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3 Tips for Selecting the Right Shutters for Your Home

Last updated 7 years ago

Shutters help create a personalized feel to your home. Done correctly, they create a good feel, but if picked without care and attention to detail, they can detract from the appeal and the value of your home.


If you're looking to enhance your home's beauty, be sure to pick the right shutters.  This means they fit your needs in terms of function, beauty, and efficiency. Follow out three tips in order to evaluate what kind of shutters would best suit your home.


1. Lighting: When deciding on what shutters are right for your home, you'll want to assess your lighting needs.  In your kitchen, for example, you may want a good amount of light to highlight the designs that are already implemented and encourage a lively atmosphere.  Your bathroom on the other hand may have a higher demand for privacy.  A great way to adjust to each room is by choosing different panel styles.


2. Style: You'll find that you have a variety of options when it comes to the design and color of your shutters. When it comes to design, keep it consistent with the overall theme of your home. When considering color, you'll have more opportunity to explore different ideas to fit your style.  Whether you choose bright or conservative colors, always be sure they complement the rest of your color scheme.


3. Materials: This is the area in which shutters have come a long way.  You still have the option of wood shutters, but you'll also want to look into innovations such as the Polyclad Plantation Shutters.  The durability and efficiency of these technologies can be long-term money savers.


When looking to enhance the look of your home, stop in to Bay Area Vinyl Shutters. We are the only local manufacturer with a wide inventory of shutters ands blinds available directly to the public. Visit our website for more information about blinds and shutters, and contact us to get great advice from experienced professionals. We’ll help you on your way to making your home look like a place you would love to live.



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