In choosing the type of blinds for your use, there are many factors to consider. One thing is to take into consideration how well the blinds will complement your present furnishings and how they will complement to the construction materials of your house or office. Another guideline is to be consistent with your design style from the different rooms in the house to the outside view of your property.
Take note that in the window covering industry, there are some terminology that you have to understand, and in the case of the window blinds there are three popular categories, such as the venetian, roller and roman blinds.
Be aware of the three different materials that are used under the venetian blinds and these are the aluminum or mini blinds, wood and eco wood or faux wood or PVC blinds.
The aluminum venetian blinds are usually used in kitchens, bathrooms and in buildings or offices. In most instances, the aluminum venetian blinds are sold with the size of 25 mm slats, and with the flexible nature of the material, it has come to be known as mini blinds. The advantages of the aluminum venetian blinds are its very affordable way to cover your window, and the colors may be common to white and silver, there are also other colors that will match your office and home interiors.
To dress up the interiors of your home and office, you can use the stylish wooden venetian blinds. With the wood that is very lightweight and wider 50 mm slats, this kind of blinds is perfect for use on large windows of your home or office. You just have to avoid using this in areas where there is moisture in the air like in the bathrooms.
Trending to be very popular is the eco wood venetian blinds, which because of its material from composite material like PVC, are durable, easy to clean, will not warp, and will not change in color over period of time.
Made from 100% polyester material are the roller blinds which can be made to pen by rolling the shades up on a cylinder running above the window. Roller blinds usually come in two kinds which are the sunscreen and block out types. Because of its affordability, roller blinds have become very popular in the past years.
The next kind of blinds is the roman blinds which cover you windows and are operated by rolling sections of the blind that are stacked up, plus it gives a softer feel in your home or office and can match well to your furnishings. Roman blinds come in different fabric types, from polyester, linen or cotton fabrics. This type can easily be removed when cleaning and comes in a range of stylish patterns and designs.