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Shutter Magnets

The best way to keep interior window shutters in a closed position is with magnets. The magnet is a 1.5″ – 2″ unit encased in a plastic shell, which is available in white or brown to blend with painted shutters or stained shutters. On either side of the magnetic unit are slotted screw holes which allow easy alignment.

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Interpanel Hinges – Follow-Up

Here is another example of an improperly installed interpanel hinge. These appear to be fairly nice quality wood stained traditional shutters which have been ruined by poor installation. Notice also the light gap between the shutter panels. This indicates the shutter panels are not rabbeted. This is soooo bad!

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Interpanel Hinges

File this under “Things That Make You Go UGH!” We at All About Shutters notice every shutter we come across. We examine the good and bad of every unit we see. Here is an example of a bad interior shutter installation. Notice the surface mounted hinge that shows from the outside of the window. Simply unacceptable and sloppy.

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