What are the Essential Differences between Blinds and Shutters?

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So it's December, and that can only mean one thing; it’s time to unwind and also get out your wallet and spend spend spend! But wait, do you really want to fork out a ridiculous amount of money on something that will not add value to your life. You might as well just throw your money down the drain. Instead use your hard earned savings on something that's going to benefit your pocket and home, at the same time. Blinds and Shutters are the perfect items for this summer season. However, they do differ in certain aspects. Let’s dig deeper to find out how.

What are Blinds?

This specific window covering consists of either horizontal or vertical slats that are made from a various material fabrics in a variety of styles and colours, wood or bamboo to allow for different levels of privacy. Blinds are controlled using a cord and wand combination.

Affordable

If you're looking for something sophisticated and elegant, yet affordable, then this is the item for you. Purchasing this will leave your home looking classy without creating a dent in your bank account. There are a number of choices at varied budgets to suit every pocket.

Temperature and Light Control

Blinds are manufactured to filter sunlight in and out of the occupied space. It does this without blocking ones view or darkening the room unless block out blinds are installed.
Variety

If you like having choices, then this will work for you. Variety is its middle name, as it’s available in various and colours and materials such as Timber, Aluminium, Plastic and Fabric.

It's also eco-friendly, as a good supplier would only make use of materials that benefit the environment.

Variety

If you like having choices, then this will work for you. Variety is its middle name, as it’s available in various and colours and materials such as Timber, Aluminium, Plastic and Fabric.
It's also eco-friendly, as a good supplier would only make use of materials that benefit the environment.

What are Shutters?

This window covering is considered the superior of the two options, as it is designed to fit the windows perfectly, without allowing any space. Some options allow for added security and most for durability.

It consists of sleek and modern slats that can be adjusted to allow for airflow and sunlight.

Attractive

It's custom-made and incredibly versatile. You'll be saving thousands for years to come, as shutters never go out of style. It is sure to fit in with any interior, so you won't have to redecorate your home.

Investment

Shutters should not be seen as an expense as they are a great investment to any home, adding value and in most cases security too. How you may ask? The minute it's installed, the value of your home increases. Choosing to install security shutters will eliminate the need for security gates and burglar bars.

Durable

Coated with a patented finish, shutters can withstand harsh weather conditions such as severe sun rays and rain showers. The powder coating makes them extremely durable.

These window coverings are an excellent choice. However, there is no winner in this showdown, as they both benefit your home in so many ways with their fantastic qualities. At the end of the day it comes down to the application required and the budget allowed.

At Shutterlux we specialise in wooden shutters, security shutters and for ultimate security roller shuters.

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