Get to Know Window Blinds and the Different Kinds Available in the Market
The description of window blinds is that it is a window protection that is usually installed on the window’s interior side. Hiding the interior part of a place and to limit the ray of sunshine from entering the area are the normal uses of window blinds. Let us discuss briefly some of these different kinds of window blinds that are sold in the market.
The number one kind of window blinds that we will describe, and this type is categorized under the wider group, is called the Venetian blind. Know that the first Venetian blinds were taken from wide curved metal slats similar to that of mini slats, and the shapes could be curved, flat or elliptical.
The next kind of window blind is the PVC or the Faux type, and this kind of blind is placed under the category of mini blinds. This type is usually prepared with the use of a solid or foamed poly vinyl chloride plastic. Be informed that one of the latest materials that is used for blind slats is faux or PVC. There are two surfaces that can be made of this kind of window blind, and these are smooth and embossed with wood grains. Usually this kind has a limited selection of colors and most of it is white, with some made also of colors of wood.
Note that PVC is very sturdy, generally resistant to UV rays and is waterproof. PVC materials may be easier to clean, but its slats weight prove to be a disadvantage because it is heavier in comparison to composite and wood slats. Thus, there is a difficulty that will arise if you use this kind on large windows.
Another type of window blinds is the composite blinds which are manufactured from a blend of polymers and wood materials. The composite is considered as one of the preferred blinds that is being introduced among the newest window protection. The slats of this type has the surface made of either smooth poly coating or solid composite. This type is very similar to the PVC type when it comes to color selection which is limited and normally only white and qualities. Note that the price range of composite is from low to medium priced, with some made of wood colors or stain colors.
The last but not the least among window blinds is the wood blind which is considered as of great value and premium because it is made from real wood. The slats of this kind of window blinds came from an American hardwood usually the Basswood for its premium, and assorted Oriental hardwood for the slats of the value wood blinds type.
You can match nicely your wood blinds with your cabinet or the colored trim for the covers of your window and thus are the best.