How to Select Commercial Blinds for your Office

  • By Catherine Dove
  • 14 Jul, 2016

Blinds can often be an overlooked part of an office interior, but their capacity to dramatically change and improve an office space is significant. If you choose the right blinds for your commercial interior, the results can be richly rewarding to the atmosphere and culture of your business. There are important factors to consider when choosing the best blinds for your office, so consider the details below to ensure you don’t miss anything out. Once you have considered these elements, our blinds specialists with over 20 years experience can give you more bespoke advice on your best options.

Functionality


Each blind type will suit different priorities within your office. For instance, roller blinds are super quick and easy to use whilst venetian and vertical blinds give you more versatility in allowing more light and privacy. The fabric is also imperative to the functionality of your blinds. If your office looks out onto a great open view then consider a solar screen or sunscreen fabric- this will cut glare whilst keeping the view accessible. Roller blinds are considerably better for an opaque blocking of light and complete privacy. Noise pollution is also something to discuss, as we can always consider how to increase air flow whilst reducing exterior noise.

Health and Safety


It is well known that office environments contribute considerably to health and well-being, therefore the safety of the employees is paramount. A comfortable surrounding for work also improves productivity and reduces health related absences. We can give you specialised advice to create a healthy and balanced combination of natural and artificial light, which can always help to reduce eye strain. Discuss with us your options for other safety options such as solar-protective, anti-glare, blackout, flame-retardant and anti-bacterial features, all available in our commercial blinds .

Culture


Consider the kind of culture you are looking to create within your office. Paint, decorations, furnishings and window dressings combined can evoke certain attitudes and emotions. For a chilled, airy atmosphere, try roman blinds in a light colour for a relaxed feel. A more sophisticated office may suit traditional and elegant patterns, whilst a contemporary or retro office would look great with bold, colourful or abstract print on their window decor.  Vertical blinds  may be the functional and conventional look we all expect in an office, but why not use a solid bold colour or a sheer, patterned fabric to change the vibe of these traditional office blinds.


Colour Matching


Ensuring a consistency within your office is essential, so make sure that the style and colour of the blinds matches your existing colour schemes, style and branding. We can help you colour co-ordinate with your branding, keeping the look complimentary with your corporate identity.

Our office blinds will effectively enhance your office environment, so get in touch to see how we can help you. We'll fit around your working hours to ensure minimum disruption to your working pattern and will also take down and dispose of your existing blinds installation where necessary. Check out some of our huge range of commercial blinds  and book a FREE appointment at your office for some bespoke expert advice.


Tel: 0118 9770 220  /  0118 9770 088

Email: sales@alamoblinds.co.uk


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