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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. These plantation shutters are positioned in the upper left corner setting a strong upscale tone for the overall display.
On Sunday, August 21 Home Takeover with Simon and Tomas will premiere on the OWN Network. The first of six one-hour episodes will feature Simon Davies and Tomas Cederlund redesigning a home in Reseda, California near Los Angeles. One of the windows will use new interior plantation shutters from Horizon Shutters which will completely transform the window. Watch and find out what happens.
Interior shutters can be the most versatile window covering to use in a kitchen. The kitchen environment is filled with steam, regularly changing temperatures, aromas, grease, and sometimes smoke. Wood shutters endure these every day processes better than shades, curtains, or blinds.
Just a reminder that solid wood interior shutters will help insulate your home. The summer heat is reaching over 100° in some parts of the country. This means that air conditioners are working at full capacity to keep your home or business cool. Insulation helps keep the hot air out and cool air inside. Windows are one of the draftiest point of the house and interior wood shutters, most notably plantation shutters, helps your air conditioner do it’s job.
Wood shutters may perhaps be the perfect living room window covering. In most American homes people gather in the living room (or the kitchen). Most days the living room serves as a casual environment for day-to-day living. There are occasions, generally when entertaining, when the space transforms from relaxed to formal. Window shutters adapt to the room and can appear formal or casual. Window shutters are a solid window covering that contributes both strength and durability to a living room. Quality wood interior shutters are built to last the lifetime of the home, so they are strong enough to endure … Continue reading
Wow. The summer HEAT is officially here. The windows are closed and the air conditioning is on. One way to conserve that expensive cool air is to insulate your windows with interior shutters. Solid wood interior shutters do no transport energy, therefore they will keep the warm air outside and the cool air inside. Shutters are thicker and more dense than most other types of window coverings, making them the best window treatment to conserve energy.
Plantation shutters are some of the most efficient and practical window coverings available. Rotating the wide lovers of a plantation shutter allow for a large amount of light an visibility through the louvers. Plantation shutters hinge to the side of the window opening and can swing to either side.
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.
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.
Shutters are perfect window treatment to install in a staircase. Interior shutters do not project into the walk space or interfere with progress up or down the stairs like drapes that can be snagged. Shutters installed above stairs will rarely be opened to the side of the window.