Thought of as very traditional window treatments, verticals have evolved over the years. Verticals are a very durable product and comes in three main materials; vinyl, sheer and fabric and hundreds of colors, styles and patterns. These too can be automated.
Horizontal blinds have evolved over the years. Sometimes used as an inexpensive alternative to shutters, horizontal blinds come in a wide variety of colors, material size and can be cordless and/or automated.