Vertical Blinds Overview

The beauty of drapery and simplicity of Shades, rolled into one product, Vertical Blinds add an elegant contemporary look to your windows. Ideal for sliding glass patio doors and large windows, Vertical Blinds have easy-to-control slats that allow for privacy and light control. You can let the light in or shut it out with ease and can help prevent heat loss. Vertical Blinds let you do all of these things and give your home a stunning look.

Vertical Blind Considerations

Vertical Blinds are simple, elegant and stylish. They consist of long vanes that extend vertically from the top of your window, and the vanes can open or close to control light and privacy. Their vertical composition can make windows seem larger. Available in designer patterns and colors, they are versatile enough to go with any décor. In addition to adding an understated stylishness, they also offer privacy and shade for large picture windows or bay windows. Empire’s® collection of Vertical Blinds are neutral to the outside offering great curb appeal and a uniformed look to the outside of your home.

  • Embossed: A rich texture is applied to the surface of the Vertical Blind’s slats to create enhanced depth in the Blind’s appearance.
  • Fabric Look: Textured cloth visuals provide the look of elegant drapery.
  • Woven Look: Patterns that emulate woven woods, basket weaves and more.
  • Satin Finish: A shiny-sheen finish gives added dimension to the embossed surface pattern – a great alternative to drapery.
  • Smooth Finish: Solid color slats evoke a traditional style.
  • Cord Tensioner: Helps hold down cord loops and may help avoid safety hazards.
  • Left or Right Side Opening: Allows Blinds to be opened from the left or right side depending on how you access your door or window..
  • Split Draw: Designed to be opened from the middle, leaving two equal stacks of slats on the left and right sides.

Maintenance Tips

  • Dust regularly using a duster or handheld vacuum cleaner.
  • Vertical Blinds can be cleaned with a damp cloth moistened with water.
  • Clean Vertical Blinds with a feather duster, clean cloth or dusting mitt.
  • Some products can be dusted with a hair dryer set on the cool setting.

For more tips, visit our Window Treatment Cleaning & Care area.

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