March 26, 2020 in Blinds & Shades, Vertical Blinds

Window shutters vs. blinds, Which one is a better choice?

Window shutters vs. blinds, Which one is a better choice ?

When it comes to building your dream home, or even adding a new touch to an old area, many factors go into place. From what the space needs, to flooring choice, wall color, and finally windows and window treatments.

With shutters and blinds being the most popular how do you know which to choose? These are two very different products that can have different effects on a place, so which do you choose? Putting in a personal taste in a new area, or even an old one is always very important. Shutter and blinds can change an entire room.

However, it is important to note that these two products hold different functionalities and it’s important to understand both shutter and blinds when it comes to choosing which product you want. To help you with your decision, here’s a list of pros and cons of each product to better help you make your decision.

Window Blinds:

Window Shutters
Blinds come in many different ranges of luxury textiles giving you any look that you want to achieve. They are a popular choice if you want to have a seamless design in your home. With many different types of blinds, you can achieve almost any look that you want. There are: vertical blinds, blackout blinds, roller blinds, and finally roman blinds. Here are some of their pros and cons:


  • They are made from a light fabric

  • You can choose how much light you want your fabric to penetrate whilst still providing proper shade

  • Blinds can be easily fitted into smaller space

  • Easy to clean

  • Durable, and their texture and color won’t fade easily

  • You can pair them up with curtains

  • They are a softer aesthetic than shutters if that’s the look you want to go for

  • Very affordable

  • Easily adjustable to let in as much light as you please

  • You can make them child-safe

    Learn more: Advantages of installing window blinds in your home


  • Though durable, they do not lost as long as shutters

  • Require more cleaning than shutters do

  • If not careful when picking out the right fabric, some of them can be prone to damage by UV rays

  • Can’t get a complete light block out

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Window Shutters:

Window Shutters


  • Increases the value of your home

  • Very durable, long lasting, and hard-wearing

  • Easy to clean (more than blinds and curtains)

  • Versatile

  • Easy light control

  • Full light block out

  • Child proof with no cords or chains

  • Can be an excellent insulator for both hot and cold weathers

  • Visually decadent, suited for all homes and all rooms

  • Timeless in style

  • Excellent ventilation


Take Away:

Regardless of what you decide to go with, Ava Window Fashions is here to help you throughout each step of the way! Contact us today and we can have someone help you decide, and give you a quote on whatever you are interested in.

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