Window Blinds are very important components of what may be called interior design of a house. Although they may as well be an extension of architectural components, they more are post architectural additions to the house for various effects.

Window Blinds are very important components of what may be called interior design of a house. Although they may as well be an extension of architectural components, they more are post architectural additions to the house for various effects. Blinds are used to control the amount of light entering the room and thus they are used to condition the inside of the room environment. Apart from that usage, blinds are also a very great decoration tool that may give an austere room an up-lift and make it appear very beautiful and expensive. As a decoration tool blinds usually have a lot of aesthetic components ranging from the material used to make it, color, the design and other things like embedment.

Window blinds come in various makes and materials. The traditional blinds are made of wood and are generally referred to as wooden Blinds. There are also window blinds made from other materials like plastic or metal strips or both. These plastic and or metal strips are arranged in a certain way such that when turned around, you can control the amount of light to be let into the room. These latter versions of window blinds are commonly referred to as venetian Blinds. These are however not all the versions of blinds available in the market. Of late there are a lot of other make of blinds made using various materials and designs. Below is a conventional description of window blinds common in the market.

Wooden venetian blinds are a sort of blend of blinds which blend material and design. As per material, this type of window blinds use wood and as per design, it is made using the traditional venetian blinds design which entail making the blind with flat horizontal strips in this case wooden strips running a cross it. The strips can then be turned to let in light as needed. This type of window blinds is made using a high quality of light wood slats so that they can easily be pulled up and down.

There are the Vertical Blinds. This type of window blinds is not very different from venetian blinds only that its mode of operation is slightly different. This type of blinds is similar to curtains especially in its mode of operation and design function in that its primary function is to keep strong light away while at the same time letting in plenty of fresh air. It is made using louvers. This type of blinds is made using various materials popularly aluminum, quality plastics or even wood head rails and has decorations on its surface and come in a variety of colors.

The Roman Blinds. The name of this type of window blinds refers to their origin and popularity of the material used to make it. Roman blinds popularly use choices of cotton and polyester materials or fabrics. The fabrics are further designed into standard and deluxe head rails and have embedment of linings which function in controlling the amount of light.

Other types of window blinds include what are called Blackout blinds which heavily blocks out light. They are popular for use in children’s rooms. Other latest category is what is called roller blinds which derive from it mode of operation.

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