Category: Window Shutters

Buying Budget Shutters

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Even though there is a lot of value in installing high quality interior wood window shutters, they can sometimes still be too expensive for certain applications. There are some alternatives that include poly, pvc, or even vinyl shutters that are less expensive although much less attractive and look cheaper in comparison. For quality at an […]

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Vinyl Shutters vs. Wood Shutters

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Interior shutters have always been one of the most popular window treatments. They maintain their value a lot better than any other type of window covering, and they aren?t only attractive and enhance your home?s appeal but they also help to regulate light, insulate, and fit in to almost any decorating style to make your […]

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How To Buy Shutters

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Currently, shutters are made in a number of different materials, with wooden shutters still being the benchmark for quality window coverings. Quality wood shutters are designed to last for the lifetime of your home. Deciding on the material for your shutters is the first step in making things work. Selecting Your Shutter Style There are […]

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Wooden Shutters and Hurricane Protection

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If you live in an area that is prone to storms or hurricanes, there are several types of security storm shutters available that will help you protect yourself and your home. Storm shutters aren?t in the wooden shutters category, although they are durable shutters that move horizontally between the lower and the upper track. Interlocking […]

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Wooden Window Shutters

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Almost all wooden shutters are constructed from a solid hardwood. This helps to give the shutters the necessary stability for daily usage. Windows can be a naturally harsh environment, with direct sunlight, fluctuating humidity, and the rapid change in temperature. All types of wooden shutters can withstand all of these types of conditions. Wooden shutters […]

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Wooden Shutter Composition

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The best wood for building interior wooden shutters is basswood. The tree can be found from Quebec south to Delaware and the Atlantic coast west to Eastern Kentucky with an average height of 65 feet. Basswood is a renewable resource and careful forest management ensures that the harvesting is done responsibly by balancing the wood […]

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Custom Shutters

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A lot of companies claim to sell custom shutters, although they may actually be selling customized interior shutters. Customized types of shutters will start as pre-built individual stock size shutter panels, which are then cut down and hinged together to achieve a specific size of shutter. This will generally result in shutters that are a […]

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Styles of Blinds and Shutters

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The best parts of decorating your windows are the different window treatments you can choose. This is where you can make decisions on fabrics, colors, and also styles. Each decision you make between contrasting borders, cording or fringe will show off your own individually. If you add repeating fabrics and colors in other parts of […]

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Saying Goodbye To Wood Shutters

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The traditional wooden shutter is normally made from wood, needs quite a bit of maintenance, and looks as if it was right out of an episode of an old comedy. These shutters have been around since the Colonial Times, and are quite a bit old. Most people never close them, yet the hinges still need […]

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Benefits of Interior Wood Shutters

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Interior wooden shutters will create the defining touch to flatter any decoration of your home. Wood shutters are a great investment, and should be thought of and treated as fine furniture. Also, they are the only window coverings that are actually appraised into the value of your home. The rich natural appearance and matching quality […]

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Installing Shutters

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Installing your shutters isn?t a difficult process at all. The key here is to work with shutters that are specifically built for each individual window opening in conjunction with detailed instructions. Many companies that install shutters will tell customers that the shutters need to be installed by a certified installer. This isn?t the case, as […]

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Exterior Shutters

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Installing exterior shutters to a window is a quick and easy way to add style and flair to the outside of a home. Both historical and modern houses will benefit from the timeless accent of having exterior shutters. As with all types of home improvements, the quality and longevity of the exterior shutters should be […]

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Buying Interior Shutters Online

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The Internet has become a world of opportunity for home buyers over the years, giving them new and improved ways to buy interior shutters. With the Internet by your side, you can find hundreds of shutters that you can buy with just a few clicks of your mouse. The ease of use is the most […]

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