Could these anti-viral blinds be the key to keeping our homes virus free?

They're stain-resistant too!

We have seen a flurry of innovative ways to keep your homes virus-safe this winter. The new launch from Blind2go, is the latest product to take on the challenge.

Related: New app allows you to test new blinds (virtually) before you buy – will you be trying it?

The Blinds2go (opens in new tab) Antiviral roller blinds promise to offer a further layer of protection in your home against the virus. I'm sure like us, you're very intrigued.

Antiviral roller blinds

It is no surprise that the demand for antiviral fabrics in and around the home is on the rise. To meet this increasing demand, Blinds2go has created a new line of roller blinds, finished with an antiviral treatment.

antiviral blinds

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Buy now: Antiviral blinds, from £11.55, Blinds2go (opens in new tab)

The blind material has been tested and conforms with ISO18184:2019. Which is science speak for it has passed a standardised test to prove it's effectiveness.

The antiviral technology prevents viruses from settling on the fabric. This means you won't be spreading any viruses around your household via the blinds.

However, if you aren't convinced by the necessity of anti-viral blinds, the fabric has some other perks. The technology used in the material, promises to reduce stains and odours forming on the blinds.

A huge bonus if you are including blinds in a kitchen. And especially if they're placed behind a sink and likely to be splashed occasionally.

antiviral blackout blinds

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Buy now: Antiviral blackout blinds, from £14.45, Blinds2go (opens in new tab)

The Antiviral Snow, Stone and Alabaster coloured blinds are available with blackout backing for use in bedrooms. While the Antiviral Cotton, Parchment and Dove Blinds are best suited to the kitchen or living room, as they will allow light to gently filter through.

The Antiviral blinds are priced from £14.45 for the blackout versions. And prices start at £11.55 for the ordinary unlined blinds.

Made from 100 per cent polyester, the antiviral range is made-to-measure. They will arrive with easy-fit universal brackets, that are suitable for top, side and face fitting. The aluminium roller tube is rust free and controlled by a nickel chain.

Related: How to measure for blinds for a window – including roller and Roman blinds

Will you be adding these new innovative blinds to your home?

Rebecca Knight
Rebecca Knight

Rebecca Knight has been the Deputy Editor on the Ideal Home Website since 2022. She graduated with a Masters degree in magazine journalism from City, University of London in 2018, before starting her journalism career as a staff writer on women's weekly magazines. She fell into the world of homes and interiors after joining the Ideal Home website team in 2019 as a Digital Writer. In 2020 she moved into position of Homes News Editor working across Homes & Gardens, LivingEtc, Real Homes, Gardeningetc and Ideal Home covering everything from the latest viral cleaning hack to the next big interior trend.