There are so many options and variations of curtains and blinds Singapore. From types of material, colours and finishes. Curtains are a hassle to change and are pricey. This, it is important for you to choose the right one for your home. Before you can decide what is best for your home, there is a need to understand the differences between each type of curtain and blind.
Types of Curtains
- Box Pleated Curtains
Box pleated curtains are suitable for creating a formal setting within rooms such as dining or study rooms.
- Rod Pocket Curtains
Rod pocket curtains are suitable for lightweight fabric curtains and are more suitable for spaces where it does not need to opened or close frequently.
- Pinch Pleated Curtains
Pinch pleated curtains include a decorative finish at the top. Similar to box pleated curtains, it gives a formal finish to the curtains.
- Eyelet Curtains
Eyelet curtains can be opened and close easily. It most suitable for light to medium weight fabrics. The curtains contain eyelets at the header through which a rod is weaved through to allow the curtain to hang freely.
- Tailored Pleat Curtains
Similar to pinch pleated curtains, tailored pleat curtains are decorative. However, their pleats start right at the top of the fabric. This works best with heavier weight fabrics to provide enough shape and support for the pleat to look good.
- Goblet Pleat
The top of the pleat resembles a wine glass, thus the name goblet pleat. These curtains gives the room a traditional and formal feel.
- Tab Top Curtains
Tab top curtains are the most common type of curtain. They have fabric loops on the top of the curtain and can be hung on a rod. These curtains are more informal and versatile for casual settings.
- Sheer Curtains
Sheer curtains afford some privacy without blocking all light completely. Paired with other curtains, it allows the user to choose the option of minimising visibility into the space while still allowing light into the room, or blocking out light completely with a second curtain. Sheer curtains are suitable for all settings, casual and formal.
Types Of Blinds
- Vertical Blinds
Vertical Blinds provide privacy control while still allowing light to enter.
- Roller Blinds
Roller blinds consists of fabric that rolls into a tube at the top of the window. Comes in many patterns and designs.
- Venetian Blinds
These are your standard blinds made of horizontal slats that can be tilted to control light and privacy.
- Wooden Blinds
Similar to Venetian Blinds, wooden blinds are made of horizontal slats of wood that tilt to give privacy and light control. Wood gives a unique relaxed feel to your room and may fit some room styles better than normal venetian blinds.
- Pleated Blinds
Pleated blinds fold upwards to allow more light into a room.