The results are in! A 2015 survey of Melbourne adults aged 18 to 80 has ranked roman blinds as the favourite window covering for your home. More than 36% of those surveyed ranked the smooth luxurious blinds as their favourite. Reasons for the pick included high level UV protection, fits into a range of room styles, easy to use, has a smooth comforting feel about it, and is easily fitted to the window frame.
The top 5 styles of window coverings in the Melbourne survey were:
1. Roman Blinds
2. Plantation Shutters
3. Holland Blinds
4. Timber Venetians
5. Canvas Awnings
With temperatures reaching record highs in recent times, there is more emphasis on blocking out the sun and cooling the home.
Ram from Royal Crest Blinds was not surprised by the results. “We get a lot of sales for roman blinds and plantation shutters, they are definitely our biggest sellers”. His company sells and installs curtains and blinds all over Melbourne and provides a free in-house measure and quote.