Guage or Thickness Aluminum blinds are available in different thickness materials when you are looking at 1 inch blinds...6 gauge
which is typically made from recycled material and is not as strong as the 8 gage thicker material. The Micro 1/ 2inch blind
is with vergin 6 guage because of its size can not be used with recycled material. Conversly for the 2 inch is typically made
with the 8 guage material.
1/ 2 inch.1 inch,and 2 inch.
Micro is a 1/2 inch mini blind that
is very delicate but works great for small windows or french doors with a little space between the handle and the door. The
next is 1 inch which is the standard shade when people refer to mini blinds. The largest of the slat
sizes is the macro or 2 inch shade in the past was referred to as the venetian shade.
Dust Guard Mini blinds through Hunter Douglas have dust guard which
prevents dust from collecting on the shade and makes it easier to clean.