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Are Blinds More Efficient than Shutters?

Deciding on a window covering for your space may appear difficult at first glance.

Each person an individual preference, and that can make an enormous difference. There are several factors to consider, like selecting between blinds or interior shutters for your Boston space. How do you select the window option that’s best for your family?

Start with our free, in-home consultation to help you find a gorgeous style. Others would charge you for each part of the process, but we’ll start off at no charge. Beginning withyour commitment-free appointment, measurements and Complete Comfort Pricing™ quote.

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Here are a few variations between blinds and shutters.

LouverWood Shutters in a Sunroom

Interior Shutters

Unlike blinds, shutters fasten to the window frame for a more permanent option. If you’re wanting to add value to your home’s worth, Louver Shop of Boston offers more than a few beautiful possibilities. Various pros of selecting interior shutters include:

Secure and Long-Lasting

While interior shutters are pricier to start, they can stay in your home for life. We know our Traditional Shutters are well-loved for a reason. Years and years later, we’re one of the select manufacturers who still create them.

Easy Maintenance

Your Louver Shop of Boston shutters are crafted with high-quality American hardwood to withstand usual wear and tear. We also have one of the most extensive lifetime guarantees in the business to ensure your shutters stay in first-rate shape.

Increased Insulation

Interior shutters are useful insulators and are an ideal choice for temperature control. We utilize an exclusive faux wood polymer in our LouverWood® Shutters. This component is up to three times better at insulating than normal wood shutters, and may help you cut down on electricity bills.

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

Horizontal Parkland Blinds


Blinds are the most common window hangings.

Compared to shutters, they fasten to the inner surface of or above the window recess. They’re also made in a wider selection of fabrics, colors and fashions than shutters.

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


Blinds are typically lower in cost than shutters, but our Hunter Douglas blinds don’t sacrifice our standards for cost-effective interior design. And many styles can be equipped with convenient motorized operating systems you can move 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 push back against strong sunlight. They also prevent sun damage to your furniture and flooring.

Very Customizable

Blinds are made in a wide variety of different kinds of fabrics, colors and patterns. With so many options to choose from, Louver Shop of Boston will help you find the best match for your home.

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Plan Custom Shutters and Blinds with Expert Help from Louver Shop of Boston

So which style is a fit for your space?

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

Blinds are more economical and stylish options that are simple to utilize and clean. Plus, you can pick from many materials, fabrics and colors to match your home.

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

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