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Blinds or Shutters? Which Is Best For My Home?

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When it comes to dressing windows, there are lots of options to consider, which can be overwhelming during any home improvement. When beginning your search for either blinds or shutters, it is key to ask yourself some questions, such as: ‘What will fit in best with the style of my home?’ and ‘What budget do I have in mind for blinds or shutters?’.

Reasons to choose shutters

Shutters are best suited for those who are looking for a long-lasting solution to their window dressing needs, as shutters are incredibly robust. Another reason to choose shutters is the light control you will have; shutters offer privacy whilst still allowing sunlight in. Another value for money positive is a reduction in heat loss. Shutters are a superb way of adding a layer of insulation to your home. 

Thinking of adding shutters to your home? See our range of shutters here.

Reasons to choose blinds 

If you are a lover of patterns and designs and are looking for a real statement piece, then blinds are probably going to be the best option for you. We offer a huge variety of designs and colours to match any home. Blinds are affordable, so if you do not have a large budget then blinds are certainly a more economical option.

Thinking about adding blinds to your home? See our range of blinds here. We have many different designs and types! 

Your preference 

Ultimately, after you have considered the pros and cons of both shutters and blinds, the decision comes down to which factor is the most important to you, i.e. privacy, design, light control or budget. There is no wrong or right answer when it comes to choosing blinds or shutters and both offer varying advantages to any homeowner.

Further reading…

How Shutters Can Lower Your Energy Bill

How Shutters Can Lower Your Energy Bill

With the cold weather progressing, you will want to start turning up the heating and snuggling up at home whenever possible. These actions will also cause your energy bills to soar!

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