Blinds on your windows and doors are one of the main aspects of interior decorating. There are indeed many different sizes and shapes of blinds that are made of different materials but wooden blinds or jaloezie as they are called in Dutch are great for those of you who are looking create that warm and cozy atmosphere in a room.
Most interior decorators will advise you to choose wooden blinds due to the fact that they create an inviting look and accentuates the rest of the furniture in the room. A great advantage with wooden blinds is that they can be custom crafted. They are also versatile and durable.
The fact is that wooden blinds give a room a natural look of graceful charm that traditional shutters or curtains cannot give. It does not matter if you are looking at them from the inside or the outside of the window. They look beautiful from both sides. Another advantage of using wooden blinds is that they are great insulators. They prevent both heat and cold from entering into a room.
The two main types of wood that is used to make wooden blinds are Bass wood which is the most preferred due to the fact that it is exceptionally strong and Ramin wood. The advantage of Ramin wood is that it is less expensive.
There are many different varieties of wooden blinds. There are faux wooden blinds, mini wooden blinds, vertical wooden blinds and woven wooden blinds. These blinds are available in many different colors, shades, stains and shapes. The great thing about wooden blinds is that they can be custom made and can include many other optional features such as UV control, anti-static control and light-blocking mechanism.
Wooden blinds are not difficult to find to purchase. They can be found at many home improvement stores but they can also be ordered online. There are many websites that offer catalogs that help you to choose the blinds that will best suite your home. You can then submit your custom requirements onto the website which will be used to make your custom-made wooden blinds.