Plantation blinds are popular forms of window coverings that make use of horizontal slats, more popularly known as louvers, to control the amount of light that enters a room and the visibility through those blinds.
Plantation blinds will typically have much larger louver sizes than normal plantation shutters. Some of the most stunning ones that we have today are made from basswood, since it is one of the cheapest and most durable types of material to use if one is looking to capture the beauty of nature and work it into the interior design theme they use for their home. But others may prefer the ease of maintenance and the low cost of vinyl plantation blinds, which offer the exact same protection minus the high price tags of solid wood blinds.
Plantation window blinds are perfect as a substitute for a plantation shutter set if you’re trying to achieve the same effect. They use a string system to adjust the tilt angle of the slats. They also come with the ability to retract all of the slats right up to the top of the window for maximum visibility.
They can create the exact same effect that shutters can provide and you allow to control the amount of light that enters the room. If you wish, you can leave the top part of the blinds tilted to allow light to enter the room and the bottom part of the blind to be firmly closed to protect prying eyes from looking inside.
Perhaps the most attractive feature of wood plantation blinds is the attractive appearance they offer to a window compared to fabric draperies or the more expensive plantation shutters. These blinds can immediately transform the look of a room into one that is inviting and cozy. You may choose to go with the versatility and durability of faux wood plantation blinds or to indulge in the lavish splendor of solid wood blinds, which are exclusive items but can cost thousands of dollars to get one. For a simple and affordable solution, plastic plantation blinds can be the right choice for you.
Plantation blind sets come in a variety of colors and shades, and you can definitely find one that will match with your interior décor to create the exact theme you want in your home. They can be painted and stained to match the exact shade you want, so you can even consider getting custom plantation blinds for your home if you can’t find ones that matche what you need.
The maintenance of these window coverings are relatively easy too. If you are using faux wood or plastic blinds, then simply get a damp cloth and wipe them over to remove dirt and debris. If you opt for solid wood plantation blinds, it is best to avoid moisture. It is best to use a dry cloth or a duster and a vacuum cleaner to help remove the dirt and dust that is trapped within the slats of any of them.