Category Archives: Shutter uses

Shutters Can Transform a Room

Shutters Can Transform a Room

You may think that shutters are simple window coverings that don’t impact much more than the windows they’re placed on, but that’s simply not true. There are a wide range of things that shutters and window covers in general can impact, including everything from the value of your home to the overall aesthetic of a room. We’re here to rundown some of the biggest effects shutters can have on your property.

As we mentioned, the right shutters can increase the curb appeal of your home. This is particularly useful if you are trying to sell your property and aren’t getting much attention. If you have large windows that fact the street, it is especially important to have beautiful shutters that are attractive and stylish. The wrong shutter could turn someone off to your entire property before they even get inside.

Because shutters can alter the amount of sunlight that enters a room, they are useful for brightening dark rooms or darkening brighter ones. A room that gets lots of sunlight can be useful in several cases, but sometimes the light is too blinding when you’re trying to relax. On the other hand, darker rooms with windows can be brightened up by simply keeping the shutters open at all times. Either way, shutters are a great way to directly control the amount of light each room receives.

Along those same lines, did you know that UV rays can actually have harmful effects on wood furniture and even flooring? If a specific area of your home is receiving too much sunlight, it could be damaging your belongings in the area. Use shutters to periodically block UV rays from causing these negative side effects in your home.

The next time you consider going without shutters on your windows, consider these amazing benefits!

Shutters; Inside vs Outside, Part I

Shutters are a great compliment to any décor. Outside shutters are a great addition to boost curb appeal as a great platform to add a splash of color to any house front. Inside shutters are a great addition to the inside of any room. They add form and function as great means of interior lighting… Continue Reading

Wooden Louvers for all kinds of Geography

Plantation and traditional shutters have been around since the 19th century. They’ve been popular in tropical regions where harsh weather could batter windows, but during nice days and nights would allow for a breeze to flow through the screen-less windows.   Now-a-days, louvers are becoming popular because their style, functionality and easy maintenance. They provide… Continue Reading

Raised Panel Shutters

No matter the style of your home, paneling is the perfect addition to any décor. Many homeowners have a difficult time deciding which shutters will work best for them. There are minimal differences and the decision is ultimately yours. No matter the style you choose, these shutters have the appearance and texture of fine furniture… Continue Reading

Advantages of Horizontal Plantation Shutters

Last post, we talked about some of the advantages vertical louvers had over horizontal plantation shutters.   Sometimes it’s not an easy choice when deciding between vertical or horizontal shutters. But with this blog post and last one, you should be able to come up with a solution for your window treatments.   Let’s take… Continue Reading

Enhancing Photography With Old Shutters

  Photography is a broad topic with many subcategories that are incredibly appealing, each in their own unique way. In addition, photography often has a way of taking what would typically be classified as “unattractive” and making it into an image that is incredibly pleasing to the eye.   We have touched on the idea… Continue Reading

Why Shutters? A Buyer’s Guide to the Benefits of Investing in Shutters

  You are finally ready to give your windows the protection and attention they deserve. Whether you have just moved into a new home or you’re just ready to switch it up, you must first decide what type of window coverings you’re looking for. There is a large variety to choose from, so how do… Continue Reading