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A Look at Custom
|Who doesn’t love
the look of shutters? On the outside, they accentuate the
windows, adding personality and style to the house. Inside, they
offer a beautiful and stylish alternative to mini-blinds.
Shutters are readily available in stock sizes.
If you have an unusual size or shape of window, however, you will need to
buy custom shutters. Custom shutters are even available for
arched or circular windows. The panels in this type of shutter
will usually have to be manually adjusted.
Custom shutters are available in wood and synthetic materials. One such
synthetic material is Thermalite. This material is offered by
Danmer Custom Shutters. It is made to replicate the look and
feel of wood. According to Danmer, Thermalite is
moisture-resistant, flame-retardant, and insulates better than
The task of finding a custom shutter manufacturer might seem daunting, but
it really isn’t. You can find a custom shutter company in your
local Yellow Pages. You can also search on the Internet for
“custom shutters” or “custom window shutters.” That search will
uncover numerous companies. One drawback to using non-local
companies, however, is that you cannot have an in-home
consultation. You will need to accurately measure your windows.
This is crucial in buying custom shutters. Perhaps the best way
to find a reputable company is by word of mouth. Ask friends and
family for recommendations. When buying custom shutters, only
buy from a manufacturer offering a lifetime warranty. Ask to see
references and actually speak to some former customers, if
possible. At the very least, see some photos of finished jobs.
Custom shutters add significantly to the value of your home. They add class,
grace, and dignity to most any home. When the shutters are well
made and properly installed this is an improvement that will
truly last a lifetime -- one you will enjoy each and every day.
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