09:51AM | 04/27/04
I'm trying to get some good information pertaining to the advantages and disadvantages of real vs faux wood interior window blinds. Can anyone point me to some good unbiased sources? There may already be some on this site but I can't seem to find much relating to the subject.


04:59PM | 08/26/11
Member Since: 08/24/11
3 lifetime posts

I can answer this one as I had wondered the same thing about a year ago. My recommendation right off the bat if you're a practical person go with the discounted faux wood blinds instead of the classic wood blinds. The main reason being that they are more durable and are resistant to things like moisture, where wood blinds could being to warp and stink. Also they are wayyyy cheaper.

However, if your concerned about being judged for not having 'real' wood blinds then you know what to do.

Mostly you can't really tell the difference just by looking at them. Which is why I'd rather spend a hundred bucks less on the faux wood.

Hope thats helps! =)


06:45PM | 09/28/11
Member Since: 07/22/11
28 lifetime posts
I've always thought real wood looks better. but i have faux now, and they do great. they look good, and easy to clean.


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