Vertical blind alternative are shades and shutters that are a great design alternative for large windows and doors. Verticals can be old fashioned, they often are in need of repair and don’t really stop heavy heat transfer. Villa designers see a lot of clients that really want an alternative to these Vertical Blinds. So here are a few products for your consideration. To start Villa suggests the Averte and the Elance Sliding Panels from Horizon Window Fashions. See Full Averte Gallery See Full Elance Gallery
Vertical Blind Alternative
Vertiglide (Cellular Shades moving vertically)
Bi-Pass Shutter Tracks
Norman Rollers Shades
Villa Designers can walk you through a sort of selection process of these many alternatives for Vertical blinds. We hope these photos give you a few ideas.
We have also uses Horizontal Roller shades over 6-8 foot wide patio Doors, they have the ability to become completely off the glass into a large fabric wrapped cassette.