In deciding which kind of blinds to use, you have to consider many factors. 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.
Just like in any industry, the window covering industry has some terminology that we need to be familiar with, and in the case of window blinds, there are three types of popular categories and these are the venetian, roller and roman blinds.
Note that there are three kinds of materials under the venetian blinds and these are aluminum or the 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. This type of venetian blinds are usually sold with 25 mm slats, and because of the flexible nature of this kind of material, thus is termed as the 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. Sold mostly with 50 mm slats, this kind is your perfect choice for large windows, especially the wood is very lightweight. Areas with moisture in the air like bathrooms are advisable not to be used with this kind of blinds though.
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.
Another window coverings are the roller blinds tye which are made from 100% polyester material and can be opened by rolling the shades up through a cylinder that runs above your window. There are two varieties of roller blinds and these are the sunscreen and block out blinds. For many years the popularity of the roller blinds have grown because they are very inexpensive.
The roman blinds are another kind of window coverings that give a softer feel in your home with a kind of blind that can very well match your furnishings, and the operation is by using roller sections of the blind that are stacked up. There are different kinds of fabrics that are used in roman blinds like polyester, linen or cotton. When cleaning, this type can be easily removed, plus it comes in various patterns and designs.