A classic style, the vertical blind comes in many more shades than you may think. From traditional beige shades to more vibrant purples, take a look at the range and find the ideal blind for your space. Take a look at our measuring and fitting guides too, and you'll have a perfect vertical blind in no time.
Why choose Vertical window blinds?
Our vertical blinds are functional and stylish, ideal for the home or office. You can control the amount of light and shade in the room with ease.
Here at Swift Direct Blinds, our made-to-measure vertical blinds are one of our most popular window dressings. Choose between 89mm or 127mm width vanes on your new vertical blind. Then take your pick from our choice of fabric colours, patterns, control options and even weight options. All this makes them an extremely adaptable product, suitable for any space.
All our Blinds are Made to Measure, click here for a handy measuring and fitting guide for your window. We’re always a call away in case you’re having trouble too. The use of these high-quality materials gives added peace of mind.
Where can you fit Vertical blinds?
Vertical blinds are recommended for windows, conservatories & patio doors. They are popular in living rooms, dining rooms & bedrooms. As our vertical window shades are manufactured with different control options, they can be adapted to work to your needs. Such as a child safe control wand so there are no dangling cords to be pulled on.
They also work well within bay windows. Insider tips are available for measuring bay windows, follow the link to our measuring guide
to make sure you get it right.
Vertical blinds are also a firm favourite in offices, hospitals and schools, as they are affordable, durable and offer optimal privacy and ligth control.
Different fabric types for Vertical blinds?
To help you see what’s on offer within our fabric ranges, we have listed below some of the performance features available within our collections. Ideal for ensuring the blind will really work for your space.
Light Filtering Fabrics
offer privacy and glare control, while still allowing light in. We always recommend ordering samples to check the suitability for your space.
Voile and Sheer Fabrics
are perfect if you would like to ensure some privacy, whilst still allowing a view outdoors. A popular choice in light, natural hues. Ideal for living rooms and dining rooms. Style with curtains for a winning look.
are developed with anti-allergen properties. This helps reduce and remove up to 50% of pollen that comes into contact with the blind. Great for people with hay fever.
block light coming through and will give you increased privacy. Blackout roller blinds are ideal for bedrooms, children’s rooms and nurseries.
Flame retardant fabrics
have a flame-retardant finish applied to the fabric when manufactured. In addition, flame retardant fabrics are blackout and waterproof. Ideal for spaces in which fire safety is key.
Solar control fabrics
will reflect more sunlight than regular fabrics. Some of these fabrics have a silver foil backing. A welcome addition for any rooms that get a lot of heat. A popular choice for conservatories and sunrooms.
Moisture Resistant Fabrics
were created with kitchens and bathrooms in mind. The fabrics maintain colour and finish even in moist conditions. Moisture resistant vertical blinds are easy to keep clean.
PVC Waterproof Fabrics
are completely waterproof, flame retardant & blackout, making it one of the most versatile and practical fabric types. PVC Vertical blinds are one of the easiest blinds to keep clean. Suited to kitchens, bathrooms and popular in school classrooms.
Thermal energy saving fabrics
perform well at saving energy and providing insulation. They are great all year round, preventing heat loss during winter and keeping rooms cool during summer. Your go-to for living rooms and dining rooms.
Mixing different Vertical slats
Create a unique combination for your window by mixing different vertical replacement slats
Order two or three different fabric slats, then mix and match them as you like. We recommend sticking to the same fabric texture to give your blind a professional edge. This is also a fun way to add a pop of colour into your current Vertical blind - Just replace every other slat, and order replacement slats for that number! Easy!
If you need any help choosing or checking - Our friendly customer service team will be happy to help.
Different types of Vertical blinds?
Rigid PVC Vertical Blinds.
As an alternative to traditional fabric vertical blinds, we also have rigid PVC vertical blinds. These blinds are all completely blackout, waterproof and chain free. With no chain, this is the best choice for homes with pets and young children. We recommend this product in bathrooms and commercial properties. Take a look at our range here to see which ones will work for you.
Replacement Vertical Blind Slats
If you already have a working headrail in place, you have the option to update the fabric slats only. Ideal if you’re just looking to refresh your existing décor or have moved into a new home. See our full range here.
Where are Vertical blinds made?
Our vertical blinds are handmade by skilled craftsmen, in UK-based workshops. We’ve been making and selling blinds for over 50 years, so you can rest assured you are buying a product that will stand the test of time.
We’re confident in the quality of our products and we want you to be too. That’s why we offer an extended 5-year warranty on all vertical blinds.
What’s more, thanks to our SwiftTrack service, an extensive range of our vertical blinds are available for next day delivery. When you order before 12 noon, we will make your blinds the same day and deliver them to your doorstep the very next day. Look out for our SwiftTrack symbol when shopping your vertical blinds online.
How to measure for Vertical blinds?
Check out our measuring guide here
for measuring information, including hints and tips to ensure you get it right when
How to fit Vertical blinds?
Fitting vertical blinds is straightforward. We have a great guide, including a handy video to help. Click here for our vertical fitting guide.