Home improvement tips for your window shades
Looking for the best window shades for your home
One of the best ways to spruce up your dull and lifeless windows is by putting up bamboo Roman shades. While there are Roman shades made of other materials such as vinyl and aluminum, the ones that are made of bamboo are preferred by most homeowners and designers because of its eco-friendliness and durability. You can enjoy the benefits of bamboo Roman shades without harming the environment for many years.
Bamboo roman shades are regular fixtures in Asian countries such as China, Japan and the Philippines and were used in homes as early as the 18th century. Some historians believe that it was used as early as the 7th century. It was only recently that Western countries used these amazing window shades to give their homes, restaurants or offices that oriental look that many people like.
Bamboo Roman shades are available in various models and brands. Just by visiting your local home improvement center or by browsing through the internet, you can find hundreds of motorized versions, pull up version and even remote controlled versions. When it comes to its color, these shades are not only restricted to the natural color of the bamboo, which is brown. There are bamboo Roman shades in different colors ranging from white, purple, green and just about any color in the spectrum.
When shopping for bamboo Roman shades, it is important that you have the dimensions of the windows where you will install the shades to make sure that it fits on the windows. To be certain, purchase a Roman shade that is slightly longer than your window dimensions to make up for the extra spaces needed during installation and hanging.
When it comes to its price, it is directly proportional to the quality of the window shades. You can purchase cheap bamboo roman shades at around 40 USD that are made of standard materials and you can also purchase expensive windows shades at around 100 USD a piece made of the best materials. If you are covering a lot of windows, you can save money by alternating homemade fabric shades with the bamboo roman shades.
To make sure that you get the best quality of bamboo Roman shades, check for its stitching. No matter how expensive or cheap the shades are, if it has bad frayed stitching, you should immediately ask for replacement. If you are planning to do some home improvement this weekend, start with putting up elegant and environment-friendly bamboo Roman shades.