Horizontal or Vertical Window Blinds
In the home improvement game, horizontal (Venetian) and vertical window blinds are pitted against each other as competitors, much like the never-ending Elvis vs. The Beatles battle. It’s a personal thing. But, for years, vertical blinds had a bad rap, due in part to cheaply made and easily broken aluminum or PVC construction.
Real or Decorative Window Shutters: Which Are Better for My Home?
Long before the term “curb appeal” was born, exterior window shutters served an important function in American homes. Before glass was readily available or affordable, wooden shutters protected the homeowners from animals and intruders, provided privacy and afforded some insulation against bitter winter weather and the heat and sun damage during summer.