Selection and installation of roller blinds on plastic windows, video review

Roller blinds are perfect for a study

Roller blinds for plastic windows is one of the modern ways of decorating window openings in any room. Curtains of this design are easy to use, as they consist of separate one-piece fabrics and with the help of a special mechanism installed they have the ability to roll up.

Roller blinds for plastic windows allow you to maintain the autonomy of each sash due to the fact that fixing takes place on each glazed part of the window separately. The method of attaching such curtains can be seen in the photos that are available on specialized sites. This method of shading a window opening has a number of its advantages and is suitable even for small rooms with small window openings.

Roller blinds are perfect for a study

On a note! The modern market provides a wide selection and a wide variety of products of this type. Each consumer will be able to choose a convenient design option, taking into account the characteristics of the room and their own tastes. Roller blinds with photo printing are especially popular.

Roll type fabric curtains

Depending on the degree of illumination of the room, its type and purpose, material is selected for creating roller blinds. It can be natural or synthetic. Most often used:

  • cotton;
  • polyester;
  • nylon;
  • fiberglass.
  • Roller blinds will look impressive even in a simple white version

    Roller blinds will look impressive even in a simple white version

    When choosing a fabric, the main attention should be paid not only to its appearance, but also to functional features:

    • the possibility of long-term operation;
    • dust-repellent properties;
    • the ability to keep warm and not let cold air from the street;
    • antistatic.
    • Curtains consisting of different types of fabrics will help to achieve the desired illumination of the room

      Today there are the following types of roll-type curtains:

      1. Made from lightweight transparent material. Used as a decorative element in the room, as they allow the sun's rays to easily penetrate the room. Go well with a variety of curtains and curtains.
      2. Dimout curtains allow you to darken a sunny room, they are able to keep heat inside the room. Often used to decorate large office rooms, greenhouses or conservatories.
      3. Blackout curtains completely block daylight from entering the room. You can choose curtains of this type for bedrooms, conference rooms or home theaters.
      4. Protecting from direct sunlight, roller blinds will not darken the room

        Protecting from direct sunlight, roller blinds will not darken the room

        Additionally, the manufacturer produces day-night roller blinds, which allow you to adjust the amount of light flux entering the room. This is due to the fact that the structure of the curtain consists of alternating transparent and opaque horizontal fabric strips.

        The pattern on the curtains can be in perfect harmony with the colors of the interior

        The pattern on the curtains can be in perfect harmony with the colors of the interior

        Roller blinds MINI

        Roller blinds effectively protect the room from light

        Roller blinds effectively protect the room from light

        The MINI system is roller blinds for plastic windows without drilling, thanks to which they are installed on each sash. The basis of operation is the presence of a small shaft. In order to prevent sagging of the fabric material on the movable window sashes during operation, fixation is performed on the lower metal rail using small magnets, which are glued to the window frame with double-sided foam tape.

        In order for the curtains of this system to be ideally attached to the window sashes, it is necessary to correctly determine the required parameters:

        1. Determine the dimensions of the glass, add 0.3 cm to the width and 1.2 cm to the obtained height to the obtained data.
        2. The side on which the roller blinds control mechanism is attached is selected by the consumer. More convenient when control is from the hinge side.
        3. It is necessary to decide on the method of fixing this system.
        4. Installation of the MINI system can be performed using the following structures, which have their own advantages and features:

          Roller blinds - a good choice for the kitchen

          Roller blinds - a good choice for the kitchen

          1. Self-tapping screws. The brackets are screwed into the mounting holes with self-tapping screws to the window frame.
          2. One of the most popular mounting methods remains the use of a bracket with a spring.
          3. Fastening is carried out on adhesive tape.
          4. Such curtains are in special demand among buyers due to their low price and practicality. In addition, they fit perfectly into the interior of small rooms, do not clutter up free space and have a spectacular appearance.

            Roller blinds look amazing in any setting

            Roller blinds look amazing in any setting

            Features of roller blinds in mini-cassettes

            Cassette roller blinds for plastic windows are in many ways similar to the curtains of the MINI system. Their main difference is that the assembly is hidden in a compact cornice, which looks like a small cassette. It is this type of roller blinds that is optimal for plastic windows with hinged sashes.

            Translucent roller blinds will not attract too much attention, but will make the office more suitable for work

            Translucent roller blinds will not attract too much attention, but will make the office more suitable for work

            The modern market is represented by a wide selection of such systems, but the Uni and Rolllight roller blinds are especially popular. In such systems, both the box and the guide elements are made of aluminum. The latter are attached to the sash using sticky double-sided tape.

            Light colored curtains work well for bedrooms and lounges

            Light colored curtains work well for bedrooms and lounges

            The main feature of the Rollight system is that they can be mounted even on glass with a minimum depth of 6 mm. The Uni system assumes 2 installation options:

            • for standard glass depth;
            • for glasses with a depth of less than 14 mm, the controls of which have U-shaped side guides.
            • Roller blinds complement the look of the room

              Roller blinds complement the look of the room

              Cassette roller blinds controlled by 1 chain. With its help, the window is opened or closed, as well as the curtain is fixed at the desired level. To prevent the chain from dangling and drooping (especially in window ventilation mode), special latches are provided that hold it in the required position.

              The main point that determines the correct installation of curtains in mini-cassettes is a competent measurement of the required dimensions, depending on 2 parameters:

              The bright color of roller blinds will create an unusual accent in the interior

              The bright color of roller blinds will create an unusual accent in the interior

              • the presence of straight glazing beads;
              • the presence of beveled glazing beads.
              • In the first case, the width of the glass is measured, which is equal to the distance between the glazing beads located vertically. The height will correspond to the length of the glass between horizontally placed glazing beads.

                Vertical stripes on the curtains will visually make the ceilings higher

                Vertical stripes on the curtains will visually make the ceilings higher

                In the second case, the width is measured at the place where the distance between the glazing beads is maximum.

                Roller blinds - an exquisite choice for true connoisseurs of practicality

                Roller blinds - an exquisite choice for true connoisseurs of practicality

                For convenience, manufacturers supply their products with detailed installation instructions with pictures and explanations.

                Installation of roller blinds in mini-cassettes

                The process of installing roller blinds in mini-cassettes is described in detail in the attached instructions from the manufacturer. There are 2 main methods for this installation:

                A fanciful print will immerse you in an atmosphere of Victorian grace

                A fanciful print will immerse you in an atmosphere of Victorian grace

                • using drilling;
                • without drilling.
                • As an example, you should consider an option that is in great demand among the consumer and involves a minimum of drilling:

                  Thanks to the different types of fastening, roller blinds can be used most advantageously

                  Thanks to the different types of fastening, roller blinds can be used most advantageously

                  1. It is necessary to check the presence and integrity of the kit. Then release the control circuit and straighten the blades by removing the side covers from them.
                  2. Check the conformity of the dimensions by attaching the curtains to the glass. Using a pencil, mark the places where the future fasteners will be located.
                  3. Using the self-tapping screws from the installation kit, the structure is fixed, the cornice is mounted to the vertically arranged glazing beads.
                  4. The canvases are attached to the controls, and their performance is checked.
                  5. Before attaching the side rails, it is necessary to degrease the required areas with acetone or a special solvent. Then get rid of the protective films on the side rails and install them according to the instructions from the manufacturer.
                  6. Roller blinds: stylish, practical, effective

                    Roller blinds: stylish, practical, effective

                    note! At the last stage, it is necessary to lower the curtains to the lower level of the window glazing using the control chain and set the limiter for the controls.

                    Varieties of roller blinds

                    Nowadays, the choice of roller blinds is varied. In addition to the popular models that include MINI systems and cassettes, the following options are also available:

                    Experiment with patterns and curtain ruffles

                    Experiment with patterns and curtain ruffles

                    1. Classic roll-type curtains, which provide for curling the canvas over the window opening itself. The control system can be very diverse depending on the personal preferences of each consumer (spring or automatic, chain or cord). Classic curtains differ from the cassette system in that they let in a large flow of fresh air and sunlight. Such curtains are made without additional fasteners, so they easily hang on the window.
                    2. Roller blinds with additional decor in the form of a curly edge or photo printing. Curtains are a classic product. The accessory in the form of a braid gives originality and sophistication. Curtains are a great decoration for a window opening. The cost of curtains with additional decor exceeds the classic version, but allows you to add your own charm to the room. Photo printed curtains are a truly unique option and, contrary to popular belief, will delight the eye for a long time. Curtains are made of a special material that does not fade in the sun and does not crumble.
                    3. Bamboo curtains fall into the eco-friendly category and are gaining popularity. Such curtains have an attractive aesthetic appearance, allow a large amount of fresh air to enter the room, and also protect from bright rays of light.
                    4. 100% lightproof curtains. These curtains are perfect for rooms that need to be protected from sunlight. In addition, they can be chosen for the bedroom for people who are used to falling asleep in complete darkness.
                    5. On a note! Each consumer, depending on personal preferences, will be able to choose the suitable option for roller blinds.

                      Selection and operation of roll-type curtains

                      Horizontal stripes on the curtains will visually expand the room

                      Horizontal stripes on the curtains will visually expand the room

                      Today, roller blinds are in great demand among consumers. This trend continues due to the features and advantages characteristic of this type of curtain:

                      • ease of installation work;
                      • invisibility of fasteners, which allows you to maintain the aesthetic appearance of products;
                      • practicality and ease of use;
                      • wide range of materials, colors, shapes and sizes.
                      • the versatile pricing policy of manufacturers allows you to choose roller blinds based on the allocated family budget.
                      • easy and simple to remove.
                      • When choosing roller blinds, you should pay attention to the following factors:

                        A large selection of fabrics and patterns will satisfy any wishes

                        A large selection of fabrics and patterns will satisfy any wishes

                        1. Daylight and sunlight transmission rate. For the bedroom, it is better to choose dense canvases that will protect from bright light, but for the kitchen, light fabrics that scatter the rays of the sun will be an excellent option.
                        2. Removable canvases. Depending on the functional features, the curtains can have removable canvases, which, if necessary, can be cleaned or washed. This option will be an excellent solution for the kitchen.
                        3. Possibility to carry out wet cleaning of cloths. This option is one of the most practical and convenient, especially if the curtains are used on balcony windows.
                        4. The cost of the product depends on the following criteria:

                          Roller blinds can be a bright accent in the calm tones of the room

                          Roller blinds can be a bright accent in the calm tones of the room

                          • the presence or absence of guiding elements;
                          • required dimensions;
                          • the fabric from which the canvas is made;
                          • the presence of additional decorative elements, drawings;
                          • production of windows for non-standard sizes;
                          • delivery;
                          • installation and assembly.
                          • Electric roller blinds will also cost more consumers. It should be noted that you should not stop your choice on the most inexpensive option. After all, such products are not purchased for 1 year, and everyone wants them to retain their original appearance for a long period. In addition, the canvases of expensive models are treated with special components that have dust-repellent and antibacterial properties.