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Louver Shop of Jackson Product Glossary

Learn More about Our Shutters, Blinds and Shades

Create the window treatments you want with custom shutters, blinds and shades from Louver Shop of Jackson.

It can be challenging to know where to start, but our product glossary can provide answers. As well as booking a free, in-home design consultation with your local Jackson designer. We’ll deliver the window treatment showroom to your living room.

See below to discover more about your options—all manufactured in the USA.

Interior Window Treatments

Plantation Shutters

Plantation shutters are used for privacy, light diffusion and airflow. Some models are built for improved energy efficiency.

  • Plantation Shutters: Classic style for contemporary homes. Wood or cellular PVC shutters with wide louvers (2.5”, 3.5” or 4.5” options at no additional cost). Fully customizable and available in an array of colors. Louver Shop of Jackson exclusive. Also known as plantation blinds.
    • Classic Plantation Shutters: Premium wood and cellular PVC plantation shutters that give a traditional style in any home. Our most popular shutter.
    • Heritage Diamond Select™: Solid wood plantation shutters crafted with top-of-the-line materials. They will set your home apart from the rest.
    • LouverWood™: Cellular PVC plantation shutters that insulate three times greater than wood.
    • Signature Shutters: Solid wood plantation shutters with an exclusive build only available from Louver Shop of Jackson.
  • Traditional Shutters: The “original” interior wood shutter with narrow frames and smaller louvers (1.25”).

Blinds

Make your home more cozy and eye-catching with Hunter Douglas blinds from Louver Shop of Jackson. As rugged as they are good-looking, there’s a window blind for every home. Use them to filter light and increase privacy.

  • Horizontal Blinds: Traditional window treatment built in wood or PVC.
    • EverWood®: Moisture-resistant PVC blinds that have the look of wood.
    • Parkland®: Timeless horizontal hardwood blinds.
    • Plantation Blinds: Plantation blinds have wider slats, like plantation shutters. Usually crafted from wood or faux wood.
  • Mini Blinds: Horizontal aluminum blinds with long, narrow louvers.
  • Vertical Blinds: Individual louvers clipped into a sliding track at the top of the blind.
    • Cadence®: Soft vertical blinds with the look of drapes.
    • Skyline®: Gliding vertical fabric panels with modern style.
    • Somner®: Custom vertical blinds in vinyl, fabric or aluminum.
    • Vertical Solutions®: Budget-friendly fabric or vinyl vertical blinds.

Shades

Hunter Douglas shades can lessen sunlight, impact heat transfer and defend against damaging UV rays.

  • Honeycomb Shades: Brings excellent energy efficiency. Multiple air pockets give them a honeycomb-like shape and increased insulating qualities.
    • Applause®: Budget-friendly, energy-efficient honeycomb shade with triple-cell construction.
    • Duette®: Most energy-efficient honeycomb shade available.
  • Pleated Shades: A single piece of fabric that folds into neat pleats when raised.
  • Roman Shades: One piece of fabric that hangs flat while closed and stacks when raised.
  • Roller and Solar Shades: Simple, cost-effective shades. Curls around a roller when raised. Some models provide increased insulation and light-filtering capabilities.
    • Designer Roller: Roller shade featuring more than 330 fabric choices.
    • Designer Screen: Roller shades combining UV protection and a view.
    • Sonnette™: Traditional roller shade with energy-efficient construction.
  • Sheer Shades: Offers both light and privacy. Features vertical or horizontal adjustable vanes floating between backings.
    • Nantucket™: Budget-friendly sheers that bring together drapes and floating horizontal blinds.
    • Pirouette®: Customizable sheers with superior light control that bring together drapes and floating horizontal blinds.
    • Silhouette®: Premium sheers with excellent light control that integrate drapes and floating horizontal blinds.
    • Luminette®: Combines the beauty of drapes and floating vertical blinds.

Hunter Douglas Operating Systems

Hunter Douglas offers a set of motorized and manual operating systems for its blinds and shades. Available systems vary based on the product.

Motorized Operating Systems

  • PowerView®: Wireless operating system controlled or scheduled via a remote or mobile device.
  • SoftTouch™: Battery-operated system with wand operation.
  • Vertical Motorized System: Remote or wall-mount system for vertical blinds.

Manual Operating Systems

  • UltraGlide®: Retractable cord or wand remain at a consistent length when raising or lowering blinds.
  • LiteRise®: Cordless system works with your movement, pushing up to raise or pulling down to lower.
  • Duolite®: Light diffusion and shade darkening in one product.
  • LightLock™: Brings 100% blackout capability for Duette® Honeycomb Shades.
  • Top-Down/Bottom Up: Open your shades from the top, bottom or any point in between.
  • Vertiglide™: Cordless operating system for Duette® and Applause® Honeycomb Shades. Can be manual or motorized.
  • SimpleLift™: Contoured bottom rail eliminates the need for a handle, making raising and lowering shades easy.
  • Cordless Lifting System: Cord-free spring-assist system to raise and lower large window coverings.
  • EasyRise™: Pull on a loop to raise or lower a shade.
  • Clutch-Operated Continuous Cord Loop: Continuous loop works on a pulley, rotating a clutch to raise or lower a shade.
  • Custom Clutch: Smooth operating system that creates the smallest gap possible between a shade and a window to remove the most light.
  • Standard Cordlock: Locks into place for easy operation and streamlined appearance.
  • Combination Wand/Cord Control: Provides single control to traverse or rotate the vanes or louvers.
  • Wand Control: Swaps looped pull cords with a wand.
  • Chain and Cord: Offers smooth operation and exceptional light control.

Parts and Features of Shutters, Blinds and Shades

We commonly refer to these parts and features on our window treatment product pages.

  • Architella®: Premium choice for unique Hunter Douglas products. Features exceptional energy efficiency.
  • Cells: Sections that make up a honeycomb shade.
  • ClearView™: Proprietary Hunter Douglas component that improves the outdoor view for select window treatments.
  • de-Light™: Proprietary Hunter Douglas component for blinds that hides cord holes and reduces light leakage.
  • End Retention System: Proprietary Louver Shop feature on hurricane shutters that removes the need for storm bars.
  • IllumiCell™: Proprietary Hunter Douglas light-diffusing component for Duette® Architella® Honeycomb Shades.
  • Invisi-Lift™: Proprietary Hunter Douglas component for shades that floats horizontal vanes on a sheer backing.
  • Louver: Wide horizontal panels in a plantation shutter.
  • MagnaView®: Proprietary Hunter Douglas component for select horizontal blinds that almost doubles the view.
  • Polymer: Also referred to as faux or fake wood. Suited for rooms with high moisture.
  • PerfectView: Louver Shop of Jackson offers a current operating system for our shutters that hides the traditional tilt bar from being seen. This offers smooth operation and increased view through the shutter.
  • Slat: Individual strips that compose a horizontal blind.
  • SofTrak™: Proprietary Hunter Douglas feature for vertical blinds allowing easy, quiet operation.
  • Tilt Rod: Used on shutters to open or close louvers.
  • Trielle™: Proprietary feature for Hunter Douglas Duette Architella Honeycomb Shades that improves energy efficiency.
  • Vane: Hanging panels in a vertical blind.

Exterior Shutters

Decorative and Operational Exterior Shutters

Offer curb appeal to your home with decorative exterior shutters. Functional shutters have options to protect your home from extreme weather and damaging sunlight.

  • Bahama Shutters: Tropical-style shutter mounted above windows to offer shade and bring in breezes while open. Increases privacy and protection against storms when closed. Crafted from wood, aluminum or fiberglass.*
  • Board and Batten Shutters: Suited for rustic homes such as lake houses and cabins.
    Built from wide vertical planks connected by a horizontal bar known as a batten. Constructed in wood, composite, vinyl or aluminum.
  • Louvered Shutters: Our most popular exterior shutter. Brings a classic, colonial look to any home. Built in aluminum, fiberglass, hybrid (composite/wood), vinyl or wood.
  • Raised Panel Shutters: Our second most purchased exterior shutter. Traditionally used to resist against wind and storms.* Comes in aluminum, composite or vinyl.

Storm and Security Shutters

Louver Shop of Jackson has what you need when it comes to rolling storm and security shutters. Whether you need to protect your home from severe elements. Or safeguard your business against outside intrusion. And various models provide extra insulation, keeping you cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter.

  • Rolling Hurricane Shutters: Aluminum and stainless steel rolling shutters connect in place to protect your home from winds up to 230 mph.** Adds shade and insulation on clear days. Stored in a housing box above a window or door until they’re used. Available with manual or automatic operating systems.
    • LouverShield™: Rolling hurricane shutters including an extra-small housing space. Resists winds up to 230 mph, insulates and improves security.
    • LouverStorm™: Rolling hurricane shutters with the smallest housing box in the industry. Withstands winds up to 200 mph, keeps out water, insulates and increases security.
  • Rolling Security Shutters: Aluminum, stainless steel, plastic and galvanized steel rolling shutters connect in place to protect your home from winds up to 140 mph.** Contained in a housing box above a window or door until they’re needed. Comes with manual or automatic operating systems.
    • LouverSafe™: Rolling security shutters designed to be subtle and beautifully pleasing. Built from 60 percent recycled aluminum.
    • LouverTite™: Rolling security shutters that keep out intruders and block winds up to 140 mph. Made from aluminum, stainless steel, plastic and galvanized steel.
  • Storm Bahama Shutters: Aluminum Bahama shutters. Created to rapidly help you defend your home from damaging weather.
  • Storm Louvered Shutters: Aluminum louvered shutters. Created to efficiently help you protect your home from from damaging weather.
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