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Choosing the Best Vertical Blinds for Your Home

Choosing the best vertical blinds, custom blinds for your home near Raleigh, North Carolina (NC)

Blinds are a versatile, timeless classic. They’re the perfect window treatment for customizing the angle of incoming natural light and maintain a simplistic aesthetic. At Benchmark Shutters & Shades, we offer an array of blinds to choose from and feature industry-favorite Hunter Douglas products. Vertical blinds are another staple window treatment —perfect for large windows, patio doors, and other sliding glass doors. Vertical blinds are great for high traffic areas of your home where you want to maximize both lighting and functionality. As the weather begins to cool and you’re finding yourself spending more time moving between your backyard and the inside of your home, you might also be considering how you might give this part of your home a refresh.

Cadence® Soft Vertical Blinds

When you think of vertical blinds, white, vinyl blinds often seen in hotel rooms might come to mind. Cadence® revolutionizes that thought with unique soft blinds that give you all of the ease and functionality of those traditional vinyl blinds but with the graceful appeal of rippling drapery. Cadence® radiates luxurious quality that brings a comfortable and stylish appeal to your home. One great benefit of choosing a fabric blind is sound absorption. Cover large windows with Cadence® to reduce echo and reverb, making your living space feel more solid and put together. Cadence® also features an extensive fabric collection consisting of several patterns and colors to choose from, including colors that range from soft neutrals to roses pinks, natural greens, inviting yellows, and more.

Somner® Custom Vertical Blinds

The Somner® style of vertical blinds features several designs and finishes, echoing the fabric style of the Cadence® while also including additional finishes like beautiful metals. The range of material choices Somner® offers makes these vertical blinds a great choice for locations that might face prolonged weather exposure like moisture and sunlight. Each finish comes with its own options to further customize your window fashions, tailoring them to your home. This also makes Somner® a versatile option for updating your home’s interior décor. The difference between choosing a glimmering metal finish or luxurious fabric can shift the mood of an entire space. Somner® also boasts Softex™ technology, which is a texturing process designed to reduce noise, further enhancing the quality and value of your new window treatment.

PowerView® Automation

Take your new vertical window blinds a step further with the innovative PowerView® automation. With integrated wireless technology, your blinds become another component of your smart home. Control your blinds with your voice through Amazon Alexa, Apple, and Google Assistant compatibility, as well as control your home’s custom lighting with the PowerView® app. PowerView® will even remember the position you set your blinds to with the Scenes function that allows you to design presets however you like. With just the touch of a button, you’ll experience seamless, synchronous opening and closing of every window in your home, even if you’re miles away. Finally take control of those hard to reach windows and enjoy dynamic windows without having to painstakingly adjust them throughout the day.

Getting started

We want to help you make your home the best it can be. Contact us today to get in touch with one of our design experts and let’s talk about the custom window treatment solutions we have in store for you. We proudly service Central North Carolina, including Raleigh-Durham, Chapel Hill, Apex, and the surrounding area.