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Tips For Choosing The Right Wood Blinds For Odd Spaces

Wood blinds give any space a classic elegance that's natural, warm, and inviting. There are so many different styles of window blinds that you can find several which go well with any design style. But sometimes having so many choices makes it difficult to find just the right window covering, especially for small rooms or odd windows.

If you are having trouble choosing the right window blinds in the Phoenix metro area, you are in the right place. American Blind & Shutter Company helps clients every day to find the right window dressings. Here are a few tips to help you choose the perfect wood blinds for your home.

Choosing Wood Blinds For Small Spaces

When you are designing a small space, the size of the decorative elements you choose will make a big difference in the outcome.

Window blinds are a decorative element that can really uplift the overall design of the room. But, they can also be oversized or garish-looking for a small space if you choose the wrong style, so be careful about a few things when choosing window blinds.

When choosing wood blinds for a small space, the key is making sure that they stand out some but not so much that they stand out like a sore thumb.

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Wood Blinds For Bay Windows

Either wood blinds or wood shutters are the perfect window treatment for bay windows. There are many different types of bay windows, so you should know which type you have.

Bow windows vs. bay windows – Bow windows have four or five windows and bay windows have three.

Triangular bays – Three windows with two windows set at an insides 120 degree angle to the center window.

Bay window, canted – The front bottom portion on the outside of the bay window is flat rather than curved.

Bay window, oriel window – The front bottom portion on the outside of the bay window is supported by a bracket, corbel, or something similar.

Wood blinds look marvelous on all types of bay and bow windows. Some suggestions for choosing the perfect blinds for bay windows:

Consider the available natural light – Installing very dark wood blinds on a dark window doesn't work as well as choosing a light wood finish. Knotty alder wood blinds would be beautiful in this case.

A quality finish is a must – Your wood blinds need a durable finish to protect the wood from sunlight exposure and moisture, especially if your bay windows are located near the kitchen or in direct sunlight.

If you are looking for plantation shutters for your Phoenix area home, please call 602-885-7777 or complete our online request form.

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Awesome service and the quality can't be beat! I've had my shutters for about 5 years now and I get compliments on them from anyone who visits my home. Matt was friendly and professional - he knows the product and the industry well. I've recommended this business to my family & friends and they are very happy as well. Buy with confidence!
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Just bought a house in Maricopa, Matt came and measured and was very thorough and conscientious. When the shutters came in they were installed perfectly and look fantastic. Overall an incredible experience, from customer service to professionalism, superior products, and value. One of the best companies I've ever dealt with.
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