Aluminum blinds aren't the cheap-looking throwaway blinds you might remember. Today, aluminum blinds are a great choice for modern homes with modern decor. They block light well, and are generally a low-cost alternative to wood blinds. They make a unique statement: the headrails are contoured, the aluminum is durable and long-lasting, and the colors they come in are many. They're a great alternative to plastic blinds, and a great choice for large windows because they weigh less than plastic. Blinds.com customers love aluminum blinds from Blinds.com because who are often "surprised at how nice they [are] for such an inexpensive price." (see the full aluminum blinds review) Aluminum blinds are ideal for giving your space that modern loft look, and are often seen in warehouse-style spaces.
Popular uses of aluminum blinds:
1. Loft homes, apartments and warehouse-style homes: A loft apartment refers to large adaptable open space, often converted for residential use, which is why aluminum blinds are a perfect fit for these types of homes. The metal look of the blinds enhances the industrial look and feel of the space.
2. Commercial buildings, like hospitals and restaurants: Aluminum blinds are great for high traffic areas because they are incredibly durable.
3. Retro-style homes: As home decorating styles from the 50's come back in style,
4. Rooms with lots of sun: Aluminum blinds block light well and protect your home from UV rays.
5. Any high traffic room in your home: They last forever, withstand active kids and pets, and look great for years.
These are two of our best aluminum blinds:
Blinds.com 1" Aluminum Deluxe Miniblinds: This is the best selling, top of the line alumninum blind available. They're available in beautiful neutrals and a few unique colors like bronze, royal blue, and black.
Blinds.com 2" Aluminum Miniblinds: The slats are slightly larger on the 2" Aluminums, creating a more modern look than the 1". Choose from whites and silvers, as well as peach, blue, and even textured colors. Cloth tapes are a great upgrade available for these blinds.