Did you know that wood and faux wood blinds can be purchased with 2" slats, 2 1/2" slats and even 1" slats? A slat is the horizontal piece of wood or poly material is the majority of the blind, The standard size is a 2" slat and unless you are specifically seeking something different, this is the size you are most likely to end up with. Just think about 98% of the wood and faux wood blinds you see and you will know what the 2" slat size looks like. Here in Arizona, they are literally everywhere. The good thing about the 2" slat is that it is the most cost effective size. It's mass quantity makes it less expensive.
However, you will occasionally encounter a window application where greater see-through is desired. Or, situations with very large windows where the larger slats look more to scale. If you are paying attention, these windows will jump out at you as they do have a slightly upscale look.
On the rare occasion you may encounter a wood or faux wood blind with a 1" slat. This is usually on a french door or in a window with a very small sill and very unique interior design. Honestly, these are extremely rare to find, but they are an option if your situation requires a 1" slats unique look and function.
We hope this information better helps you understand your options as it relates to wood and faux wood blind slats. Maybe you are ready for some new wood or faux blinds for your space in which case, we would love to help you. Contact us today for a complimentary consultation. Thanks for your interest in Latreia Blinds and Shutters!
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