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Venetian Blind As Popular Windows Styles

February 1st, 2013

You are probably questioning what the benefits of a venetian blind actually are. Any person who is ever been going shopping for blinds can tell you there are a terrible lot of blinds to pick from; you have got different designs, each coming in a sort of materials that then branch out in a range of patterns, colors, and imagery. In short, literally there are hundreds of different blinds that you could pick from. Hence, getting the right blinds for your house can be very daunting; particularly if that is the first time that you have ever shopped for the interior design materials. With this in mind, we will break down the process and then introduce to one of the very popular styles of blind; a venetian coverings.

The very first thing for getting out of the way might be the name; the venetian blind, despite what the name implies, didn’t actually begin in Venice. First coming to importance as we see them these days in the 16th century, the blinds comprise horizontal slats which are held together by vertical cords. This venetian window can be drawn both up and down and the slats can be rotated almost 180 degrees so as to control the level of light in the rooms.

Another great advantage of a venetian blind is their versatility and its style is available in a wide range of materials such as aluminum, wood, and fabric with each offer their own distinct benefits. Wooden venetians are just right to add a rustic look to your house and are naturally stylish. This venetian covering is very durable as well; treated well, it can be unlikely that you will ever have to restore it.

However, treating a wooden venetian interior blind can be wearisome as it requires special cleaning and to be stayed away from any moisture source. This means that you cannot apply wood in a bathroom or kitchen, as the moisture created by steam can warp the blind as far as they would have to be completely replaced. It is also the most expensive kind of venetian blind. Aluminum blind is an alternative and is just about as durable as wood, with the other advantage of not being vulnerable to water damage. It is a popular option among those purchasing blinds for their house and can be adjusted in a range of patterns and colors. It is also fairly easy to upkeep and is appropriate for most rooms.

Achim Madera Falsa 2-Inch Faux Mahogany Wooden Blind

Achim Madera Falsa 2-Inch Faux Mahogany Wooden Blind

Luna 2 Inch Wooden Vinyl Blind by Achim Home Furnishings

Luna 2 Inch Wooden Vinyl Blind by Achim Home Furnishings