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ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT PLANTATION SHUTTERS

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT PLANTATION SHUTTERS

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Plantation shutters date back to the days of the civil war and they are still popular with many people. These window dressings have not only stood the test of time but have also adapted and evolved to match the tastes and desires of homeowners.

When plantation shutters were first introduced they were used by the elite English. The material was solid wood fashioned into boards to cover up the bottom part of the window that did not have glass.

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Current plantation shutters are now used on the interior of homes rather than the exterior. Plantation shutters are very durable and can last for many years with minimal upkeep. Since the primary material is wood, changing the color is as simple as adding a coat of paint. Along with the variety of colors, plantation shutters can be offered in different finishes and textures.

This flexibility allows homeowners to keep their plantation shutters and alter them whenever they choose to change a room's decor. Because of the aesthetic quality, many people choose to use plantation shutters alone without curtains. The dense craftsmanship of plantation shutters provides not only light blocking features, but insulation as well.

Most manufacturers can custom shape plantation shutters to match the contour of any window or door. This allows them to be used in most any type of home. Many interior decorators love to use plantation shutters in multiple situations because of their versatility.

Plantation shutters come in a variety of woods, fax wood, and vinyl, giving them flexible pricing, and for those that like to roll up their sleeves and take on the installation themselves, the price is even lower. Interior plantation shutters: variety of woods, faux wood, and vinyl.