While many are familiar with many other types of shades, or blinds, bamboo shades can often leave someone wondering what they are and their benefits.

Bamboo shades have experienced somewhat of a resurgence as of late because they are inexpensive, stylish and hold up over time. They also offer many modification options. They can pull a room together nicely unlike other options.


Bamboo shades are easily modified to fit any need. A plain bamboo blind for example will filter light and add plenty of texture to a room. Many of B&B Window Coverings customers prefer the look of Bamboo Shades because they can still maintain brightness in their home but also get some protection on their future from fading. These shades can be customized to completely block out the sun too, in addition to many other modifications.


Bamboo is one of the most eco-friendly materials used for blinds today. Bamboo, which is easy to grow and requires a small amount of water to maintain health makes it less expensive. In fact, using bamboo relieves the strain on large hardwood forests and preserves more natural habitats.


Bamboo shades have become very on trend lately. It doesn’t hurt they are inexpensive in addition to their appealing look. They can easily be combined with curtains as well and come in a wide variety of textures and tones. Architectural Digest even named them as their #1 window obsession, further solidifying their popularity amongst interior designers and homeowners. “Bamboo blinds are the perfect thing for super-sunny rooms: They’ll give you privacy while still letting some of that sunshine sneak through—you pay a lot of rent for all of that sunshine!—and they’re ridiculously affordable” according to Architectural Digest.