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Buying Indoor Shutters On A Budget

Interior-Shutters_Pic1Everyone wants to add that extra special touch, like custom made shutters, to their home without breaking the bank. While there is great value in installing custom made interior window shutters, they can come at a high price.

There are other alternatives when it comes to interior shutters. For quality at an affordable cost, try looking for a company that sells wholesale individual discount wood shutter panels that can be installed in any type of configuration. In other words, these types of shutters are known as “do it yourself” shutters. Even though you are shopping for individual shutter panels at a discounted price, there are some things that you should keep in mind. The most important factor that you should focus on is the type of material that is used to make the interior shutter panels. By far the best wood for shutters is Basswood, because it has the best characteristics and it is a straight hard wood with minimal distortion. Also, Basswood offers a fine, uniform texture with an indistinct grain which makes it ideal for staining or painting.


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If you are looking for a material other than Basswood, then Traditional and Plantation shutters are the nest best options. In addition, you should look for a company that can manufacture a large number of shutter panel sizes so you can receive the best final fit for your window. If wood shutters are not your style, then mini blinds might be a perfect fit for you. Mini blinds are not as fancy as Basswood shutters, but their quality is just as adequate as Basswood, but with more practical benefits. You can still get mini blinds made out of vinyl or a faux wood finish that looks really clean cut yet keeps the price at a minimum. Vinyl or faux blinds offer durability, are UV resistant, waterproof and easy to clean. If you are searching for a long term window dressing solution, this may be the avenue to take.  

Anytime you buy budget shutters, it’s imperative that you do your research first. There are some shutter brands that are higher quality than others, so choosing which one that you like the best is also key.

For more information on the type of shutters that fits your home and budget the best, visit Alpine Shutters at 28326 Constellation Rd., #201 Valencia, CA 91354 or call (661) 251-1038
www.alpineshutters.com

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Buying Indoor Shutters On A Budget

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