They create rich warm textures that make them appealing for lots of applications. That being said before choosing wood
1. Wood Doesn’t Like Getting Wet
We hate to state the obvious but wood and water don’t mix. The same applies to wood
Windows inside the shower, above the bath, and above the kitchen sink are a no-no. You also need to consider the size of these rooms and the amount of ventilation. Small bathrooms that tend to steam up regularly during a shower or bath are also not a great place for wood
2. Size Matters
Like most wooden products, wood
The problem with the weight comes when you want to lift or lower your blinds. Venetian blinds are operated with a series of cords that run through the slats that when you pull to lift the blinds. The additional weight can cause premature wear and tear on those cords. On top of that, they can also just be a little unwieldy to lift and lower requiring quite a bit of strength to operate smoothly.
3. Thick Even When Thin
When blinds are lifted all the way to the stop, the section where they all gather is called the stack. Because wood
4. Maintenance Required
Wood is a premium product and to keep them looking that way they do require a little extra TLC. The wooden slats tend to attract dust, especially the darker colours which requires regular dusting to keep dust free. They are still easier to keen than curtains. Just saying.
As mentioned earlier, their additional weight can also cause issues with wear and tear on the cording.
5. Going Natural