Blinds. Tuesday , August 28th , 2018 - 11:10:55 AM
Matchstick blinds do need some maintenance just like other blinds and other home decoration things. These must be dusted regularly to avoid accumulation of excessive dirt and dust particles. One important thing to keep in mind is that bamboo is a natural material and not plastic, so it can get molds. The best solution is to keep the place moisture free and well ventilated.
So what are matchstick blinds? These are window coverings (blinds) that consist of a number of horizontally set smooth, uniform bamboo wood sticks. These blinds get their name because the bamboo sticks that are used are rounded just like matchsticks. However there can be some with rough, irregular sticks but those should be taken as more of an exception than a norm. These days Matchsticks blinds are also available in natural wood materials other than bamboo. These are rattan, jute and other woods woven together with naturally occurring grass.
Matchstick blinds are priced nominally between $15 and $ 50 per blind. So these are ideal for people looking for beautiful decoration at an affordable price. But, today a lot of people are using these just because of their chic, upscale appeal. After all, these are used in most resorts and conservatories to blend in with the natural surroundings.
Now a quick look at how Matchstick blinds can be easily trimmed: The first step is to bunch up the whole blind in to layers. Now measure your window to determine how much needs to be trimmed. Divide the number by two and whatever the number put marks of that at equal distance from the ends of your blind sticks. Now carefully transfer the cut mark on to each blind stick using a measuring and masking tape. Next, use a saw blade with firm hands giving out even motion to cut at the marks made previously. Now deliberately undo the masking tape and your customized blind is ready for hanging up! One note of precaution: Keep the blind cords out of your way while cutting, lest you damage them in the process.