Shutters vs. Blinds vs Blinds In life, there are some questions that have existed through the ages. Why are we here? What is the meaning of life? While we can’t answer those questions, we can help you with one of the most frequently asked questions in the window coverings industry: Shutters or blinds? We hear this question a[…]

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How Interior Shutters Can Lower Your Energy Bills

Quality window shutters effectively block and absorb solar heat during hot weather leading to lower cooling bills for the home. When fixed along the window trim, interior shutters also reduce heat loss during cold seasons. If your plans involve making your home more energy efficient, installing plantations shutters on all of your windows will help[…]

Compare Real Wood to Composite Wood Shutters Before Buying

Compare Real Wood to Composite Wood Shutters Before Buying

What’s the better material for shutters… real wood or composite? The answer is that each has its merits, and your particular preferences and the specifications of your home will likely dictate what you ultimately decide. Read on to find out some pros and cons for each type of shutter. Many homeowners prefer genuine wood, not just for their shutters, but for their siding, their furniture, their garage doors and many other parts of their home. Wood is beautiful, and it’s natural. It’s that natural part that makes it less durable, however. You can take steps to prolong its life, but it still won’t last as long as a man-made material, and it’s more expensive. Here are some factors to consider before you make your purchase: Looks— Some people swear there is no substitute for real wood. It’s true — composites aren’t real wood, but[…]