Assorted Window Blind Types

The function of blinds is to block the entrance of sunlight into rooms that do not require one. Another function is to give the inhabitants of a certain home or commercial space some sort of privacy so that outsiders will not be able to see the insides clearly. This is the reason why people have their windows accentuated by window blind and have their homes installed with electric blinds; most of them are for its aesthetic reason rather than functional. To know more about the different types of blinds, simply read on.


Aluminum blinds are often used in kitchens and bathrooms as well as in business offices. Almost always aluminum Venetian blinds are sold with 25mm slats and due to the flexible nature of the aluminum. They are also known as mini blinds. They are a very inexpensive way to cover a window and although the common colors are white and silver, they can be found in a variety of colors that can match the motif of the interior of your home or office.


The wooden blinds are a very stylish way to cover your windows and dress up the interior of your home's windows. They are commonly sold with 50mm slats but they are also available in 25mm slats. Other slat options can also be found but are most of them are not commonly used. They are commonly made of a very lightweight wood called basswood but they can be found in a variety of oriental hardwoods and bamboo as well. Basswood is the ideal material because of its robustness. It warps less than other woods over time. They are a perfect choice for big windows and they are suitable for most windows in the home. The only area to avoid is places where there is moisture in the air like bathrooms and kitchens. The most common wood type colors are lightwoods, for example, cedar, mid colored woods like cherry and darker woods like mahogany.


The Ecowood blinds are rising when it comes to popularity and they are made from composite materials like PVC or plastic but can include also some wood. They are very popular because they are very durable and easy to maintain and they do not warp or discolor in time, unlike the wood types. They are especially good for areas that may be exposed to moisture as they do not warp easily.

The roller blinds are window coverings that can be opened by rolling the shades up on a cylinder that is mounted above a window. The roller blinds are commonly made up of 100% polyester material. The roller blinds typically come in two types which the sunscreen and the block out. Roller Blinds are very inexpensive and therefore have been popular for many years. A wide range of colors are available and the simple rolling mechanism of the roller blinds means they can last for many years without showing signs of degrading or damage.


Blind installers do also install quality door screens for homes and commercial establishments. Reach out to their pros now for your quotation.

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