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Can you Pair Shutters with Curtains?

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Part of the beauty of today's modern window treatments lies in the fact that they are offered in a monumental number of options. Colors, fabrics, cuts, patterns, weaves—the list goes on and on. But not everything in this wide realm of possibility pairs well together. Take shutters and curtains, for example. Both are beautiful and have exceptional functional benefits, but can they be paired together to create a harmonious and stylish window treatment ensemble? The short answer is yes. But if you are curious about if you should pair the two, we are here to discuss the many benefits. These include:

Apartment dining room outfitted with Hunter Douglas shutters and curtains near Monroeville, PA

Stately Style

If you pair shutters with curtains, you are choosing to enhance your home with classic elegance. Whether made of genuine wood, vinyl, or composite material, Hunter Douglas Shutters exude a timeless elegance. Their clean lines and strong natural colors are a classic look that fits in with all generations of style choices.  When you combine them with curtains, you get a sophisticated, timeless appearance softened by luscious fabrics that suit various interior styles and aesthetics.

Increased Light Control and Privacy

When you pair shutters with curtains, you also enjoy increased functionality in light control and privacy. Thanks to their thick slats, shutters offer excellent light control and privacy when closed. However, curtains can add an extra layer of light management and insulation. Move your curtains to the side and adjust the slats to direct light exactly how you wish, or close both the slats and curtains to enjoy premium privacy and near complete light blockage.

Energy Efficiency

Shutters are known for their insulating properties, which can be further enhanced when you pair shutters with curtains. In cold weather, closing the curtains and shutters at night can help insulate your home and reduce heat loss. During the summer, keeping the curtains and shutters closed during the hottest part of the day can help block out heat and reduce cooling costs. You can also keep your shutters open to let the air flow while the curtains work to block the incoming light. Over time, this can reduce energy bills while keeping your home comfortable throughout the year.

Visual Interest

Last but certainly not least, another benefit of pairing shutters with curtains is the visual interest and depth it creates at your windows. The layered look instantly makes the space feel cozier and more inviting, while your specific colors can create a soothing, bold, or dramatic finish. Our team of experts is happy to help color-match this combination for a look that works with your home's current aesthetic.

Contact Us Today

If you pair shutters with curtains, you are opening up an exciting world of functional and aesthetic opportunities. To learn more about layering window treatments or explore our collection, contact or visit us today at Peerless Wallpaper & Blinds!

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Peerless Wallpaper & Blinds is located in Monroeville, Pennsylvania, and proudly serves Monroeville, Pittsburgh, and Greensburg, Pennsylvania.

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