In deciding which kind of blinds to use, you have to consider many factors. 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.
Be aware of the three different materials that are used under the venetian blinds and these are the aluminum or mini blinds, wood and eco wood or faux wood or PVC blinds.
Kitchen, bathrooms and offices would often use the aluminum venetian blinds. 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. 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.
The very stylish way to cover your window and dress up the interiors of your office or home is the 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.
Made from 100% polyester material are the roller blinds which can be made to pen by rolling the shades up on a cylinder running above the window. The sunscreen and block out blinds are the two types of roller blinds available. For many years the popularity of the roller blinds have grown because they are very inexpensive.
The window coverings that are operated by rolling sections of the blind into a stack are the roman blinds and these offer a softer feel in your home plus can very well match your furnishings. Among the many fabric types that are used for roman blinds, the usual ones are polyester, linen and cotton fabrics. When cleaning, this type can be easily removed, plus it comes in various patterns and designs.