Graber Drapes and Blinds

Wood or Faux Wood Blinds?

Are you trying to decide whether to go with wood or faux wood blinds for your windows?  It can be a tough choice, but here are some key factors to consider when making your decision.

2 inch faux wood blind

Timeless

Wood blinds offer a timeless and natural look that can add warmth and elegance to any room. They can be stained or painted to match your existing decor, giving you the flexibility to customize them to your liking. Wood blinds typically offer features like cloth tapes over strings to enhance aesthetics and add color. Additionally, wood blinds are often considered a more environmentally friendly option compared to faux wood blinds.

faux wood blinds

Practical

On the other hand, faux wood blinds are a practical choice for areas with high humidity, such as bathrooms or kitchens, as they are resistant to moisture and won’t warp or crack. They are also typically more affordable than real wood blinds, making them a budget-friendly option for those looking to achieve the look of wood without the higher price tag. Faux wood blinds are also easy to clean and maintain, making them a convenient choice for busy households.

Graber Draperies over Blinds

Elegance

Looking to add some extra style and warmth to your windows? Consider pairing draperies over blinds for a cozy and layered look! Not only does this combination provide added privacy and light control, but it also adds a touch of elegance to any room.

Faux Wood Blinds

Ultimately, the choice will depend on your personal style preferences, budget, and where the blinds will be installed in your home. New laws limit the use of cords, so you will want to consider function when considering blinds.  Don’t forget to regularly clean your blinds to keep your home looking fresh and dust-free! Use a microfiber cloth or a vacuum brush attachment to easily remove dust and dirt. Your space will thank you!