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What are the best blinds for winter?

4th January 2023

With the temperatures falling and heating bills rising, you may be wondering “What are the best blinds for winter?” The good news is there are many fantastic blind styles to keep your home warm and cosy during the colder months. Read on to find out which blinds are best at this time of year. 

The top 5 blinds for the winter months

Blinds are by far the best type of window covering for keeping your home warm during the winter months. The reason for this is that, when properly measured and installed, they insulate your home by trapping air between the fabric and the glass. This seals the windows, stopping air from escaping through them. Not only do blinds stop warm air from getting out but they can stop any cold draughts from getting in.

Roller blinds Roller Blinds in Rotherham

When we’re asked “What are the best blinds for winter?”, our first answer is always roller blinds. These blinds are constructed from a single sheet of material. Which means there are no gaps present for warm air to get through. This can reduce heat loss through the window considerably, keeping the room much warmer. 

Even though roller blinds are often considered to be one of the simpler styles on the market, they can actually stop as much as 21% of the heat escaping from a room. They are one of our most popular blind styles here at UKBlinds Direct, with many people choosing them not just for their insulative qualities but for their attractive appearance and affordability. We offer roller blinds in many different colours and patterns to suit various needs and tastes.

Roman blinds

Roman blinds are another good choice if you’re looking to keep your home warm during the winter months. Like roller blinds, they’re also made from one piece of fabric, making them great at preventing warm air from getting through your windows. Roman blinds are often made from a slightly thicker material, which means they’re arguably even more effective. Many people choose to add a pair of thick curtains to the blinds to boost their insulative qualities further. Roman blinds are available in an almost unlimited range of colours and patterns, allowing you to easily achieve your chosen look for your room.

Perfect Fit blinds

Perfect Fit blinds are one of the newer styles on the market, first becoming available in 2005. Since then they have become extremely popular, not just for their stylish good looks but for helping to keep homes warm and cosy. Perfect Fit blinds help to keep rooms warm because they, as their name suggests, fit perfectly into the frame of the window. They sit nearly on the windowsill, providing fantastic insulation even during the coldest months of the year. 

Perfect Fit blinds do a great job of stopping heat from escaping and from stopping cold air entering your living space. One of the key benefits of these blinds is that they fit most types of windows, even those that are awkwardly shaped or unusually sized. 

Wooden blinds 

You might assume that fabric blinds would do a better job of keeping your home warm in winter. However, wooden blinds are well worth considering. Wood is one of the best insulators due to having several air pockets within its cellular structure that retain warm air. They can keep the heat in and the cold draughts out, keeping your room warm and comfortable during the winter months. Wooden blinds are incredibly stylish, offering a traditional and classy finish that few other styles can match. They’re also very durable and hardwearing, not to mention easy to clean. Whilst they’re not the cheapest style of blind on the market, they’re a fantastic investment long-term.

Duette Blinds in RotherhamDuette blinds

If you’re looking for the best blinds for winter, you should strongly consider Duette blinds. Widely considered the number one energy-saving blind on the market, they can give you unbeatable control of the temperature in your property and help you save a considerable amount of money. In fact, studies show that they can allow you to reduce your heating bills by up to 25%. Duette blinds provide an insulating barrier for your windows, trapping the air effectively. This keeps your home warmer during the winter months and cooler in summer, keeping you comfortable throughout the year.  

Buy made-to-measure blinds in Sheffield and Rotherham 

When shopping for blinds perfect for the winter months, look no further than UKBlinds Direct. We’re the leading supplier of window blinds in Sheffield and Rotherham. Installing them in homes and commercial buildings throughout the region. Not only do we offer blinds in a huge range of styles, designs, colours, patterns and fabrics, but we also make them so that they fit your windows exactly. 

One of our team will come out to your property to carry out accurate measurements of your windows, ensuring that they will fit perfectly and that an exceptional finish can be achieved. Even though it’s possible to measure and fit your blinds yourself, this isn’t advisable. Especially if you’re hoping to keep your home as warm as possible during the winter blinds. Professionally installed blinds do a far better job at keeping the heat in and the cold out at this time of year. 

Contact us 

Now you know what are the best blinds for winter, you may be looking to place an order. Call us on 01709 645 047 to talk to one of our experienced blinds specialists. Alternatively, you can fill in the contact form on our website. We will be sure to get back to you as soon as we can with the answers to your questions. We’re ready and waiting to supply and install high-quality insulative blinds in Sheffield or Rotherham