If you’ve heard of zebra blinds but aren’t quite sure how these safari-sounding furnishings work, you’re in the right place. We’ve teamed up with TUISS to walk you through how zebra roller blinds operate and the reasons we’re so wild about them.
What are zebra blinds?
Zebra blinds are genius window furnishings that include a double-layered roller with alternating panels of sheer and opaque fabric. They’re essentially the answer to elegant window furnishings with loads of versatility.
The beauty of the design is that you can adjust the position of both layers to achieve the perfect light effect at any specific time. Line up the opaque panels for privacy or open them fully for a view of the manicured backyard you worked so hard on.
Most zebra blinds come with a single metal chain and sidewinder for operation, and motorised versions are coming our way very soon, so watch this space!
Why Zebra Blinds Are Great For Modern Homes
Ready to find out what makes these blinds so perfect for Australian homes? Grab your cuppa and prepare to fall in love with the smart and stylish blind that does it all.
Elegant privacy control
Zebra shades use continuous loops of fabric which allows the layers to glide effortlessly alongside each other and offer much more flexibility and controlled privacy than other blinds.
You might like to adjust both layers to allow the maximum amount of filtered light in through the sheer sections only. Or, if it’s time to settle in for the night, simply position the blinds to the opaque panels for total privacy.
Alternatively, if you want your blind out of the way to let some air in on a gorgeous day, simply pull the chain to fully lift the blind.
A solution for day and night
These are a true revolution when it comes to day-and-night bedroom blinds. Rather than having to be positioned all the way up or down, or requiring two separate window furnishings, these blinds are an elegant 2-in-1 solution for managing light and privacy no matter the time of day. (Told you they were versatile!)
Zebra blinds are great for wet rooms
After some dreamy and functional blinds for the bathroom, kitchen, or your new laundry? TUISS Zebra shades are the answer. Made from 100% polyester and fitted with a rust-free aluminium roller tube, they get the tick of approval for rooms containing moisture.
Choose from 45 colours (if you can!)
TUISS gives you the choice between light-filtering or blockout styles in a massive range of shades, from Hamptons-style blues to contemporary neutrals.
(And psst, you can order up to 10 free fabric samples to check how the colours look in your own home before placing your order. Love that.)
Custom-made for a perfect fit
For the perfect fit, you’ll need your window furnishings made precisely to the right measurements, and that’s what makes TUISS so convenient.
Once you’ve chosen the ultimate zebras for your space, decide whether you want them positioned inside the window frame (recessed) or sitting on top of the frame, and then specify your width and drop measurements. (The maximum available width is 2600mm, and the maximum drop is 2400mm.)
Quick and easy installation
Just like the huge range of other window furnishings at TUISS, zebra blinds are specifically designed for simple DIY installation, saving you the cost of hiring professionals. And trust us when we say, anyone can do it.
Simply install the universal brackets to your chosen location (either on top of the window frame or recessed), click the blind into place and then secure the child-safety device for the chain control. That’s it!
Each product comes with easy-to-follow diagrams and instructions to guide you as you go. Plus, there are downloadable product installation instructions available on the product listing for every blind online.
So, if it’s the perfect balance of soft filtered light and privacy you’re after in your window furnishings, it’s very hard to go past these beauties.
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