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Faux Wood That Looks Like Wood Blinds in Colorado Springs

July 20, 2012 at 7:24 pm | Category: Blinds


The spectrum of window coverings is so amazing, it can be hard to fully appreciate all the possibilities. Most casual window treatment buyers just go with the cheap cellular blinds. Others looking to invest in their property may go for a custom wood blind or shutter. This article is for those in the middle: you want your property to look good, but you don’t have the time or money for wood blinds.

A good faux wood blind in Colorado Springs obviously will look like wood. From a purely and slightly nerdy performance standpoint, hardwoods will always be thinner and lighter than faux wood blinds. Faux wood however, maintains better than real wood. It is easier to clean and the difference is really only apparent after close inspection. The generic faux wood blinds looks like a normal blind, but they can come in any color and style if you find the right manufacturer. Just because you are buying cheap blinds, doesn’t mean that shopping around won’t give you a lot more styles and prices than you expect.

Usually people buy blinds for a professional look. Shop around outlets for sleek, cheap designs. There are enough options that budget should not stop you from getting the window covering you want. Like I said before, the difference between an expensive blind and a well priced blind is only apparent on close inspection.

Faux wood will not warp or fade like hardwoods after exposure to direct sunlight and moisture. Real wood can be sealed and finished, but eventually it will deteriorate in the elements. Thanks to the miracle of oil, plastic lasts pretty much forever. Ask the birds caught up in plastic 6-pack holders. Colorado Springs Faux wood blinds do not need any maintenance like hard wood. When shopping for your wood-alternative window coverings, keep in mind that reduced cost over time, and find a blind that preforms better at less cost. The energy savings is will pay back over time. As long as you don’t mind saying they are not “real” composite blinds are the best choice.

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