Choosing Office Blinds

Getting the Most from Your Office Blinds

There are a lot of factors to consider when choosing the best office blinds for your business premises.

You may have an immediate problem such as solar glare, privacy or a blackout requirement to solve, and need the right type of office blinds for the job. But there are other factors to consider when making your choice, such as:

  • Ease of operation – encouraging their correct use
  • Safety – fire retardant, free from toxic materials and no hanging cords
  • Maintenance – easy to look after for years of trouble-free operation

Optimum Return on Investment

Your choice of office blinds should give your business the best return on investment and lowest cost of ownership possible.

Selecting office blinds that reduce air conditioning usage in summer and heating costs in winter can deliver real energy cost savings. Office blinds that control natural light and eliminate glare while still allowing an external view keep your staff healthy, comfortable and more productive.

Office Blinds – Factors to Consider

Our in-depth guide to the factors influencing your choice of office blinds, and the products we recommend to meet your needs.

VDU Regulations

VDU Regulations

Solar glare on VDUs and screens distracts staff and increases fatigue. Blinds control glare and boost productivity.

External View

External View

Maintaining an external view while controlling light levels gives your staff a better working environment.

Light Control

Light Control

Flexible natural light control provides a comfortable productive office environment for your staff.

Durability

Durability

Broken blinds cannot do their job, need fixing or even replacing. Quality blinds give reliability and lower cost of ownership.

Ease of Use

Ease of Use

Usability encourages the correct use of window blinds, ensuring they are delivering benefits and return on investment.

Sloping Windows

Sloping Windows

Window blinds fitted to sloping windows can sag or break. Side guided window blinds work better and last longer.

Opening Windows

Opening Windows

Air currents from open windows causes blinds to rattle, tangle or even break. The right blinds keep quietly working.

Energy Saving

Energy Saving

Control solar heat gain in summer and reduce heat loss in winter to reduce air conditioning and energy costs.

Solar Heat Control

Solar Heat Control

Controlling solar heat gain keeps your office comfortable and your staff focussed, healthy and productive.

Hygiene

Hygiene

Anti-microbrial treated blind fabrics are recommended for applications where hygiene is important.

Safety

Safety

Control cords can be dangerous, particularly to the vulnerable or young. The right choice of control is essential.

Operation Accessibility

Operation Accessibility

Blinds can be in places difficult or impossible to reach. Automated blinds make operation both possible and safe.

Wide Windows

Wide Windows

Wide windows can make a blind harder to use. The right choice of office blinds is critical for ease of use and reliability.

Privacy

Privacy

Stopping the view from outside with window blinds provides privacy and security for your business premises.


Get in Touch – We’re Here to Help

There are so many factors to consider when choosing the right office blinds for your business – and we are here to help you every step of the way.

Call GP Window Blinds us on 0845 003 7260 fo a no-obligation discussion with an office blinds expert, or contact us by email.

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