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  • There are quite a few shutters out there made from “wood”, “engineered wood” and various combinations. In order to cut down on the confusion and level the playing field a bit, we present our rundown of some common shutter materials. Our PolyCore and Lexwood Shutters only use 100% Basswood or Aluminum reinforced PVC.

    PRESSBOARD

    pressboard shutters in ColoradoPressboard or particleboard is an engineered wood that is made by taking wood particles like wood chips, sawmill shavings and sawdust and combining them with synthetic resin (usually urea formaldehyde resin). The resultant material is pressed into sheets and heated to dry the glue.

    There is a serious safety concern with particleboard. Formaldehyde (part of the glue) is classified by the WHO as a human carcinogen. Even though a large amount is removed when the glue dries, formaldehyde continues to be emitted throughout the life of the product as the resin decomposes. Particleboard will also disintegrate when exposed to moisture and Colorado's extreme sun.  Particleboard may visibly sag over time or snap near the fasteners.
  • Polycore Shutters were introduced in 2001 after several years of research and development. These innovative aluminum reinforced shutters offer the traditional look of wood shutters with all of the advantages of synthetic materials that hold up the best in Colorado's high altitude sun.

    All of the Polycore stiles, rails and louvers Polycore Shutters- The Best Plantation Shutter For Colorado dining roomare made with a co-extruded aluminum reinforcement. What this means is that the aluminum core is actually extruded into the solid polymer at the same time the component is made. This gives the shutter a very strong, rigid and durable component. The aluminum reinforced louvers, rails, and stiles will make sure the Polycore shutter stays as straight as an arrow in any environment that Colorado can throw at it.

    Because of the unique aluminum reinforced louvers, rails and stiles we can make panels up to 36” wide, that’s the widest in the industry! 36” wide panels give you a cleaner less obstructed view out of your windows.
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  • PolyCore shutters, Castle Rock, ColoradoPlantation shutters are commonly chosen for their elegant good looks. . However, plantation shutters are also energy efficient. Windows are the primary source of temperature loss in your Colorado home, even if the windows are brand new. Conserving energy is an important factor for every Colorado homeowner, and having plantation shutters installed in your home can easily help save on your energy bills.
  • Composite Plantation Shutters in a Colorado Springs Dining Room

    Window treatments may make an enormous difference in the look and feel of any room in your Colorado Springs home.  Today’s window treatments come in a countless choice of innovative products to enhance and provide functional beauty to your Colorado Springs home. From shutters and wood blinds to soft shades and woven woods, the window treatments chosen may create a dramatic statement. Whether you’re updating an existing home or changing your interior design, the window treatments you select need to express your personal style.
  • Krohns alder shutters in Colorado Springs, ColoradoWhen you are decorating your Castle Rock home, you need to find the perfect type of window covering to match your home's décor. Window treatments should be both decorative and functional, not just something to cover your windows. They should be able to adjust the natural light  entering your home, and serve as a decorate feature that adds style and beauty to your home.

    Nothing compares to look of Castle Rock Shutters in your home. Plantation Shutters are great window covering options, because they are extremely versatile. You can close the louvers for complete privacy or open them for a great view of the beautiful Colorado outdoors.. They can be installed  in just one or all the rooms in your home.

    How do you find the perfect type of Castle Rock Shutters for your windows? Here are some tips from a professional blind and shutter company.

The folks at New View Blinds & Shutters made the process of buying window coverings for my home very easy and affordable.  More 

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