5 Decisions To Make When Ordering Plantation Shutters In Phoenix
Ordering plantation shutters for your Phoenix residence is an important investment. Shutters offer value in beauty, functionality, and energy savings. But before you launch your search, there are a handful of things to consider about window shutters. Check out these 5 decisions to think about when ordering plantation shutters in Phoenix, AZ.
Plantation Shutters Louver Size
Louvers are the shutters’ horizontal elements that can be adjusted for the right amount of light and view. Plantation shutters are available in three primary louver sizes to pick from. The 4.5” is the widest louver. It’s our best selling louver size in the Phoenix area because it provides the most view and light - and it’s a breeze to dust.
The smaller 3.5” and 2.5” louver sizes mean more louvers across the window. These plantation shutters have a smaller viewing area and are more of a hassle to dust. Louver sizes are a key consideration when purchasing shutters.
Plantation Shutters Frame Style
Plantation shutters are placed on a window using a frame. The shutter frame borders the shutter panel and adds another layer of personalization. Some frames look better depending on the type of window in your home. Here is a sample of frame styles offered.
Ask a shutter expert about which frame style are available in your town - and if an outside mount or an inside mount is a better style for your window.
Plantation Shutters Tilt Rod
A shutter tilt rod is the perpendicular component that lets you to control the louvers in unison. One option is a front mount tilt bar. This popular tilt rod can be seen on the front of the plantation shutter panel. To adjust the louvers, just move the tilt rod.
Plantation Shutters Materials
What the shutter is composed of determines the energy savings you get and the paints and stains available. Sunburst Shutters Phoenix presents you with two exceptional plantation shutter brands in Phoenix to pick from:
- Polywood® shutters: constructed from a patented wood synthetic that won’t crack, insulates 70% better than the comparable wood shutter, available in 3 premium white paints that won’t lose their color and a custom color-matching program.
- Ovation® wood shutters: built from 100% Teak, is a better insulator than most window treatments, available in 11 paint colors and 28 stains.