Shades make use of light materials such as bamboo, reed, rattan, jutes, wood and faux wood. These traditional wooden shades originated from an ancient art in Japan.
The shades help bring out the beauty and style of indoor decors. The shades can insulate your house from the oppressive summer heat and the biting winter frost. That is why, these shades both serve practical and decorative purposes.
The window shades made are carefully weaved using the ancient weaving methods. The canes are first cut and dried. Once they are dry enough, the canes are weaved with a rope. The present wooden shades still use of this ancient weaving technique but with a modern twist as they also harness modern technology to finish the process faster.
Wooden shades provide warmth to any house. The materials used in window treatments are natural and eco-friendly. They are also affordable and do not need a lot of maintenance.
Installing the window treatments is very easy. There is an accompanying instruction on every window shade. It does not require a person to have technical knowledge on installation at all.
To maintain the smooth finish of the wooden shades is easy to do. You just need to have a feather duster to dust off dirt. If you want, you can use a lamb wool duster as an alternative to the feather duster. If you want to clean it completely, you can use the brush attachment of a vacuum cleaner.
These shades often come in various styles and lengths. The design often include pull cords to move them. A number have valance options.
These roll-up window shades give your window that old, rustic feel making it more attractive. They come in various colors to complement the color of any room. The thin slats of the shades allow it to be rolled easily. Wooden shades fold into layers quickly as they go up or down.
The look of these window shades can improve the look and color of your house. Some shades install liners to make sure that you have privacy. If you want privacy even if the slats are opened, then you may need a sheer curtain to cover the shades.
Moisture can damage the finish. Avoid exposing them to moisture. Some window treatments are weather treated so moisture cannot penetrate them.
Household cleansers should be avoided when cleaning them. These cleansers contain chemicals that are harsh. This could affect the natural finish of the wooden shades.
Window shades also come in less traditional styles such as using larger or longer slats whether horizontal or vertical. These shades offer an inexpensive way to improve the look of your house.
When buying shades make sure that you thoroughly inspected the product. Check for defects or scratches on its appearance. Make sure that the pull cords work. The hanging frame should be of good quality to ensure that the shade will last long.
Look for manufacturers that offer warranty on the shades so you will need not look for parts later. Make sure that the shades is the perfect size for your window. You do not want to end up with a shade that is shorter or longer than what you need.