The Best Type of Blinds for a Kitchen
When choosing a window covering for your kitchen, most people will
prefer blinds rather than curtains as they are more practical in this busy
and often steamy room. If your kitchen window is above the sink you
don’t want the bottom of your curtains getting wet and dirty. If the
window is near the hob you don’t want them to be a fire hazard.
So how do you choose the best type of blinds for a kitchen?
As we mentioned already, the kitchen is often a busy and sometimes a
dirty place when cooking or baking so your blinds need to be easy to
clean. They also need to be able to withstand warm, steamy conditions,
especially if your kitchen is small.
Our top 2 recommendations for kitchens are roller blinds and Venetian
Kitchen Roller Blinds
At Forth Blinds, we believe you can’t go wrong with roller blinds in your
kitchen as they are available in a wide range of materials. A roller blind
made with a PVC fabric is the easiest to keep clean, however blinds
made with a polyester material will be able to handle a warm, moist
If you can’t find a pattern you like in these hardwearing fabrics, another
benefit of a roller blind is that you can easily change the fabric after a
few years without having to buy new rollers.
We also like roller blinds because they sit neatly close to your window
and won’t get in the way when cooking or washing. And of course, they
can be rolled up out of the way if you wish.
If you have uPVC windows in your kitchen, the ideal solution is to buy
Perfect Fit roller blinds as they fit into your window frame and won’t flap
about even if you have your window open.
Kitchen Venetian Blinds
Venetian blinds are always a popular choice for all rooms and they are
suitable in kitchens too. We wouldn’t advise wooden Venetian blinds
as they can get damaged by moisture and warp but aluminium or PVC
slats will look great in your kitchen. If you really want the wood-look we
can offer Faux Wooden blinds that are fire re