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How To Repurpose Old Shutters

Shutterz Incorporated loves to offer a huge variety of shutter and window options. We would love to help give you needed and upgraded shutters and window options but also help to remove and recycle the unwanted shutters. Most of our clients upgraded from curtains, but some had old shutters that were out of style or too damaged for repair. We have compiled a list of options on some of our favorite ways to repurpose old shutters. Repurpose old shutters into furniture Shutters can be cut and/or bolted together to make a variety of other useful furnishings. This can be done … Continue reading

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How Shutters Help Keep Winter In Or Out

It’s already that time of year again, time to winterize and plan for extreme weather and possibly more guests. No matter where you put them, shutters are a great way to dress up the place, increase resell value, and help with your utility bills. Below are some benefits to our shutters and how they help keep winter in or out. By adding another layer between windows and the house, shutters help with utility bills. Shutters keep the house warmer by providing additional insulation to the windows, and help block out the colder temperatures.  If you have a fire going they … Continue reading

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History and Evolution of Shutters

In modern times shutters have multiple uses. Not only do they help to manipulate the light and temperature than infiltrates into the premises, but also adds to the aesthetics and the look. The addition was a welcome one both by property owners and interior designers. They served their purpose as also added to the value of one’s home. Evolution of Shutters Shutters evolved many years ago, when the need to protect ones privacy also came about. They were in fashion as early as 1930’s and started to be to different uses than just protecting ones privacy. Natural wood was the … Continue reading

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10 Signs That You Should Invest In Home Improvement

Homes age in a similar manner to how people do over time. The interiors of homes which were built as recently as 10 years ago may be beginning to wear down and appear outdated. Keep reading to learn about 10 signs that indicate you should invest in home improvement. When to Invest in Home Improvement Cabinets appear warped or dull Cabinets in any area of your home will wear down over time or appear outdated. Consider updating your cabinets to improve your home’s appearance and increase its market value. Your carpet is stained and ragged Stained and ragged carpet will … Continue reading

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How to Keep Your Shutters in Great Conditon

Adding frills to your home can always enhance the value of your home. With that in mind, installing plantation shutters are considered to be a worthwhile investment that adds to the look, provides security, and enhances your home worth. While investing in plantation shutters, it is important to make sure that they are good quality shutters, irrespective of the material they are made of. Our plantation shutters are made of real hardwood. It is important to keep the shutters clean and in good condition, for them to function well. They are used much, in the sense the louvers are opened … Continue reading

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How Indoor Window Shutters Save Money

Indoor window shutters have been used to block sunlight over the course of many generations. Not only are these useful home additions attractive, they also enhance your privacy and can even reduce your spending over time. Keep reading to learn about how indoor window shutters can help you save money. 3 Ways of Indoor Window Shutters Save Money Indoor window shutters offer several advantages that other window shades are unable to replicate. 1. Insulation Indoor window shutters are often designed to fit together tightly when they are in a closed position. This tight fit adds insulation between the window and … Continue reading

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Innovative Ways to Repurpose Old Shutters

Home renovation is as attractive as getting yourself a new makeover. While more and more people opt to install plantation shutters to get a resort like look and feel at home, it is an investment that goes a long way and enhances the value of your home. Often the old shutters are replaced with new ones. So what happens to the old shutters, and possibly ones in good condition? The answer is you could repurpose old shutters! Well, often they are in good condition. Some come in very high quality wood and have an antique look to them. Instead of … Continue reading

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4 Creepy Ways to Use Shutters for Halloween Decorations

For kids and adults Halloween is the fun time of the year when it’s about being as spooky as ever. Dressing up in scary and fun costumes is a part of it, as much as is to decorate your home accordingly. Each and every element of your home can be used to bring in the spirit of Halloween. Décor can be theme or story based. The bottom-line being, the creepier the better. Halloween décor is all about being as spooky and as ghoulish as possible. With that said, shutters can be used as part of the decorations. Here are some … Continue reading

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Choose Wooden Shutters Instead of Blinds

Blinds have become very common in homes across the country because of their general tendency to be inexpensive, but shutters can offer better window coverage and add more appeal to any room. Today we will compare wooden shutters to blinds, and help you choose which option is better for your home. 3 Differences Between Wooden Shutters and Blinds The main differences between wooden shutters and blinds can be easily noted by looking at, feeling, and using them. 1. Appearance & Light Blocking Capabilities Everyone will notice that blinds are a series of long wood, plastic, or aluminum sheets that may … Continue reading

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Recycle Old Shutters for Use in the Garden and Backyard

If you’re thinking it’s about time to toss those old window shutters in the garbage think again. Homeowners have discovered many alternative, creative uses for these devices, so don’t be so apt to throw them to the curb. One of the best things about shutters is their artsy features; they look just as stylish when weathered as they do brand new, which makes them ideal for decorating outdoors. Used alone or in conjunction with other pieces, they may just be the one thing your backyard landscape is missing! Here are some of the coolest ideas people have come up with, … Continue reading

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