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No to Plantation Shutters? Try Wood Blinds!

Wood Blinds: If plantation shutters don’t work for you. 

Plantation shutters are a great choice for most styles of home. They blend in easily and have a timeless look to them. But not every style or budget has room for plantation shutters. Luckily, if plantation shutters don’t work you don’t have to resort to drapes or bare windows to get by. In fact, in addition to fabulous Kirtz® plantation shutters we also have options for a full range of beautiful, real wood blinds. These blinds can naturally complement to many styles and budgets. 

It’s the American way to have options right? Out woods blinds make it possible for you to have a variety of styles. You can choose to have your real wood blinds painted, stained, or crafted with one of our specialty finishes. There are a rainbow of colors and design opportunities abound so making wood blinds should be just an unique an experience as custom ordering our plantation shutters. 

The best part about wood blinds is that they last. Unlike plastic blinds, wood slats won’t bend in the middle if someone decides to tug on them. Wood blinds will outlast any department store blinds by a large margin. The slats are also completely adjustable, making it possible for to keep the blinds closed for ultimate privacy, slightly open to let just enough light in, or totally open to see everything outside. 

Depending on what color you choose, wood blinds can add warmth to the room you hang them up in or add subtle, quaint charm. So, if plantation shutters just aren’t your thing, consider instead installing wood blinds. We’d be happy to help you decide what design will look and function best for your home project. When your ready to get started, give Kirtz® a call at 1-800-416-6455 today!

Plantation Shutters

Double Plantation Shutters? Yes, Please!

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If your looking for some new plantation shutters this fall, you may want to consider some double, or split, plantation shutters for your kitchen or bathroom. These versatile shutters can add some real character to your kitchen or bathroom. For your bathroom, you can open up just the top shutters to let in natural light from the sun and keep the bottom shutters closed for privacy. The same can be done in the kitchen to let in natural light without the glare from the sun. Plantation shutters are known for their ability to let you control how much light comes into your room and making them double plantation shutters can give you even more control. Adding to an already versatile addition to your home. Because you can open these plantation shutters independently, cleaning is also easier with these kinds of shutters. 

Double plantation shutters can also help reduce your energy bill by allowing you to control how much air comes in. Normally you would have to open the whole shutter to get any kind of light in, or open the blinds letting in drafts and heat. But with double shutters you can open one part of the shutter to let in just a little bit of light while keeping the amount of air coming in to a minimum. Lowering your energy bill and saving you money. 

Double plantation shutters helped to add a nice, cafe style appeal to you kitchen, get one made from sturdy wood and it will last for decades. And remember, every shutter you order from Kirtz are guaranteed for the life of the shutter. 

Whether you’re looking for double or single shutters. Shutters for arched windows, square windows, even round windows, Kirtz shutters will deliver you quality shutters that you can depend on. Give us a call today at 800-416-6455!

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Plantation Shutters For An RV

Plantation Shutters Change The Look 

A lot of people these days are simply downsizing from a massive home to smaller living quarters. In fact, some have sold their homes and have chosen to survive by living in an RV. If you’re part of the minimalist movement and you’ve decided to live in your RV, that doesn’t mean that the RV has to be boring, right? Of course, you don’t have to be living in your RV to take advantage of sprucing it up. Plantation shutters on the windows sure would change the look. 

Whether you’re a living in your RV full time or only use it on camping trips, you might as well enjoy the space. With the exotic elegance of real wood, plantations shutters have a way of making the space they inhabit feel more upscale. 

As you can see in the image provided above, Kirtz® Shutters was able to provide the owner of that particular RV with a perfect match between their plantations shutters and the built in wooden trim, cabinets, and drawers. The beautiful red oak wood stands out next to the white walls and lighter colored decorations. Additionally, the RV feels more like a home with the added touch of wooden shutters.

Kirtz® Shutters is willing to work on any custom plantation shutters project that you could come up with! We offer many custom shutter window shapes, different types of wood, and we have someone work closely with each customer from start to finish. 

If you would like to inquire about any of our hardwood types or you’d like to get started with your next plantation shutter project, please consider Kirtz® Shutters. We can help find what will work best for you on your personalized home or RV project. You can give us a call at 1-800-416-6455!

Wood Blinds- Plantation Shutters

Wood Blinds As An Alternative To Plantation Shutters

Wood Blinds: When Plantation Shutters Aren’t Your Thing

When you’re styling the rooms in your house it may be easy to think plantation shutters are a great fit, but not every budget or style makes them a suitable choice. Luckily, you don’t have to leave your windows bare or rely solely on drapes to get you by. In fact, other than the availability of fabulous Kirtz® plantation shutters, there are options for a full range of beautiful, real wood blinds. These wood blinds are a natural complement to many styles of décor and budgets.

Having options is basically the American way, right? For this reason, our wood blinds make it possible for you to have various styles. With real wood blinds you can choose to have them painted, stained, or crafted with one of our speciality finishes. With many colors and design opportunities to choose from it’s easy to make wood blinds just as unique of a window treatment as plantation shutter would be.

The best part about wood blinds is that, unlike plastic blinds, the slats won’t bend in the middle if someone were to tug on them. This makes them more durable that you average department store blinds. The slats are also wonderfully adjustable which makes it possible for you to keep the blinds closed for ultimate privacy, slightly open them to allow just enough light in, or open them completely to see everything outside.

Depending on your choice of color your blinds could add warmth to the room of choice or add a subtle, quaint charm. So, if plantation shutters just aren’t your thing, consider wood blinds instead. We would be happy to help you decide which design will be best for your home project. Click here to view our choices of blinds or give Kirtz® a call at 1-800-416-6455 if you’re ready to get started.

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Are Plantation Shutters Suitable For Bathrooms?

Will Plantation Shutters Withstand Bathroom Steam?

Being a home builder gives you the power to make decisions on which design elements will look best in certain parts of the home. You may have thought about choosing plantation shutters for your bathroom window treatments, but stopped to question if real wood would fare well. In case you’ve found yourself stuck in the predicament, we’re going to clear the air and explain just why Kirtz® plantation shutter designs will function wonderfully in a bathroom.

You may fear that real wood is a challenge to work with due to the steam created in a bathroom. Our designers have thought about the craftsmanship aspects necessary to create a plantation shutter with specifications appropriate for an environment such as a bathroom. More specifically, the stiles within our plantation shutters are a full 1 ¼ inch thick. The one hundred percent hardwood construction makes our stiles remarkably strong and extremely warp resistant.

Many of our customers have opted to put plantation shutters in their bathrooms for an elegant, vintage feel. There’s just something rather shabby-chic about having shutters in the bathroom. Many homeowners love lounging in the tub and letting the light stream in ever so gently while keeping prying eyes out.

Being a home builder and putting every last detail into place can be so exciting and nerve racking, too. You have to get everything move-in ready from the crown molding, to the base boards, and even the window treatments. Those final touches make your project feel complete when you know you’ve made the right decisions. We sure hope you’ll find that our shutters are the right choice for your next project.

If you’re hoping to add shutters to your bathroom windows, let us help you with the craftsmanship and installation process. You can contact our team at Kirtz® by calling 1-800-416-6455.