Category Archives: General

Shutter Insulation

The cold weather is approaching. We have discovered a most interesting product to insulate your home. A shutter cover for the attic fan.

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Crack The Shutters

Here is a little shutter music for your afternoon. This is Snow Patrol’s Crack the Shutters. Enjoy.

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Earth Day – Shutters

We like Earth Day. It is a great way to kick-start habits that will conserve our planet. There will be a variety of suggestions, all of which are wonderful ideas toward living a life that results in a cleaner, healthier planet. We plan to continue recycling, which includes paper, plastics, and used electronics. We have also installed energy-efficient lighting, low-flow toilets, and are working on planting a rain garden around our facility.

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United States Shutters

Beware! There is a difference between “Made in the USA” and “Assembled in the USA” Some companies manufacture both interior shutters and exterior shutters entirely inside of the United States of America. These companies can legitimately claim their shutters are “Made in the USA“.

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Attach Shutter Hinges

Here is our inaugural video. It is not a thriller! In the future our subject and production value will improve. Here we demonstrate how to attach hanging hinges that have been mortised into a plantation shutter. A mortise is cut into the shutter panel to minimize the light gap between the window jamb and shutter panel. Our future videos will be featured at  All About Shutters: YouTube.

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Window Coverings Directory

If you operate a window or window covering website, then here is your opportunity to get more exposure. The Window Coverings Directory has lifted the requirement for reciprocal links. The listing is FREE and it is very easy to submit your information. This Window Coverings Directory is oriented to consumers seeking window covering and related products. So, if you seek any type of window treatment, take a look at the Window Coverings Directory.

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This Old House – Shutters

The November 2010 issue of This Old House features Horizon Shutters. The article “12 DIY PROJECTS to Add Old-House Charm” includes the text “Hang Interior Shutters – Traditional wood louvers can let in light and air while also screening the view. Custom sizes and finishes, starting at $300 per window;”

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This is our first post, and we understand that no one is currently reading. But, we do hope that over time we will interest some followers. We also realize that the world of shutters and window coverings is not so rapidly changing that there are regular discoveries or breaking news about how window treatments look or work.

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