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When choosing between real wood and faux wood blinds here are some basic pros and cons of each type of window blind.

real wood showcases the grain
  • Advantages of Faux Wood blinds
    • Made from synthetic materials so they are less expensive than real wood blinds.
    • More durable. Faux wood blinds are perfect for homes with active children and/or pets.
    • Resist moisture. Faux wood blinds are ideal for bathrooms and kitchens where they will be exposed to moisture and steam.
    • Easy to clean. Because faux wood blinds can get wet they are easy to wipe down with a wet cloth.
  • Advantages of Real Wood blinds
    • Look and feel like real wood. Stains showcase the wood grain texture in the blinds.
    • Larger selection of colors and stains
    • Lighter than faux wood blinds. This is important for larger window blinds. Lighter blinds are easier to raise and last longer.