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Letting in the Green in a Green Way: Tips for Choosing Blinds and Shutters

Last updated 7 years ago

The best home furnishings and decorations provide a beautiful and inviting look without costing you too much money. In today’s world, where going green is both important and trendy, homeowners are constantly on the lookout for the newest and most innovative ways to help the environment while saving on monthly bills. One of the easiest ways to go green in the home is by choosing the right types of blinds or shutters for your windows.

The window treatments that you choose for your home should be attractive, efficient, and give you the best views of your yard and neighborhood. You can easily let in the green in a green way by choosing stylish and energy-efficient blinds or shutters. Following these tips can help you make the right choice:

  • Find a style that you like. It’s important to choose a window treatment that adds an element of décor to your home. Many people forget that their windows take up a large space and can therefore add to the overall look of each room. Both shutters and blinds provide a classic look that goes with any décor.


  • Picture the great outdoors. While interior views are important when deciding, it’s also important to consider the views you’ll have of the outdoors. Certain types of window treatments act as light-proof guards, completely blocking out the sun. Shutters and blinds are great choices because they can be controlled. Homeowners can decide just how much sun to let it at one time, letting them see their neighborhood whenever they’d like!


  • Think about energy-efficiency. Your home’s window treatments can also play a role in lowering the costs of heating and cooling. Shutters and blinds seem to be an excellent choice yet again. The ability to move shutters to let in more or less sunlight allows you to use that natural light in your favor for both heating and cooling.

Here at Bay Area Vinyl Shutters, going green is one of our top priorities. We want to make it easy for you to find window treatments that look great, save money, and help the environment. Call us at (408) 263-3300 to learn more. 

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