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Real or Faux: The Differences Between Wood Blinds



Wood Blinds Maple ValleyAnyone who has had to make the choice about whether to opt for real wood or faux wood blinds knows there are a number of factors to consider. It is a good idea to get informed so that you can make the best decision for your individual situation.
You want to be both an informed Bellevue homeowner and a wise consumer. So, before it comes time to have your window treatments installed, start with deciding which ones are right for you.

Which One is Right For You?

So, how can you make an important choice like this?

  • Of course, a big deciding factor is a budget. Wood blinds are beautiful but they also do not fit into everyone’s budget, and that’s okay because the faux wood alternative gives you another option.
  • Think about the placement. Wood blinds hold up well in most household conditions, except in areas that tend to be humid. So, that makes the faux version more appropriate for spaces like the kitchen and bathroom.
  • Real wood blinds do cost more upfront, but they also increase the overall value of your home. In other words, they could be viewed as more of an investment than just a frivolous expense.
  • With real wood, each slat for every set of blinds is a one of a kind, since no two wood grains are the same. That is part of what makes them more costly and more valuable and it all comes down to whether that matters to you or not.


Want to learn more? Give the pros at Black Diamond Blinds a call and let us educate you about your high-quality options, as well as take care of installation and maintenance for you.

If you are looking for a specialist in wood and faux wood blinds, then please call us at 360-259-5709, or complete ourĀ online request form.