Modern-day homes come in a massive variety of shapes, sizes, and designs. From apartments, bungalows, cabins, castles, chalets, condos, ranches, haciendas, cottages, and condominiums, to carriages, tiny homes, mansions, chateaus, mobile houses, villas, manors, and container homes – there is no dearth of types. And don’t get us started on styles either – Victorian, Mediterranean, colonial, contemporary… the list just goes on and on.

Do you know what is common between all of these, though? Well, it is the fact that they all have windows that can be fitted with decorative shutters!

Homeowners often struggle to figure out exactly what they need when it comes to home improvement products. Have you, too, found yourself wondering how you want to give your home a makeover? Oftentimes, people confuse the word “makeover” with “renovation” – and that is where they go wrong. Even the slightest of creative touches to your existing home (or new home) can give it a completely new look.

An amazing home improvement idea is window treatment. Most homeowners tend to ignore this all-important aspect of their houses. Window treatment products like decorative exterior shutters can go a long way in giving your home a stunning makeover. 

The shutter revolution is well and truly here, thanks to the inimitable charm they offer to the exterior of any living space. The best thing about shutters is that they are both decorative and functional in nature.

Let us take a look at why exterior decorative shutters are a top choice for contemporary customers when it comes to giving their house a makeover.

1. Exterior shutters come in a wide variety of styles

Like we mentioned above, the incredibly vast variety of styles that shutters are available in make them a good fit for almost any kind of home. Decorative shutters can beautifully complement the “look and feel” of a wide variety of exterior décor.

2. They are an economical home improvement option

The fact that decorative shutters are reasonably priced makes them an irresistible choice for most customers. Since there is no dearth of options, you can choose from an assortment of shutter designs depending on your décor and budget.   

3. They are incredibly lightweight and convenient

Exterior window shutters are ultralightweight and that makes them very easy to install. Rather than replacing your windows with new ones, simply installing your choice of shutters can do the trick for you!

4. They are strong, long-lasting, and weatherproof

Exterior shutters are subject to a variety of forces of nature, but they are built to sustain and withstand force no matter what the weather conditions. Their robust build also means that these shutters last long, so you don’t have to worry about replacing or repairing them anytime soon!

5. They offer protection, privacy, and ventilation

Not only are window shutters great in terms of upgrading your home’s curb appeal, but also a great way to ensure additional protection, privacy, and natural ventilation.

Here’s looking at some of the most-loved types of exterior window shutters:

1. Vinyl Shutters

High on quality and low on maintenance, vinyl shutters are the ideal blend of form and function. If you are looking for something that can help you add a dash of style and aesthetics to your home exteriors, look no further. Depending on your house’s architectural style, you can choose from the following range of vinyl shutters: 

  • Combination Louver/Raised Panel
  • Open Board & Batten Vinyl Shutters
  • Raised Panel Vinyl Shutters
  • Louvered Vinyl Shutters
  • Joined Board & Batten Vinyl Shutters
  • Country Style Panels Vinyl Shutters
  • Shaker Style Vinyl Shutters

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2. Wood Shutters

On the lookout for something that can not only give your house a classical touch but also make jaws drop as people pass by? It doesn’t get any better than the good-old wood shutters! Timeless, rustic, and masculine, wooden shutters are made from Western Red Cedar and Cypress wood. These shutters are strong and sturdy, meaning they will last for a long time. Wooden shutters, too, come in a variety of styles, including:

  • Shaker Style
  • Closed Board & Batten
  • Open Board & Batten
  • Raised Panel
  • Bahama
  • Flat Panel
  • Open Louver
  • Closed Louver

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3. Aluminum Shutters

Versatile, durable, and stylish, aluminum shutters are preferred by a lot of modern customers because they offer a host of benefits. Apart from curb appeal, aluminum-based window shutters also ensure a bonus layer of security and protection. Available in many different designs, the best thing about aluminum shutters is that they enable you to control how much light you want to let into your home. You can choose from either a smooth powder-coated finish or a textured finish, depending on your color and finish preferences. Popular styles under this category include:

  • Louver Style
  • Board & Batten
  • Classical Style
  • Bahama

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4. Composite Shutters

Composite shutters are crafted using first-rate solid core composite materials and painted with an automotive-grade finish. Their rugged nature makes this type of shutter more durable than wooden ones. When primed and painted, these shutters can last for over 10 years! You can even get a composite shutter tailored according to your unique needs.

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You might have noticed that the term “Bahama style” has been mentioned a few times above. Wondering what it is? Well, It’s all in the name! You can find a truly attractive range of Bahama shutters in the market today – shutters that can give your house a lovely, tropical look. With features like storm protection, privacy, and shade and light control, Bahama shutters are available in wood, aluminum, or composite materials. These shutters are typically affordable and very easy to maintain or clean. 

No matter what your home style or décor, we are confident we can deliver readymade or customized window shutters that fit your home makeover needs and budget. We pride ourselves in offering the highest quality of products at competitive prices – straight from the factory to your home!

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