Considering a window covering upgrade? The allure of wood's elegance at an economical price might appeal to you. Faux wood blinds provide the beauty of genuine wood along with easy maintenance. But is this the right choice for your space?
To make an informed decision, it's essential to understand their advantages, disadvantages and installation process. Let's delve into the merits and expectations of faux wood window treatments.
What Are the Benefits of Faux Wood?
Faux wood is an adaptable material that provides several benefits:
- It is durable. Made from synthetic materials like PVC, faux wood resists cracking, warping, and fading from sun exposure.
- It is moisture-resistant, so it is ideal for humid conditions, such as bathrooms, kitchens, and laundry rooms.
- It is easy to clean. Faux wood surfaces don't require special wood cleaners or polishes. A simple wipe-down with a damp cloth can keep them looking new.
- It is resistant to warping. Unlike real wood, faux wood doesn't warp easily, especially when exposed to moisture or high humidity.
- It is cost-effective. Faux wood blinds typically cost less than real wood blinds, making them a more affordable option for those wanting the wood look without the wood price.
Faux wood blinds are durable and energy-efficient window treatments that withstand sun damage, enhance insulation, offer privacy without obstructing views, and are suitable for use in humid areas of the home.
Are There Any Challenges with Faux Wood Blinds?
Faux wood blinds offer many benefits, but like all products, they come with some disadvantages as well. Here are some of the potential downsides to consider:
- There are some weight and size limitations with faux wood blinds. Since they are generally heavier than their real wood counterparts, they can be harder to raise and lower, especially in wider windows. Due to their weight, faux wood blinds might not be the best choice for very large windows as the weight can stress the mechanisms or cause the blinds to sag.
- Real wood blinds can often be stained or painted to match specific color needs, whereas faux wood options might have limited color choices. Your Budget Blinds expert will help you choose the right options.\
- Some homeowners might object to the environmental impact of faux wood blinds. Real wood blinds are natural and biodegradable, while faux wood blinds, often made from PVC or other plastics, are not biodegradable and might have a longer environmental footprint.
When deciding between faux wood and real wood blinds, it's essential to weigh these disadvantages against the advantages, considering factors like cost, maintenance, aesthetics, and the specific conditions of the space where they will be installed.
Custom Faux Wood Blinds: An Elegant and Easy Update
You can buy blinds off the shelf - or you can buy custom blinds, which offer many more benefits. Custom faux wood blinds are the perfect way to make a design statement designed for your space, while enjoying the functionality of high-quality window treatments.
Standard windows will look amazing with the addition of faux wood blinds, and when it comes to unique shapes like arched, angled, or bay windows, custom is a must for a polished look.
Our custom solutions include:
Durability, privacy, and light control options galore
- Faux wood blinds offer long-lasting beauty and contribute to a peaceful indoor environment where you can maximize privacy and control lighting. Budget Blinds provides several light control options
Numerous colors and finishes
- Faux wood blinds are available in multiple colors, finishes, and slat sizes to suit your style. Decorative options include cloth tapes, valances, cut-outs, and more customizations.
Moisture control options
- Custom faux wood window blinds can be fitted to exact specifications for areas where moisture is present, such as a bathroom or kitchen space.
Several types of lift systems
- A variety of cordless and motorized lift systems are available for convenience and child safety, and the blinds are easy to open, close, and adjust.
How to Order Your Custom Faux Wood Blinds
No one knows window blinds like Budget Blinds. Not only will we help you select the perfect faux wood blinds for your space - we will be with you every step of the way, from inspiration to installation.
- In our free initial consultation, we take the time to really understand your home and style, so we can make recommendations that best fits your current space.
- We’ll explore all the faux wood blind options available to fit your needs. Our products come with the best warranty in the business.
- Your design consultant will take precise measurements of your space to provide a quote.
- When you are ready to purchase, your custom faux wood window coverings will be created to your home’s specifications.
- Your Budget Blinds professionals will deliver and install your beautiful window treatments. They’ll answer any questions you may have regarding how to operate your new window coverings.
Budget Blinds Makes Getting the Faux Wood Blinds You Want Easy
Faux wood blinds are an elegant and affordable way to enhance the look of any room in your home or office. They come in a range of colors and styles, are easy to clean and they look great for years with minimal maintenance.
Bringing the beauty and simplicity of custom faux wood blinds to your space has never been easier. Get the updated look you’ve dreamed about. Schedule your free consultation today!