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Interior Wood Shutters

An in depth look at skylight blinds and other window shades and coverings.

Installing interior wood shutters in your windows can be an extremely stylish way to ensure that you have the perfect accent for your home, to really add style to every window.  These types of shutters just look better, and give your home a really authentic stylish look.  Plus there are so many different types, that you’ll be able to pick out the most ideal type of shutters no matter what you’re looking for.  It’s just a matter of narrowing down the interior wood shutters that you like the best, and that fit on your windows, so that you’re able to really create the great room aesthetic that you’ve been looking for.

What makes interior wood shutters so stylish and unique, is that they feature a really cozy down home look as they sit in any window.  Basically they are meant to attach to your window, in place of curtains or blinds.  They feature several small thin strips of wood that are stacked horizontally, so that they are parallel with your floor and ceiling.  Then a vertical piece of wood through the center allows you to control whether your shutters are open or closed.  You’ll be amazed by how much light they can seal out, and you’ll be more amazed still by the way that they can actually insulate your home during the winter time, so that you can trap more heat inside, so that you don’t have to worry about those heating bills quite so much.

But you will want to prepare for your new interior wood shutters, and that means measuring.  The type of shutters that you choose pretty much need to be custom made to fit your window.  For that reason, you need to know how long they need to be, as well as how wide your window is.  Typically you won’t install just one set of shutters for large windows, but instead you’re going to want to install several side by side, to create the same effect.  But for smaller windows, one set of shutters should be enough, though you will still want to measure to be sure that you can find a set that fits perfectly.

From there it’s just a matter of picking out the type of wood that you are looking for, and you’ll find that interior wood shutters can come in great dark colors, or bright and cheery lighter colors as well.  It’s just a matter of picking a shade that’s most likely to compliment your room the best.  You’ll also find that interior wood shutters come in great authentic carved hardwood styles, but you can also find them made from engineered woods.  While engineered usually isn’t quite as stylish, you’ll find that they are actually much cheaper, which can make them much more budget friendly.

When you’re looking to shop for interior wood shutters of any kind, you can usually find them from most home suppliers.  That means stores like Sears or Macy’s are great places to check.  Although sometimes you can even get lucky at a Walmart or Target, and find the interior wood shutters that you’ve always wanted.