Windows are a very important part of any home. Whether you live in an apartment or a stand-alone home, windows obviously function to let in light and air. However, you can’t leave them uncovered, and need to have some control over that function.

But what happens if you simply cannot find the right fit or style for your windows? That’s when you go custom.

The Countless Benefits of Blinds

Blinds are a great window covering option. They tend to give you significant measure of control over the amount of privacy you have, and the amount of light that passes through your window.

For example, if you have large windows in your living room, the direction of those windows may cause the setting sun shining too bright into your room. Blinds allow you to control that light through closing or angling them to disperse the sunlight. Then, at nighttime you can shut them entirely, giving you and your family the amount of privacy that you need.

Additionally, window coverings are very important in a home because of the potential damage they can do to your interior. If the sun can shine into your rooms with no control or barrier, it can actually begin to discolor items in the room like carpets and furniture.

Custom blinds take that concept to a new level. You are able to get coverings tailored specifically to fit your windows, which is especially important if you have windows that aren’t standard sizes.

In that case, you almost need to go custom, because you need the perfect fit in order to improve both the look and the amount of control you have. Otherwise, the positive effects mentioned above are minimized.

Options For Custom Blinds

Once you have determined that blinds are perfect for your windows, it’s time to consider what rooms actually need custom blinds – and what style would be a good fit. For example, anyone with children or pets that could run into the blinds or throw toys at them can benefit from custom faux wood blinds. This option is especially robust; if the slats get hit, they will simply bounce right back. Faux wood blinds by themselves, of course, come in a variety of finishes and styles.

Another potential choice could be wooden blinds, which offer a beautiful and elegant look to any window they cover. Generally speaking, they tend to add character and warmth to the room in which they’re used. And if you want the look of wooden blinds but increase their ease of cleaning, then faux wood blinds are a perfect fit.

Lastly, if you have a large section of windows or even a sliding door you want to cover, vertical blinds are an ideal choice. You can use this option either with itself, or in combination with another covering or valance. Regardless of the size of the window you have, a vertical blind will look beautiful and function perfectly for you.

By going custom, you will get exactly the blinds that you want and your windows need. But if you want to take your customization one step further, you can even consider getting motorized blinds. This option will give you the next level of convenience by controlling your custom blinds with the touch of a button.

Blinds are a very practical and beautiful choice as a window covering. But that can only be true if you find blinds who fit your style and your window’s size perfectly. Window blinds last for a very long time, so you want to be happy with what you have done–and customized blinds will do that for you. Additionally, if you have any other questions, installation professionals can guide you through the entire process. To get started with your custom blinds, please contact us.