PVC venetian blinds or faux wood blinds are synonymous with elegance and sophistication. They add a personality to your home or office. They are made of polyvinyl chloride (PVC), a strong and durable material that is also waterproof and resistant to fading. However, it cannot endure heat above 60o Celsius. At such high temperatures, the material is likely to warp as it softens. So, they are good for all types of rooms, including balconies, terrace, and large open areas except the kitchen.
If you are looking for a sturdy, easy-to-care-for, and affordable window covering, then PVC Venetian blinds are a good option. Moreover, they are the perfect blackout blinds that make your nap time all the more comfortable. It not only blocks light but also keeps heat and ultraviolet rays at bay.
Choosing the right PVC blinds is a long-term investment and you will be seeing them every day. So, here are some factors that will help you make the right pick:
Consider the width and height of your windows to determine the size of blinds you need.
Choose a color that complements your décor and enhances the overall ambiance. Take into account the different visual elements of your room to make the right choice.
You can pick from different finishes, such as glossy, matte, or woodgrain according to the other colors in your room.
- Type of tilt mechanism
There are two types of tilt mechanisms: corded and wand. Corded mechanisms are less expensive, but they can be a problem if the cords get tangled. Wand mechanisms are more expensive, but they are easier to use.
PVC Venetian can be installed either with a tilt rod or with clips. Tilt rods are more secure, but they can be more difficult to install. Clips are easier to install, but they are not as secure.
Australian weather can get pretty unpredictable at times. PVC blinds are designed in such a way that they can resist the brunt of extreme climatic conditions. If needed, you can also combine PVC with aluminum to increase their durability and reduce their weight. Just make sure that you carefully weigh aesthetics, strength, and functionality before making a purchase.