When you are looking to furnish your home’s living room windows, it can be difficult to find a more effective style than wooden blinds. The following are the top benefits of this amazing window covering.
- Versatile style
Versatilities is one of the biggest benefits of wooden blinds. Wood blinds have neutral qualities that make it possible for you to install them in practically any kind of decor. Whether you have a classic and cozy living room with large furniture and thick carpeting, or an open-plan modern area with sleek, light furnishings, wooden blinds can work very well. You also don’t need to worry about your color palette. Wooden blinds don’t need to match a specific shade or pattern. You can instead enjoy the natural beauty of your window coverings that coordinate with their surroundings whether you live in a contemporary new building or a historical property.
- Cozy and warm
Wood is innately a very warm material, in terms of both energy efficiency and insulation, as well as the comfortable, cozy style it exudes. A strong barrier is created when the wooden blinds are closed, which will significantly reduce the amount of heat that gets lost through the windows. Also, your blinds will protect against drafts. If you have an older house, that could be a problem. When your living room has wooden blinds, it can benefit from improved thermal efficiency during the cold months, and that will ensure that your entire family will stay warm without needing to crank the thermostat up.
- Finish options
Blinds Direct offers an extensive range of different wooden blinds that are available in various finishes. From rich walnut and warm oak to classic cream and pure white, we have a style that will suit every living room and every taste! What is so great about wood is you can enhance it with various finishes and colors, without its natural texture being compromised. When you buy from us, your wooden blinds come with a coordinating headrail and high-quality hardware to ensure they look fantastic.
- Peace and quiet
Noise reduction is another benefit offered by wooden blinds. This is especially valuable if you have noisy neighbors, your living room is next to a busy street, or you live in a noisy urban area. Of course, no window covering can reduce all outside noise. However, wooden blinds offer an effective barrier to make your house more peaceful. Wooden blinds can also be rotated which means the slats can be arranged to obscure views from outdoors which can also help make you feel more relaxed and comfortable.
- Layering opportunities
Another thing to keep in mind about wooden blinds is they give you the chance to layer using additional window dressing, especially curtains. When you combine window dressing, another dimension is brought to your space, which creates a window arrangement that is even more attractive. Depending on your personal taste and the style of your room, a sheer voile could be added to gently filter in sunlight, or bold textured curtains should be used to contrast with the sleek wood.
- An ideal match for living room bay windows
If you are fortunate enough to have a living room with bay windows, wooden blinds can be the ideal complement. If you choose a made to measure service, bespoke wooden binds can be purchased that precisely fit your windows, look great, and provide maximum functionality. Wooden shutters could be a good option to use in your living room. Choose large louvers so you can maximize the use of natural sunlight. If you would like to have more privacy, then choose narrow ones. Another good option is tier-on-tier shutters, which also you to open the bottom and top halves independently.