Window Blinds Pros and Cons

Window blinds pros and cons - PVC shutters

Window Blinds Pros and Cons

Renovating or building a home isn’t always easy. We’re confronted with loads of options of brand, material and cost it’s sometimes hard to know where to look. We’re here to help. Our blog seeks to provide useful blogs that make your decisions a little easier.

This week we’re looking at outdoor window blinds pros and cons.

PVC Shutters

Window blinds pros and cons - PVC shutters

Pros:

  • Really durable and typically come with a 15 plus year warranty
  • Hold up well in wet conditions
  • They’re cheaper than aluminium and timber
  • Great heat insulator

Cons:

  • They generally have a maximum width of 600mm
  • Slats can become saggy and floppy in the heat

Aluminium shutters

Window blinds pros and cons - aluminum

Pros

  • Can be made to look like timber
  • Also a great heat insulator and handle windy weather well
  • Decent air flow control
  • They can be lockable for safety
  • Come in many colours

Cons

  • They can be expensive
  • They can be a bit noisy

Awnings

Window blinds pros and cons - awnings

Pros

  • Work well motorized
  • Can be made in mesh which is good for natural lighting and to cut glare
  • Generally cheaper than any other option

Cons

  • Need to be rolled up in bad weather
  • Can become mouldy

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