What are the best blinds for a Bathroom?

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What are the best blinds for bathrooms?

Bathrooms, though functional and an essential part of the home, are often so much more. A temple of relaxation, where you can enjoy a moment of peace. Perhaps the bathroom is the one room in the house where you are guaranteed not to be disturbed; which blinds though are best for a bathroom?

Bathroom Blinds: Be Inspired

As well as being essential for privacy, your bathroom blinds also help keep the room cool on sunny days. The best bathroom blinds are made from moisture-resistant fabric, so won’t absorb the dampness in the atmosphere. Due to the combination of water and heat in a bathroom, excess moisture can be an issue. Also, the increasing use of showers and wet rooms in our homes creates more steam build-up.

Specialist fabrics that repel moisture are available in a range of colours, and we will always advise you of the best choices when we visit you to measure your windows and discuss your blinds.


Roller Blinds Bathroom Blinds made in Slate fabric

Roller Blinds Bathroom Blinds made in Slate fabric

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Best blinds for bathrooms: Roller, Vertical or Venetian?

Roller blinds

Roller blinds are an excellent choice for the bathroom; they are stylish, easy to use, and effective. Rollers offer full privacy when closed and can also block light. A major plus is that they are easy to clean. You can customise your roller blind, for example, choose spring or rollacord mechanisms, in white, brown, black or chrome.

Bathroom roller blind with coral coloured fabric - Blinds Norfolk - Norwich Sunblinds

Bathroom roller blind with coral coloured fabric

Vertical blinds 

Vertical blinds for the bathroom offer the ultimate light and privacy control, as they are fully adjustable. We offer high-quality headrails in silver, white, black, champagne or brown to match your design scheme. These blinds, with their contemporary feel, are a popular option.

Vertical bathroom blinds: Topaz Charcoal design - Blinds Norfolk - Norwich Sunblinds

Vertical bathroom blinds: Topaz Charcoal design

Venetian blinds

Venetian blinds can be closed to offer maximum privacy and angled to let in as much or as little light as you like. Aluminium venetian blinds are durable, and suit all room conditions.

White venetian blinds for the bathroom - Blinds Norfolk - Norwich Sunblinds

Aluminium Venetian blinds

Pleated blinds

Pleated blinds are a great solution if you have unusual shaped windows.  Heat-efficient and light-reducing fabrics are available, which means that pleated blinds can help keep your bathroom warm and cosy.

white pleated bathroom blinds - Blinds Norfolk - Norwich Sunblinds

Pleated bathroom blinds

Bathroom Blinds: Are you a traditionalist or a modernist?

Gone are the days when bathroom blinds are purely functional and look the same. Once you’ve established the type you want to go for, the world is your oyster design-wise.

Our bathroom blinds and curtains are made to measure at our Attleborough Factory. We offer a variety of patterns and colours that will tie in with your design scheme. Get in touch – we can create your bespoke bathroom blind design – or read on for our 5 ways to be inspired…

Opulent bathroom with stand alone bath and luxury curtains. - Curtains Norfolk - Norwich Sunblinds

Opulence or contemporary chic – you decide.

Bathroom Blinds: 5 ways to be inspired

1 – Make a design statement

Add a chic understated blind to enhance a minimalist bathroom.

Colour is an ideal way to make a design statement and inject some personality into your bathroom. Add a yellow blind for a welcoming, upbeat atmosphere, whereas blue tones create a calm, tranquil tone. A vibrant blind is a great way to introduce colour to smaller spaces such as a shower room or WC. Choose a colour to reflect your style and personality.

Causeway Perfect fit pleated bathroom blinds - Blinds Norfolk - Norwich Sunblinds

Perfect fit pleated blinds: accents of blue add a calm note.

2 – Easy bathroom refresh

Is your bathroom in need of a revamp but you don’t want to splash out on new units? Adding a blind is a great way to update your décor, or if you like to change the look regularly without breaking the bank.

By adding a bright colour or pattern you can immediately freshen up the room and give it a new look and feel. Add a couple of accessories to tone in with your new bathroom blind – a towel, cushion, soap dish or hand wash! We offer a wide array of gorgeous colours and patterns to complement your bathroom. A splash of lime adds zest to the décor!

Lime roller blind for the bathroom - Blinds Norfolk - Norwich Sunblinds

A splash of lime adds zest to the décor! Atlantex asc Lime Roller Blind made with fabric from Style Studio

Blue-green pattern bathroom roller blind with fabric from Style Studio - Blinds Norfolk - Norwich Sunblinds

A stylish pattern creates interest: roller blind made with Azzura Aqua fabric from Style Studio

3 – Create a sanctuary

Not only does the bathroom play an essential role in the home, it is also a place where we spend a great deal of time. A personal space where we can relax and unwind. The décor contributes to a sense of wellbeing. A bathroom blind not only ensures privacy but in the right style and colour helps create a tranquil spa-like haven. A chic blind creates a calm environment

Vertical blinds - Blinds Norfolk - Norwich Sunblinds

White Vertical Blind made with fabric from Style Studio

4 – Bring the outside in

At the time of writing the sun is shining and the butterflies are out in force. Why not bring the outside in with our selection of stylish bright and cheery bathroom blinds inspired by nature? Add a pop of colour to brighten up the space – a lime green or coral tone. A vibrant bathroom blind will ensure that on even the darkest days you can enjoy a bright space.

Hydrangea Primrose bathroom Roller blind, Grey multi-coloured yellow,

Beautiful flowers liven up a room: Hydrangea Primrose Roller blind made.

5 – Made to measure

All our blinds are made in-house by our experienced craftspeople. Whether you are looking for a blind for a bathroom, wet room, en-suite or WC, Norwich Sunblinds can help. We visit you to measure up and fit your blinds, as long as you are in or near Norfolk. All our blinds have a 5-year guarantee, giving you peace of mind.

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There is a huge selection of fabrics and finishes for bathroom blinds, including contemporary and traditional designs; our team at Norwich Sunblinds are happy to help.

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