Trendy electric blinds - answering most frequent questions

Recently, Direct Blinds launched a line of electric roller blinds. Electric blinds are also known as motorised blinds are functional and trendy without the need to compromise the look of your windows. After getting over the excitement of having them available, we’ve gathered and answered a list of most frequently asked questions about electric blinds.

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How expensive are electric blinds?

There is a common myth that electric blinds are too expensive. While this might have been the case a few years ago, today electric blinds are becoming significantly affordable. Obviously, you would pay extra for electric blinds but the practical benefits of electric blinds are worth the additional cost.

How do electric roller blinds work?

There are two options to operate electric blinds - wand control switch or remote control. Electric blinds operated by a wand control raise and lower the blind with switch buttons. The wand hangs neatly on the side of the blind, replacing unnecessary chains or cords. Our wand operated blinds come with eight standard AA batteries that will last you 6-12 months.

The remote control option gives you full control over the blind. A single remote control can operate up to five blinds separately or simultaneously. If you choose blinds with a remote control, the motor comes with a lithium rechargeable battery.

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What are the advantages of electric roller blinds?

Electric blinds are simple, convenient and easy to use. They are ideal for most types of rooms, especially children’s rooms. Electric blinds come without cords making them absolutely safe. Blinds that are cordless eliminate the risk of possible hazards such as becoming tangled in a chain. If you choose blinds with the remote control, it can be used anywhere in the room. It’s very convenient if you have larger windows that are harder to access or you simply feel too comfy to move. We’ve all been there.

How to install electric roller blinds?

Installing electric roller blinds is as easy as to install normal roller blinds. Just follow our video guide on fitting roller blinds. There is no need for mains wiring. Once fitted follow supplied instructions to configure your electric blinds. Our electric roller blinds come with easy-to-use guides.

Electric blinds are innovative and affordable homeware accessory for the modern home or office. Get yours now by browsing our range. Do you have any questions? We are happy to help, get in touch with us.

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