Vertical Blind Alternatives

  • Ideal for big windows and sliding glass doors
  • Coordinates with other window treatments
  • Glides smoothly and quietly along a track or rod
  • Unique appeal with many fabric choices
  • Energy efficient, insulating and light filtering options

For a different look and to complement other window treatments in your home, you have alternatives to vertical blinds for for patio doors and large windows that need a special touch. Vertical cellular shades, custom drapery, sheer vertical blinds and panel track blinds are all a decorative and fresh alternative to vertical blinds. Whether you need extra insulation or a more elegant window treatment that operates smoothly and quietly, you will find a quality selection of woven woods, bamboo, solar screen material and custom fabrics in lots of patterns and textures. Add a decorative touch and high style to patio doors and large windows that deserve special attention.

We have a cordless solution for your child safe rooms

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Bali® Exterior Solar Shades

retail $186.25 $125.00 + an extra 10% off

Bali® Solar Shades: Textures & Patterns

retail $171.35 $115.00 + an extra 20% off

certified best for kids

Certified Best for Kids

Products with this label meet or exceed safety recommendations approved by the Window Covering Manufactures Association (WCMA) and have undergone rigorous third-party testing.

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Coolaroo® Outdoor Sun Shades

retail $196.68 $132.00 + an extra 10% off

Coolaroo® Motorized Outdoor Sun Shades

retail $1,397.62 $938.00 + an extra 10% off

Coolaroo® Outdoor Sun Shades - CLOSEOUT

retail $150.49 $101.00 + an extra 10% off

Blindsgalore® Designer Custom Drapery: Pleated

retail $253.30 $170.00 + an extra 10% off

Blindsgalore® Expressions Solar Shades: Textures & Patterns

retail $150.49 $101.00 + an extra 10% off

certified best for kids

Certified Best for Kids

Products with this label meet or exceed safety recommendations approved by the Window Covering Manufactures Association (WCMA) and have undergone rigorous third-party testing.

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Blindsgalore® Expressions Solar Shades: Solids

retail $150.49 $101.00 + an extra 10% off

certified best for kids

Certified Best for Kids

Products with this label meet or exceed safety recommendations approved by the Window Covering Manufactures Association (WCMA) and have undergone rigorous third-party testing.

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Bali® Natural Drapes

retail $302.47 $203.00 + an extra 10% off

Levolor® Panel Track Blinds: Light Filtering

retail $336.74 $226.00 + an extra 20% off

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  • Opaque / Blackout (9) Opaque / Blackout

    Opaque window treatments are made from fabrics or materials that block light.

  • Semi-Opaque (15) Semi-Opaque

    Although light is substantially blocked, some vague shadows may be visible.

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  • 10% Openness (5) 10% Openness

    Greater openness for better view-through with good UV and glare reduction

  • 15% Openness (2) 15% Openness

    Allows in the most light - best for basic glare reduction and maximizing your view

  • 3% Openness (3) 3% Openness

    These mesh shades block the most light for maximum UV protection and glare reduction.

  • 5% Openness (5) 5% Openness

    These mesh window shades offer strong light and UV reduction with slightly better view-through.

  • 7% Openness (2) 7% Openness

    These mesh roller shades offer a great combination of light control and view-through.

  • 8% Openness (3) 8% Openness

    Block the sun with a custom-fit exterior roller shades

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  • Patterns (4) Patterns

    Make a bold decorating statement with tonal or multi-colored patterned window treatments

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    Coordinate your decor with classic solids in a wide range of colors and fabrics

  • Solids (8) Solids

    A wide variety of colors and fabrics in solid tones

  • Stripes (4) Stripes

    Choose subtle tonal variations or multi-colored stripes to spice up your decor

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    Features woven fabrics, including linen and grass-like materials

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  • Double Cell (7) Double Cell

    Multi-cell construction provides excellent insulation

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    Provides great insulation in a wide variety of pleat sizes

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  • 3/8" Pleat (7) 3/8" Pleat

    .375 inch (3/8 of an inch), are the thinnest available, and equivalent to 32 pleats per foot.

  • 3/4" Pleat (5) 3/4" Pleat

    .75 inch (3/4 of an inch), are the second largest available, and equivalent to 16 pleats per foot.

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  • Blackout (9) Blackout

    Blackout blinds and shades can eliminate glare on TVs and monitors, make sleeping easier or simply used to darken a room.

  • Cordless (3) Cordless

    Cordless lift option easily raises and lowers the blind or shade for convenient and safe operation

  • Privacy (13) Privacy

    Take a look at our wide selection of privacy window treatments.

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    Take a look at our wide selection of motorized blinds and window treatments

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  • Bali (8) Bali

    Since 1939, Bali has been providing beautiful, quality window treatments to customers around the world. Choose from a comprehensive selection of Bali blinds and shades.

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    Save money without sacrificing quality.  Choose from Blindsgalore's signature line of custom window treatments and coverings.

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    Exclusively from Blindsgalore, a designer brand featuring a contemporary collection of window treatments crafted with built-in luxury features

  • Coolaroo (3) Coolaroo

    Keep your home cooler and protected from UV rays with Coolaroo outdoor shades.

  • Levolor (3) Levolor

    Levolor, one of the most recognized names in custom blinds and shades, has set the standard in window fashion, design innovation and product quality since 1914.

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  • Free Cordless Upgrade (2) Free Cordless Upgrade

    Save big on your next blinds or shades order with a FREE upgrade to Cordless lift on these select products.

  • New Additions (7) New Additions

    Check out the new additions to Blindsgalore's selection of custom window treatments

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  • Vertical (8) Vertical

    Vertical oriented shades will draw or close from side to side instead of up and down. Recommended for patio doors and large windows.

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  • Bedroom (2) Bedroom

    Take a look at all of our recommendations for window blinds and shades for your bedroom

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    Take a look at all of our recommendations for window blinds and shades for your dining room

  • Family Room / Den (5) Family Room / Den

    Take a look at all of our recommendations for window blinds and shades for your family room

  • Home Theater (2) Home Theater

    Take a look at all of our recommendations for window blinds and shades for your home theater

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    Find safe, durable and cordless blinds and shades for your child's room at Blindsgalore.

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    Take a look at all of our recommendations for window treatments for your kitchen

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    Take a look at all of our recommendations for window treatments for your living room

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  • French Doors (1) French Doors

    Take a look at our wide selection of French Door Window Treatments.

  • Large Windows (16) Large Windows

    Take a look at our entire selection of window treatments for your large windows

  • Patio / Sliding Doors (17) Patio / Sliding Doors

    Take a look at our selection of window treatments for patio and sliding doors

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  • Eco-Friendly (2) Eco-Friendly

    Features products manufactured to the highest standards of environmental responsibility for a no-compromise upgrade.

  • Energy Efficient (14) Energy Efficient

    Energy efficient window coverings help lower your utility bill and while making your home more beautiful.

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  • Child Safe (5) Child Safe

    Blindsgalore offers a wide variety of window treatment options that improve child safety.

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  • Designer Series (2) Designer Series

    Take a look at our Blindsgalore Designer Series roman shades, drapery, and valances, offering elegance, quality and style for less.

  • DiamondCell™ (3) DiamondCell™

    Bali DiamondCell cellular shades offer fashion-forward window coverings at the right price

  • Expressions (2) Expressions

    Choose your style, color and fabric for a one-of-a-kind expression of yourself

  • Perceptions™ (1) Perceptions™

    Levolor's Perceptions shades offer you the functionality of a vertical blind and the elegant look of a sheer at a price you can afford

customer reviews for vertical blind alternatives

5 stars

"Do a great job of blocking the sun"

By Doug in NC from Rutherfordton

These blinds are great.  They do a great job of blocking the sun.

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5 stars

"Exactly as ordered"

By Roger from Hot Springs

We had a shade custom made for a window.  It was as ordered and fit perfect.

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