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Gift your Homes Distinctive Look with Plantation Shutters

Jun 23rd, 2013 By

Plantation shutters have their origin in the Middle Ages when glass was not used in the window space. This window treatment then travelled to Caribbean Islands and South America and cast their magical spell.  Apart from the fact that their look spellbinds you, they are highly functional also.

The Bedroom

We all love a bedroom, which looks warm and inviting. To create, this perfect ambience, plantation shutters are an apt pick. Whether you like complete darkness or like a perfectly lit bedroom, plantation shutters will do all for you.

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The Kitchen

Curtains and draperies are a dangerous option to use in the kitchen. With plantation shutters installed, you can enjoy various benefits. When you are not cooking, open the slits wide and enjoy the cool air. You are going to enjoy the time you spend in the kitchen.

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The Dining Room

This is the most special place in the home and everyone makes sure that he or she reaches home by dinnertime. Now, when the place is so special, why not install the plantation shutters. With the slits slightly open, the fresh air would come in and your dinnertime would become extra special.

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The Living Room

The most buzzing area of the entire house, it is the place where most of our time is spent. Therefore, privacy is a prime concern. Well, with plantation shutters in place, you need not worry a bit. This window treatment will fit in the living room as well as your pockets.

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The Study Room

The ambience has to be such that you are able to concentrate fully. The lighting has to be just perfect and this is where these plantation shutters will come into play. With the right use of color and de-cluttering the space, you can achieve the right look.

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The Bathroom

Plantation shutters are a very popular choice for the bathroom windows as they offer complete privacy and allow you to have long windows in the bathroom. Just go for the designs in which the lower louver is fixed and you could open or close the upper louvers as per the need.

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Exteriors

It is rightly said that first impression is the last impression. Blow your guests with the innovative and intelligent use of the plantation shutters in the exteriors. Many of you might not know that these shutters increase the resale value of the homes

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Some Important Considerations while buying the Plantation Shutters:

  • The wood from which these plantation shutters are made
  • The slide rails should be at least 11/2 inches thick
  • Ask the retailer about the tension adjustment screws
  • What is the purpose and where you are going to install the shutters
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