The main reason why there are wooden items is because they are cheaper and more beautiful than products made from PVC and metal. This is especially the case when the items in question are wooden window blinds. Because wood is sustainable, wooden blinds are eco-friendly. Bamboo is a wood type mostly used in making the blinds but some manufacturers can use other types of woods depending on what is readily available and the qualities they are in search of. If you would like to change your window blinds to a more wooden feel, then you should consider wooden binds. The following are important things to consider when shopping for your next window blinds made of wood.
Wooden blinds can be crafted from different types of wood as such, they have the ability to fit in well with just about any interior décor. Whether your home has a contemporary, modern, countryside, Edwardian or victoria interior, wooden blinds will blend in well. The blinds can be varnished, painted or stained and you have an advantage of choosing any form that goes well with what you have done with your interior. The slats will come in different sizes and this makes them compatible with the window and the rest of the items in the room.
Since wooden blinds are thicker than blinds made of vinyl and plastic, they will provide more privacy. The thickness of wooden blinds will hide any shadows and any outlines of people inside the room especially at night when the lights are on. Even with such privacy, the wooden blinds will still be lighter than other types of blinds.
Wooden blinds have a better score in adding texture to any room than the best blinds made of plastic. With a simple natural stain, the blinds can be transformed to beautiful works of art that will accentuate the room. The wooden finish will blend in well in any type of interior design.
Wooden blinds do not present any challenges in maintenance. Cleaning these blinds is easier than cleaning most of the other types. Since the blinds should not be soaked in water, you do not have to take them down to clean them. The blinds are not held together through holes and this makes cleaning even easier. All that is needed is to close the blinds then dust them from top to bottom the close them the other way and repeat the process. After a period of about 6 months, you can use a damp cloth to wipe the blinds and leave them to dry.
Wooden blinds are durable and will give you years of service before you are in need of new blinds. The fact that they are low maintenance blinds makes them great options for anyone in search of highly decorative but functional window blinds.
Wooden blinds are easy to install but will require assistance from someone who understands the installation process. You only need to call window blinds installation professionals and the blinds will be up and ready for use within a few minutes.
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