Window Blinds for Steel Windows
October 10, 2010
Steel windows are a favorite of many architects, as they are durable and have a timeless, Old World quality. Whether in a residence or a large commercial building, steel windows are admired for their narrow sightlines and distinct look.
When selecting window blinds for steel windows, think about what works best with the material. Most window blinds are sold in several colors and materials, so it often comes down to overall style and functionality. Among the popular options are:
- Magnetic blinds. These are easy to install and add a nice, clean look. This type of blind includes strong disks designed to attach easily to steel windows. Magnetic blinds offer a quick solution for those looking to enhance their privacy. They also can eliminate the need to drill into the sides of the windows.
- Aluminum blinds. Some varieties snap on and off quickly, making installation and cleaning a breeze. They are durable and add a seamless look to steel windows. There also are fade and tear-resistant aluminum blinds that add extra durability.
Steel Windows and Privacy
When selecting window blinds for steel windows, also consider your privacy needs and how much light to let in. Steel windows are designed to offer narrow sightlines, so you want to be careful not to further narrow the view. Steel windows also are unique, so don't forget to showcase the sturdy metal design.
Window blinds for steel windows are priced from $15 to $50 or more, depending on the style and size.