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Venetian Blinds in Bedfordshire

Our S:craft collection of Venetian blinds combine timeless elegance, style with contemporary designs and the highest quality materials. This premium range of Venetians, give you options to suit any room and environment with real wood or a high quality built to last polyvinyl faux wood.

Why are they called Venetian blinds?

Venetian blinds don’t actually originate from Venice. Shocker, we know.

Surprisingly, Venetian blinds never came from Venice, any more than koala bears are related to the bear family (they’re marsupials like their Australian buddies kangaroos). However, unlike cuddly koala’s, Venetian blinds do have some distinguished history in Venice. So it’s easy to see how they could have earned their namesake – even if it’s incredibly inaccurate.

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Where did Venetian blinds originate

Although the early history of Venetian window blinds is mostly conjectural, they are thought to have originated in Persia, not Venice. It is thought that Venetian traders discovered the window coverings through their various trade interactions in the East and brought them back to Venice and Paris. Even now, the French call Venetian blinds “Les Persienes,” and remain loyal to their true place of origin.

Which Venetian blinds are best?

At Local Shutters we stock an extensive range of Venetians, give you options in real wood or a high quality built to last polyvinyl faux wood. Available in unique larger 63mm louvres and traditional 50mm louvres they allow natural light to filter through when required but also provide total privacy and minimal light leakage when required. With flexible light control, a precision-engineered design and available in a unique range of colours and designs, our Venetian Blinds deliver on both style and comfort.

How much do Venetian blinds cost in the UK?

Getting a bespoke blind fitted will bring on a range of benefits for you and will make your life a lot easier.

Our expert team of industry trained installers cover Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Buckinghamshire and Bedfordshire. If you’d like to get a quote for Venetian blinds or to chat with one of our team please do give us a call on 01223 398020 or contact us here. Make sure you’re following us on Facebook and Instagram for regular service updates!

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