We are independent & ad-supported. We may earn a commission for purchases made through our links.

Advertiser Disclosure

Our website is an independent, advertising-supported platform. We provide our content free of charge to our readers, and to keep it that way, we rely on revenue generated through advertisements and affiliate partnerships. This means that when you click on certain links on our site and make a purchase, we may earn a commission. Learn more.

How We Make Money

We sustain our operations through affiliate commissions and advertising. If you click on an affiliate link and make a purchase, we may receive a commission from the merchant at no additional cost to you. We also display advertisements on our website, which help generate revenue to support our work and keep our content free for readers. Our editorial team operates independently from our advertising and affiliate partnerships to ensure that our content remains unbiased and focused on providing you with the best information and recommendations based on thorough research and honest evaluations. To remain transparent, we’ve provided a list of our current affiliate partners here.

What are Panel Track Blinds?

Sheryl Butterfield
Updated May 16, 2024
Our promise to you
HomeQuestionsAnswered is dedicated to creating trustworthy, high-quality content that always prioritizes transparency, integrity, and inclusivity above all else. Our ensure that our content creation and review process includes rigorous fact-checking, evidence-based, and continual updates to ensure accuracy and reliability.

Our Promise to you

Founded in 2002, our company has been a trusted resource for readers seeking informative and engaging content. Our dedication to quality remains unwavering—and will never change. We follow a strict editorial policy, ensuring that our content is authored by highly qualified professionals and edited by subject matter experts. This guarantees that everything we publish is objective, accurate, and trustworthy.

Over the years, we've refined our approach to cover a wide range of topics, providing readers with reliable and practical advice to enhance their knowledge and skills. That's why millions of readers turn to us each year. Join us in celebrating the joy of learning, guided by standards you can trust.

Editorial Standards

At HomeQuestionsAnswered, we are committed to creating content that you can trust. Our editorial process is designed to ensure that every piece of content we publish is accurate, reliable, and informative.

Our team of experienced writers and editors follows a strict set of guidelines to ensure the highest quality content. We conduct thorough research, fact-check all information, and rely on credible sources to back up our claims. Our content is reviewed by subject matter experts to ensure accuracy and clarity.

We believe in transparency and maintain editorial independence from our advertisers. Our team does not receive direct compensation from advertisers, allowing us to create unbiased content that prioritizes your interests.

Panel track blinds are a type of window covering especially suitable for large windows and doors. A panel of material is attached to a sliding track system, usually wheeled for smooth operation. The track is mounted above the window or door frame. The panel can be opened or closed with a simple wand to slide it along the track.

Panel track blinds are relatively new to the window covering arena and compete with Venetian and vertical blinds. Advantages of using a panel track blind include less dust collected, ease of replacement, minimal movement and versatility in interior design. The safety of children and pets often comes into play with window treatments. Panel track blinds keep safety concerns at bay because they are usually operated by a stick wand, not dangling cords.

Panel track blinds stay mostly static with the track providing stable placement, reducing blind breakage and replacement costs. Some models offer weighted panel bottoms to hold the panel taut using gravity. The panels offer a clean, sleek look and are manufactured in a wide array of materials and patterns. The blinds are typically available in fabrics, sheer weaves, vinyl, and woven or solid wood. Vinyl blinds are most popular in kitchen and baths, where moisture is an issue. Parents of young children may appreciate the ease of cleaning vinyl panels, which can be wiped down with a damp cloth or sponge.

Sometimes, panels are attached with Velcro® onto the track, making removal and reattachment easy. Homeowners or commercial building staff can easily replace a torn panel. This also allows for no-fuss seasonal changes in interior decoration. Installing panel track blinds takes minimal skills. Additionally, the tracks do not take up much space above the window or door.

Panel track blinds are also suitable and inexpensive as room dividers. Their modern look, simplicity and low-cost is attractive when heavy, bulky room dividers are unwanted or it is not feasible to build a wall. Sizes can be customized depending on room size. As with panels covering windows and doors, homeowners can choose from solid or opaque styles depending on the desired amount of privacy or light.

HomeQuestionsAnswered is dedicated to providing accurate and trustworthy information. We carefully select reputable sources and employ a rigorous fact-checking process to maintain the highest standards. To learn more about our commitment to accuracy, read our editorial process.
Sheryl Butterfield
By Sheryl Butterfield , Writer
Sheryl Butterfield, a freelance writer in Denver, Colorado, is dedicated to addressing contemporary issues in her work. With a keen interest in environmental conservation and renewable energy technologies, Sheryl crafts informative articles that educate and inspire readers. She also provides practical advice for parents navigating the challenges of raising teenagers, drawing from her own experiences and research.

Discussion Comments

Sheryl Butterfield

Sheryl Butterfield


Sheryl Butterfield, a freelance writer in Denver, Colorado, is dedicated to addressing contemporary issues in her work....
Learn more
HomeQuestionsAnswered, in your inbox

Our latest articles, guides, and more, delivered daily.

HomeQuestionsAnswered, in your inbox

Our latest articles, guides, and more, delivered daily.