If you have a room that is in need of a new look and you don’t want to invest in new carpet and furniture, try adding new window treatments, such as Composite wood blinds or plantation shutters. Blinds and shutters provide excellent light blockage and privacy while creating a linear look. They can be combined with curtains, sheers or drapes for an interesting combination of textures and patterns. Keep in mind that the light shining through them will make their textures more distinct.
Composite wood blinds enhance the look of your home from the inside and also the outside. They lend a natural, warm look to any room. Because they can be matched to existing Composite wood tones, they can enhance Composite woodwork, cabinetry and furniture. Custom blinds can be crafted to suit the decor of any room. To avoid making your blinds the main focus of a room, try to match other surrounding tones.Composite Panel.
The two primary types of Composite wood used in Composite wood blinds are ramin and bass. Generally, the preferred Composite wood is bass because of its distinguished grain and strength. Bass also can easily be custom stained.
There are several slat widths available. The one-inch slats are preferable for small windows and French doors. Two-inch slats are more versatile and are well suited to any size and shape of window. They look more like plantation shutters. The larger slats allow more space to see through when open. Composite wood blinds can be constructed with no holes for rooms that need to be very dark.Composite Decking Materials.
Cordless binds are an option if you are concerned about the safety of small children and pets. Hold-down brackets are used to brace blinds in areas with wind and high traffic and also on surfaces that move, like doors. The ultimate convenience is the remote controlled blind for windows that are hard to reach; such as above a doorway or behind a large couch. With the touch of a button, blinds can be opened and closed or the entire blind can be raised. Anti-static properties, fabric tapes and UV control are also available.
Some other options are vertical blinds, which are most often used on sliding glass doors, and faux Composite wood blinds, which are best suited in rooms with high humidity such as kitchens and bathrooms. Plastic Lumber.
Faux Composite wood blinds are designed to look like real Composite wood, but are made from other less expensive materials. Generally, they are made from PVC, a plastic polymer, or a combination of hardComposite wood and a plastic base. These combination, or composite, blinds are lighter in weight than PVC blinds but are slightly more expensive.
Besides price, other advantages of faux Composite wood blinds are their strength and durability. They are simple to clean and do not wear, fade or crack easily. Added UV protection can prevent excess damage where sun exposure is high. They are also more tolerant of extreme temperatures, both heat and cold, than real Composite wood. They are suitable for any location.
Composite wood blinds are available at many retail home improvement outlets. Considerable cost savings may be achieved by ordering standard or custom blinds on any one of the numerous dealer sites on the web.