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vertical blind

A blind, 1, in a window, comprised of thin vertical slats that can be adjusted to darken a room or block a view.
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And if you're opting for vertical blinds, you can choose from a range of fabrics.
Jill Jesiolkiewic suggests a fairly new product you probably don't even know about: A company called ADO makes what it calls a Wrap that allows you to keep your existing vertical blinds but makes them visually disappear.
But an even simpler way to identify your customers easily is by driving around the streets, seeking out office buildings or shops that use vertical blinds. You could then just pop in and tell the people responsible about your service.
If you want to preserve your modesty, keep out prying eyes or shield expensive items from potential intruders, Venetian and vertical blinds will cover a window and still let in lots of light.
The simple unit, suitable for roller, roman and vertical blinds, houses the operating chains and cords, and secures against the wall.
We feel that vertical blinds dress our properties up," said Mainland Service Coordinator Claudia Steichen.
The disadvantages of vertical blinds are that they protrude from the wall quite a bit, they're fairly expensive, and they tend to dominate a room.
A ZENA SAYS: I know they're immensely popular but I usually advise against vertical blinds - why would you want to make your home look like an office from the 1980s?
I have been told that vertical blinds are a good option, but I only seem to be able to find boring beige and white ones.
A ZENA SAYS: Vertical blinds are the ideal solution for awkward shapes, as they can be fitted to a sloping headrail as shown in this attic room (right).