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.

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Blindsgalore® Solar Shades

retail $91.04 $61.00 + 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® Outdoor Solar Screen

retail $143.28 $96.00 + an extra 10% off

Bali® Solar Shades: Solids

retail $92.54 $62.00 + 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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Comfortex® Envision® Solar Shades

retail $126.86 $85.00 + 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® Exterior Solar Shades

retail $186.56 $125.00 + an extra 10% off

Bali® Solar Shades: Textures & Patterns

retail $171.64 $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 $197.01 $132.00 + an extra 10% off

Coolaroo® Motorized Outdoor Sun Shades

retail $1,399.97 $938.00 + an extra 10% off

Coolaroo® Outdoor Sun Shades - CLOSEOUT

retail $150.74 $101.00 + an extra 10% off

Blindsgalore® Designer Custom Drapery: Pleated

retail $253.73 $170.00 + an extra 10% off

Good Housekeeping™ Solar Screens

retail $132.83 $89.00 + 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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Levolor® Solar Shades

retail $132.83 $89.00 + 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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Blindsgalore® Expressions Solar Shades: Solids

retail $150.74 $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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Boutique Fusion Solar Shades

retail $153.73 $103.00

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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Boutique Glow Solar Shades

retail $164.18 $110.00

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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    These solar shades blocks 99% of all incoming light to provide complete daytime and nighttime privacy.

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

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    These solar mesh shades offer excellent light reduction and UV protection.

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

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

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    Block the sun with a custom-fit exterior roller shades

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    Provides great insulation in a wide variety of pleat sizes

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Bali (13) 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

  • Comfortex (3) Comfortex

    Comfortex has developed a wide array of innovative blinds and shades to meet your needs.

  • Coolaroo (3) Coolaroo

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

  • Good Housekeeping (1) Good Housekeeping

    Backed by the Good Housekeeping Seal, this line of custom blinds and shades features stylish and exclusive colors, a wide range of child-safe features and the quality you would expect from Good Housekeeping Custom Blinds and Shades.

  • Levolor (5) 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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    Save big on your next blinds or shades order with a FREE upgrade to Cordless lift on these select products.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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    Choose from our selection of blinds and shades made with fire retardant fabrics

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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

  • Envision™ (3) Envision™

    When it's fabric that matters, the Comfortex Envision line of roller and solar shades are the window treatments you want

  • Expressions (1) 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

  • Sheer Enchantment™ (1) Sheer Enchantment™

    Bali Sheer Enchantment blinds combine the traditional look of sheer draperies with the functionality of vertical blinds

customer reviews for vertical blind alternatives

5 stars

"LOVE MY NEW SOLAR SHADES"

By Judy from Macedonia

I really appreciate reading the reviews when I am considering a product

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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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