Elegantly Dress up Your Home’s Windows

On February 24, 2016 by Josh

Would you like to change the way your home looks without having to spend thousands? Then new window blinds may be the answer. These simple window treatments can completely transform how your home looks and feels. Plus, it gives you the added benefit of being to control how much light and privacy you have in your home, while also making your windows look softer. Clearly, there are loads of advantages to them, not to mention they come in lots of styles and colors.

Spend some time on the internet looking for the different styles of blinds. Some of the most popular ones include Venetian, faux wood, mini, roller, and vertical blinds, although there are many others. Each has their own pros and cons.

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Vertical Blinds

These are usually made of plastic, fabric and sometimes wood. They are suitable for homes and offices alike and go particularly well on larger windows. They offer some of the highest levels of insulation and energy savings. They are also very easy to install, and easy to clean. They are, as such, some of the most cost effective options out there.

Roller Blinds

Two general types of roller blinds exist. The first is the sidewinder action, and the second is the spring action. With the sidewinder, you pull a cord and with the spring action, you pull a spring. These can be used in any room in your home. You can get waterproof models for your bathroom and blackout models for your bedrooms, for instance. The latter are particularly popular, because they will enable you to have a longer night sleep without being woken up by the rising sun.

Mini Blinds

Mini blinds are actually Venetian blinds, but they create a slightly different look. They come in a range of prices and styles. Usually, they are made from either aluminum or PVC. When closed, they give the window a flat, smooth appearance.

Woven Wood Blinds

These are some of the more expensive blinds, being made of weeds, woods and fibers. They create a really natural feel and are perfect for designs where you want to bring some of the outside in. They are also very effective at filtering the rays of the sun.

Venetian Blinds

These sit horizontally and can be pulled up or down. The slats can also be tiled, usually by about 180 degrees. As such, these blinds give you the greatest amount of control over how much light and privacy can come into your home. They are available in a huge range of materials and are some of the most popular and common ones on the market, not in the least because they are the most traditional type of blind, but also because they are highly affordable.

These are just some of the blinds that you can choose from and there are many more. By spending some time online looking at the selection that is available to you, you will be able to completely transform the look and feel of your property at an affordable price.

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