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Do Shutter Blinds Block Out Light? – Shutter Blinds Essential FAQs

Blinds that shutter. Blinds of the shutter variety. The shuttering of the blinds. Oooh, that one almost sounds like a Hollywood movie title. So many ways to phrase one of our favourite types of blind: the magnificent and timeless, shutter blind. We digress; let’s get straight to the point. In today’s exciting blog update, we’re going to take a look at all things (yep, you guessed it!) shutter blinds. Got a question about this awesome type of blind? We’ll have probably answered it below. If not, let us know, and we will!

Do Shutter Blinds Block Out Light?

Shutter blinds are great for blocking out a substantial amount of light coming into a room. While it’s impossible to prevent all light completely, shutter blinds do an amazing job. One of the many benefits of shutter blinds is that they are built to fit your exact window frame. This means that light is kept to a minimum, even around the edges.

Are shutter blinds worth it?

If you’re looking for great privacy, light and air control, then yes, shutter blinds are completely worth the investment. While other types of blinds are less expensive and can be changed easily and more often, they do not offer the same benefits as good quality shutter blinds. Here at Elite Blinds, we offer a wide range of blinds, curtains and soft furnishings perfect for any style and house, contact us today.

How do shutters work?

Each shutter panel is hinged into the shutter frame, allowing each blind to be opened or closed with ease. Shutters are often bespoke and made to measure, making them an ideal solution for unusually shaped windows. Shutter blinds are fully adjustable. You are in control of much, or how little, light you let into a room. With shutter blinds, you are in complete control, depending on the season and time of day.

Can you still open windows with shutters?

Yes, you can – as each shutter panel is hinged to the window frame, this means that shutter blinds can swing open, allowing you to access the window or door. Many people decide to keep their windows with shutters closed and instead operate the shutter slats to reduce or let in light as desired.

What material is best for window shutters?

The best material for window shutters blinds is PVC (Poly Vinyl Chloride). This is preferred as the shutter material is highly resistant to moisture and heat.

Will shutters let light into my room?

Yes, they will – shutter blinds offer both full light and complete darkness, and every option in between. Shutter blinds are versatile solutions for your windows (or doors!).


Contact Elite Blinds (UK)

If you’re interested in purchasing shutter blinds, take a look at the range we have available online and in-store, whether it’s for your home in Manchester, Bolton, Blackpool, Huddersfield, Oldham, Preston, Rochdale, Stockport or Wigan – give us a call today on 01254 674 263. Alternatively, you can fill out our online enquiry form and we’ll be in touch with you shortly.