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How Plantation Shutters Can Benefit Your Home

Your windows are an important part of your home. That's why you need to make sure you choose the right window treatments for your windows. Plantation shutters are one of the most elegant types of window treatment available. They provide some unique benefits that might make them the ideal window treatment for your home.

A low maintenance window treatment

Plantation shutters don't have any wires or cords like blinds do. This means that they are low maintenance. And to clean plantation shutters, you only need to wipe them down each day with a microfiber cloth.

Elegant and stylish

Wherever you place them in your home, the elegance of plantation shutters can boost your home's curb appeal. And no matter what shape or size your windows are, you can customize your plantation shutters to fit them without compromising on style.

Ventilation with privacy

If you like to keep your windows open during the summer, plantation shutters can help you ventilate your home while still enjoying a good level of privacy.

Durable and long-lasting

Plantation shutters are made of tough materials, and this means that they last a long time without the need for repairs. And even a blade breaks, you can easily replace it without having to replace the entire shutter.

Great for allergy sufferers

For allergy sufferers, curtains or drapes are a poor choice of window treatment because they attract dust. Hard materials like wood or aluminium don't attract dust, and they are easy to clean if dust does gather on them during the day. If someone in your household suffers from rhinitis or asthma, then plantation shutters are a good choice.

Noise reduction

Plantation shutters also provide an effective noise buffer between your windows and the outside world. Plantation shutters are made of solid, thick materials that can absorb the noise of passing cars or overhead planes.

Full range of light control

Curtains or drapes give you limited control over light. But plantation shutters give you full control over the amount of light you let into your home. And if you want to protect your indoor furniture and carpets from harsh UV light, you can still let in light while blocking UV light from entering your home.

An additional layer of security

Plantation shutters are also a great additional layer of security for your windows. If you spend a lot of time away from your home, you can keep your plantation shutters close on your lower windows to serve as an extra barrier against intruders.

If you are looking for some new window treatments for your home, consider adding plantation shutters. They offer a range of unique benefits that curtains or drapes cannot.

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Laura's Home and Gardening Blog

Yo! My name is Laura and if you had told me when I was aged 18 that one day I would be all grown-up with a home of my very own, I would have said you were mad. But it is true. I do own my own home and not only that, the property also has a large garden. When I first moved in, I didn't have a clue what I was doing out in the garden or inside my own home. Thankfully, I found a great home and garden contractor who helped me to plan and carry out the changes I wanted to make. Peace.


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