Faux Wood Window Blinds: Improved Materials Make for Good Looks at Affordable Prices
Feb 13 2010
If you picture cheap, fake and tacky blinds when you think of faux wood window blinds, then you are in for a big surprise. Over the last few decades, faux wood has come a long way. Most people can't even tell the difference between real wood and faux wood until the go up and touch it.
However, there are some differences that just might make you want faux wood window blinds.
Faux Wood Blinds Material
One of the things that make faux wood blinds different is the material. At Blinds Chalet, we use a combination of vinyl, PVC and wood to make the blinds. This gives the blinds an authentic and real wood look. In addition, it makes it extremely durable.
When looking for faux wood blinds, you will want to stay away from the ones made from foam. These break easily and are not nearly as durable as PVC and vinyl.
Resistant to Humidity
While real wood blinds look very nice, they do not stand up to humidity and water. Over time, real wood will warp, bend and crack when exposed to high levels of humidity. Therefore, faux wood blinds are a much better choice when decorating a bathroom, kitchen or laundry room.
The faux wood will stay looking like new for years, even when exposed to the rapid temperature and humidity changes of a bathroom or laundry room. This alone is a reason to purchase faux wood as compared to real wood.
Faux Wood Window Blinds are More Affordable
Obviously, the price of faux wood blinds make them an affordable choice to many. The only thing you need to watch out for is the material. Like stated above, cheaper is not always better. Make sure the faux wood is made from vinyl or PVC and not foam.
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