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Get A Tropical Feeling With Outdoor Bahama Style Plantation Shutters

A Patio With Plantation Shutters

If you’re a lover of summertime you may have a perfect image in your mind about sitting out on your patio on a warm, summer day. Feeling the gentle, yet toasty air of a summer breeze on your skin can feel quite nice. Of course, the glare of the sunlight practically blinding your eyes and roasting you alive is a sure-fire way to kill that vibe. What can you do? When all you want to do is get a tropical feeling in your own backyard, believe it or not, Bahama style plantation shutters can help!

As you can see in the photos provided, these custom, tropically-inspired, outdoor planation shutters provide versatility in more than one way. The louvers allow just enough visibility from the inside to see the surrounding backyard area on the opposite side. Furthermore, the plantation shutters can be tilted opened by extending the built in arm which can allow a bit of air flow control.

Imagine sitting on your patio with the ability to block out some of that sunlight and keep your skin feeling refreshed by the kiss of the air. You, your friends, and your family members will not have to rush inside after just a few minutes in the warmth. One thing is for certain, the warm summer days and breezy summer nights will never be the same again with Bahama planation shutters! 

At Kirtz® Shutters, we take pride in being able to make our customers happy and we love finding a way for them to enjoy plantation shutters in unique ways, whether that be for interior design purposes or incorporated into the design of a backyard oasis.

If you have a highly custom project, or are simply looking for premium quality, beautiful custom plantation shutters, call us today at 1-800-416-6455 to get started!

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Plantation Shutters That Take Stain Easily

The Best Plantation Shutters For Quick Staining

The truth about 85% of people is that they like variety. Whether it’s what to do over the weekend, the temperature in their home, or which elements to incorporate in their home’s interior design. For those that change their furniture or simple décor often, plantation shutters are one such element that can offer the stability of something in the room that doesn’t need to be removed, yet variable enough that they can match many styles. Staining is a technique that can be applied to any of our wooden shutters, but there are some woods that accept the stain more easily.

The top 5 shutters that take stain easily are:

  • Knotty Alder Plantation Shutters: A benefit of this hardwood is that it has no problems with sap or mineral streaks allowing it to have an even, uniform appearance in grain and color.
  • Ash Plantation Shutters: This wood can be made to blend with other woods, such as oak, by simply tweaking the stain. This is best achieved when using a medium to dark color, so that the natural pigments of the two woods don’t interfere with the finish.
  • Knotty Pine (Eastern White Pine) Plantation Shutters: This wood absorbs the stain easily, most often using a light stain color to highlight the knots and the warmth of the wood.
  • Mahogany Plantation Shutters: This wood not only accepts stain well, but when it does it has a lustrous quality. Dark, rich browns with red undertones are the most common complement to the natural beauty of this wood.
  • Wormy Chestnut Plantation Shutters: Wormy Chestnut does well with a simple, light stain to show off its beauty. A tobacco color, for example, nicely accents the wood’s unique characteristics.

If different, in a good way, is what you’re looking for to dress your windows then look no further than Kirtz® Shutters. We have something to suit every window design and every homeowner’s style. Not only do we make the plantation shutters custom to your home’s windows, but we can also make changes to the natural color of any wood you choose simply by staining! If you have a custom project in mind give us a call at 1-800-416-6455.