Any homeowner would agree; having shutters is necessary if you want to build a comfortable and stylish home. There are hundreds of elements that make up a house, but not all of them contributes the same amount of protection as shutters do.
If you are looking to add a touch of flair, functionality, and versatility to your home, look into installing these fixtures to your home!
Protecting your family and belongings from sustained UV damage
Keeping your home warm in Winter, cool in Summer
Keeping outside noise where it should be
Customise the natural light input in your home, whenever you need to
Plantation shutters increase the aesthetic look of any home
Shutters give you control over the privacy in your home
Shutters are easily cleaned and treated with products like Shade ProTech to reduce dust and stains
Plantation shutters increase home value by providing increased aesthetic appeal to buyers
Most of the time in Australia people use them to protect windows against damaging UV rays in a very hot climate.
There’s an additional security reason for installing shutters on windows – burglars can’t climb through a window that has its glass broken, but the shutter simply needs a latch to be closed which means their entry is still possible. In addition, if someone throws something at your window and you don’t have shutters, they’ll make contact with the vulnerable glass and with luck break it which gives them access inside your house or office. Shutters come outfitted with internal latches so they simply pull across each other to secure themselves when activated.
Shutters cost anywhere from $100 to $15,000. The only definite answer is that shutters are expensive.
The price of shutters can vary so much because they don’t all come in standard size panels, they require custom work to fit your window space, the quality of wood varies wildly with some being far more resistant to termites or weather than others which adds considerably both up-front and over time costs, some have built in draperies while others can be had without giving any indication of whether you’ll want curtains at a later date when it may be too costly or difficult to add them on after-the point. The more complex your requirements, the higher the cost will go up.
China does not have a monopoly on shutter production. Plantation Shutters only accepts customers from Canada and the United States, but if you’re in Europe or Asia, there are many shutter manufacturers that produce shutters without lead paint.
Plantation Shutters is one company that promotes US products and fabrication methods instead of outsourcing to foreign countries like China where safety can’t be guaranteed and government accountability is limited. Plantation manufactures their own frames and hardware, while purchasing the raw materials for their custom fabrics straight off the looms of established suppliers in Sri Lanka. One difference between this company’s shutters and those produced by companies based in China is usually price; what they charge for a premium product reflects its superior quality!
Graber shutters were originally made in Cincinnati, Ohio and their manufacturing plant is now located in the state of Tennessee.
Graber has been making its range of premium exterior wood shutters for homes and businesses since 1923. They offer exceptional craftsmanship, durability, and low-maintenance benefits. The company now manufactures their products at locations in both Tennessee and China as well as importing from overseas contractors. Their product line includes a number of features such as cranked window openings, decorative cornices and trim pieces to custom fit any home’s décor tastes which makes their products an excellent choice for any homeowner needing durable window treatments that will last well into the next generation!
Composite shutters are made from a variety of metals and can be manufactured to fit any size you might need. They’re often reinforced with aluminum, steel, carbon fiber or fiberglass so they can withstand extreme temperatures without moving or buckling. Composite material is only about one-eighth the weight of metal. This makes them easier to install and maintain than other forms of shutter systems, such as roll-down systems which may not be feasible for very high heights due to their reduced reach and heavier inventory requirements for installation and maintenance.