What are the different types of Roman blinds?
This evolved over the centuries into the modern, flexible screens we see today.
- Flat Roman Shades.
- Relaxed Roman Shades.
- London Roman Shades.
- Greek Key or Banded Roman Shades.
- Balloon Roman Shades.
- Hobbled Roman Shades.
- Cordless Roman Shades.
- Soft Fold Roman Shades.
What is a cascade roman blind?
Cascade Blinds – The Cascade blind – made using all the contributory elements of a Roman blind the Cascade is the answer to a desire to avoid flat fabric. This most superb and sophisticated of blinds operates on the same selection of headrails as Roman blind from manual to motorised.
What is the difference between roman blinds and Roman shades?
Roman blinds create a stack at the top of the window when they are opened or raised. Roman shades do not usually come in different sizes and shapes, so you need to customize them to fit your window openings. Roman shades often hold onto moisture, which results in damp and mould issues.
Should roman blinds touch the window sill?
The bottom of your roman Blind should just touch the window sill when fully closed. You should use the shortest drop measurement if they are different at each end of the sill to ensure you don’t have one side too long and crumpling on the window sill.
How much wider than window should Roman blind be?
Ideally Roman blinds should be fitted to the outside of the recess, extending a bare minimum of 5cms (2 ½ ”) both sides of the window.
What is the difference between Cascade and standard Roman blinds?
There are two types of Roman blinds; cascading and standard. Cascading roman blinds are a little more feminine, neat even pleats are formed, hence the name cascading and are my preferred blind. Both roman blinds look the same when closed fully.
Does it matter if Roman blinds are too long?
A roman shade will add a touch of style and elegance to any room. Approaching the problem of roman shades that are too long is not difficult. If you have roman shades that you love but they don’t fit the length of your window, you can easily make an adjustment and provide some cost effective budget decorating.
Can a Roman blinds be made to measure?
Made to Measure Striped Roman Blinds – individually made to suit your requirements in any of our range of interior striped fabrics. Here at The Stripes Company we know that custom made Striped Roman Blinds can bring an array of fantastic colours to any room whilst also offering the ability to let light in conveniently and stylishly.
Can you put pom poms on Roman blinds?
Our striped versions retain the desirable and classic pleated effect that only Roman blinds can offer when drawn up and, of course, lots of stripes when closed. What’s more, our unique blinds can be trimmed with colourful pom-poms – if you so wish!
Where are the Sidewinders on a Roman blind?
We line all our roman blinds for better protection and drape – also to protect from sunlight fading as standard. Your Roman Blind will be fully strung and sidewinders may be either on the left or right hand side of the blind.