How To Enhance Your Home With Bamboo Or Grass Window Shades


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The perfect alternative to traditional window blinds is definately bamboo or grass window shades. Many homeowners today are discovering the qualities of these coverings in look, texture and price. Whether covering an entire home or simply attempting to lift the appearance of a drab area in the house, bamboo shades are ideal. And shopping for them is as easy as going online!

Bamboo Roman Shades

These are a top mounted roll up shade. In fact, they can present both a modern or earthy look to a home and are available in many different patterns. When raised, roman shades fold up in a graceful style making them attractive even when they are not “in full sail. " For cleaning purposes, running over them with a vacuum will usually do however, there is also scope to light clean with a sponge.

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Red Bhutan is an extremely popular window shade. It's weather resistant qualities make it ideal for outdoor patio and porch use. If constantly at the mercy of the elements though, there are not many products which can stand constant wind, sun or rain so check with the manufacturer regarding the warranty length on any product of shade you purchase.

Shopping For Bamboo Or Grass Window Shades

The internet has opened up the opportunity to shop online in many areas of business and window shades are no different. Particularly bamboo given it's easy to handle and light nature which makes shipping a cost effective process.

There are some important points to remember when shopping for bamboo shades. Color can be tricky because of the nature and texture of the product. What you see on your computer screen may vary a lot from seeing the actual product live. Many manufacturers advise customers to order samples first before making any major decision.

You are also not limited to what is being advertised. Manufacturers can make to order or simply, if you know what you what but can't find it, then describe what you are trying to achieve and you'll be guided into choosing the appropriate style and color.

Raisng Your Bamboo Or Grass Window Shades

People are often concerned about the raising of blinds and this is understandable given they can be a little messy. With bamboo shades however, raising comes in a variety of methods. Roman bamboo shades are raised in a fold up style every 6-8 inches.

Roll up was the most common method. It was simple, effective and there was usually little margin for error for messing it up. However, safety issues were raised regarding the looping of the chords and you'll need to check with the manufacturer on the availability of roll up blinds.

Dean Caporella is a professional broadcaster. Give your home that special decorative look with bamboo or grass window shades. It will save you a bundle! Plus get the latest bamboo news and reviews at:


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