There are two types of window shutters that you can choose from. These are interior and exterior shutters. They are specifically hinged for operable, fixed, horizontal or vertical in nature. It has louvers, a blind that has horizontal slats to limit the passage of any elements and control the presence of air and light. Both have the same function, but their form may really matter to who will design and who will use it.
This type of shutters are being hinged inward on either side of the window to allow access to light or air to enter the room where it is located. It is has louvers that may be fixed or operable that is normally used in some countries which have warmer climates. Aside from that, fixed louvers has solid panels that are sometimes designed as inclined or titled wood panels, glass or even fabric based. Operable shutters are also advisable to use if you want your window panes to control the position of the light rays and air passage. A tool like tilt bar is used for controls is attached to the shutter to adjust the amount of light and air that will pass through the windows.
This type of shutter is constructed to give protection and privacy alongside of light controls. Since it is hinged outward at the top panel or even swing closed for valuable protection. It is designed this way to allow direct transfer of light and air and control it by closing the shutter either horizontally or vertically, depending on the type of louver to use. This exterior shutter protects you from rain, debris may it be small or big that has been carried by air, or extensive passage of heat and air. It has been used in some countries which are usually being prone to hurricanes and strong or heavy rains and even in cold weather conditions.
These window shutters are usable to all since the value it gives to the user is not only for protection and security. The basic need for windows do not only stand as to cover the houses, but to increase the limit for use of natural resources and outside factors that may affect the condition inside your home. The ability of the shutters to provide the safety of the passage will define its importance in every home that will use as a covering from any attempts of forces.