The Benefits of Wooden Window Blinds
While there are many options available for window treatments, traditional wooden blinds continue to be one of the most popular options among homeowners. Their versatility, elegance, and classic look make wooden blinds a great option to warm up any space. However, with so many window treatment options available, many individuals may wonder why they should choose wooden window blinds over another, more affordable, option. The fact is that this is where the saying “you get what you pay for” can be applied as there are many benefits of wooden blinds that other window treatment options simply cannot provide. Here are just a few of the many benefits of wooden window blinds.
While window blinds tend to provide good privacy when closed, the thickness and tight seal of most wooden blinds mean that they provide superior privacy even over blinds made of other materials. Not even movement or shadows can be detected through their dark wooden slats. The same qualities of wooden blinds that allows them to provide superior privacy also allows them to provide excellent insulation and light control. Wooden blinds give you the power to control the amount of light entering your home while simultaneously improving your home’s energy efficiency.
Wooden blinds are an extremely versatile window treatment option that can be made in a wide variety of sizes and styles. These blinds can be custom designed to fit a wind range of window sizes, and can be crafted out of a variety of woods and stained various ways to perfectly match your home’s style and décor. Furthermore, wooden blinds are much lighter than many other window treatment options. This can make them the best option for large windows, as they can be opened, closed, raised, and lowered with the slightest of effort no matter how large your home’s windows are.
Wooden blinds are among the easiest window treatments to clean and maintain. Even blinds made out of other synthetic materials can become a nightmare to clean as they can collect a great deal of dirt and they usually do not come clean unless they are taken down completely and washed by hand. While wooden blinds can be attractors of dust, they are much easier to clean than other blinds as dirt and grime do not stick to them. They can usually be easily wiped clean with a damp cloth. However, it will be important to make sure that you dry wooden blinds fully after cleaning them, as wooden blinds can become damaged by moisture. This susceptibility of wooden blinds to moisture makes it vital that they are not installed in highly humid areas of the home such as the kitchen and bathrooms.
One of the reasons that wooden window treatments have been popular for decades is the elegant natural feel they can bring to a room. Wooden blinds can bring a traditional, classy look to your home using all natural materials. Furthermore, being made from all natural materials, wooden blinds are all unique. Each blind will have a different grain pattern and style making sure that your windows treatments will be unlike anything anyone else has.
The wide variety of benefits wooden window blinds can provide continue to make them one of the most popular window treatment options among homeowners. Homeowners who choose to have wooden window blinds installed in their home often fall in love with the rich, warm, elegant feel they bring to a room, as well as their practical benefits. Contact us to find out about more of the benefits that you can receive from having wooden window blinds installed in your home.