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Are Blinds More Efficient than Shutters?

Deciding on a window dressing for your house may appear like a lot of work at the start.

Each person a particular preference, and that can make a huge difference. There are some things to think about, like choosing between blinds or interior shutters for your Columbia house. How should you pick the window treatment that’s best for your home?

Take advantage of our free, in-home consultation to help you discover a beautiful style. Others may charge you for the individual parts of a process, but we’ll start off at no cost. Starting withyour no-commitment appointment, measurements and Complete Comfort Pricing™ quote.

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Here are a few differences between blinds and shutters.

LouverWood Shutters in a Sunroom

Interior Shutters

In contrast to blinds, shutters are fixed to the window frame themself. If you’re hoping to add value to your house, Louver Shop of Columbia has more than a few beautiful options. Some of the advantages of choosing interior shutters include:

Sturdy and Long-Lasting

While interior shutters are more expensive to place, they can stick around a lifetime. We recognize our Traditional Shutters are in-demand for a reason. Years and years later, we’re one of the only companies who still produce them.

Easy Maintenance

Your Louver Shop of Columbia shutters are crafted with the finest American hardwood to stand up to normal wear and tear. We also provide one of the leading lifetime guarantees in the trade to ensure your shutters stay in first-rate shape.

More Insulation

Interior shutters are useful insulators and are an ideal choice for indoor temperature control. We utilize an exclusive faux wood polymer in our LouverWood® Shutters. This material is up to three times better at insulating than simple wood shutters, and can help you lower electricity charges.

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

Horizontal Parkland Blinds


Blinds are the most commonly seen window coverings.

Opposite of shutters, they attach to the interior of or above the window recess. They’re also created in a wider collection of fabrics, colors and fashions than shutters.

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


Blinds are typically less expensive than shutters, but our Hunter Douglas blinds don’t let go of our standards for budget-friendly interior design. And select styles can be supplied with convenient motorized operating systems you can work with your phone.

Light Control and Privacy

Blinds afford a huge deal of light control and privacy, whether you are searching for horizontal blinds or vertical blinds. Both orientations push back against blinding sunlight. They also prevent sun damage to your furniture and flooring.

Exceptionally Customizable

Blinds are available in quite a few different kinds of cloth types, colors and patterns. With so many things to pick from, Louver Shop of Columbia will help you make the ideal look for your home.

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Plan Custom Shutters and Blinds with Experienced Help from Louver Shop of Columbia

So which option is right for you?

Both interior shutters and blinds are practical in a selection of ways. Interior shutters add depth and a bit of timelessness to your house. They are also lasting and can improve your home’s value.

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

Ready to start designing your own custom window coverings? Schedule a free, in-home consultation with Louver Shop of Columbia today. Your local Louver Shop of Columbia design consultant will look at all the options with you from the comfort of your living room.

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