When you're looking to add style, elegance, and class to your home, look no farther than wooden window blinds. You can't go wrong with wood blinds. The look is unmistakable and people will recognize that you've put thought and money into your home.

Many different styles of wood window blinds exist today. You can buy vertical wood blinds, woven natural blinds, mini blinds, exterior blinds and shutters, and blinds in faux wood styles. You can paint your wood blinds to match any d├ęcor, although many people prefer to leave their blinds in a wood finish. You can always stain them darker or lighter if you decide to in the future.

You can also customize you wood blinds by giving them a motorized control, adding UV or anti-static control, or giving them a more decorative touch. Customized wood blinds can be fit for unusual shaped windows or those that differently sized than normal windows. You can also choose different woods for your blinds. Basswood is commonly used, but you could also look for other woods or natural fibers.

People use wood blinds in many different rooms. Bedrooms and living rooms are probably the most popular places for wood blinds. In both places, the wood provides a warm and elegance to the space that can't be matched by other blinds.

Wooden window blinds do require a bit more care and upkeep than vinyl blinds. They need to be kept lubricated and this often means a yearly re-staining or oiling. They can also warp or crack if they are placed in areas where there is a high humidity factor. This is the reason why many people don't put wood blinds in their bathrooms or kitchens. In those places, you'll probably want to go with a faux wood blind to avoid these problems.

You may find that wood blinds are a bit more expensive than blinds made from other materials. For some individuals, this is a consideration when choosing a blind. Others want the look and warmth of wood blinds and cost isn't a consideration.

Like blinds made of other materials, a wooden window blind will give you added privacy and the ability to control the amount of light entering your home. You can open, close, or adjust the blinds for the level of privacy and light control that you want.

Wooden window blinds will give your home an added elegance and style. You can customize your blinds in many different ways to make them work even better for you. When you are looking to upgrade the look for your home, wooden window blinds should be at the top of your list.