Choosing the right blinds for your home can be an exciting time. With so many styles, and materials available, you have the option to choose blinds that will complement the specific colors and style of your home.
Many blind materials are eco-friendly. Not only do they keep the sun out, without warping or fading, they also come in materials that are sustainable and made from recycled materials.
Blinds are more than just sun blockers though, with so many different styles available for purchase today, the right blind can complement your home and add that extra something to your rooms.
Knowing the different material options that blinds are available in toady can help you to select the perfect blinds for your home.
Wood blinds, not to be confused with wooden shutters, are the natural way to add timeless beauty your room. Wood blinds come in a variety of colors and styles. Their durability, safety, and natural composite make them an appealing option. Wooden blinds come with either horizontal or vertical slats. Wooden blinds are also available in bamboo –a fast growing, renewable resource.
Faux wood blinds appeal to those who live in warmer climates, where wood would not withstand the heat or climate. They offer the same warm feel of wooden blinds, with the ability to hold up in humid conditions. Faux wood blinds are also popular alternative for wood in bathrooms and kitchens, where steam is often found. The plastic components in Lake Forest faux wood blinds by Graber® contain up to 50% pre-consumer recycled materials, making this an especially eco-friendly option.
Composite blinds are made with wood and synthetics, so they are similar in look and feel to wood – but are considerably lower in cost. They hold up well in humid conditions, and are scratch resistant. Composite blinds will not warp, yet appear just as authentic as real wooden blinds. Composite blinds are often made with recycled wood, so be sure to ask your retailer about available eco-friendly options.
Aluminum blinds are one of the most popular blind choices for many people. Aluminum blinds are one of the most affordable horizontal blinds on the market. Aluminum blinds come in many different shades and add a sophisticated feel to any room. They are a great choice for homes, as well as offices, plus they are available in eco-friendly options as well. Hunter Douglass aluminum blind slats, for example, are made with up to 95% recycled aluminum content.
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