Vertical Blinds have been around since the 1960s making vertical blinds one of the most commonly used window coverings. The small stack and ability to tilt make them very popular on patio doors.
They continue to be current today being used primarily on window that are very wide or in commercial setting due to being very durable and easy to use.
The types of Vertical Blinds or Vertical Shadings have evolved greatly over the years and while the traditional Verticals are still available many other types of Vertical Blinds are available today.
- Traditional Vertical Blinds - Used both as a residential and commercial blind product are used where an inexpensive blind is needed. These blinds come in a wide variety of both fabric louvers and vinyls as well as the Hunter Douglas Crosswinds Collection which is a wood louvered product.
- Hunter Douglas Luminette - Primarily used as a drapery replacement it combines the simplicity and ease of use that vertical blinds are known for with the beauty of sheer drapery fabric. The most popular sheer drapery product is the Hunter Douglas Luminette.
- Cellular Shades Vertical Applications - Cellular shades placed on a vertical style tracking system they feature excellent energy efficiency and a small stack.
- Panel Tracks - A cross between Roller Blinds and Screen Shades and a vertical blind these are most reminiscent and take inspiration from the Japanese shoji panels they feature a draw only option and are used not only as window coverings but can also be utilized as a room divider treatment that are used often in loft style condominium. Panel Tracks are available in many different fabric options including both light filtering and room darkening fabrics.