Updated November 2023
Venetian blinds (or Venetian-style blinds) are perhaps the most recognizable and classic style for window coverings – and for good reason. There are many benefits to integrating this traditional window treatment design into your home décor update. While Venetian blinds are traditionally made of real wood, in this blog post, we’re going to talk about why mini blinds or faux wood blinds should be considered for your home.
What are Mini Blinds?
Mini blinds, or aluminum blinds, feature the Venetian-style blind design, but with narrower slats, usually varying no more than one to two inches in width. Mini blinds are commonly used to cover windows of varying sizes, including narrow, tall windows. You’ll often see them being used in offices, schools, and industrial facilities.
A common question is: which is better, aluminum or vinyl mini blinds? Our mini blinds are manufactured from aluminum, which is a sturdier and stronger material than vinyl.
What are Faux Wood Blinds?
Faux wood blinds imitates wood grain, so you have the look of real wood without the price. Faux wood blinds are often made from durable vinyl or PVC, so you also don’t have to worry about them warping or fading for many years.
4 Reasons to Consider Mini Blinds or Faux Wood Blinds
- They are cost-effective and versatile. Aluminum mini blinds and faux wood blinds are less expensive than blinds made from other materials, like real wood or fabric. Yet they still offer a wide range of colors, designs and lift styles, like a kid-friendly Cordless Lift.
- They are long lasting. SelectBlinds aluminum mini blinds and faux wood blinds are made with sturdy materials and are built to last. If you dust them regularly, they will look sharp and new for years!
- They are moisture resistant. Because of their durable materials, these Venetian blinds are also moisture-resistant. Mini blinds and faux wood blinds won’t warp when exposed to humidity, which makes them an excellent option for spaces like kitchens/dining rooms and bathrooms.
- They are versatile. Whether you’re going for an industrial look or a traditional atmosphere, these styles can fit a number of different interiors!
There You Have It!
Aluminum mini blinds and faux wood blinds are both excellent budget-friendly window treatments that look beautiful and that you’ll enjoy for years. When you’re ready to update your window coverings, consider them in your top options! If you have any questions, chat with one of our Design Consultants at (888) 257-1840. They’re easy to talk to!