What is a micro blind?
Micro blinds are blinds that have narrow slats, usually made of aluminum, and that hand with cords in a ladder-like manner. They are lighter than other kinds of blinds, so this can be a good option for many homes. You can choose them in different color options so that you can always get the style that you need.
Are aluminum blinds better than plastic?
Energy Efficiency Aluminum blinds are more energy efficient than their vinyl counterparts because aluminum reflects the sun’s heat more effectively, leading to cooler rooms in your house during the summer. Vinyl absorbs the heat from the sun, so for a large window, aluminum blinds would be a better option.
How long do aluminum blinds last?
Most blinds and shades have a life of about 7 or 8 years, so it may be time to move up to a more contemporary look. Just installed new windows? They may have new dimensions.
Are aluminum blinds toxic?
Aluminum Blinds Indeed, aluminum window blinds are the most common non-toxic window blind found in homes today. Because they are long lasting and lightweight, these flexible window coverings stand up well in any condition. They resist corrosion, they are easy to clean, and they provide excellent light blocking.
Are aluminum blinds safe?
The best non-toxic window coverings are natural untreated fabric, natural fiber roll-down blinds, aluminum blinds and aluminum screens. For blackout shades, bamboo shades with liners, polyester curtains, hemp, cotton, and paper pleated shades can be considered.
Can I cut blinds yourself?
You can cut an even amount off of each side of the headrail or if it is a small amount, just cut it off of the lift cord side of the headrail. Remove the end stiffener from the headrail. With the tin snips or hacksaw, carefully cut the headrail along the mark you made.
Can I use Command strips to hang blinds?
Command strips are an efficient way to get your blinds up. To use them, mount one side of the strip to the window frame or wall. When the strips are adequately bonded to the wall, hang your blinds by clicking the command strip into place.
Do aluminum blinds contain lead?
The CPSC did not find lead in aluminum (metal) mini blinds. Most vertical blinds (those with slats running from top to bottom) are manufactured in the U.S. and do not contain lead.