Horizontal Wood Blinds – Function and Aesthetics


There isn’t a more classic window covering than horizontal wood blinds. They provide adequate light blocking capabilities. They provide ease of installation and function. They provide privacy as needed. And they look fabulous. They add a classic elegance to a home that can\’t be completed with any other affordable permanent furnishing or accessory.

Horizontal wood blinds offer additional options in both aesthetics and function. Many consumers are unaware of the options or unaware of the benefits that they offer. The basic aesthetics of horizontal wood blinds can be adjusted by adding a Cornice Style Valance. The cornice style valance adds additional class to the design; a finishing touch that eliminates all visible valance clips.

The 5 inch valance option on horizontal wood blinds can also make a big difference. The standard valance measurement is 3 inches. The additional 2 inches is very noticeable and dresses up the look of the horizontal wood blinds considerably. n

Decorative tapes also provide aesthetic enhancements, but they simultaneously provide added function capabilities. The aesthetics are improved by the blocking of the vertical cording running through the blinds. The additional function capabilities are a result of the decorative tapes blocking the routing holes and preventing light leakage.

With routless ladders the route holes are removed from the center of the blind slats. This feature also provides for additional light blockage. With routless ladders the lift cord runs on the outside of the slats through a small notch made on the edge that keeps them in place.

While options and features were created to provide consumers with additional advantages an awareness is necessary on the part of consumers. Specific situations require specific options and features. Being aware of the choices makes it much more probable that potential horizontal wood blinds buyers will end up with the products that fulfill their needs.