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Are Blinds More Efficient than Shutters?

Shopping for a window treatment for your space may appear difficult at first.

There’s always a personal preference, and that can make a huge difference. There are several factors to think about, like choosing between blinds or interior shutters for your Charleston home. How should you figure out the window covering that’s best for your home?

Rely on our free, in-home consultation to help you choose a beautiful window treatment. Some may charge you for each step of their process, but we’ll start off at no cost. Right fromyour commitment-free appointment, 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

In contrast to blinds, shutters are joined to the window frame for a more permanent option. If you’re looking to add value to your home’s worth, Louver Shop of Charleston offers many stylish options. A couple of the benefits of choosing interior shutters include:

Secure and Long-Lasting

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

Less Maintenance

Your Louver Shop of Charleston shutters are made with high-quality American hardwood to stand up to everyday wear and tear. We also supply one of the leading lifetime guarantees in the business to make certain your shutters stay in first-rate repair.

Better 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 material is up to three times better at insulating than normal wood shutters, and can help you reduce utility expenses.

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

Horizontal Parkland Blinds


Blinds are the most common window treatments.

Compared to shutters, they are joined to the inside of or above the window recess. They’re also made in a wider assortment of materials, colors and looks than shutters.

Contemplate these things when choosing between blinds and interior shutters:


Blinds are typically lower in cost than shutters, but our Hunter Douglas blinds don’t sacrifice quality for budget-friendly interior design. And some styles are available with helpful motorized operating systems you can work with your phone.

Light Control and Privacy

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

Exceptionally Customizable

Blinds are produced in a selection of different kinds of fabrics, colors and patterns. With so many possibilities to choose from, Louver Shop of Charleston will help you make the perfect style for your home.

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So which option is right for you?

Both interior shutters and blinds are practical in different ways. Interior shutters add luxury and a sense of timelessness to your space. They are also lasting and can increase your home’s value.

Blinds are less expensive and stylish options that are simple to utilize and clean. Plus, you can decide from more 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 Charleston today. Your local Louver Shop of Charleston design consultant will review all the possibilities with you from the comfort of your own space.

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