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Wood Blinds — Bring A Feeling Of Nature To Your Home!

Real wood has been used for hundreds of years for home-building and furniture. In our busy and stressful lives it gives us a feeling of warmth and relaxation. That’s why even now we so willingly use natural wood for our home interior. If you are passionate about natural wood blinds for your windows in spite their high price, don’t feel guilty—your passion is understandable and you are not alone.

Like other wood items at home, wooden window blinds add richness and a feeling of comfort. Well-matched to your wooden floor or furniture, they supplement the room’s interior and make your home more attractive. Wood Venetian blinds (window blinds with horizontal slats) are made of real wood and are held together by cord ladders. The slats come in different sizes, shapes, and colors. You can choose:

  • 1” blinds, which are considered wood mini blinds
  • 2” blinds, the most popular choice
  • 2.5”–3” blinds, which give you a feeling of wood plantation shutters

There is a wide range of finishes, colors, and shades of real wood that you can select, from light honey to mahogany. And, if you want, you can even get black wooden blinds for your home.

Wooden window blinds are made of several types of wood: American Basswood, or premium wood, is sturdier, has a higher quality, and, of course, a higher price. A second type is Ramin wood, which is not so sturdy, and is less expensive.

Wooden blinds are lightweight, durable, have excellent UV protection, insulation, and sound absorption. Cord holes in blinds slats don’t allow you to block light completely, but many companies offer decorative tapes for their horizontal blinds, which hide the holes and also add a decorative accent to wood slats. You can also get additional features for your blinds, such as cordless or motorization options.

Wood blinds look very attractive in almost any interior, and can give a feeling of luxury to a very plain room. But they are not soil and dust resistant, and can scratch easily. Therefore if you want to see a complete wooden décor in your bathroom or kitchen, consider faux wood blinds instead, which look like real wood, but at the same time are more practical in high humidity areas.

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Cleaning wooden blinds shouldn’t be difficult, if you do it regularly. Clean them with a soft, dry cloth, feather duster, or vacuum with a dust brush attachment. And if you want to make cleaning process easier - try one of cleaners designed specially for window blinds: mini blind brush or mini blind vacuum attachment .

Wood blinds can be very costly, especially when you need them for several windows, so measure for them accurately, if you decide to do it by yourself. A small mistake can cost you a lot of money! If you are not sure about your measuring skills, let a professional do this job.

Real wood is an excellent insulator and your beautiful blinds will keep your home warmer in winter and cool in hot summer. As I mentioned above they are quite expensive, but they will save you a lot of money in future on electricity bills. For more information about it visit Energy saving window coverings at Green-Energy-Efficient-Homes.com.

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Wooden Mini Blinds
Wood mini blinds are comfortable, stylish, and provide a warm pleasant look to every interior.

Vertical Blinds
When you consider window treatment for your living/dining room or patio doors, vertical blinds may be an excellent choice.

Wooden Vertical Blinds
Though the most popular verticals for homes and offices are fabric and vinyl blinds, there are many people who like wooden verticals. They choose them for their attractive warm look and for the many other advantages that real wood has.

Faux Wood Blinds
If you want real wood-like window blinds, but worry about the price or practical aspects, shop for faux wood blinds, which are also called alternative wood blinds.

Faux Wood Vertical Blinds – Practical Choice With Natural Look
If you want natural wood looking blinds for your windows, but your budget is limited — look for faux wood vertical blinds.

Window Mini Blinds
If you need quick, economical, yet aesthetic window treatment for your house, or apartment, — shop for mini blinds, — you will get a practical solution, and your interior will become more attractive.

Elegant fabric, practical vinyl, or modern look of aluminum — which vertical blinds do you prefer?
Fabric, vinyl, aluminum... Different types of vertical blinds have different advantages.

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