How Anti-Bacterial Window Blinds Can Help You Stay Healthy

by Douglas, May 26, 2023

How Anti-Bacterial Window Blinds Can Help You Stay Healthy

Keeping window blinds open during the day can help you stay healthy. In fact, this practice can help combat Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD).

Microban antimicrobial protection on Phifer fabrics inhibits the growth of bacteria and mold that can cause fabric degradation.

Combine these fabrics with antimicrobial copper operating chains and your blinds become even healthier.

Reduces the Risk of Allergies

Unlike traditional cheap blinds for windows, our antimicrobial blinds are treated with a coating that inhibits bacteria and fungi growth. They are also resistant to moisture, making them ideal for schools, kitchens and bathrooms. They are also easily wipable, making it easy to clean them and perfect for hygienic settings.

Our antimicrobial blinds come in a variety of colours and can also be customized to fit any size or shape window. They can even be motorised for added convenience.

In addition, we have a selection of fabrics that are infused with Microban(r) antimicrobial protection. This is an industry-leading technology that works 24 hours a day, every day to prevent the growth of odours, mould and mildew that cause harmful bacteria.

These fabrics are commonly used in medical facilities to add an extra layer of protection against bacteria and viruses. These fabrics are resistant to up to 99.9% harmful bacteria including MRSA and E. coli without losing their antimicrobial qualities or becoming less effective with repeated washing. The Microban technology also extends the lifespan of the fabric by reducing the build-up of dirt and contaminants, which is particularly useful in areas that are regularly cleaned and disinfected.

Prevents the Growth of Bacteria

How Anti-Bacterial Window Blinds Can Help You Stay Healthy
How Anti-Bacterial Window Blinds Can Help You Stay Healthy

Consider a window treatment made from an antimicrobial material if you want to protect your space against germs. Antimicrobial fabrics are treated with a chemical that prevents the growth of bacteria and bad smells. They also resist stains and remain fresher longer, making them an ideal choice for hospitals, medical facilities, offices and schools.

The antimicrobial technology infused into Phifer fabric is based on Microban, a popular coating used by healthcare and hospitality industries. This technology has been proven to inhibit the growth and spread of bacteria, mildew and mold that cause stains, odors and degradation over time. The antimicrobial protection is built into the fabric and will not wash away, so it provides ongoing cleanliness protection for the life of the product.

Antimicrobial blinds also help to keep your room clean and dust-free. Recent research has found that the visible light from windows can reduce the number bacteria in the air. The authors of the study were surprised to discover that sunlight has similar bactericidal properties as some types ultraviolet light.

Reduces the Growth of Mold

Anti-microbial window treatments prevent the growth of fungus and mildew. These microorganisms thrive in warm and humid environments. Once they take hold, they can cause your curtains or blinds to become slimy and smelly. They can also damage fabric fibers, reducing their lifespan. By using a fabric with an anti-microbial coating, you can protect your investment and keep your home clean and healthy.

Some fabric manufacturers, like Phifer Incorporated, use an antimicrobial protection called Alliin to combat mold and mildew in their SheerWeave fabrics. The Alliin solution is woven into the fabric during production and remains effective throughout the lifetime of the product.

There is a growing concern that some fabrics can spread infections through cross-contamination, so many manufacturers have created fabrics with a pathogen fighting layer of defence. These fabrics are ideal for hospitals, schools, nurseries and dental practices because they inhibit the growth of stains and bad odours without compromising the hand feel or durability of the fabric.

Studies have shown that visible light reduces bacteria in dust, so it’s important to keep your windows open and use natural light when possible. It will help you stay healthy by keeping your circadian rhythms in balance and it can also increase the production of vitamin D, a crucial nutrient for bone health.

Mildew Growth Reduced

Antimicrobial window blinds inhibit the growth of mildew. They also prevent odors, stains and deterioration of the fabric resulting in cleaner, healthier blinds for longer. This is especially beneficial for allergy-prone, immunocompromised people or children.

In addition, antimicrobial window blinds reduce the buildup of dirt and contaminants around windows reducing cleaning times for you or your maid service. They can also help keep air cleaner and fresher for you or your loved ones.

This type of protection is particularly useful in commercial settings such as hospitals, schools, care homes and dental practices where the risk of infection is much higher. Our microban treatment is infused directly into the fabric at the time of production, and provides permanent antimicrobial protection throughout the lifecycle of the product.

These antibacterial roller shades can also be operated cordlessly. This is an important safety feature in places where young children or vulnerable adults are present as corded window treatments like curtains or blinds that form a loop can cause strangulation and even death. Contact us today to set up a free consultation if you’re interested in learning more.

Reduces the Growth of Fungi

Researchers discovered that certain window blinds with antimicrobial fabric can eradicate many types of organisms including fungi. Fungi are able to thrive on hard surfaces and can make individuals who come into contact with them sick. They can also damage fabrics over time by staining and degrading them.

Window blinds with antimicrobial fabric prevent the growth of fungi, bacteria, and other microorganisms and inhibit their ability to cause stains. This makes them ideal for areas that are frequently used by people like schools, hospitals, and office spaces. They are also resistant to moisture making them a great choice for bathrooms and the kitchen.

Love Your Blinds sells a variety of fabrics that are coated with antimicrobial solutions. These solutions are designed to kill and inhibit harmful bacteria. This means they don’t produce bad odours, won’t become discoloured or stained and are safe to wash over and over again.

Fabrics that are treated with copper-ions, which block the way bacteria breathe and eat, as well as create energy, are also available. This makes the fabric almost 100% microbe-resistant. Combine this with an antimicrobial chain to make your new window blinds more sterile.

Reduces the Growth of Stains

The antimicrobial coatings in our window blinds inhibit the growth of odor and stain-causing microorganisms. It also keeps fabrics fresher, longer and prevents deterioration of the fabric. This protection is infused in the fabrics during manufacturing and lasts for the life of the blinds.

These blinds are easier to clean and sanitize, making them healthier for staff and students. It also reduces the risk of cross-contamination, making them ideal for hospitals, schools and commercial spaces where health and safety are paramount.

Fabrics with built-in anti-bacterial technology are essential in schools, hospitals, and nursing homes where stains and bad smells are common. Microban treatments work to resist harmful bacteria, including E. coli, MRSA, Salmonella and Campylobacter, leaving the surfaces free of these microscopic organisms.

Lecluyse has developed the first synthetic vertical blinds with integrated antibacterial protection that works 24 hours a day throughout the year. The coating is able to eliminate bacteria when it comes into contact with the surface. It can be wiped clean for complete removal. We offer a range of colours and widths for these blinds, making them suitable for any space. If you prefer to operate your window blinds with operating chains we can also add a range of antimicrobial copper-coated operating chains. This enhances your antibacterial protection as the copper ions obstruct bacteria’s metabolism, preventing it from absorbing or accumulating odours and other contaminants.

Reduces the growth of viruses

Anti-microbial coatings inhibit the growth of harmful bacteria, fungi and mildew that cause stains and bad odors. This means that your window blinds will stay cleaner and fresher for longer. This is especially important for allergy-prone or immunocompromised individuals who need extra protection from illness-causing organisms.

A fabric treated with Microban antimicrobial technology will resist the growth of germs. The fabric can be washed frequently, keeping it clean and safe. This is why so many hospitals and other medical facilities use fabrics and textiles containing Microban anti-microbial protection.

Our antimicrobial blinds can be made to measure, so they will fit your windows perfectly. They are available in roller and vertical formats. They are manufactured using the latest Bio Cote silver based antimicrobial technology making them suitable for hospitals and other environments where hygiene is of paramount importance.

There are also antimicrobial blinds available that feature a copper-coated operating chain to prevent the growth of germs on the part of the operating cord that is in physical contact with people the most. This is particularly beneficial in areas where children or vulnerable adults might entangle themselves in the operating cords and become unable to free themselves.

by Douglas