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You may be asking yourself if plantation shutters would be a good fit for your home. Internal wood or faux wood shutters are not only practical but beautifully stylish and their versatility makes them perfect for both contemporary or traditional home. Shutters keep your rooms cool in the summer and warm in the winter by regulating and block your desired amount of light, all while bringing style and versatility to any room. Our shutters are all customizable to you. From color and material to size and shape, you are entirely in charge and certain to find the perfect shutters for your home. Not only that, but shutters are the only window treatment that can be financed into the purchase of your home. Why is this? Because shutters are highly desirable and usually stay with the home when it is sold.

We offer shutters from several manufacturers including Norman, Pinnacle, and Caco which allows us to offer you a wide variety of styles, materials, colors, and prices that are sure to fit your individual needs and budget. When purchasing custom shutters, we know the importance of getting a truly custom product, not a stock shutter cut down to fit. We stand behind each of our brands and the quality of their products guarantee that each shutter is made from scratch specifically for your windows. When deciding to purchase plantation shutters, we will come to your home and measure your windows exactly, free of charge! We will always ask for your preferences on every detail including material, inside or outside mount, divider rails, hanging options, closure control, half height or full length, bi-fold, arches, muli or single-panel configuration, color and shape. We account for any obstacles such as doorknobs, hinges, pipes, wall angles and placement so everything is ready to go the moment the shutters reach your doorstep. Our professional installers are highly skilled at installing all kinds of shutters and their, and our, job is not finished until you are completely satisfied with your new shutters.

There are different kinds of shutters to consider for your next project, all of which we can provide for you. Traditional shutters are not the same as plantation shutters. They have narrow louvers and are usually found in the New England region states. While this style is still available, it is less common due to the amount of light they restrict from entering the home. Today, the focus is on bringing style and efficiency to homes while still allowing for maximum sunlight when shutters are open. Spanish shutters became prevalent in Southern plantation homes because they sport wide louvers that allow for more sunlight while still providing insulation from heat and cold. Today, both styles are available because interior shutters come in a variety of different styles and louver sizes. The most popular louver size today is 2-1/2" , however louvers can be as small as 1-7/8" and go up to as large as 5" depending on your window depth. Our shutters come in wood or faux-wood, making them even more versitile for your space. While wood is more traditional, faux-wood are highly moisture resistant, making them a perfect match for porches, bathrooms, and other wet or damp areas. The possibilities are endless and our on-staff designers are equipped with samples and demo kits to help you pick the perfect shutters for your home.

If you want to soften the look of your new custom shutters, add custom window treatments such as drapes or valances. This gives you all the sun control and privacy you need while leaving you free to add whatever kind of decorative treatment you desire. And guess what? We can do that for you too! Stay tuned for our next article, Custom Window Treatments: Looks to Love.