Are shutters worth it?
When making serious considerations for the decoration of a room, people hardly ever think of their shutters first. It’s often the bigger furniture pieces, paintings, or paint color that get the most attention. However, shutters have a lot more to offer than most people realize. Shutters are the frames that complete the picture your window’s view creates, ultimately tying a room’s decoration into a completed masterpiece. So what else do they offer to the table aside from making your house look put together? Let’s explore the hidden benefits of having great shutters in your home.
They bring beauty to your home
Shutters are one of the most customizable window treatment options, able to take any existing style to the next level. There are classic and contemporary options available to fit any home, and because our shutters can be custom built for your home, you can be sure that it will match any existing furniture or flooring you may have. Not only are shutters more durable than blinds and draperies, they give your home a completely new look, providing an elegant and sharp appearance. A lot of people choose to use shutters because of their ability to seriously improve the style of any home, not to mention drive up its value when selling.
They raise the value
If you are planning on selling your house anytime soon, it’s a great moment to become acquainted with “home staging”. This is when people decorate the house they are trying to sell in such a way that interested buyers can see the character of the home when they walk in. For the home to make a lasting impression, people need to be able to see themselves living there. It allows them to see the full potential of the home. Great shutters can play a vital role in making the house appealing to a buyer. It completes the look, allowing potential buyers to get a sense of the character of the home. Because shutters are often installed into the existing frame of the window, they are often left once the sale is made. This raises its value, and provides a great point of interest that could drive the sale of the home. As an added bonus, shutters help you make a great impression by making the room appear to be much more spacious when you leave your shutters open and allow natural light to filter in.
They help you save on heating cost
If you live in a home that is blessed by a lot of natural light, you know all too well that this can quickly turn into a curse when it begins to get uncomfortably bright and hot. Shutters can significantly help this situation by allowing you to control the amount of light and heat coming into a room with the simple turn of a switch. This also works in the winter when shutters help stop warm air from escaping through the windows.
Shutters deserve a lot more attention than they usually get. If you are considering a change in your room’s decoration, or simply want a solution for exceedingly bright windows, give shutters a try. We know that choosing from all of these options can seem fairly daunting at times, and are more than happy to help you reach your decorating goals. Call us at (604) 436-3400 today!