Hemingway Interior Shutters
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The movie Hemingway & Gellhorn staring Nicole Kidman and Clive Owen premieres this week on HBO. One of the opening scene takes place in the famous Sloppy Joe’s saloon. Interior shutters stream light through the windows into the Key West watering hole to illuminate some of the movies most memorable scenes. Wood traditional colonial shutters on the windows and plantation shutters on the doors were supplied by Horizon Interior Shutters. A more sophisticated decor is presented shortly after with plantation shutters inside the Hemingway house.

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Painted Wood Exterior Shutters
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painted exterior shuttersJust in time for summer, ShutterLand introduces the ability to order their already outstanding quality exterior wood shutters painted. The paint colors available are almost limitless. Select from any one of Sherwin Williams’ nearly 2000 colors. Supply both the Sherwin Williams four-digit color code and name, and the shutters will be shipped painted ready to install.

ShutterLand exterior shutters are sold in three styles. Louvered exterior shutters are constructed with fixed louvers in one of three sizes (1.25″, 1.75″, or 2.25″). Raised panel exterior shutters used tapered solid inserts. Combination exterior shutters are constructed with louvers above the divider rail and a raised panel below. All shutters are manufactured from kiln-dried solid cedar.

Production time is typically about ten working days for construction with an additional five working days for painting. Outside shutters can be purchased unfinished to paint or stain after they are received. After an order is complete the exterior shutters ship from the manufacturing facility in Los Angeles.

The paint used is an exterior grade enamel sprayed in three separate applications. The result is a thick, durable, smooth finish.

ShutterLand’s prices for wood exterior shutters are reasonable. In fact, they encourage homeowners to research exterior shutters – comparing materials, construction, options, overall quality and price.

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Interior Custom Shutters
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Interior shutters can be purchased as stock size shutter panels or as custom shutter units. There are many benefits to purchasing custom shutters versus the alternative.

interior custom shuttersFit: Custom shutters are crafted from raw material to the 1/16″ of an inch for each individual window opening. An interior shutter unit manufactured to such close tolerances will insure the best overall fit. Standard size shutter panels are made in fixed sizes and usually post-production trimming to fit the window.

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Window Coverings Association
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The Window Coverings Association of America is celebrating its 25th anniversary. The organization was formed to unify and provides resources for window covering professionals. The WCAA also hosts regular conferences and expos for company leaders throughout the country to gather and discuss ideas, new products, techniques, and compare work. Continue reading “Window Coverings Association” »

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Build a Water Well for Free
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For the next 15 days, all you need to do is “like” All About Shutters on Facebook and we will donate $5 to charity: water.

charity: waterThe donations will specifically go to a current campaign to raise $5,000 to build a water well in an underdeveloped country. This water well will provide clean drinking water for 250 people. So far a generous $2,300 has been donated, leaving $2,700 remaining. All About Shutters will make a donation up to the remaining amount to fund this one water well. To complete the project we will need 540 “likes”. We currently have 48 “likes”. Spread the word to all of your Facebook friends. Continue reading “Build a Water Well for Free” »

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Shutters on Display
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Window shutters can create an excellent backdrop to highlight products or create a warm, inviting room setting. In their current home decor catalog, Land’s End has positioned shutters in one of their most prominent showcase pictures.

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These plantation shutters are positioned in the upper left corner setting a strong upscale tone for the overall display. Continue reading “Shutters on Display” »

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Shutter Hinge Installation
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There are plenty of steps to ensure the best overall appearance and function for your new interior shutters. Selections of shutter style, paint or stain finish color, material, and configuration are all very important.

Do not neglect to inquire about the method of shutter installation. Some installers simply do what is easiest, not necessarily what is correct. Continue reading “Shutter Hinge Installation” »

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Historic House Shutters
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louvered wood exterior shuttersExterior shutters existed far before colonial America. The history of shutters is thought to extend back to ancient Greece. The wood exterior shutter was adopted in America as a means to effectively control light, provide privacy, and protect from intruders. In the modern era, the need for exterior shutters has diminished with the wide-spread use of window screens, air conditioners, and interior window coverings. Today, the exterior shutter is primarily used to enhance the outside attractiveness of a building. Continue reading “Historic House Shutters” »

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Boardwalk Empire Shutters
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Season 2 of HBO’s original series Boardwalk Empire uses ShutterLand interior traditional shutters. See the shutters in the first part of this video clip.

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ShutterLand Exterior Shutters
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ShutterLand Exterior Shutters has just launched a new website with expanded shutter styles, sizes, and features. ShutterLand has been selling high-quality solid wood exterior shutters online since 2003. ShutterLand has always provided solid customer support, competitive prices, and reasonable production times. Prices have always been available online so each potential customer knows exactly how much their exterior shutters cost before ordering online.

This update includes the following:wood exterior shutters

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