Choosing Wooden Venetian Blinds for your Home

by James Anthony

There are plenty of different types of window dressings one can use these days to create varied atmospheres within a home. One style of window covering that is proving very popular these days is wooden venetian blinds. Not only can they stop sunlight from getting into a room, but if you want to you can open up so that light can access and help to warm a room up.

There are plenty of reasons why interior designers choose to install wooden venetian blinds into their client’s home and below we take a look at just what some of these are.

1. These blinds can help to create a much warmer and comfortable atmosphere in a room in your home. Also as long as they are cared for correctly these are very durable and below we show you what you need to do.

2. You have the opportunity to be able to match the wood in the blinds to the wood trim and furniture in your home. This will in turn create a more uniformed look to the rooms in which they have been placed.

3. Although readymade wooden Venetian blinds are great if you have windows of an unusual size then you may well have to spend more on getting some custom made blinds instead. Although they cost more, they are far more functional and you will have wider array of styles and designs to select from. Plus with custom made blinds you will able to find a color that is the same or as similar to the color of the other items made from wood you have in your home.

Above we have looked at several reasons why people decide to have wooden venetian Blinds fitted to their windows. However, once purchased if you want to remain looking as good as when you purchased them you need to care for them properly.

It is that you make sure that you regularly clean your blinds in order to prevent dust or dirt building up. This can be done very quickly and simply by wiping either with a soft brush or a soft clean duster. The third way to clean wooden venetian blinds is to use your vacuum cleaner to which the brush attachment has been joined.

You can use water to help clean these types of blinds, but you should never fully immerse in water. If you do this will affect the sealant that they are coated with to protect them to deteriorate and will eventually cause the slats in your wooden Venetian blinds to warp. The best way to remove stubborn marks on these kinds of blinds is to wipe them over with a damp not water logged cloth and a small amount of detergent.

If you want a window covering that will not only allow light in but provide good levels of privacy from the outside world. Isn’t it about time you considered having some wooden Venetian blinds installed.

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