Safe Vinyl Mini Blinds

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Safe Vinyl Mini Blinds

When it comes to blinds, faux wood is another name for vinyl mini blinds. Real wood is popular, yet quite expensive. When you want the look and style of real wood for your window treatments, try vinyl blinds. Vinyl blinds are made of high quality polyvinyl that is extremely durable, easy to clean and resists warping. Vinyl blinds are heat and moisture resistant making them perfect for any climate from Arizona or Alaska. Bathrooms, kitchens, sunrooms, and poolrooms have humidity and heat. Basements are often quite damp and vinyl is the ideal material for window treatments. Fabric draperies or curtains can mold from dampness and fade or become destroyed from the sun. All of these problems are alleviated with vinyl blinds. Choose from natural wood finishes or a selection of whites and alabaster. Your guests will swear the blinds are real wood. If you still want the softness of a decorator fabric detail, add a valance to the top of the blinds.

After testing and analyzing imported vinyl mini blinds, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has determined that some of these blinds can present a lead poisoning hazard for young children. Twenty-five million non-glossy, vinyl mini blinds that have lead added to stabilize the plastic in the blinds are imported each year from China, Taiwan, Mexico, and Indonesia. When shopping for blinds, purchase only vinyl material made in the USA so you know what you are buying is safe for your family.

   

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