5 Reasons to Use Top Down, Bottom Up Blinds

Do you live on a street where your windows are overlooked? Do you require privacy at the lower half of your window but still need the light within the room? Well, top down bottom up blinds may well be just the answer you’re looking for.

What are they and why are they different? Most window blinds rise up from the bottom of the window letting the light in but also potentially leaving your window open for passers by to look in. Top down bottom up blinds by contrast can be opened from the bottom, conventionally, OR from the top – to meet all your privacy needs while still giving you access to natural light.

Ultimate in Versatility

Metal Venetian blinds with top down bottom up capabilities are the ultimate in versatility. Perfect for this kitchen area to provide privacy yet lets the light in.


Position the Blind However You Choose

This versatile blind type lets you position the fabric any way you choose, thus giving you privacy at the bottom of the window and light through the top. Ideal for bathroom windows, the below image shows a Duette® Shade in a soft blue combining colour and practicality.

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Tilt & Turn Windows

This blind type is also suitable for tilt and turn windows with Duette®  Shades stay in position whether you open or tilt the window.

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Safe for Your Children

This Plissé® Shade is also child safe. The shade eliminates all dangling control cords that can be a temptation for little, inquisitive fingers. Part of the Luxaflex® commitment on child safety.

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Styling Your Windows

Stylish and practical – for more ideas on styling your windows, check out our post on getting wooden blinds right.


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