Frequently Asked Questions About Shutters & Window Blinds
At Blinds Discounter, we feel strongly that customer service should extend past just the moments we get to spend directly with you, the customer, one-on-one. It starts from the moment you want to learn more about the services we offer and our company.
That is why we offer pages like FAQs. It's just another opportunity for us to take care of our customers, in some small way.
Q. How do you pick a window treatment?
A. There are a number of factors that go into the selection process for window treatments. From HOA guidelines to making sure you like the way they look from outside your home, there are plenty of things to think about. Working with an industry expert is a good way to make sure you've taken all of this into consideration and that you can make a good choice.
Q. Wood or faux wood? Which is better for window blinds?
A. In general, this is a matter of personal preference. However, there are a few discerning features that can help you make the right choice. For instance, real wood is more desirable of the two yet costs more and isn't appropriate for rooms with moisture, such as the bathroom. Make sure you take all of the pros and cons of each into consideration before making your choice.
Q. What's the best type of window treatment to use in a household with kids?
A. First of all, you'll want to avoid cords completely. These can be a strangulation hazard for children and pets. Motorization reduces that risk. Some people like to avoid blinds because the slats are more easily damaged or dented. Other than that, if your child has a respiratory issue, such as asthma or allergies, you may prefer something like shutters that do not trap dust and are easy to wipe clean.
Q. Aside from good looks, what are some reasons you would need window treatments?
A. It's true that the right window treatments do a lot for your home, inside and out. They affect both the interior design aesthetics and the exterior curb appeal. However, there are other reasons to have high-quality blinds, shades or shutters. They increase the energy-efficiency of your household so you save money on utilities and have a more Eco-friendly home. Plus, this helps a lot with both safety and security. Keep in mind, the right window treatments can also add to the property value of your home, so think of this as a wise investment and not a frivolous expense.