Pleated blinds are the most popular type of sun protection products, because they are very versatile. A pleated blind consists of a special sun protection textile with integrated and permanent plies. The plies can be closed or opened like an accordion. Thus, the window can be partially or completely shaded. The fabric is hereby mounted on small rails at the top and at the bottom and is leaded through a special cord technique. The made to measure blinds can be freely positioned and are easy to manipulate.
Discover the liveable variety with the pleated blinds of erfal and decide, according to the mood, room situation or season, about the light incidence in your rooms.
- stable and durable
- freely positionable
- made to measure production for each window type due to many kinds of pleated blinds
- space-saving mounting, when necessary also possible without drilling
- more than 330 fabrics in different colours, motifs and transparencies
- combination of different fabrics
- two techniques in different colours – one of these techniques is exclusively made by erfal
- three different ply sizes S (16 mm), M (20 mm) and L (32 mm)
Fields of application
- rectangular windows
- roof lights (e.g Velux®, Roto®, Braas®)
- windows with special forms (triangular, pentagonal, circular, semi-circular, quadrant)
- for the ceiling of winter gardens
- suitable for wet rooms due to coated fabrics
- available for bedrooms as a day and night pleated blind or as a pleated blind with opaque fabrics
- perfect for children’s room: tensioned pleated blinds, which fulfill the requirements for the child safety according to EN13120
Pleated blinds are practical. They can be mounted free-hanging or tensioned and some mounting types will even save you from drilling.
in the window bar
Due to the tension cord bracket in the window bar, pleated blinds can also be mounted or tensioned at inclined roof lights. The pleated blind is hereby directly screwed or glued on the debate.
on the window frame
Free-hanging or tensioned pleated blinds can be mounted on the window frame with the help of wall fixing brackets or block holders. Drilling is not necessary when mounting with block holders.
in front of the window
Pleated blinds can be mounted in front of the recess or directly in the recess according to the room situation. The mounting can be made on the wall or on the ceiling. Further, you have the choice between the tensioned or free-hanging type.
Types and particularities
erfal pleated blinds are made to measure for all kinds of windows.
Pleated blinds can also shade semi-circular or quadrant windows without a gap.
Geometrical extravagances, such as round windows, are perfectly set in scene through pleated blinds.
For triangular windows, you have the choice between a freely slidable or fixed type.
Slope types allow a reliable glare and sun protection for polygonal window types such as pentagons or hexagons.
Pleated blinds for winter gardens and skylights
Tensioned pleated blinds can perfectly shade the windows in the winter garden – without overhangs or gaps. Conversely, they can show the whole glass surface if requested.
Pleated blinds for roof lights
Pleated blinds are suitable for all living rooms – from roof to winter garden. They protect your attics against overheating in summer or strong cooling during the winter.
Tensioned pleated blinds are freely positionable. You decide about the light incidence in your rooms. According to the situation, the personal preferences or the season, you can regulate the lighting atmosphere in your rooms.
Two different techniques and five different-coloured profile types are selectable according to the type of your window frame. The exclusive erfal technique for pleated blinds convinces through their innovative further developments.
For the manual operation of pleated blinds, different handle types and colours are available for both technique systems. Either simple plastic handles or extra-ordinary metal handles – the operation handles of erfal are available according to your personal taste. The innovation of this product range is the operation handle “fix”- He’s available in the colours white, grey and black.
Day and night pleated blinds
You are more flexible when using day and night pleated blinds with two differently transparent fabrics, because each fabric can shade the whole window.
Pleated blind types
Small, medium or big fabric plies – the erfal pleated blind range includes, next to the standard type with 20 mm, also the SMART pleated blind with a ply width of only 16 mm. This range is completed by the MAXI pleated blind with especially big fabric plies of 32 or 42 mm. Thus, you can shade effectively different window types and forms, as well as winter gardens and balcony glazings.
Roof light pleated blinds with side guidings are especially light-tight and energy-efficient.
The magnet locks, which are integrated in the tension cord brackets of the tensioned pleated blinds.
The tensioned pleated blind types ESC2/VSC2 are combining a discrete look, operating comfort and a practical adhesive fixation. The sliding is made comfortably and easy due to the ergonomical grip rails. The mounting works with an adhesive profile, which is mounting directly on the window pane. Thus, drilling and screwing is not necessary. The adhesive profile avoids a lateral light strip. The grip rail is guided in the lateral adhesive profile. This avoids a fall out on tilted windows and minimizes rattling noises of the rails on the window.
Tensioned pleated blinds are ideal for the use in children’s rooms. The blinds are not only easy to manipulate, but also comply with the requirements of the child safety according to the European Norm (EN) 13120.
According to your taste
At your erfal specialist retailer, you can look through the colour assorted collection and choose the desired fabric. According to the pattern of the fabric, you can get an impression about the haptic, the colour, the transparency and the design effect.
Trend card „Scandi Chic“
Timeless, uncomplicated and functional are the main characteristics of this Nordic furnishing style. This description can be also used for the new fabric choice of the erfal "SCANDIchic" collection. 24 new pleated blind fabrics in the colour spectre white-blue-grey and graphical patterns will convince you.
Darkening pleated blind fabrics are serving for a relaxing and ideal lighting for rest rooms. Further, they are a reliable glare protection. Thus, you can move in your habitations whenever you want. No light from the outside will get in through the usage of non-transparent fabrics. Darkening pleated blind fabrics can also, during the summer season, keep the room climate constantly. Thus, a heating is avoided.
Pleated blinds and more…
For modern living concepts with different window surfaces, several pleated fabrics are simultaneously available for roller blinds, double roller blinds, vertical blinds or panel blinds.
In the erfal collection for pleated blinds you will not only find a wide range of decent colours and motifs, but also current trends of the furnishing sector. Next to the long runners white, cream and beige, you can also choose strong colours such as apple green, neon orange or marine blue.
Made to measure
Geometrical extravagances, such as round, semi-circular or triangular windows, are perfectly set in scene through pleated blinds. Nearly all types of windows can be shaded with pleated blinds – discover the possibilities!
Material & motifs
The main part of pleated blind fabrics is made of easy-care polyester. Famous qualities are Crash and Crepp, textiles with a structure and an especial haptic. You can set eye-catchers with notable printings, stylish burn-out fabrics, Shirley textiles and fabrics with integrated design yarn, which will create a shimmering effect.
Pleated blind fabrics are available with different transparencies: transparent, semi-transparent and opaque.
Many fabrics have a coating on the rear, which reflects sunlight as well as heat and which guarantees an optimal dimming of your rooms. You have the choice between white, silver and Perlex-coatings.