Take a trip to any window dressing store, and you will be inundated with options to explore. Nevertheless, you are unlikely to find anything that offers the same long list of benefits as plantation shutters.
Almost 3,000 years after their first recorded use, plantation shutters are just as popular and desirable as they ever were. But what is it that makes plantation shutters a cut above comparable window dressings?
The way we see it, there are at least five reasons why window dressings really do not get any better than premium plantation shutters:
Firstly, there is the fantastic energy efficiency of these classic window coverings. When you install plantation shutters, you create another physical barrier between the interior of your home and the outside—something that has proven highly effective in keeping interior spaces warm in the winter and cool in the summer. The more effectively your windows and doors are insulated, the less you will need to spend to heat or cool your home.
Plantation shutters also provide total flexibility when it comes to fresh air circulation. The louvres can be adjusted with pinpoint precision, and the shutters can be opened or closed as required. From blocking as much exterior light, noise, and air as possible to letting fresh air flood your interiors, all it takes is a quick and easy adjustment and far more versatility and flexibility than simply opening or closing your windows.
The louvres fitted to plantation shutters can be set to an angle where prying eyes cannot see in; however, the interior space in question still bathes in plenty of natural light. You can also take full control of your privacy while adjusting the level of ventilation to suit your preferences. Shutters can therefore be a particularly welcome addition to homes in busy urban areas or in proximity to roads and pavements.
The initial purchase price of premium plantation shutters will always be higher than that of comparable curtains or blinds. When you consider the long-term value of money, plantation shutters really are an unbeatable investment. Manufactured from the highest quality materials with minimal maintenance requirements, quality plantation shutters have the potential to last a lifetime. Far beyond the initial warranty period, which provides priceless peace of mind.
Anyone looking to sell their home at some point in the future could find plantation shutters just the thing. Both for classical and contemporary homes alike, plantation shutters can make a property more attractive for prospective buyers. They are functional, practical, and timeless in their elegance, perfect for ensuring you sell your home for the best possible price.
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Almost 3,000 years after their first recorded use, plantation shutters are just as popular and desirable as they ever were.