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 $91.07 $61.00 + an extra 10% off

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 $143.33 $96.00 + an extra 10% off

Bali® Solar Shades: Solids

retail $92.57 $62.00 + an extra 10% off

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 $126.91 $85.00 + an extra 20% off

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 $186.63 $125.00 + an extra 15% off

Bali® Solar Shades: Textures & Patterns

retail $171.70 $115.00 + an extra 10% off

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 $197.08 $132.00 + an extra 10% off

Coolaroo® Motorized Outdoor Sun Shades

retail $1,400.43 $938.00 + an extra 10% off

Coolaroo® Outdoor Sun Shades - CLOSEOUT

retail $150.79 $101.00 + an extra 10% off

Blindsgalore® Designer Custom Drapery: Pleated

retail $253.81 $170.00 + an extra 10% off

Good Housekeeping™ Solar Screens

retail $132.88 $89.00 + an extra 10% off

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 $132.88 $89.00 + an extra 20% off

Coolaroo® Coolhaven Shade Sail: 18-foot Triangle

retail $140.34 $94.00 + an extra 10% off

Coolaroo® Coolhaven Shade Sail: 12-foot Square

retail $140.34 $94.00 + an extra 10% off

Blindsgalore® Expressions Solar Shades: Textures & Patterns

retail $150.79 $101.00 + an extra 10% off

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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  • Opaque / Blackout (11) Opaque / Blackout

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

  • Semi-Opaque (19) Semi-Opaque

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

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  • 0% Openness (1) 0% Openness

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

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

  • 14% Openness (4) 14% Openness

    Allows in the second most light, good for mild light control and high view-through

  • 15% Openness (3) 15% Openness

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

  • 3% Openness (8) 3% Openness

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

  • 4% Openness (1) 4% Openness

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

  • 5% Openness (17) 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 (6) 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 (24) Solids

    A wide variety of colors and fabrics in solid tones

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    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 (5) 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 (5) 3/8" Pleat

    .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 (12) Blackout

    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

  • Privacy (18) 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 (14) 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.

  • Blindsgalore (8) Blindsgalore

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

  • Boutique (6) Boutique

    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 (7) Coolaroo

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

  • Good Housekeeping (3) 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 (6) 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 (7) 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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    Beige / neutral is a versatile color that goes well with many different looks.

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    Try black window treatments for a striking contrast and modern look

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    Choose from our great selection of window treatments featuring materials and fabrics in numerous shades of blue

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    Choose from our selection of window treatments featuring brown fabrics and materials.

  • Gray (33) Gray

    Choose from light gray tones to deep slate colors - everything between white and black

  • Green (27) Green

    Choose from our selection of window treatments featuring green fabrics and materials.

  • Multi-colored (3) Multi-colored

    Choose from our selection of window treatments featuring multi-colored fabrics and materials

  • Orange (12) Orange

    Choose from our selection of window treatments featuring orange fabrics and materials.

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    Choose from our selection of window treatments featuring purple fabrics and materials.

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    Choose from our selection of window treatments featuring red or pink fabrics and materials

  • Silver (2) Silver

    Take a look at our selection of silver window treatments.

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    Choose from our selection of window treatments featuring white and off-white fabrics and materials.

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    Choose from our selection of window treatments featuring yellow and cream colored fabrics and materials.

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

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

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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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  • French Doors (6) French Doors

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

  • Large Windows (27) Large Windows

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

  • Patio / Sliding Doors (22) Patio / Sliding Doors

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

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  • Eco-Friendly (6) Eco-Friendly

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

  • Energy Efficient (21) Energy Efficient

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

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  • Child Safe (15) Child Safe

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

  • Flame Resistant (2) Flame Resistant

    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 (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

  • 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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