Most people would agree that Walnut Wood that has been allowed to cure for 40 years is something SPECIAL. Walnut has a very beautiful dark grain. Kirtz® has been able to acquire such a treasure as this. If you are a Downton Abbey Masterpiece Series watcher, you can’t help but notice how much beautiful rich […]
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While white shutters are a classic choice, we are seeing clients bring the special touches in their home to the windows with their Kirtz custom shutters. A recent project, which used a grey shutter with a glazed finish is a nice example of just such a project. The inspiration for the shutter color was […]
Transom Windows can inspire a love/hate relationship with their owners, especially if they are specialty shapes, such as triangle windows. No doubt rake windows (aka triangle windows) add architectural interest and loads of natural light. This is why homeowners, architects and the like are drawn to them. However, they also allow heat and damaging UV […]
We frequently get questions from homeowners about how to add shutters to sliding doors. The typical installation requires a 3 sided frame that surrounds the window casing The frame header contains a track that allows the shutters to slide back and forth and the legs on each side of the casing support the header and […]
This post addresses one of the more complicated installations of shutters in rooms with wainscoting, since the wainscoting and chair rail actually wrap into the window jamb itself. Although a gorgeous look overall, this millwork package does nothing to compliment most inside mount window treatment installation. How did we arrive at shutters, and could we […]