Why Bamboo Blinds Are The Smart Choice In Window Coverings!

By: Dean Caporella

Bamboo blinds offer both a stunning look to your homes decor plus and an environmental quality which is much sought after in today's society. It's amazing the difference bamboo window blinds can make to a dreary area of your home.

Available in many textures and colors, horizontal or vertical, the ability to either block out sunlight or filter light when required, bamboo blinds also are an excellent choice for homemkares shopping on a limited budget.

Why Are Bamboo Blinds Popular

For the same reasons the Japanese used them, their ability to filter light, environmental qualities and their appeal in the decorative stakes.They come into their own during the summer months as they not only provide protection against strong sunlight but they have the ability to ventilate air making them a popular choice in heavy traffic rooms such as entertainment areas.

Did You Know?

Japanese bamboo blind production in Japan deterioated because of economic reasons such as rising labor costs. Experienced makers also began to diminish because people weren't as willing to learn this ancient craft carrying on a tradition which has become synonomous with Japanese culture.

Shopping For Bamboo Blinds

Shopping online is now a normal way of life for most people and bamboo blinds are no different. For first time shoppers, there are a few things you should be aware of. When making changes to any area of the home, looking for a product which is both long lasting and attractive is vital as it's something which will become a permanent fixture for a number of years.

There are so many options available when choosing bamboo blinds. Textures and colors for a start. When you've found something you like, ask for samples to be sent. Measurements need to be exact and the company you're buying from will let you know how to measure up a window or patio door area. Installation may worry a few people but one of the advantages of bamboo blinds is their ease of installation.

The Cost Of Bamboo Blinds

For several hundred dollars, you could expect to cover a large window or entrance way such as a patio door in your home however, pricing bamboo blinds can vary significantly.

In Japan for example, there seems to be an over supply of the product which is understandable keeping prices low but in the western world, we are just starting to catch on so prices are still a little higher. Shopping online is a great way to buy bamboo blinds as the bigger suppliers always seem to be offering discounts and specials. Remember, blinds are available at different levels of quality and style so price structure can vary quite significantly.

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