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Watching Football- Plantation Shutters

Plantation Shutters Save Football Season

No Glare While Watching Football Thanks To Plantation Shutters

Who loves putting out the snacks, having friends and family over, and cheering for their favorite football team on the big screen? Many people do! Of course, one thing can ruin the merriment of watching football on tv; the glare from the sunlight or the street light shining in from outside which displays directly onto your tv screen. Talk about a less than perfect football watching experience. What if we told you that plantation shutters can make your football watching experience much better? Believe it!

You see, with the shutters in place you would be able to see all of the football action clearly on your tv screen. Doesn’t that sound exactly like what you would want while you cheer for your team? Perhaps, once you see the big difference you’d also be cheering for the decision to purchase plantation shutters for the windows in your home.

Have you ever found yourself squirming in your chair trying to avoid the glare that is displaying right in the middle of your tv screen? At some point you may just get used to watching your favorite football games with the glare, but what if you didn’t have to do that anymore? Plantation shutters are a wonderful solution as the louvers are specifically designed to be closed completely to block out light, which would inevitably reduce the glare and help provide some privacy, too. 

When you’re not watching tv and you want the light to stream in, feel free to open those louvers back up and soak up the sunshine! Kirtz® Shutters offers a wide variety of plantation shutters to match any style!

Are you ready to see a clear difference in your football watching experience? To get your estimate and learn more about which plantation shutters would be best suited for your home, our representatives are available to help! Please feel free to give us a call at 1-800-416-6455!

Breakfast Nook- Plantation Shutters

Planation Shutters Transformed This Breakfast Nook

From Bare Windows To Beautiful Planation Shutters

You’ve seen before and after photos in marketing fitness products and they usually make you do a double take, because it’s amazing to see such awesome changes. Much in the same way, one of our favorite things to do is take a before and after picture of a plantation shutters project. We believe it is simply awesome to see the transformation from bare windows to beautiful plantation shutters!

Today, our team at Kirtz® Shutters wanted to highlight this past project of a breakfast nook that was remodeled simply by our craftsmen applying their custom, crafted plantation shutters to the windows!

In the picture provided you can see (on the left side) how this breakfast nook started out as a boring, blank space in the home. It looked like a place that wouldn’t be very comfortable to sit. Those with their backs to the window would feel the heat beating down on them and those opposite them would, no doubt, often have to squint their eyes due to the bright overload of sunlight.  

Suddenly, when the plantation shutters were installed the space looked more like a comfortable spot that people would actually want to gather in for dining purposes. The louvers still allow for plenty of sunlight to enter the space when the homeowners desire a brighter atmosphere. Likewise, when they don’t want to have light come in, they can simply shift the tilt rod to close the louvers which keeps the planation shutters from letting light inside.  

No matter which room you would like to transform, plantation shutters make a great choice for doing so as there are options for many different design styles! If you have a breakfast nook, a kitchen window, or another place in your home that you’d like to makeover we’d be happy to help. You can call Kirtz® Shutters at 1-800-416-6455 to get started on your next project. 

Oval Plantation Shutters

Custom Plantation Shutters For Oval Windows

Plantation Shutters: Covering Oval Windows

Oval windows are seemingly becoming a popular inspiration for a timeless look in many homes. Sometimes, they can be found in bedrooms, bathrooms, hallways, and even entryway foyers can be dressed up with these decorative windows. Oval windows are certainly a great way to add a unique architectural look to your home. Do you want to know what is even better than a plain oval window? You guessed it; oval windows decorated with plantation shutters!

Kirtz® custom shaped shutters for oval windows are a superb option for making your oval windows stylish. We have many colors and wood finishes to choose from. At Kirtz®, our custom shaped plantation shutters are perfectly designed to fit every inch of the window perfectly. Additionally, they can allow natural light to flow in or provide all the privacy necessary when the louvers are closed.

The craftsmanship is as high-quality as a piece of famous artwork and the wood itself is hand-selected hardwood that is milled to exacting specifications. Our skilled craftsmen are proud to make each set of plantation shutters as unique as each customer. The best part is that our plantation shutters can be made to cover your oval windows while fitting in with your current décor. Your home just may become the talk of the neighborhood! 

The orders for oval plantation shutters are coming in quickly; so, if you are looking for plantation shutters to go with your oval windows or you would like to learn more about our selection, don’t hesitate to get in touch! Our team members are fully trained and provide high-quality installation to complement and enhance our premium shutter selection.

To get in touch with Kirtz® Shutters about your next custom shaped shutters or window treatment project, please feel free to give us a call at 1-800-416-6455. 

Rake Shutter- Custom Shaped Shutters

Custom Rake Shutters For Those Triangular Windows

Custom Shaped Shutters: Rake Shutters

Adding triangular windows near the ceiling can increase the amount of light that streams into the house during the daytime. This is often the inspiration behind this unique window choice. In the event that you don’t want the light pouring in at all hours of the day Kirtz® custom shaped shutters for triangular windows are a fantastic option. Rake shutters truly are an amazing solution for your angle topped windows (or triangle windows).

Custom rake shutters elevate the design of any room, as they look more like an architectural element than a window treatment. What’s nice about our rake shutters is that the louvers are functional which means they can be slightly opened, fully opened, or fully closed. Just as with any of our plantation shutters, we put a lot of pride and joy into the custom creation of our rake shutters. The wood is meticulously crafted from genuine hardwood to fit perfectly in your window no matter what the shape and size.

So, if you’ve moved into a home that you absolutely love, but you aren’t crazy about the exposed triangle windows, we would be happy to help. We understand that not every window design is a simple one, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t a lovely design element to help you keep the light under control. Since Kirtz® custom shaped rake shutters are just as pleasing to the eye as they are functional, we can dress up your windows and make a classic and timeless statement that can last a lifetime.

While it may seem like a challenge to cover triangular architectural windows, it’s one that we welcome with open arms. If you would like to know more about Kirtz® rake shutters, any of our plantation shutters, or other window treatment options, please feel free to give us a call at 1-800-416-6455.

Bathroom- Plantation Shutters

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.