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Are Blinds More Efficient than Shutters?

Choosing a window treatment for your house may appear difficult at first glance.

There’s always a personal preference, and that can make a huge difference. There are a few 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 best for you?

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

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Here are the important distinctions between blinds and shutters.

LouverWood Shutters in a Sunroom

Interior Shutters

In contrast to blinds, shutters are fixed to the window frame for a more permanent option. If you’re looking to add value to your home, Louver Shop of Kansas City has many attractive possibilities. Various benefits of picking interior shutters include:

Sturdy and Long-Lasting

While interior shutters are pricier to up front, they can stay in your home 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 finest 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 an ideal choice for indoor temperature control. We work with an exclusive faux wood polymer in our LouverWood™ Shutters. This component is up to three times better at insulating than simple wood shutters, and can help you lower utility costs.

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

Horizontal Parkland Blinds

Blinds

Blinds are the most frequently used window hangings.

Opposite of shutters, they fasten to the inner surface of or above the window recess. They’re also created in a wider variety of materials, colors and looks than shutters.

Consider these things when choosing between blinds and interior shutters:

Budget

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 great deal of light control and privacy, whether you want horizontal blinds or vertical blinds. Both types protect against blinding sunlight. They also hamper sun damage to your furniture and flooring.

Highly Customizable

Blinds come in quite a few 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.

Related: Shutters vs. Blinds—What’s Right for My Home?

Produce Custom Shutters and Blinds with Professional Help from Louver Shop of Kansas City

So which choice is right for you?

Both interior shutters and blinds are practical in a variety of ways. Interior shutters add luxury 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 easy to work and clean. Plus, you can select from more materials, fabrics and colors to work with your home.

Ready to start designing your own custom window coverings? Set up 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 living room.

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