Commonly known as “mini blinds,” horizontal blinds are the most widely used window treatment available. The consist of aluminum slats,, ranging in sizes from 1/2 ” to 1″ to 2″ That can be raised and lowered with the pull of a cord. Another control tilts the slats open or closed, allowing for light control and privacy. Their sleek design and wide range of colors and styles make them suitable for almost any room decor. They are also ideal for specially shaped windows. Metal blinds come in a verity of different colors making them a great choice of a child’s room. The Hunter Douglas Reveal metal blind have 1″ and 2″ slats that when they are in the open position “Reveal” a 2″ and 4″ opening. Impervious to water they are a good choice for window where there is a chance of over spray like kitchens and bathrooms. Prices can vary by brand, size, fabric and lift options chosen.