Shutters are a type of blinds for covering the window. They are also known as the window coverings. They are made of vertical and horizontal slats and are of different kinds. They are made with different materials, so they have different features. They are sometimes also called as the Custom blinds or vertical blinds. The shutters may be manual or remote control type. The material includes plastic, metal or wood. The window covering has a special type called the shades. They are made of the single piece which is made of a soft material and are without slates. Custom blinds are for making the windows blinds so that no light passes through it.
Some the Varieties are:
• Persian or slat- They are the most common window blinds used. They consist of the horizontal slat which is made up of metal or vinyl that is connected to a string. They can be rotated to block or allow light to pass just by pulling up or down. The vertical blind is made up of stiffened fabric and made to hang from one side. They are very good and can close ort open quickly. They can be rotated 90 degrees too.
• Venetian- In this the slats are one above the other and are made up of metal or plastic pieces. The strips are called tapes or cords that can be rotated to 180 degrees. When they are palled, the last part of the blind moves up and causes the other slats to rise.
• Vertical- They are not the horizontal blinds which collect lots of dust. They can be easily lowered or lifted, and hence has the faster operation. The fabric used is white or beige with a thick textile. They are used at doors in a home and in businesses require open area. They are preferred in warmer climates.
Places like kitchen, door, and windows require shutters. They are available with different slats that may be vertical or horizontal. It has a significant role and has a wide variety of different applications.