What are the slat sizes for faux and wood blinds?
Generally, faux wood blinds are offered with 2″ slats and 2-1/2″ slats. Doesn’t sound like too much of a difference but here’s the breakdown: Faux wood blinds with 2″ slats are the traditional size and will work well with most window sizes. When fully tilted open, there will be a 2″ gap between the slats.
Which is more expensive wood or faux wood blinds?
All told, this means that sustainable blinds made of natural wood tend to be more costly than blinds made of other materials, including their faux-wood cousins. Faux wood blinds are made of PVC, a type of plastic, which is cheaper to produce.
Can faux wood blinds be cut to size?
Most horizontal blinds such as wood blinds and faux wood blinds can be trimmed or cut down to the right width so they can be installed.
What’s the difference between wood and faux wood blinds?
The big difference is that unlike wood blinds, faux wood blinds are moisture resistant; hence they don’t warp or fade on being exposed to humidity, making them ideal for high humidity areas like bathrooms, kitchens, washrooms, and laundry rooms.
Does Home Depot still cut blinds to size?
Our associates can cut your in-store bought blinds to the exact size needed, for free.
What is the difference between faux wood and composite blinds?
Faux wood blinds are actually made of either a composite wood material or a PVC/vinyl material. Wood and faux blinds are both constructed with slats but faux wood blinds either have slats with a wood core that is coated with a high tech polymer (composite) or the slats are entirely made of a vinyl/PVC material.
What sizes do wood blinds come in?
If you’ve ever wondered what the standard size of window blinds is, the standard window length ranges from 36 to 72 inches, and the standard width ranges from 24 to 60 inches. However, window sizes and shapes can vary greatly, especially in older homes or homes with custom windows.
Do faux wood blinds warp?
While faux wood blinds can warp due to exposure to high levels of direct heat in certain specific and predictable scenarios that I’ll get to in a minute, it is not a common problem; nor one that is simply an odds game or something that can potentially happen to any blind hung anywhere if you’re just unlucky.