Mini blinds have been one of the best selling window treatments since they were introduced to the market in the eighties.They are easy to install, do not require a washing machine to get cleaned and they keep their color even in hours of direct sunlight. They resist stains, fading and come in almost any color that was ever thought of. They are great at blocking light and maintaining room temperature. They also make great privacy window covers without much fuss.
It has always been difficult to keep up with grubby, oily fingers. The children always seem to be a step ahead of their parents. This is the reason that one day the mother will see the peanut butter hand print on the bottom of the blinds. In this case the vinyl materials they are made of really earn its respect. Using a warm wet wash cloth and the cleaner of choice just wipe off the mess and it will look like new again. Some substances stain everything they touch. The vinyl mini blinds are not susceptible; even mustard left over night will leave no trace of the earlier mess, even in direct light.
The easy installation of these blinds makes them a favorite of house wives all over the country. The only thing needed is a screw driver to put up the end pieces so it can be slid into place. After that it is free living. It takes less than five minutes to completely transform an entire room. Some versions have the option of holding the blinds at both ends. This method means they can not be opened all the way without detaching it. This is the best style when the window is in a door. They look great with single panes or French doors alike.
Some homes look better when the window dressings all having a uniform backing. In other cases it may look rather pretty if each window were shaded in a different color. Vinyl mini blinds come in hundreds of colors that will add to any look of the homestead. There are people who love bright colors like lime green, papaya orange and canary yellow. These people can find what they need too. There are lots of places that feel the same way about bright colors. Soft colors like powder blue, magenta, olive green are great for people who have plenty of life in their life and prefer relaxing colors to those that are loud. There are plenty of these too. There is even wood and faux wood for folks who like to add natural beauty and class to their windows.
Not all windows are the same. Uniformity of the homes in any size town would prove futile. Because of this there are several sizes of blinds readily available in stores all over the country. If none of the standard sizes will fit the window there is still hope. Many mini blind manufacturers take special orders for customers with custom sized windows. They take the order either online or over the phone and even tell each individual how to measure the space so they are made right the first time. If the customer prefers, a service tech can come to the home and take the measurements for her. Once this part is complete a shade is chosen and then just wait until they arrive. When they do each will be perfect in size and color and the customer gets exactly what she wants.
Installing Mini Blinds is also a great way to maintain privacy. They are built with shutter style closure that keeps all view into the house blocked. Another thing they keep at bay is the heat from the sun. In summer months this can lower the electric bill by twenty five percent. It is a complete light and heat control system that makes it easy to maintain a comfortable environment in summer without having to constantly run the air conditioner. Not only do these wonderfully accommodating blinds nice for this but they also keep most of the winter cold from seeping into the rooms. They are made with just enough thickness to hold back up to 85% of the cold that comes off every glass pane. There are no cool drafts to sneak up the arms while reading or watching a movie. This not only makes vinyl mini blinds a great home asset, it also helps home owners stay in control of their energy costs.