Bamboo blinds are an excellent way to decorate any home. Many people think that bamboo blinds are only good for certain rooms with certain furniture, but the truth is that they are quite flexible. They are inexpensive, look great, and easy to install. They are also a practical alternative to ordinary blinds. There are different types of bamboo blinds and it's important to understand what the color of the blinds will do. Sometimes, light bamboo blinds will show figures on the other side where the light is coming through. But darker bamboo blinds block out the light and increase privacy from the outside. Some darker bamboo blinds will fade with time in the sunlight though. So, this is another problem to watch for if the blinds will be going in a window that gets a lot of sunlight. Bamboo blinds also keep a room cool because the air can flow through them freely. There is no restriction and the outside air can move easily inside. Another benefit to using bamboo blinds is the material. It is worth the extra money for the real bamboo instead of plastic. Plastic cannot match the beauty of real bamboo and will not stand up against the elements as long.