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Blindster Deluxe Faux Wood Blinds: Product Review Video

Deluxe Faux Wood Blinds Video Review

In this video, one of the product experts provides an in-depth look at one of our most popular products: our Deluxe Cordless Faux Wood Blinds! These blinds are available in both 2" and 2 1/2" versions, and offer many great benefits over the average faux wood blind.  After watching the video, you'll see that these blinds are "Deluxe" on features - but not on price!

Transcript of the video is below.

Links to featured products:

2 Inch Deluxe Cordless Faux Wood Blinds

2 1/2 Inch Deluxe Cordless Faux Wood Blinds

Product Expert Review Video: Blindster Deluxe Faux Wood Blinds


Hi everyone, my name's Jim, I'm part of the team here at and I've been in the window blinds business for almost 20 years.  I'm going to showcase one of our products that I really like, it's our Deluxe Cordless Faux Wood Blind and it has several unique features that I'd like to show you.

Offset route holes:

Close up of offset route hole

So one of my favorite things about this product, and what really sets these blinds apart from other faux wood blinds on the market, is the offset route holes for the lift cords. Most horizontal blinds have slots, called route holes, cut into them that allows the cords that actually raise the blind to pass through each slat to the bottom of the blind. The drawback is that when you tilt the slats closed, the route holes are not only visible, but they each let through a small amount of light. The route holes on our Deluxe Faux Wood blinds are much smaller and are placed at the back edge of each slat. 


Closed slats feature better privacy and closure

This patented design provides two great benefits:  

First, it hides the route holes when you tilt the blind closed, so you get a cleaner look without any light coming through the holes.

The second benefit is that the blind overall can close more tightly than typical blinds, so you get much less light kind of "sneaking" between the slats and into the room. 

Integrated headrail

Deluxe Faux Wood integrated headrail

Another feature on the Deluxe Faux Wood Blinds that's different from typical horizontal blinds is the integrated valance-free headrail. What I mean by this is that the top of the blind not only holds all the internal operating mechanisms, but it also doubles as the decorative front of the blind.  

This provides a fresh, contemporary look that bridges the traditional style of horizontal blinds into more modern decors.    

However, if you prefer a more traditional look, we do have an optional crown valance available that easily attaches to the front of the blind.

Control Options

Deluxe Faux Wood cordless lift

As if that wasn't enough, all of our Deluxe Cordless Faux Wood Blinds come with a wand for tilting the slats open and closed, and, as the name implies, cordless lift for raising and lowering the blind.  This combination gives you a nice uncluttered look without any dangling cords, and is also a safe option for children and pets.  Just push up on the bottom rail and the blind will stay wherever you let go. The bottom rail has a curved edge that is easy to grip and pull to lower the blind back down.

Slat Size Options

2 1/2 inch slats - Deluxe Faux Wood Blinds

The last thing I want to mention is that these blinds are available with either 2" or 2 1/2" slats.  The 2" option is the traditional size that you most commonly see. 

The 2 1/2" is a great option for any window but especially larger windows. More space between each slat and fewer slats in the window create a less busy appearance, and you have a better view outside.


So that's a quick overview of our Deluxe Cordless Faux Wood Blinds - if you have any questions about the features of these blinds or how to order, reach out to us and we'll be happy to help you.

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Featured products:

2 Inch Deluxe Cordless Faux Wood Blinds

2 1/2 Inch Deluxe Cordless Faux Wood Blinds