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How to pick shutters for your home

shutters by Norman Shutters in Castle Rock, ColoradoWhen you are decorating your Colorado home, you need to pick the perfect type of window coverings 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 Colorado home.

Nothing compares to look of 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 choose the right options for your Plantation Shutters?

Here are some tips from a our professional blind and shutter company:

 

Louver size of Plantation Shutters

Hunter Douglas Shutters 2 1/2 inch view through

2 1/2 inch

Hunter Douglas Shutters 3 1/2 inch view through

3 1/2 inch

Hunter Douglas Shutters 4 1/2 inch view through

4 1/2 inch

Most shutter come in 2 1/2″,  3 1/2″ and 4 1/2″ louver sizes. In choosing the right size louver the first thing to consider is if you have enough clearance for the size you want. Make sure the louvers can move freely without hitting anything.
Tall windows lend themselves to larger louvers. Shorter windows will look more balanced with smaller louvers.
Next look at the view through the louvers. If you want to have the least obstructed view, choose the largest louver that will fit.
Finally, decide the style of your decor. Larger louvers have more of a modern look. Smaller louvers have more of a traditional look.

Number of panels

Hunter Douglas Shutters BiFold Hinged in Colorado

4 panel bifold

Hunter Douglas Shutters Even Panels in Colorado

3 even panels with t-posts

Hunter Douglas Shutters Measured T-Post in Colorado

3 measured panels with t-posts

The type of shutter you choose will determine the maximum width of your panels. Generally composite shutters have the narrowest maximum widths and wood shutters have the widest.
Wider panels will give you the least obstructed view and a more modern look. Smaller panel will give you a more obstructed view, but a more traditional look.

Front tilt rod or rear tilt rod

Hunter Douglas Shutters Off Center Front Tilt Rod, Denver

Off Center Front Tilt Rod

Hunter Douglas Shutters Front Tilt Rod, Denver

Front Tilt Rod

Hunter Douglas Shutters Rear Tilt Bar, Denver

Rear Tilt Rod

Front tilt rod has a traditional look and rear tilt has a more modern look. The front tilt will break up your view somewhat, and rear tilt will give a more unobstructed view.

 

 

 

Shutter frames

Z-Frame Shutters in Castle Rock, CO

Z-Frame

Casing Frame Shutters in Castle Rock, CO

Casing Frame

L-Frame Shutters in Castle Rock, CO

L-Frame

Choose the frame that fits your window openings. If you have windows sills, see if the frame hangs off the edge. Check for clearance of window locks, hand cranks, Etc.

 

 

 

Shutter come in many different types of styles that needs to match the look of your home. You can customize your shutters to reflect your own personal style through New View Blinds and Shutters. There are variety of different types of shutters you can choose from, including:

Composite Shutters
Wood Shutters
Knotty Alder Shutters
PolyCore Shutters
Vinyl Shutters
And More!

All of the shutters have their own attributes and features that are unique to each. It is crucial for a homeowner to consult a Colorado Shutter specialist, like New View Blinds and Shutters before deciding on what type of shutter to install in their home.

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Bring home the beauty of custom window coverings with a convenient on-site no pressure consultation from New View Blinds and Shutters. We will offer you low everyday honest pricing on a huge selection of shutters, shades, blinds and more. Take advantage of our decades of experience to find your perfect window coverings!