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Are Blinds More Efficient than Shutters?

Selecting a window covering for your house may seem difficult at first glance.

There’s always an individual preference, and that can make a huge difference. There are some things to think about, like choosing between blinds or interior shutters for your Kansas City space. How can you figure out the window covering that’s suitable for your home?

Utilize our free, in-home consultation to help you select a quality style. Some would charge you for each part of their process, but we’ll start off at no charge. Beginning withyour commitment-free consultation, measurements and Complete Comfort Pricing™ quote.

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Here are a couple of distinctions between blinds and shutters.

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Interior Shutters

Unlike blinds, shutters connect to the window frame for a more permanent option. If you’re looking to add value to your house, Louver Shop of Kansas City offers many attractive possibilities. A few of the advantages of picking interior shutters include:

Sturdy and Long-Lasting

While interior shutters carry a higher price to up front, they can stick around for years to come. We get that our Traditional Shutters are popular for a reason. All this time later, we’re one of the select manufacturers who still supply them.

Low Maintenance

Your Louver Shop of Kansas City shutters are made with the best American hardwood to withstand normal wear and tear. We also have one of the best lifetime guarantees in the industry to make certain your shutters stay in great repair.

More Insulation

Interior shutters are exceptional insulators and are a fantastic choice for indoor temperature control. We apply an exclusive faux wood polymer in our LouverWood® Shutters. This element is up to three times more insulating than conventional wood shutters, and can help you save on utility costs.

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

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Blinds are the most frequently used window hangings.

Opposite of shutters, they fasten to the interior of or above the window recess. They’re also made in a wider variety of fabrics, colors and styles than shutters.

Think about these things when choosing between blinds and interior shutters:


Blinds are typically easier on the wallet than shutters, but our Hunter Douglas blinds don’t sacrifice value for cost-effective interior design. And many styles can be equipped with convenient motorized operating systems you can command with your phone.

Light Control and Privacy

Blinds offer a huge deal of light control and privacy, whether you want horizontal blinds or vertical blinds. Both styles protect against blinding sunlight. They also stop sun damage to your furniture and flooring.

Highly Customizable

Blinds come in a wide variety of different kinds of cloth types, colors and patterns. With so many possibilities to choose from, Louver Shop of Kansas City will help you find the best match for your home.

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So which choice is right for you?

Both interior shutters and blinds are practical in a variety of ways. Interior shutters add richness and a look of timelessness to your rooms. They are also lasting and can add to your home’s value.

Blinds are affordable and stylish options that are simple to work and clean. Plus, you can create them from a variety of materials, fabrics and colors to work with your home.

Ready to start designing your own custom window coverings? Request a free, in-home consultation with Louver Shop of Kansas City today. Your local Louver Shop of Kansas City design expert will look at all the selections with you from the comfort of your house.

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