Why are So Many People Installing Faux Wood Blinds?

Posted by All About Blinds

September 21, 2015

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Everyone likes having options, but sometimes having too many options can turn making the best choice into a challenge. The same situation can arise when it comes to blinds for your windows. There are two main choices among window blinds: wood blinds and faux wood blinds. Wood blinds often come at a higher price compared to its faux counterpart. There are several important factors to consider when contemplating which to purchase, including humidity or if you have kids or pets. The best way to decide whether faux wood blinds are perfect for your needs is to consider the benefits they offer.

1. Eco­friendly

Faux wood blinds are made from synthetic materials. The raw materials used in the manufacture of faux wood blinds include vinyl or wood combined with synthetic materials. Therefore, the manufacturing process does not require much wood, or any at all. And better yet, your synthetic blinds can be recycled to make new blinds or other synthetic products. This can ultimately reduce the number of trees cut down.

2. Moisture­ Resistant

Synthetic products are more resistant to moisture; they can withstand more humidity and high temperatures without warping. And since faux wood blinds are made from synthetic materials they are perfect in regions where the sun shines bright and the air is laden with moisture. They can even withstand direct contact with water. If you are considering installing wood blinds, you will constantly need to make sure they don’t get wet. Remember, if wooden blinds get too damp, they can lose their smooth finish and protective coat, resulting in damage and warping. So before you make up your mind, consider the humidity levels in the area you live.

3. Easy to Maintain

Most people don’t put much thought into the maintenance of window blinds, expecting it to be easy. But if you purchase wood blinds that may not be the case. Faux wood blinds are water­ resistant, so you won’t need to constantly worry about how or when they will get ruined. You can clean them with water and soap without any issues. Even if they get splashed with water, you have no cause for concern. There is no need to polish them, or give them any other kind of special treatment.

4. Low Cost

Real wood blinds cost far more than faux wood blinds. Since faux wood blinds are made from synthetic material, producing them doesn’t cost as much. Also, since the cost of the material is low, it helps to bring down the overall cost of buying and installing the blinds. This means you can still get a stunning blind without burning a hole in your pocket.

5. Just Like Wood

The great thing about faux wood blinds is they can match the beauty of wood blinds without costing you the same high price. They can also match the quality of wood blinds in terms of strength. Furthermore their durability makes them extremely versatile in their design and application.

Their low cost, aesthetic appeal, and carefree maintenance can make faux wood blinds an extremely attractive option for your home. You can get them in any size you’d like, and for as many windows you need. If you would like to browse our selection of faux wood blinds, or if you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us. We know you have many options to fulfill your window treatment needs, and we’re glad you choose us.

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