|Available in hundreds of different colours and fabrics, vertical blinds are by far the most popular and versatile blinds. Louvres come in a choice of two sizes, 89 mm (3 ½) or 127 mm (5).|
|Most fabrics are now machine washable. A
fabric ideal for conservatories or where furniture fading
is to be avoided is Solar Protective Coated fabrics. Also
available are blackout fabrics offering 0% light
filtration is ideal for young childrens bedrooms or
the nightshift worker!! Fire retardant fabrics should
also be considered when choosing your blinds as window
dressings can give a fire (whether in your home or the
office) easy fuel to the upper floors and ceiling space.
All louvre samples retailed by Abacus have a tag detailing information regarding the fabrics e.g. whether they are machine washable or flame retardant. This helps when choosing a fabric if you have specific requirements.
Abacus traditionally sews all louvres top and bottom with a clear translucent thread. We do not heat seal or glue as these methods can fail when under the pressures of high temperatures, pets or children. Be sure to ask before purchasing your blinds.
We can also manufacture vertical blinds to a maximum size of 5 metres wide by 5 metres drop, all on one head rail!
|Abacus offers a choice of two different
|This head rail is extremely popular and is mainly aimed at the domestic market. We use a smooth bodied channel with easy unhook hangers and re-aligning trucks. Should a louvre become obstructed when tilting, opening or shutting, simply tilt the blind the other way and keep pulling the control chain and all louvres will re-align automatically|
|Wide Bodied (Impala)|
|The wide-bodied system is mainly used in the commercial sector or on large blinds where a lot of weight is carried and smooth, easy operation is required. Impala offers equal stacking at the end of the blind and all hangers run on wheels inside the head rail, thus giving easy operation when drawing the blind.|