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Use Window Blinds to Let the Sun Shine In!

December 28, 2006 by  
Filed under Bedrooms, Kitchen, Living Room, Windows & Doors

Durable Venetian Window Blinds - photo by Austin TolinWindow blinds are an inexpensive, easy, colorful and popular way to transform the appearance of your home. With several types of window blinds available in the market, you will be surprised at the transformation your house undergoes and the functionality window blinds offer: you can control the amount of sunlight that goes in the various rooms of your house and your privacy by the way you open them.

Window blinds are now available in a variety of styles, materials and colors. The most popular types of window blinds include Roman blinds, Venetian blinds, mini blinds, vertical blinds and woven wood blinds. Not only do they add a degree of protection from outside light, they also add beauty to your house at a fraction of the cost of drapes!

Regardless of the type of blinds you choose whether they are Venetian blinds, mini blinds, Roman blinds, woven wood blinds, and vertical blinds you will surely be able to enhance the beauty of your home and benefit from its functionality. From the typical Venetian blinds to the bamboo and reed blinds that are very popular in the Far East to the vertical blinds you commonly see in corporate offices, you will not run out of combinations of colors, materials and styles to choose from. No matter how limited your budget may be you will surely be able to afford the functionality of window blinds in your home and be able to create a different look.

Choosing your type of window blinds depends on the type of materials used in your home. Of course, you want them to complement one another and make their functionality and colors stand out by mixing and matching colors or by adding them as contrasts. You can also choose to use window blinds to add balance and definition by setting off different areas of the house by using them as dividers or room accents.

Optionally, you can have your window blinds custom made that will match the fabric, style and color of any room in the house or even the carpet, if you desire. Custom made blinds however are relatively expensive compared to off-the-shelf window blinds. Even if they are off-the-shelf models, there are still a variety of colors and materials to choose from. Besides, you can even have them cut-to-size to fit each and every window in your home perfectly.

Once you have completed the installation of window blinds in your home, you will be surprised at the seemingly invisible difference that it renders to your home. Because people will not be able to tell what it is that suddenly made your home look different.

Another advantage window blinds offer is the ease-of-installation and maintenance that it offers the homeowner. Cleaning your window blinds is a chore almost anybody can do with very simple equipment or a vacuum cleaner. Shopping for your window blinds is also not a problem as you can even go online and check out the various do-it-yourself stores to find out what they have available within your budget. Redecorating your home with window blinds is a guaranteed way to maximize your decorating budget and at the same achieve a major difference in the look and feel of your home.

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