Mililani - Waipio - Melemanu, Hawaii

What’s the Difference Between Blinds & Shutters? May 16, 2018

Mililani - Waipio - Melemanu, Ewa
What’s the Difference Between Blinds & Shutters?, Ewa, Hawaii

Choosing the right type of blinds or shutters for your home can change its atmosphere for the better in addition to providing shade and privacy. But many homeowners might not know the difference between the two types of light control mechanisms. To help you pick the best option for your home, here’s a quick breakdown of both styles.

How Blinds & Shutters Differ 

Shutters

Shutters offer a gorgeous and functional look that’s hard to beat. Because they are custom-made for your windows, their tailored and sleek look can actually increase your home’s value. The slats can be raised or lowered to any desired height and tightly shut for maximum privacy. With their stylistic range, whether you’re going for an art deco design, contemporary atmosphere, or ranch look, shutters can fit any aesthetic. And without a cord to get tangled up or provide temptation for mischievous pets, shutters are a non-intrusive addition to a home.

Blinds

From affordable vinyl to glossy bamboo or faux-wood designs, blinds can fit most interior aesthetics. They can be hidden out of sight when drawn fully upward as well, allowing rooms to get the most light. At Saiki’s Window Designs, Inc., we’ll measure each window for a perfect custom fit. While they come in many sizes and can fit a majority of windows, they aren’t quite as snug as shutters. Some materials also don’t provide complete blockage when closed. However, blinds are a more affordable alternative to shutters. 

Saiki’s Window Designs in Mililani, HI, has been the premier source for window treatments on the island of Oahu for more than two decades. With a dedication to the highest craftsmanship and the ability to ship shutters to neighboring islands, the company takes pride in delivering a superior product to homeowners looking to spruce up their windows. Call (808) 626-5007 or (808) 384-5003 to speak with their staff about shutter installation, or follow their Facebook page to see examples of their work.

Other Announcements, Events and Deals from Saiki's Window Designs, Inc.
4 Benefits of Motorized Window Coverings, Ewa, Hawaii
If you’re looking to upgrade your home in a small, yet impactful way, consider investing in new window coverings. One of the most popular options today are motorized shades or b...read more
Get 5% Off All Window Shutters at Saiki's Window Designs, Ewa, Hawaii
The right window treatment can make all the difference in your home’s curb appeal. That’s why the window covering experts at Saiki's Window Designs in Mililani, HI, are here to ...read more
When Should You Replace a Window Rather Than Repair It?, Ewa, Hawaii
Many homeowners are looking for ways to make their homes more energy-efficient. In addition to upgrading appliances, they may consider replacing old windows in favor of double o...read more
5 Perks of Plantation Shutters Over Curtains, Ewa, Hawaii
Heat from the midday sun can make the inside of a house muggy and uncomfortable, which is why homeowners install window coverings. Although many people settle on drape...read more
5 Reasons to Install Polycore Shutters in Your Beach Home, Ewa, Hawaii
Polycore shutters provide the gorgeous look of wood without its delicate nature. These are perfect to endure the climate elements of beach homes. Here are five benefit...read more