In choosing the type of blinds for your use, there are many factors to consider. How well the blinds would match to that of your furnishings and how will these complement the construction materials used in your property or office. It is advisable to have a consistent design style not only for your bedrooms and other areas but also how the style is being viewed from the outside of your property.
There are several terminology in the window covering industry and in the window blinds area, there are three different popular types, and these are the venetian blinds, the roller and the 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. In most instances, the aluminum venetian blinds are sold with the size of 25 mm slats, and with the flexible nature of the material, it has come to be known as mini blinds. Considered as a very cost effective way to cover a window, the aluminum venetian blinds have the common white and silver colors, aside from the different colors that could match your home and office.
To dress up the interiors of your home and office, you can use the stylish wooden venetian blinds. With the wood that is very lightweight and wider 50 mm slats, this kind of blinds is perfect for use on large windows of your home or office. You just have to avoid using this in areas where there is moisture in the air like in the bathrooms.
Made from composite material like PVC is the eco wood venetian blinds which are becoming more popular because of their durability, easy to clean and will not warp or discolor as used over long time.
The window coverings that be opened by opening the shades on a cylinder are the roller blinds and they are made from 100% polyester material. Roller blinds usually come in two kinds which are the sunscreen and block out types. 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. This type can easily be removed when cleaning and comes in a range of stylish patterns and designs.