They are made from real wood MDF in most cases. Composite blinds look as much like real wood as wood blinds do. Composite blinds don’t warp and can be painted or poly coated in many colors and stains. The slats come in 2″, 2 1/2″ and 2 1/2″ shutter style or beveled. They have all the good traits of faux wood blinds and real wood blinds with few of the bad traits of either of them. Composite blinds cost more than faux wood blinds but less than the more expensive wood blinds. Composite blinds do well in humid climates.
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Affordable Blinds and More has the best warranties in the window blinds industry. Not only do we carry a limited lifetime warranty for most of our window treatments and blinds, but we have our own exclusive manufacturer backed “Five Year No Matter What Warranty” on our select series of window blinds, mini blinds, faux and real wood blinds. You can’t get a warranty like this at any other dealer of Custom Window Blinds in the Wilmington, NC area. That is why Affordable Blinds and More is the areas leader in custom window blinds.
Whether you are looking for aluminum blinds, vertical blinds, faux wood blinds or real wood blinds, Affordable Blinds of Wilmington, NC has you covered. We offer the finest quality wood blinds and the largest selection of faux wood blinds in Wilmington. All of our window blinds are custom handcrafted to the unique size of your windows. All of our blinds come standard with a limited lifetime warranty. Our vertical blinds have the most durable head-rail in the window treatments industry. We can even custom color match your new blinds to the plantation shutters that you may have in another room.
We are window treatments experts. Blinds, plantation shutters and shades have been our specialty for over 25 years, so you know you’re getting the best possible expertise. Professional installation is an essential element of a quality window covering. Our installer is company trained in attention to detail. At Affordable Blinds and More of Wilmington, NC your installation is guaranteed to be done by a professional with superior working knowledge of window treatments.
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They can be made from more than one material. Faux wood blinds can be made from composite wood, PVC, polymers, hybrids and more. Traditional faux wood blinds cost less than real wood blinds and can take more abuse. Faux wood blinds are perfect for southeastern North Carolina’s moist climate. They will not warp in humid areas such as the Wilmington and Brunswick County beaches. Most faux wood blinds are not painted like real wood blinds, so they don’t take scratches as easily. Faux wood blinds have the look of real real wood blinds but they cost less and can take more abuse. Many of the faux wood blinds that we carry come with the same features as our real wood blinds. Motorization, decorative tapes, and cordless options are available for the faux wood blinds that we carry. Some of our name brand Faux wood blinds are Norman Shutters, Comfortex, Graber, Lafayette, Hunter Douglas and more.
Aluminum blinds come in three slat sizes. 1/2″ micro blinds, 1″ mini blinds and 2″ macro blinds. The blinds in the picture above 1″ aluminum blinds that have 2″ spaces between the blind slats. If you are looking for unique Aluminum blinds, look no further. Aluminum blinds have many valance options. Aluminum Blinds options can include contoured head rails, decorative valances, cord or wand tilt and much more. Aluminum blinds come in .006 gauge slats or the thicker .008 gauge slats. They come in hundreds of colors and aluminum blinds have the optional cordless feature. Motorization is an additional option that you can have with aluminum mini blinds. Aluminum blinds or mini blinds come in many finishes. The aluminum blinds slats finishes can be brushed, pearlescent, metallic, opalescence, or matte.
Custom wood blinds have many slat sizes, From 1″ to 2 1/2″. Wood blinds can be painted or stained with more color options than faux wood blinds. Wood blinds also weigh less than faux wood blinds, therefore they require less latter cords and take less effort to raise and lower. The no-holes or route less feature gives wood window blinds a clean complementary look and wood blinds typically have more valance options than faux wood blinds. Wood blinds can come with many upgrade options. Some of the options are motorized, decorative tapes beveled or tapered blind slats and custom painted or stained finishes. Another great child safe option for wood blinds is the cordless feature. You grab the bottom rail of the wood blinds and lift up to raise them or pull the wood blinds bottom rail to lower them. We offer a wide selection of affordable wood window blinds from an assortment of manufactures in the Wilmington, NC area. Some of the manufacturers of wood blinds that we use are Graber, Comfortex, Timber Blinds and Shutters, Norman Shutters, Lafayette Window Fashions and more. Give Affordable Blinds and More of Wilmington, NC a call for quality name brand wood blinds in Wilmington.
Choosing The Right Blinds For Your Home
Choosing the right blinds for your home can take a little thought and imagination. Some things to consider when choosing blinds for a home is the window casing depth. Homes built with 2 x 6 walls have large window casings that can accommodate wider 2 1/2″ slat blinds without projecting into the room. Some windows don’t have any casings at all. You can outside mount 2″ blinds on windows with no casings, but keep in mind that the blinds will project 2″ into the room. 1″ wood blinds or Aluminum mini blinds may be a better choice if the projection is an issue in your home.
Vertical blinds are the most popular blind for sliding glass doors, but they are not the only option. A panel track blind or solar blinds works well on sliding glass doors. Vertical blinds are the most economical window coverings for a sliding glass door, but definitely are not the only option. Vertical blinds can be made for specialty shapes and bow windows. They are a very versatile window treatment.
Wood Blinds are very easy to use. They a light in weight and easy to adjust light in a home. Wood blinds are the window treatment of choose for the elderly. They are less than half the weight of faux wood blinds which makes tilting and lifting of the blinds a breeze. Wood blinds have a large selection slat sizes, colors, finishes and textures. They are light and will last forever as long as the blinds are taken care of.
Faux wood blinds can take some abuse. They are moisture resistant and don’t warp, bend or bow in humidity. Faux wood blinds have the great looks of a real wood blind but are a fraction of the cost. Faux wood blinds are good for a child’s room and they can take a hit from toys or what ever else a child decides to throw at it. They now come with the optional cordless feature so children will have less chance to become entangled in them and possibly being injured by the blinds.
Vertical Blinds are a cost effective option for large windows like sliding glass doors. Vertical blinds can be made wider than most window treatments on the market today. The blind louvers can be made of wood, fabrics and plastics such as vinyl. You can get vertical blinds motorized, wand control and chain drive. You can select different privacy levels when choosing the right vertical blinds louvers, From solar and light filtering to room darkening. There are many vertical blinds textures and colors to choose from. If you are looking for an affordable and durable window treatment, vertical blinds may be the window covering that you are looking for.
Vinyl blinds can be used vertically or horizontally to cover your windows. If you are on a budget, vinyl blinds are the way to go. Vinyl blinds are an inexpensive way to cover your windows. They come in many colors and the slat or louver sizes may vary from different window coverings. Vinyl blinds are one of the biggest sellers in the window coverings industry because of their affordability and simplicity.
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