Wood Blinds Offer Your Room A Break From The Sun
Jan 23 2013

Closed Wood BlindsWood blinds are commonly known as Venetian blinds. Horizontal wood slats are joined by a corded pulley, which gathers all the slats at the top of the window to reveal the view. Or, the slats can be set at an angle to allow light to travel through the blind, all the while still retaining some level of privacy. Wood blinds come in a number of finishes, stains, woods, colors and sizes. Wooden Venetian blinds are also available as vertical blinds. They are manufactured with wider slats, and they operate in virtually the same way as the horizontal blinds. Although instead of being drawn upwards to reveal the window, they will draw to one side, gathering in a vertical bunch.


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Tips For Choosing the Best Window Treatment Color For Your Home
Sep 20 2012

Once you have selected the best type of window treatment for your home, the next step is to choose the color or fabric of your new blinds or shades. With thousands of colors, fabrics and materials on the market today, how do you choose which option is the best one for your space? Read on for some tips for selecting the best colors for your window treatments.


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Introducing Limited Editions Wood Window Coverings
Jan 26 2012

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Blinds Chalet is proud to announce our Limited Editions series of window coverings. This luxurious designer series of matching real wood blinds and cornices are custom made in USA. Each Limited Editions product is color coordinated making it easy to keep a consistent color scheme throughout the entire house. Install real wood vertical blinds on your patio door next to wood blinds in your windows or a real wood cornice above any window treatment.


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Blinds Chalet Announces Buy 3 Get 1 Free Sale
Nov 8 2010

Blinds Chalet announces Buy 3 Get 1 Free sale on Classic 2” Faux Wood Blinds, Summit 2” Wood Blinds and Classic 1” Aluminum Mini Blinds. It’s November and the holidays are quickly approaching. For those interested in dressing up their homes for the holidays, Blinds Chalet is offering unbeatable deals. To sweeten the deal even more, an additional 30% off and free shipping can be had if blinds are ordered before Thanksgiving.


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Why You Should Buy Light Filtering Blinds
Sep 1 2010

Light filtering blinds are some of the most versatile blinds on the market. They have the best attributes of Roman Shades, Cellular Shades and Venetian blinds all rolled into one. They are some of the best looking insulating blinds available. They are energy efficient, have style and light filtering qualities.


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Blinds Chalet Introduces Platinum Wood Cornice
Aug 31 2010

Blinds Chalet introduces their new Platinum Wood Cornice. Wood cornices add a decorative finish to window blinds and draperies. They not only create a focal point for the room, the variety of paints and stains can tie in with furniture or flooring accents or can stand alone. Platinum Wood Cornices come in sixteen varieties of paints and stains to match Blind Chalet’s Platinum Wood Blinds. However, these cornices also provide a complimentary finish for fabric window treatments and drapes.


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Blinds Chalet Announces the Best Window Treatments for Mountain Living
Jul 24 2010

Mountain living offers different challenges for decorating than other climates. In the mountains, wood expands and contracts depending on the season. The nights are cold with temperatures dipping into the 30’s and 40’s while daytime temperatures can top 95 degrees. It’s the extremes that appeal to some. Most people who live in the mountains do without air conditioning in order to enjoy the clean, fresh mountain air. As such, it can be a challenge to keep houses and apartments cool during the long summer days, which is why Blinds Chalet announces their best window treatments for mountain living.


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Blinds Chalet Announces Sale on Woven Wood Roller Shades
Jul 18 2010

Blinds Chalet announces a sale on their popular woven wood roller shades. Roller shades are most often employed during the summer months or for homes in warmer climates. They allow light to filter in while minimizing glare and reducing the amount of heat that enters a home.


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Benefits of Woven Wood Roller Shades
Jul 6 2010

Spring and summer are some of the most popular seasons for purchasing woven wood roller shades.Their weave allows wind and air to flow through while creating a privacy barrier. They block glare and the heat of the sun, while offering appealing patterns and designs.


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Wood Blinds and Mini Blinds Alleviate Allergies
Jun 23 2010

When flowers and plants start to bud, allergies act up. In the mountains, it might be cottonwoods that triggers sneezing, runny noses and itchy eyes. In other places, it may be the grasses, or even dust. Those who have chronic allergy problems dread the springtime and the discomfort it brings. However, there is one element that can be controlled throughout the spring/summer seasons and that’s the home.


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Blinds Chalet Announces Benefits of Faux Wood Blinds Over Wood Blinds
Jun 22 2010

Blinds Chalet announces the benefits of faux wood blinds over wood blinds. Many people question whether or not they should make an investment in traditional wood blinds or save money by purchasing faux wood blinds.


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The Debate Between Real Wood and Faux Wood Blinds
Jun 21 2010

Traditional wood blinds are some of the most popular blinds for homeowners and office buildings. The natural look brings elegance and class to rooms and the variety of stains complement other wood furniture. However, today’s faux wood blinds are made with durable materials that give them the long-lasting endurance of wood without the high prices.


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Blinds Chalet Announces Wood Blinds and Mini-Blinds Help Relieve Allergies
Jun 20 2010

Allergy season is in full swing. In the mountains, Cottonwood trees and flowers are blooming and in the country, tall grasses and flowers are swaying in the wind, releasing allergy triggers. For those with bad allergies, the spring and summer can become a time of suffering. However, knowing how to furnish a home can help relieve allergy symptoms indoors.


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Blinds Chalet Introduces Platinum 2 ½” Wood Blinds Exclusive to Blinds Chalet Customers
Jun 13 2010

Blinds Chalet is the exclusive provider of Platinum 2 1/2 inch Wood Blinds. These wooden venetian blinds are made of oak wood with hand rubbed oil based stains. They are 40% thicker than traditional blinds and are created with a resistance to warping. The platinum wooden Venetian blinds come in fifteen varieties of stains and colors from Mellow Beech to Black Walnut and decorative tapes are available for an added boost of color.


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Affordable Venetian Blinds
Jun 8 2010

Venetian blinds look good and they don't cost a lot. There are a wide variety of venetian blinds on the market made from a variety of materials such as aluminum, faux wood and wood. Venetian blinds work in any space and can be had for as little as $14.00 a blind, up to $30.00 or more a blind. If it sounds too good to be true, don't worry. Because so many people buy these blinds, window treatment companies can buy them in bulk, which means they save money and the consumer also saves money.


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Blinds Chalet Introduces Distressed 2” Wood Blinds
Jun 1 2010

Blinds Chalet introduces Distressed 2” Wood Blinds. Wood blinds have long been a staple in homes and offices, giving a warm, natural look to any room. Distressed 2” Wood Blinds offer an antiqued appearance for a more rustic decorating design.


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Bamboo Panel Track Blinds are Gentle on the Earth
May 10 2010

Move over vinyl vertical blinds, the new bamboo panel track blinds are here. This updated twist on vertical blinds brings class to any room. Bamboo is a sustainable resource, meaning that bamboo can replenish itself before it gets over-harvested. Bamboo is famous for its regenerating abilities. It grows like a weed and survives off rain instead of millions of gallons of water, like cotton. Bamboo window treatments are woven from various strains of the wood in different shades and textures. The woven pattern filters sun, creating a glow in the room when they are closed. Bamboo panels can be paired with blackout shades for complete privacy. Most companies that sell bamboo blinds also sell a matching valance, however some include the valance for free.


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Wooden Window Blinds With an Added Bonus
May 3 2010

Free is good. Companies and corporations know that, which is why a lot of marketing includes the word free. However, one place you don’t always hear free is when it comes to window treatments. People looking to buy window treatments generally don’t end up buying a car. They aren’t impulse shopping, instead they are looking for something specific. So when you see free paired up with what you already wanted to buy, it makes the deal sweeter.


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Routed vs. Routless Blinds - No Holes Privacy
Mar 22 2010

One popular upgrade on wood and faux wood blinds in routless blinds or no holes privacy upgrade. What is a routless blind and what are the advantages and disadvantages of upgrading to a routeless blind?


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Is There An Easy Way To Fix Scratches In Wood Blinds?
Mar 21 2010

I read online once about fixing scratched wood furniture using a walnut. Not sure that it is a perfect solution but those that tried it on wood said it worked. I guess it's worth a shot on blinds!


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Blinds to Go: 3 Steps to Ordering Custom Blinds
Feb 12 2010

Have you started redecorating your home only to discover your blinds need to go? Have no fear, in just a few simple steps you can purchase some custom blinds to go.


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Wooden Blinds: Tips to Get a Good Deal
Feb 11 2010

Cheap wooden blinds, discount wooden blinds, and affordable wooden blinds all sound like the same thing and in some cases they are. The key to finding real wood or faux wood blinds does not rely so much on the cost but on the manufacturer.


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Wood Blinds: Classic Beauty Whether Vertical or Horizontal
Feb 3 2010

All blinds come in two basic options, horizontal and vertical. Wood blinds are no different. Choosing between the two will greatly depend on your space, need and personal preference.


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Wood Blinds: How Wood Can Decorate Any Home
Jan 27 2010

Wood blinds are not only durable they have many functions. You can use them in almost any situation to create the perfect look.


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Wood Blinds: Wide Range of Colors
Jan 25 2010

Many people mistakenly think that when you order wood blinds, that your only color options are light brown and dark brown. Nothing could be further from the truth. Wood blinds come in a wide array of colors and when you add the decorative tape, you have almost limitless choices.


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Wood Blinds: Comparison of Real Wood and Faux Wood
Jan 21 2010

Many people love the look of real wood blinds. In the past, you did not have many options. However, now you have so many options it can be hard to choose. Deciding on which blinds you want can quickly become overwhelming. We want to make this decision easier by giving you a comparison guide.


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Distressed 2 Inch Wood Blinds
Jan 7 2010

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Blinds Chalet has just added a new rustic look wood blind. Our Distressed 2" Wood Blinds are designed with an antique flavor. Each basswood slat as well as the head rail and bottom rail are distressed to look old and rustic. Whether you need blinds for your cabin, office, or home, our distressed wood blinds are sure to add that antiqued rustic feel to your decor.


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Guide to Choosing Window Treatments
Dec 8 2009

Nothing brightens up a home like new window treatments. The only problem is there are too many window treatment options to choose from. There are just tons of blinds out there. How can anyone ever decide between real wood and faux, between white and off white? Then you throw environmental blinds in the mix and you have a completely new slew of choices.


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