Motorised Blinds vs Manual Blinds

Technology has changed almost every aspect of our lives. From the way we communicate with loved ones to how we travel, digital is very much making its way into every crevice of our lives – and homes.

If you’ve ever wondered if motorised blinds could work for you and your home but aren’t entirely sure how they work and how they measure up against manual blinds and shutters, we’ve put together this handy guide detailing everything you need to know to make an informed buying decision.


Do you choose Motorised Blinds or Manual Blinds?

Manual blinds can be found in most homes and come in every type of variety you could want. From vertical and venetian to roller and roman, there’s a blind alternative to anyone who doesn’t want curtains but wants Made to Measure Blinds in Bedford | Concorde Blinds the benefits and elegance they offer. There’s a lot of variety with manual blinds and they’re affordable, both of which are huge pros.

On the other hand, there are electric blinds. They come in many of the same options as regular blinds and offer the same great levels of privacy and versatility, but they do come at a slightly higher price point due to the convenience of the controls and technology involved.


Making the Difficult Decision Between Motorised Blinds & Manual Blinds

Choosing between manual and automated blinds can be tricky because on the surface, it doesn’t seem like there’s a lot in it. To help you, here are some of the top advantages each solution offers.


Manual blind pros:

  •   More affordable
  •   Endless variety
  •   Low maintenance


Remote blinds pros:

  •   Child safe
  •   Remote control, and linked to home automation (great for when away from home)
  •   Battery powered to remove need for electrical work


If it’s convenience and high tech you want, motorised blinds are a great option. They are contemporary and stylish, perfect for the modern home. On the other hand, if you prefer something a little more traditional and with more choice, manual blinds are the ideal solution.


Why You Should Trust Concorde with Your Blinds

There are lots of suppliers of both manual and motorised blinds, so why should you choose Concorde Blinds? Well, we’ve been in the industry for decades. Our blind fitters are among the most experienced and skilled in the industry, and they have years of experience installing both manual and automated blinds.

We are leaders in made to measure blinds, including automated blinds, so you can trust in our team to get the perfect match for your home. We also offer one of the widest varieties of blinds, so whatever your taste is, be it classic or new, we’re guaranteed to have an option to suit. With such a broad selection of materials, styles, and prints, you’re sure to find the right solution at Concorde.


Get in Touch Today!

If you’re still unsure whether a manual or motorised blind is the best option for your home, get in touch with our team and we’ll be happy to discuss your options with you. Call us on 01234 841535, or book an appointment to come and see our team and view some of our blinds for yourself.