Shutter Stock: All about Interior and Exterior Shutter Windows


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The Shutter Stock: All about Interior and Exterior Shutter Windows The Spanish frst introduced window shutters to us. The South is replete with wider louvered style window shutters particularly in the Spanish plantations. T oday these windows are a popular choice across America. Window shutters are back in style again Shutter windows were originally designed to be functional. That means they could be opened and closed using louvers. The louver was designed to control the amount of light and even the angle of light. However these days shutter windows can be chosen for mere aesthetic appeal for no functional purpose except to add curb appeal. There are two types of window shutters. Interior window shutters look beautiful on the inside of your home. Unlike drapes they don’t fade and don’t have to be washed regularly. They’re also better at keeping allergens away than curtains or drapes. Exterior window shutters can provide additional protection from the elements of nature such as heavy rain

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or storms. They also can have a latch to add security to your home. There are several reasons why you should choose window shutters for your next home improvement project. Shutters or curtains 1. They are easy to clean and maintain. 2. Shutters allow light and breeze to easily fow in or stay out. 3. Shutters are sturdy and solid ofering protection from environmental elements. 4. Aesthetically shutters are much more appealing due to designs colors styles and types 5. Shutters are more energy-efcient particularly solid wood window shutters because wood is a good insulator. Broadly there are 7 types of window shutters most popular today. Most manufacturers ofer customization: 1.Louvered This style is the most popular for its simplicity and classic look. With straight lines and a relatively smooth texture you can have them in any color you want or paint them yourself to get the perfect hue. 2.Raised Panel Traditional yet chic this design is popular for cottage like homes. Its defnitive design and outline makes it versatile when it comes to playing with colors and installing it at diferent places for an overall comfortable look. 3.Flat Panel Simple clean and easy on the eye these are perfect for ofces or homes with simple straightforward designs. Due to their adaptable design nature they

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can be placed anywhere to add to décor and look best in solid wood or base colors. 4.Bahama This tropically inspired design suits homes that are looking to keep the hot breeze out. Best for beach resorts or homes you want to have these up if you are living in sunny weather 5.Open Board Batten This design goes best with designs refecting rustic architecture. Don’t let its fence like appeal fool you. It’s so easy to paint and install that with the right colors and placement they can make your place look lovely. 6.Closed Board Batten Originally designed for protection this design shines thanks to its sturdiness yet archaic lure. With its strong frame and tough design it will envelop your home with warmth and security 7.Cutouts Customization and uniqueness are the selling points of this design adding to the personal touch and refection of a stylized home. You can have just about any color and cut design to suit your taste. While choosing any type of shutter material is as important as style. While some styles and materials go together you must choose a material according to the weather condition and external conditions that surround your home. Here are some of the choices you have: Vinyl Shutters Vinyl shutters are a basic popular favorite because they are budget-friendly and low maintenance and are available with short lead-times. Available in standard and custom sizes and many colors

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Wood Shutters Classic wood shutters come in a variety of styles textures and is versatile enough to blend in with other materials and colors. Aluminum Shutters Sturdy and strong aluminum shutters ofer extra security and protection. Perfect for a home or business interested in clean lines limitless vibrant color options and durability. It is a robust material and very easy to clean. Composite Shutters Milled and assembled from wood or PVC materials the material construction of composite shutters ensures is durability and long-lasting great looks. Each material ofers unlimited design possibilities with an endless choice in varnish and colors. Remember window shutters are permanent fxtures to your home adding to the value of your home. They’re a great choice to consider when planning your next home improvement project. Source: articles/doors-windows-articles/shutter-stock-all-about- interior-exterior-shutter-windows-1579769.html

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