4 Top Mistakes When Buying Faux Wood Blinds in Kent

You’ve heard all about the great reasons to buy faux wood blinds in Kent. You need to consider all the downsides as well as the upsides. It’s also important to do your research into brands and needs.

There are a few mistakes people make when buying blinds. Here are the top four to watch out for.

Not Researching All the Downsides as Well as Upsides

The first thing to do is look at whether faux wood blinds in Kent are even right for you. When you start looking at all the benefits, they may certainly sound like it. However, you also need to look at the downsides.

People are so focused on the good that they forget about the bad. You may not want to feel like you’re back at the beginning of your window covering search. However, by looking at the bad you also look at whether something is worth sacrificing for the good. By not looking into it, you could end up with a downside that you don’t want and now have to live with.

Getting the Wrong Color for Faux Wood Blinds in Kent

Getting the right color is important. Faux wood blinds come in more color choices than real wood or metal blinds. You can get natural wood colors to look like the real deal or you can opt for plain white vinyl. You can even choose a bold color to make your blinds stand out.

Check your HOA rules for anything that stipulates the color shown to the outside world. Yes, some HOAs have those sorts of rules! If you’re not bound by the rules then you need to consider the size of the room, what you want to achieve with the color, and any furniture or décor you’re matching to.

Not Measuring the Windows Properly

Before you buy the faux wood blinds in Kent, you need to make sure they’re going to fit the windows. This isn’t just about looking good, but also about having the sizing for the benefits.

Measure once and cut twice. Yes, that’s a rule for gardening, but a similar rule applies with buying blinds. You need to measure once. If you start measuring more times, you can end up measuring in slightly different ways and that affects the sizing you need.

Decide whether you’re getting in-mount or outside-mounted blinds before you measure. Don’t hazard a guess at the size.

Getting the Wrong Slat Thickness

Sticking with size, you also need to look at the sizing of your slats on faux wood blinds in Kent. You can get both large and small slats, and they both offer different types of benefits. They also have their own downsides.

Large slats are great for letting in a lot of light but can make the windows look smaller. Small slats can offer some better heating benefits but can lead to some lighting issues. Which downsides are you willing to sacrifice?

Faux wood blinds in Kent can certainly be beneficial when it comes to window coverings. You just need to make sure they’re right for you.

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