Furnish home with blinds that control Light, Humidity levels, offer better insulation
Faux wood blinds are the perfect alternative to wood blinds. Made of vinyl or a combination of vinyl and hardwood, these blinds can easily pass off as wood blinds in appearance, giving the same elegance and style at an affordable price.
However, don’t mistake it as just another low-end imitation of their higher counterpart, wood blinds.
In fact, these blinds are more durable and long lasting than wood blinds.
They have high endurance and are less likely to scratch, split or stain. Unlike wood blinds which are extremely weather sensitive, these can be used in all rooms, under varied conditions.
They are immune to high humidity levels. Thus,it’s well suited for bathrooms, kitchens, garages and other areas with high moisture.
With these types of blinds you can say goodbye to chipping, warping and rotting that wood blinds are susceptible to.
What’s more, faux wood blinds also offer better insulation and are much easier to maintain than wood blinds. They can be easily cleaned with soap and water.
Faux wood blinds come in a variety of sizes. You can either choose from the standardized sizes available or if you have large windows, you can get customized blinds to suit your needs. Customized faux wood blinds are not very expensive either.
Also, it is important to determine the location of the faux wood blinds before-hand; whether they will be hung inside or outside your window framing, as the measurements can vary significantly
They are available in various styles and finishes such as smooth, sandblasted or embossed. While curved slats provide greater light control, flat slats provide a more uniform look. Routless blinds can block light penetration completely.
While standard blinds on have small holes in each slat for the cording to run, routless blinds go up the front and back of blind, thus eliminating the need for holes in the slat. This way, they are able to ensure complete darkness as opposed to standard window blinds which permit light to filter through these holes even when the blinds are closed.
Apart from these, you can also pick from the traditional styles of mini, horizontal or vertical blinds, cordless blinds or the more recent motorized blinds. You can add tilt or locking pull rods or a valance to give it an extra dose of style to match your home decor.
While purchasing your blinds, look for the ones that have been U.V. treated to protect the finish. This maintains and protects the original color of the blind from harsh sunlight at the same time while protecting your indoors and more importantly you and your loved ones. Also, don’t forget to check on the warrantyof the items you’ve selected.
It is available in almost every imaginable shade such as white, oak, cherry, eggshell and dark walnut, apart from the conventional colours. You can easily find one that matches your home perfectly.
Also, the fact that they can be easily installed and cost almost 30% less than wood blinds make them irresistible. So go ahead, and furnish your house in style with faux wood blinds.