A blind is a hard window treatment that is constructed of many moveable slats. The slats can be opened or closed to adjust light and privacy levels. Blinds can be constructed of wood, faux wood, plastic, or fabric, and can be hung horizontally or vertically.
A shade is a hard window treatment that is raised or lowered with a cord system. This category includes products such as energy efficient honeycomb shades, beautiful hybrid sheer shades, simple roller shades, and light-diffusing pleated shades.
Shutters are installed inside of the window frame on hinges so they can be opened and closed. They also have slats that can be opened and closed for light and privacy control. Shutters can be configured in several ways to fit your needs and are typically constructed of wood and vinyl.
Motorization gives you the power to reach your window coverings easily and safely, no matter where they are located. It’s an excellent option for hard to reach places like skylights, bathroom windows and sun rooms. One click of a button can open and close all your shades for you! Most hard treatments and some draperies can be motorized.