No matter how much you adjust the thermostat, there are going to be rooms in your house that accumulate moisture. Sometimes humidity originates from a steamy shower in your bathroom. Other times it’s from the natural dampness of a basement or mudroom. And while you can use exhaust fans and dehumidifiers to combat the wetness, the fact remains that high-humidity rooms can wreak havoc on your window treatments -- unless your window treatments use material that is moisture resistant.
Let This Shutter Blog Be Your Guide To All Things Window Treatments
2/28/2019 8:15 pm
2/25/2019 7:45 pm
Are your window treatments worn, broken, or out of style? Have you had the same window treatments since you’ve lived in your house, even if it’s been a decade? Do you want a new look for your windows? Then it might be time to swap out your standard window treatments for luxury window treatments like plantation shutters.
2/10/2019 9:05 pm
As personalized style becomes a lasting trend, more and more people are looking to incorporate materials like reclaimed wood into their decor. After all, the unique look of reclaimed wood definitely gives you a one-of-a-kind conversation piece, while adding a bit of historic ambiance to your rooms. Of course, using too much reclaimed wood can also be overpowering. That’s why some people have looked at scaling the material to a single featured piece of furniture or something like window treatments, such as shutters.
2/8/2019 12:40 pm
For a while, consumers have been cautioned about the safety concerns of corded window treatments, such as blinds and shades. Between 2012 to 2017 there have been 50 fatalities from window cord strangulation reported to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. One study even found that from 1990 to 2015 there were almost 17,000 injuries related to cords. In fact, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has consistently called corded window treatments one of the “Top 5 Hidden Hazards in the Home.”
1/25/2019 6:05 am
Winter’s here, and your thermostat is working hard. You’ve already added extra insulation to your attic and blocked any door drafts, but did you know you could be losing heat through your windows due to poorly insulated window treatments? This is why so many people are turning to Polywood® shutters since they are the best energy efficient shutters to keep your house warm this winter.