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Faux Wood Blinds

An in depth look at skylight blinds and other window shades and coverings.

Using faux wood blinds in your home can be a great and affordable alternative to really dress up your windows.  Real hardwood blinds can be extremely expensive, and just aren’t practical for most homes.  Plus most faux wood blinds look just as good as any hardwood, making them a fantastic, yet affordable alternative for literally any home.  This way you can have the look that you want, without having to break the bank.  This way you can assure that you can get every room in your home to look the way that you want, without much of a hassle, and at the bare minimum of expense.

Really the only difference between hardwood and faux wood blinds are simply the price.  While faux is really just engineered wood meant to give off the appearance of a natural hardwood, that isn’t a bad thing.  By using faux wood blinds, you can capture the same look in your home that any hardwood would give you, but at a fraction of the price.  This is a great alternative considering all the things that can go wrong with your blinds.  From sun bleaching, to accidentally breaking, and any other manner of mishap, you’ll be a lot happier that you didn’t spend a ton of money, when it comes time to replace them.

The main thing will simply be finding the right faux wood blinds for your décor.  You’ll need to match the grain of the wood to the color of the room, and this can be more difficult that you  may think.  But the cheaper price of faux wood blinds allows you to experiment, without having to lament the money spent on the wrong choice in any scenario.  This way you can try out various different types of blinds and wood grains, so that you can achieve the perfect look for your home.

Another important factor is choosing quality faux wood blinds, so that you can ensure that they still look real enough to fool the untrained eye.  This means finding a good quality wood, with the perfect stain job, so that they faux surface looks authentic.  Only the most demanding eye will be able to notice the difference, and most visitors will simply enjoy the enhanced feel that the blinds give to any room.  Plus there are a wide variety of different types of faux wood blinds, so you’ll be able to find the perfect shade, or wood grain for your house without a problem.

When you’re looking to purchase faux wood blinds for any home, there are a variety options before you.  In many cases you can find quality blinds simply by visiting a standard store like Target or Walmart.  But then there are also online websites like where you can really expand your search.  Although shopping for faux wood blinds online isn’t always recommended, simply because you can’t always get a good feel for the quality of the wood itself.  But then, at an average price point of around $30, any mistake is extremely affordable.