Wood blinds are stylish options that offer a natural, elegant feel to any space. Available in real or faux wood varieties, this type of window treatment also provides an array of benefits that other materials do not. Here are four to consider.

4 Advantages of Installing Wood Blinds

1. Style Selections

Wood blinds can bring a rustic, classic, or modern feel to a space. They are available in an assortment of color and texture choices, such as bamboo, pine, mahogany, and beech, making it easy to find the perfect style for the room you are decorating. These blinds also promote a classic, clean look no matter the width or length. If you decide to redecorate, they are easy to re-stain to match your new decor.

wood blinds2. Versatility

Wood can be used in any room, including areas that have higher humidity levels like the kitchen or bathroom. Both wood and faux wood blinds are made from durable materials that are crafted to hold up against moisture. They are also stained and sealed for extra protection and a longer lifespan than other blind options.

3. Low Maintenance

Wooden varieties are easy to maintain and will hold up against dirt, dust, and grime. Regular cleaning with a feather duster or microfiber cloth gently removes surface particles. For deeper cleaning, warm water and a cotton rag will cleanse layers of dirt. You can also use the soft attachment of your vacuum for a quick, efficient touch-up.

4. Privacy

Because wood is opaque, privacy is guaranteed. While other materials are translucent and shadows are visible, wood will hide anything you don’t want to be seen inside your space. For bedrooms, they are perfect for completely blocking light for better sleeping.


Cincinnati’s Michael Herr & Company has been the top purveyor of quality blinds and shutters since 1976. Their selection of wood blinds as well as faux wood blinds, solar shades, and other custom window treatments provides their clients with the perfect solution for every room. They are also available for professional installations, repairs, and maintenance. Visit them online or on Facebook for more information and call (513) 260-3217 to speak with a representative.