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Are Blinds More Efficient than Shutters?

Picking a window dressing for your home may seem challenging at first.

Everyone has a particular preference, and that can make all the difference. There are important things to consider, like picking between blinds or interior shutters for your space. How should you pick the window covering that’s a fit for your family?

Take advantage of our free, in-home consultation to help you discover a beautiful style. Others may charge you for each part of a process, but we’ll help you start for free. Starting withyour no-obligation initial meeting, measurements and Complete Comfort Pricing™ quote.

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Here are a few distinctions between blinds and shutters.

LouverWood Shutters in a Sunroom

Interior Shutters

Unlike blinds, shutters are joined to the window frame directly. If you’re wanting to add value to your home, Louver Shop has quite a few beautiful choices. A couple of the advantages of picking interior shutters include:

Sturdy and Long-Lasting

While interior shutters are more expensive to start, they can stick around a lifetime. We recognize our Traditional Shutters are in-demand for a reason. Many years later, we’re one of the last manufacturers who still make them.

Simple Maintenance

Your Louver Shop shutters are assembled with the finest American hardwood to stand up against normal wear and tear. We also have one of the most extensive lifetime guarantees in the trade to assure your shutters stay in first-rate condition.

Increased Insulation

Interior shutters are exceptional insulators and are a fantastic choice for temperature control. We apply an exclusive faux wood polymer in our LouverWood® Shutters. This element is up to three times superior at insulating than conventional wood shutters, and may help you lessen electricity expenses.

Related: Are Wood or Vinyl Shutters Better for My Home?

Horizontal Parkland Blinds


Blinds are the most frequently used window coverings.

Compared to shutters, they are fixed to the inner part of or above the window recess. They’re also produced in a wider selection of materials, colors and fashions than shutters.

Reflect on these things when picking between blinds and interior shutters:


Blinds are typically lower in cost than shutters, but our Hunter Douglas blinds don’t give up value for affordable interior design. And some styles are available with helpful motorized operating systems you can regulate with your phone.

Light Control and Privacy

Blinds give you an incredible deal of light control and privacy, whether you want horizontal blinds or vertical blinds. Both styles defend against blinding sunlight. They also help avoid sun damage to your furniture and flooring.

Very Customizable

Blinds are produced in a wide variety of different kinds of fabrics, colors and patterns. With so many things to choose from, Louver Shop will help you design the best look for your home.

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Plan Custom Shutters and Blinds with Professional Help from Louver Shop

So which window treatment is a fit for your space?

Both interior shutters and blinds are helpful in a variety of ways. Interior shutters add richness and a bit of timelessness to your home. They are also strong and can add to your home’s value.

Blinds are easier on your wallet and gorgeous options that are easy to use and clean. Plus, you can select from many materials, fabrics and colors to work with your home.

Ready to start creating your own custom window coverings? Request a free, in-home consultation with Louver Shop today. Your local Louver Shop design professional will go over all the styles with you from the comfort of your house.

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