Many choose OpenShutters for their individual attributes compared to other window furnishings. They mention a holistic feeling of comfort that comes with the combination of visual appeal and ambience; light control; temperature and sound insulation.

OpenShutters control light and air flow and also maintain privacy. They protect furnishings and carpets from fading and sun damage. In addition, the aerofoil blades and their framing, help to enhance the view.

OpenShutters are treated to resist attracting dust. This anti static feature is valued by those with allergies and asthma sufferers.

OpenShutters contain minimal toxins and chemicals. The timber used in their production is solid Western Red Cedar. There is no degassing from man-made mdf or glue based "wood" composites. All paints are free of lead and isocyanates.