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Shutter Blinds

People often confuse the terms ‘window blinds” and “window shutters”. Both types of window coverings use rotating horizontal slats or louvers, but that is where the similarities end. Window blinds use a horizontal head rail that installs to the top of a window opening. A system of strings drop from the head rail that support equally spaced horizontal slats that are constructed out of wood, metal, or vinyl. A bar hidden within the top rail revolves when the user twists a vertical wand or pulls one of two strings. When the bar rotates, the louvers tilt up or down. Strings, … Continue reading

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