Budget Blinds offers a variety of fabric options as you shop for new curtains and drapes. While this is not an extensive list of what we offer, learn about a few types of fabric and why we use them in our products.
Polyester is a common fabric for window treatments because it is durable, resistant to water and mildew, and affordable. Polyester curtains are very low maintenance, resistant to wrinkling, stretching out, and wrinkling. It is an ideal fabric for the bedroom or living room and is a stronger fabric than cotton. We use polyester both on its own and in combination with other fabrics.
When you hear about cotton vs. linen, you might wonder what linen actually is. Linen comes from the stalk of the flax plant. It is very strong, flexible, and one of the most environmentally-conscious fabrics being both biodegradable and recyclable. A few other fun facts:
Flax is a renewable resource,
Chemicals are not required to turn flax into linen
Flax production uses less water to produce than cotton
If you’re looking for an environmentally friendly fabric option, flax is the way to go!
Cotton is the most popular fabric in the world. It comes from the cotton plant and is very cost-effective. You are likely familiar with cotton clothing, but cotton makes for great window treatments as well. It is a strong, biodegradable fabric that filters light well and makes for beautiful window treatments.
Rayon is a synthetic fabric made of wood pulp. While it might not sound like it, it is cost-effective but still feels luxurious. It has the feel of silk and velvet together, soft and thick. It is also great for printing designs and is easy to dye. It is better used for window treatments than furniture because it can deform when stretched. The best use for the fabric is hanging beautifully on your windows.
Budget Blinds of Marion wants to help you make your next project easy. We are the areas premier window coverings dealer. The process all starts with a FREE in-home consultation. Our designers come out to meet with you at your home. We help pick the color, styles, options, and products that are perfect for your home. We order the product for you. Then we send one of our expert installers to install your brand-new product. The whole process is fun, easy and fast.
We serve Cedar Rapids, Marion, Hiawatha, Robins, Atkins, Palo, Anamosa, Ely, Mount Vernon, Cascade, Dubuque and much more. We are locally owned and operated to ensure you’re getting the best service possible. We are backed by the nations largest window coverings franchise to ensure you’re getting the best products and warranties. These two combinations make us the perfect fit for any project both big and small.
Do you want to schedule a FREE in-home consultation? Give us a call today at 319-393-4626. We look forward to working with you.