FAUX WOOD BLINDS OR REAL WOOD BLINDS!
The most commonly asked questions in our industry related to blinds is “What’s the difference between Faux Wood Blinds or Real Wood Blinds”? The short answer is: One is made of real wood and faux wood blinds are made of composite wood material or a PVC/vinyl material.
Our horizontal faux wood blind collections give you the best of both worlds! They have the look of real wood blinds at a price of about 15 to 20% less. Faux Wood Blinds are made from a synthetic material (usually PVC/vinyl or a polymer). Faux wood also offer easy maintenance and care.
With Faux wood blinds, you won’t have to worry about warping, cracking, or splitting in environments of high moisture or high humidity, making this an ideal product for bathrooms, kitchens, garages, kid’s play areas, etc. Available in solid vinyl, or in a composition of vinyl and wood for added strength, faux wood blinds provide superior insulation. Wood blinds offer a warm and inviting look to any decor. Wood has strength and beauty. Stained or painted wood blinds offer a larger selection of colors over faux wood choices. Wood also offers additional upgrade options and features.
We offer real wood blinds when our clients need to match a wood stain or custom paint colors. Keep in mind that there is no comparison between faux stains and the rich beauty of a true wood stain, but we do carry wood grain-like options in our faux collections as well.
Wood blinds are also an ideal choice for wider windows, because of the lighter weight of real wood blinds, can generally accommodate a wider window opening with a single blind. This is always a preferred choice over two blinds in one window opening!
You can order your wood blinds with the popular no-holes option to stop light from leaking into your rooms. Are opt for decorative fabric tapes. Some wood blind collections are available with a motorized or cordless option. Which can aide in ease of operation and child safety. Faux wood blinds and real wood blinds come with a decorative valance at the top as a standard feature. Both are aesthetically pleasing choices to dress up your windows! It really comes down to personal preference and/or budget. With either selection, you can’t go wrong. After all, blinds are still the #1 choice in window coverings across North America.