Wood Mini Blinds
- A Natural Alternative
When choosing window treatments for your home or office
wood mini blinds can be a nice, natural
alternative to the regular plastic or aluminum mini blinds.
Wood mini blinds come in a variety of shapes,
sizes and different types of wood like Ramin or Bass. You
will also find different stains on wood mini blinds which you
can buy as is or stain yourself. In doing so you can create a
much more dramatic effect to your window treatment. Darker
stained wood mini blinds like mahogany are very popular and add
a element of class to your environment.
Not only do wood mini blinds provide shade and privacy they
create a warm and cozy look to any room in your house no matter
if it is in your kitche, living room or bedroom. You will often
find wood mini blinds in offices and workplaces. Since wood
mini blinds look great from both the inside and the outside
they are a wise choice for window treatments and coverings.
Although they tend to be slightly more expensive then their
counterparts of aluminum and vinyl mini blinds you can often
find used or cheaper models online on shopping websites such as
Amazon and Ebay.
The most important things to consider when choosing wood
mini blinds are appearance, privacy offered, light controlling
ability, insulating value, and the ease of operation. Although
mini blinds are available in vinyl and aluminum materials also,
wood blinds are most preferred for their style and look despite
being more expensive compared to the other types of mini
Another option would be to source out faux wood mini blinds.
They come with the same great look but are a fraction of
the cost of regular wood mini blinds. Not to mention they are
much more practical in bathrooms or laundry room with high
humidity as they won't warp or rot like regular wood blinds
Wood mini blinds are easy to install but if you would
rather, most manufacturers can install them for you. Most
blinds come in different slat sizes ranging from 1-3 inches.
The one and two-inch slats can be painted or exposed oak, maple
or cherry to match your furniture, flooring or wall paneling.
Wood mini blinds should be used in a stable
temperature and humidity controlled environment to receive the
full benefit of the long lasting durability of real wood