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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
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
|Sheri Ann Richerson|