A window treatment is considered as the placement of any interior decor element on the window. Window treatments refer to many things like window blinds, draperies, curtains, sheer fabrics, etc. Here in this article, we will study window blind. A window blind is a type of treatment in which certain kinds of coverings are used to put on windows. Here we are going to discuss plastic window treatment – a specific kind of window covering.
A plastic window treatment is a sort of covering which is low cost, useful, and free of any harmful chemicals. Before purchasing plastic window treatments make certain that it does not contain any injurious chemicals (like lead) which are dangerous from a hygienic point of view. These coverings are mostly used to maintain the temperature of the room.
Solar Window Shades
Solar window shades are a type of plastic window treatment. They are usually put on the exterior windows and give you a clear sight of the outside. Solar window shades as the name suggest are meant to control the sunlight that enters the room. Solar windows shades are helpful in both summer and winter seasons. In the summer season, they keep the heat away from the room and in winter, they keep the hot air inside the room by reducing the cold air infiltration. Solar window shades are economical and usually lightweight. Solar control plastic window films are also available in the market which is capable of absorbing heat and light.
Plastic Venetian Blinds
Plastic Venetian blinds are another type of plastic window treatment. It is made of PVC plastic and comes in many designs. The main advantage of these blinds is that they can be used in any room, kitchen, or bathroom. Anywhere you have a higher amount of humidity, these blinds are of great help. They usually have horizontal slats which you can open and close at will. So you can control the amount of light with them. Plastic Venetian blinds are tough and long-lasting.
Plastic Mini Blinds
Plastic mini blinds come with 1 inch small slats and are very economical. The one great benefit of these mini blinds is that they come in different colors and are rust-proof. People living in coastal areas can use them effectively as coastal areas are more prone to rust and corrosion due to moisture in the air. You can use them anywhere in the home, i.e. kitchen, bathroom, rooms. They usually come in standard size but you can have the custom-made mini blinds as well. You can simply clean them with a damp rag.
To prevent drafts and save energy, sheets of plastic are very handy on the windows. Clean the windows with a damp cloth to remove all the grime and dirt from the surface. Take double-sided tape on the windows frame to apply a plastic sheet. Take proper measures and cut the sheet of plastic according to those measurements so that it will fit on the window properly. Carefully fix the sheet on the tape. To remove any wrinkles, you can use a hairdryer. That will give a better finish to your plastic sheet on the window. Cut any extra plastic coming out of the edges.