In choosing window blinds for your home, you need to consider a lot of things like type, style and its cost. Not only that, you need to know to install them and what’s the difference of every blind and how to make them look nice in your home. So if you are not an expert, here are some helpful tips to make this process much easier.
First, you must decide the type of window blinds you should buy. There are different types of blinds in store and the most common types are venetian blinds, roman blinds, vertical blinds, mini blinds and roller blinds. You should also pick what kind of materials you would like of blinds. You can choose aluminum, natural fabrics, PVC or wooden materials.
Second, you should also consider the overall style of the room or the concept you would like to put in. Choose colors, styles and designs that will complement the entire interior of the room. Most of the blinds give a modern look to a home so whatever type of blinds you buy, it will surely look contemporary. However, if you want a classic concept, wooden blinds are best recommended and if you want to be futuristic, there are also blinds that have different designs.
Third, think about your privacy. Is your home close to your neighbor or can someone easily peeks in? The best shades of privacy are wooden and vertical blinds. If your house is surrounded with fantastic views like the beach, mountain and other panoramic scenery, vertical blinds are very ideal or wooden blinds with more open weaving. It will give your room a pleasant touch, very light, well-ventilated and spacious.
Fourth, consider the amount of light you want for a room. If you happen to be a TV buddy or you don’t want to see the sunlight in your bed, vertical blinds that are made with natural fabrics is recommended. If you want to insulate the heat of the sun, you can also use vertical blinds that are made of PVC materials. Lastly, choose blinds that have low maintenance especially if you live in a humid environment. Also, pick the right size and always measure your windows first.
When going home late and we forgot the turn our outdoor lights on, it is a common incident for all of us to have a hard time hitting the key hole and have them aligned to get in. It would be even harder if we were drunk. This problem will soon be eliminated with the V Lock, an extremely comfortable lock to use. In order to open your door, all you have to do is to put your key in and Viola! Your door is open. In addition, the V lock has the sleek look that will make your door look elegant and nice. Kudos to designer Junjie Zhang! What an amazing and comfortable design huh! -via
I am not a lover of books and automatically hate to see bookcases at home. However, the Valiero Bookcase catches my attention and surely other’s too. Made of thin steel rods, you can hardly tell that this stylishly designed bookcase is indeed a bookcase. It looks like a sculpture masterpiece in a living room. Dsigned by Franco Albini for his own home in Milan, the Valiero Bookcase has shelves floating in hangers of thin steel rods. Supporting the Valiero Bookcase are two poles of wood elegantly tipped with brass. The minimalistic look of the Valiero Bookcase will surely contributes strongly to the elegance of any home or office.
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