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Are Blinds More Efficient than Shutters?

Picking a window treatment for your house may feel like a lot of work at first.

There’s always an individual preference, and that can make a huge difference. There are important things to think through, like selecting between blinds or interior shutters for your Philadelphia home. How do you select the window covering that’s right for you?

Take advantage of our free, in-home consultation to help you discover a gorgeous style. Some will charge you for each step of the process, but we’ll get you started for free. Beginning withyour commitment-free appointment, 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

Unlike blinds, shutters attach to the window frame for a more permanent option. If you’re looking to add value to your house, Louver Shop of Philadelphia provides numerous stylish selections. A few of the benefits of picking interior shutters include:

Secure and Long-Lasting

While interior shutters cost more to put in, they can remain in your home for decades. We know our Traditional Shutters are well-loved for a reason. Many years later, we’re one of the only companies who still construct them.

Low Maintenance

Your Louver Shop of Philadelphia shutters are assembled with the best American hardwood to withstand normal wear and tear. We also supply one of the leading lifetime guarantees in the trade to ensure your shutters stay in good shape.

More Insulation

Interior shutters are exceptional insulators and are an ideal choice for indoor temperature control. We use an exclusive faux wood polymer in our LouverWood® Shutters. This element is up to three times more insulating than traditional wood shutters, and could help you save on electricity expenses.

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

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Blinds are the most prevalent window treatments.

Opposite of shutters, they are joined to the inner part of or above the window recess. They’re also available in a wider collection of fabrics, colors and looks than shutters.

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


Blinds are typically less expensive than shutters, but our Hunter Douglas blinds don’t abandon value for budget-friendly interior design. And select styles can be equipped with modern motorized operating systems you can command with your phone.

Light Control and Privacy

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

Exceptionally Customizable

Blinds are produced in quite a few different kinds of fabrics, colors and patterns. With so many options to select from, Louver Shop of Philadelphia will help you make the best style for your home.

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Design Custom Shutters and Blinds with Experienced Help from Louver Shop of Philadelphia

So which option is best for your home?

Both interior shutters and blinds are useful in different ways. Interior shutters add richness and a bit of timelessness to your house. They are also durable and can improve your home’s value.

Blinds are affordable and attractive options that are simple to work and clean. Plus, you can pick from a selection materials, fabrics and colors to match your home.

Ready to start creating your own custom shutters, blinds or shades? Set up a free, in-home consultation with Louver Shop of Philadelphia today. Your local Louver Shop of Philadelphia design consultant will review all the selections with you from the comfort of your house.

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