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Are aluminum blinds good?
Last Updated: 20th April, 2020
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Hereof, are aluminum or vinyl blinds better?
Aluminum blinds tend to be more energy-efficient than vinyl blinds; the metal blinds do a better job of reflecting rays from the sun, keeping rooms cooler during hot seasons. Vinyl blinds tend to absorb rays from the sun, resulting in a warmer room.
One may also ask, what are aluminum blinds? Aluminum blinds are some of the lightest blinds around. That means they are easy to install in even the largest windows and can be operated with ease. 006 gauge aluminum (1 inch) or . 008 gauge (2 inch), these blinds are incredibly durable and about as lightweight as window coverings get.
Considering this, are aluminum blinds toxic?
Aluminum blinds make up a large percentage of the non-toxic window blinds in homes today. They are a long lasting blind that is made of the naturally occurring element aluminum. Aluminum is a light weight, flexible, non-toxic metal that is resistant to corrosion. It is an excellent material for window covering.
Do aluminum blinds block light?
Aluminum miniblinds are popular with those who are on the tightest budgets. You can pick up Blinds.com's house brand of 1-inch blinds for $33. Made of six-gauge aluminum, these blinds are lightweight, sturdy and scratch-resistant. They'll block the light, but don't expect any big energy savings.