correct shading and surface from somewhat square on a PC screen, so observing a bit of the shade face to face truly helped me make sense of which would be the ideal decision for us.
Such a significant number of decisions, right?! Since we have dull hardwood floors, I wound up disposing of the dim alternatives since I realized that they could without much of a stretch conflict in the event that they were comparable yet not precisely the same. I additionally incline toward a lighter tasteful in our home and didn’t need the shades to influence our rooms to feel dull or overwhelming.
Since I utilize a great deal of white in my finishing, I additionally wiped out the lighter alternatives on the grounds that once I had the examples and took a gander at them by the majority of the white, they looked more yellowish, which wasn’t the look I was going for in our space.
Estimating And Installing The Automated Blinds
We gauged every one of the windows to get their correct estimations. Indeed, even in our home that is another form, windows that are “the same” can differ by up to 1/2″, so we gauged them exclusively keeping in mind the end goal to get the most ideal fit. Having an immaculate custom fit has an enormous effect instead of endeavoring to fix an off-the-rack shade from the home change store– it looks slick and clean and makes establishment basic.
The blinds were intended to connect to the highest point of the window outline, so we gauged to figure out where to introduce the section so it would coordinate with the opening on the blinds.