Window Covering Comparison – Quick, Easy Guide

window covering comparison

As a smart consumer, we know you like to do research before buying. That’s why we’ve included a window covering comparison quick guide to get you started “window shopping.” Hopefully you’ll find our guide as easy as comparing apples to oranges. As always, please feel free to call 314-808-3440 or click if you have questions.

Click on the following links for a detailed breakdown of the different types of window treatments or the pros and cons of blinds vs shades or the pros and cons of blinds vs shutters.

If you’re curious about how much Custom Blinds, Shades and Shutters cost, for instance, how much bang you get for your buck, then check out our Customer Fan Review Page. Here you’ll find past projects, a description of what we did, and overall cost.

Quick Guide: Window Covering Comparison

PRODUCT
Pricing
Energy Efficiency
Safety Concerns
Cordless Options
Privacy
Opacity
Maintenance
Motorized Options
Top Down / Bottom Up Option
Blinds
$ – $$
Medium
Yes - Some Cords, Slats
Yes
Mostly Private
Partial to Complete Room Darkening
Medium Duty
Yes
No
Shades
$ – $$
Medium to Extremely High
Yes - Some Cords
Yes
Extremely Private
From Light Filtering to Complete Room Darkening
None - Light Duty
Yes
Yes
Shutters
$$$
Medium
None
No
Mostly Private
Partial Room Darkening
None - Light Duty
No
No