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  • ADD A LITTLE COLOR WITH WINDOW TREATMENT FALL COLORS

    November 13, 2009
    Autumn is such a colorful season with all the leaves changing colors. The changing colors of each season add great variety to the landscape. Some customers have taken seasonal color changes indoors with their window treatments. Here’s how you can add a little color with window treatment fall colors. Sunburst… View Article

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  • RUSH TO GET NEW SHUTTERS FOR THE HOLIDAYS

    November 18, 2009
    With the holidays upon us, there will be many parties and family gatherings. Many of our customers know that one of the easiest ways to redecorate for holiday parties is to upgrade their window treatments. New shutters for the holidays from Sunburst can not only give your home a whole… View Article

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  • HAVE SUNBURST SHUTTERS BLINDS BEEN RECALLED?

    December 15, 2009
    Today, the Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a recall of over 5 million blinds and shades because they pose potential strangulation hazards for children. Sunburst Shutters & Window Fashions products are not part of this recall. Sunburst offers a variety of child-safe products that include shutters, as well as other… View Article

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  • CURE FOR THE WINTER BLAHS: WINDOW TREATMENTS WINTER MAKEOVER

    January 22, 2010
    Much of the country is dealing with typical winter weather: heavy rains and flooding, lots of snow, and the cold. Ahh January! If winter weather’s got you down, a window treatment makeover could be the perfect cure. Sunburst Shutters & Window Fashions offers a variety of treatments to brighten your… View Article

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  • HOW TO INSULATE YOUR HOME WITH POLYWOOD SHUTTERS

    February 5, 2010
    There may be a few more weeks of winter, but that doesn’t mean your home can’t be warm now.  With the Polywood Shutter Insulating System, you can block out more cold air flow than with ordinary window treatments. Here’s how to insulate your home with shutters. With unique added features… View Article

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  • STAY CONNECTED WITH SUNBURST SHUTTERS THROUGH SOCIAL MEDIA

    March 25, 2010
    For decorating ideas and updates about Sunburst Shutters & Window Fashions, be sure to follow us on Twitter and Facebook.  Sign up for regular decorating tips. Every couple days our team of designers offers help on items ranging from selecting the right window treatments, coordinating colors, picking the best treatment… View Article

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  • HOW TO CLEAN SHUTTERS IN THE SPRING

    May 14, 2010
    May is here. The temperature is warmer and everyone seems to be thinking of summer. If you’re doing Spring Cleaning, give some attention to your shutters. If you have Polywood shutters, you can dust them with a cloth, which can be dampened if needed. Hot water will help remove stubborn… View Article

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  • THE BEST ENERGY EFFICIENT WINDOW TREATMENTS FOR SUMMER

    June 3, 2010
    If you’re like me, you love the summer.  Perfect weather, lots of BBQ’s, pool parties, and more.  It’s great to feel the heat outdoors, but for some people, their homes give them little escape from the heat. If the AC’s working fine and your home is still hot, maybe the… View Article

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  • SHUTTERS CUSTOMER SERVICE EXAMPLE

    July 30, 2010
    There’s an aspect to every home improvement that you cannot overlook:  customer service.  Sure, Sunburst has the best window treatments on the market, but that would not matter if we did not do our best to take care of customers. That’s why I wanted to share with you this shutters… View Article

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  • STYLISH SLIDING DOOR SHUTTERS SHOW THAT YOU’VE GOT STYLE!

    September 8, 2010
    Recently, a customer contacted us about their experience with other window treatment companies. They had received multiple bids for their window treatments. They had heard that Sunburst Shutters & Window Fashions had a great reputation for top quality products and superior service, but they received multiple bids nevertheless. It was… View Article

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  • OUR NEW SHUTTERS WEBSITE 2011: ENJOY THE NEW SITE!

    January 31, 2011
    Welcome to the new Sunburst Shutters & Window Fashions web site.  We hope you find it very helpful.  Take some time to explore our new shutter website we launched in 2011 and enjoy all the features it has for you. Visit our new products page and see the finest shutters, blinds, draperies, shades,… View Article

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  • THINK SPRING WITH WINDOW TREATMENT SPRING COLORS

    March 4, 2011
    Mother Nature often teases us this time of year, with some warmer weather (usually followed by colder weather).  This is the time that we think about spring cleaning and decorating – and window treatment spring color options. If you’re thinking of re-decorating this spring, try a new coat of paint and… View Article

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  • POLYWOOD SHUTTERS EXAMPLES: SCREAM 4 MOVIE

    April 15, 2011
    One of the hottest new movies showing this weekend is Scream 4.  While horror films may not be for everyone, it is interesting to note that Sunburst’s Polywood shutters were the shutter of choice in the home featured in this film. That’s one of the great Polywood shutters examples of… View Article

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  • WHAT COLORS ARE WINDOW TREATMENTS AVAILABLE IN?

    May 23, 2011
    Remember the old saying about the first Model T cars?  “You can have whatever color you want, as long as its black.”  America’s come a long way since then. Everyone loves options.  Its the American way, isn’t it?  And its no different with window treatments. Find out what colors windows treatments… View Article

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  • HOW TO MATCH WINDOW TREATMENTS TO WALL COLORS

    August 16, 2011
    When decorating your home, don’t forget your windows.  With a variety of window treatments, Sunburst Shutters & Window Fashions can provide treatments that complement, contrast or match the colors of your walls, furniture, trim and flooring. Here’s how to match window treatments to wall colors. A slight to heavy contrast… View Article

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  • THE MOST ENERGY EFFICIENT WINDOW TREATMENTS FOR FALL

    September 29, 2011
    It seems like we’re always talking about energy efficiency here at Sunburst.  But there’s a good reason for that.  With our Polywood shutter that was engineered to be an insulating product, our full line of UV-blocking window films, and a variety of other options to keep the outside temperature from coming… View Article

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  • HOW TO DECORATE WITH CONTRASTING WINDOW TREATMENT COLORS

    October 12, 2011
    Interior design is a matter of personal taste, but style as well.  One trend we are seeing more often is using contrasting colors to make each element in a room pop.  For example, dark brown wall colors with white shutters accentuate both the wall and the window. Here’s how to contrast… View Article

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  • ROOM RENOVATION: HOLIDAY WINDOW TREATMENT PROJECT

    November 1, 2011
    Every year it seems as soon as Halloween is over, people start thinking about the holidays.  And for good reason.  It always seems to be a great time for families to be together. With that family time often comes preparation time.  If you’re looking to re-decorate a couple rooms or… View Article

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  • SHUTTERS 101: PLANTATION SHUTTER BASICS

    November 8, 2011
    Plantation Shutters have become a very popular window covering over the past decade.  Consumers love the versatility, functionality and durability of interior plantation shutters.  The right shutter can look beautiful in any home and with any design style. Founded in 1978, with so many years of experience manufacturing top quality plantation shutters, Sunburst… View Article

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  • SUNBURST SHUTTERS HOLIDAY GREETING 2011

    December 8, 2011
    From all of us at Sunburst Shutters & Window Fashions to all of our customers, friends and partners; we offer you the best wishes for the holiday season and new year. We want to thank each of you for your business.  Without you, we know we would not  be here. … View Article

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  • HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM SUNBURST SHUTTERS 2011

    December 29, 2011
    All of us here at Sunburst Shutters & Window Fashions wish all of you a very happy and prosperous New Year.  We hope that 2012 will bring everyone much success and happiness. Thank you for your business throughout this past year.  We truly appreciate it.  We’ll be here for you… View Article

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  • HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM SUNBURST SHUTTERS 2012

    January 9, 2012
    Happy New Year everyone. The New Year always makes me think of making changes, re-organizing and even re-decorating.  Something as simple as rearranging the furniture can give a room a whole new look.  Add a fresh coat of paint (changing the color, of course) and its an entirely different room!… View Article

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  • FALL IN LOVE WITH SHUTTERS

    February 9, 2012
    In the spirit of Valentines Day, I think it’s appropriate to discuss the word “love.”  Not the romantic, personal type love.  I’m talking about the use of the word for everything else, such as “I love that restaurant” or “I love that song.” I often hear homeowners say how much… View Article

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  • YOUR SPRING WINDOW TREATMENT PROJECT

    March 7, 2012
    You’ve gotta love spring! The sense of renewal and regrowth is awesome. Grass gets greener, flowers start blooming and your whole home is seen in a new light. Part of that renewal process is that people almost automatically think about redecorating in the spring. Out with the old and in… View Article

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  • THE MOST ENERGY EFFICIENT WINDOW TREATMENTS FOR SUMMER

    April 9, 2012
    It’s currently 84 degrees in Las Vegas. We love those warmer spring days! But that probably means we’re in for a hot summer. Now’s the time to start thinking about upgrading your window treatments to beat the heat. From window film that will block the flow of hot air, to… View Article

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  • BEAUTIFUL BUILDINGS: SMITH CENTER FOR PERFORMING ARTS WINDOW SHUTTERS

    May 9, 2012
    Sunburst Shutters & Window Fashions has been involved in creating some beautiful buildings. One of the most recent beautiful structures that we installed Polywood Shutters in was the amazing Smith Center for Performing Arts in Las Vegas. This beautiful art deco styled theater is a stunning building set in downtown… View Article

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  • ARE POLYWOOD SHUTTERS MADE IN AMERICA? YES!

    June 14, 2012
    As we think about Flag Day, we think about patriotism. We love “Made in America.” Sunburst Shutters strives to offer as many products that are made in America as possible. So you don’t have to wonder anymore: “Are Polywood shutters made in America?” Every Polywood® Shutter is made right here… View Article

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  • THE VALUE OF QUALITY WINDOW TREATMENTS

    July 9, 2012
    There’s a saying I like that goes like this:  The bitterness of poor quality lasts well beyond the sweetness of low price.  It just says it all, doesn’t it?! Sunburst Shutters & Window Fashions has always provided some of the best quality window treatments on the market.  We believe our Polywood… View Article

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  • OUR WINDOW SHUTTER INSTALLATION PROCESS

    August 8, 2012
    We often get asked about the shutter installation process. Rest assured that Sunburst has the best installation teams in the country. We strive for a level of excellence that surpasses the competition. Wondering how to install shutters? The process is simple: You’ll receive a call from your local office to… View Article

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  • THE MOST ENERGY EFFICIENT SHUTTERS FOR COLD WEATHER

    October 12, 2012
    Did they name this season “fall” because temperatures start falling? This is a great time of year with fall colors, football and fun holidays. For some, it gets too cold, too fast. Fall means winter is right around the corner. Some Midwest states have already had snow! Sunburst Shutters &… View Article

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  • GET A FRESH PERSPECTIVE WITH NEW WINDOW TREATMENTS

    May 16, 2013
    It’s an exciting time of year when the weather warms up and people come out of hibernation. For many, this is a time for spring cleaning and redecorating. And rightly so. A slight change of decor in your home or office can be invigorating and make you feel happier. Here… View Article

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  • DISCOVER THE WARMTH OF WOOD WHEN DECORATING WITH WOOD SHUTTERS

    June 28, 2013
    One of the many options we offer at Sunburst Shutters & Window Fashions is shutters, blinds and shades made from real wood. If you have a room where wood tones are the focal point, consider some of our rich stained wood window treatments. Decorating with wood shutters brings in warmth… View Article

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  • REDECORATING WITH WINDOW TREATMENTS

    August 8, 2013
    Most people like to decorate a room, and then they re-decorate it after a year or 2 to keep it from looking stale. If you’re one of those, join the club. There are a number of changes you can make to a room to give it a whole new look,… View Article

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  • SUNUBRST SHUTTERS CAUSES: BREAST CANCER AWARENESS

    October 11, 2013
    Today I want to make a departure from the normal decorating blog posts and focus on something that is much more important. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month–a month dedicated to education, fundraisers and service. And this is obe of our Sunburst Shutters causes that we’d like to raise… View Article

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  • HOLIDAY HAPPINESS: INSTALLING SHUTTERS IN DECEMBER

    November 8, 2013
    Time for the holidays… and time to get ready. This is a great time of year where families gather and enjoy catching up with each other. Great food, lots of fun and happy times. Enjoy this holiday season. Remember how important each member of your family is and embrace that… View Article

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  • HOW TO KEEP THE COLD OUT BY INSULATING WITH SHUTTERS

    November 19, 2013
    As the temperature starts to change, we all start to dread the cold of winter. Even after the holidays are over, we’re usually faced with another 2 – 4 months of cold weather. So how to keep the cold out? As you think of adding insulation to your home to… View Article

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  • HAPPY HOLIDAYS 2013

    December 12, 2013
    Happy Holidays everyone. At this time of year, we want to stop and say thank you to all of our customers for your business over the years. We have tried our very best to offer superior customer service, and in doing so, many customers have become friends. For that we… View Article

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  • HOW TO INSULATE YOUR HOME IN WINTER WITH SHUTTERS

    February 12, 2014
    OK. It’s still cold outside. Most of the country is getting snow this week. Temperatures continue to freeze. Yet, when I’m home with my Polywood Shutters closed, I don’t feel cold. Even on older windows, Polywood Shutters are an insulating product that can make your home more comfortable A combination… View Article

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  • DON’T BE FOOLED: HOW TO AVOID SHUTTER BUYING SCAMS

    April 1, 2014
    Happy April Fools Day everyone.  Hopefully you were the one dishing out the pranks today and not being fooled by them! I want to spend a moment talking about being fooled.  Too many companies stretch the truth to get business.  It’s not right, but it happens.  I’ve seen shutter companies that advertise… View Article

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  • THE BEST WINDOW TREATMENT COMPANY IN THE US

    July 7, 2014
    Sunburst Shutters & Window Fashions is one of the few US window treatment companies offering in-home design consultation and installation nationwide. We have stores and dealers across the country which enables us to service almost every major metropolitan market in the US.  This means we have a lot of experience… View Article

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  • GRATEFUL: HAPPY HOLIDAYS IN 2014

    November 11, 2014
    As we approach the holiday season, everyone at Sunburst Shutters & Window Fashions wants to express our gratitude to our customers. Thank you for your confidence in our products and for telling your friends and neighbors about us. Some of our best advertising comes by word-of-mouth. If you’ve been very… View Article

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  • OUT WITH THE OLD, IN WITH NEW SPRING HOME IMPROVEMENT IDEAS

    May 1, 2015
    I love that expression “Out with the old, in with the new.” It really hits home when you’re talking about redecorating. Spring is always the time when homeowners thinking about home improvements and upgrades. Window treatments are a big part of that. So here are some spring window treatment ideas…. View Article

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  • PICKING THE RIGHT WINDOW TREATMENT COLOR

    May 23, 2015
    Redecorating your home is fun for some, but a challenge for others.  How do you know what to do in each room.  It’s always best to hire a professional.  Interior Designers can provide the options you need to accomplish what you want out of every room. But if you’re a… View Article

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  • WHAT A COLORFUL WORLD: WHAT COLORS IS POLYWOOD AVAILABLE IN?

    July 30, 2015
    The Polywood Shutter has always been very popular with our customers because of its beauty, durability and energy efficiency.  For years, we only offered white.  About 15 years ago, we added off white and bright white. So what Polywood colors are available today? Now, Sunburst Shutters is offering a custom color… View Article

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  • SHUTTERS FOR SLIDING GLASS DOORS

    September 24, 2015
    Gone are the days when vertical blinds were the only window treatment option for sliding glass doors. Homeowners from Boston to San Diego are opting for a window treatment that offers more style and more functionality. That’s where shutters for sliding glass doors come in. At Sunburst, we design sliding… View Article

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  • ARCH WINDOW SHUTTERS FOR COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS

    October 13, 2015
    Arch Window Shutters For Commercial Buildings Arch windows are a beautiful window shape to adorn a building. Its curves draw the eye of both passerby and those looking out. You no longer have to leave your beautiful commercial building’s window undressed. It may seem hard to find a window treatment… View Article

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  • KITCHEN WINDOW TREATMENT IDEAS FOR YOUR HOME

    October 20, 2015
    When it comes to the kitchen, most Americans want a space that is functional and at the same time appealing to the senses. Not just any window treatment above the sink will do. Check out these contemporary kitchen window treatment ideas for your home. Plantation Shutters For Kitchen Windows With… View Article

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  • Winterization Starts with the Windows

    November 11, 2017
    Do you have a chilly spot in your home next to your windows that you avoid? Or do you feel like your heater is constantly on, even when it’s not that cold outside? There’s no need to feel chilly when a little home winterization can go a long way. One… View Article

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  • How To Use Light in Your Home Design

    November 18, 2018
    Have you ever walked into a room and wondered why it felt so cozy? Or maybe you’ve visited a friend’s house who had gorgeous furnishings but the room felt flat and sterile. Chances are your feelings in both places were heavily influenced by one thing: lighting. Light is a powerful… View Article

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  • How to Use White in Your Home Design

    April 1, 2019
    Using white in your home design may sound simple, but white is more challenging than you think.  There are many different shades of white.  There’s bright white and off white, cream and stark white, and whites that have a cool tone or warm tone. You can have a room that’s… View Article

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  • MAKE A STATEMENT WITH RECLAIMED WOOD SHUTTERS

    April 10, 2019
    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… View Article

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  • How to Decorate Man Cave Windows

    May 2, 2019
    It’s the room you watch the big game in, the space with the best recliners and the biggest TV screen. It’s the spot that’s all about getting comfortable and enjoying yourself: the man cave. While it’s certainly not just for men, and you may have a different name for it… View Article

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  • The Best Window Treatments For Homes in the South

    May 2, 2019
    If you live in the South, you probably take your home design pretty seriously. And Southern homes take a few special considerations when it comes to your window treatments.     From beating the heat to capturing that inimitable Southern style, here’s all you need to know about Southern window… View Article

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  • More Shutter Myths Exposed

    May 2, 2019
    We’ve debunked some shutter myths before. On our previous myth-busting spree, we tackled a few common misconceptions people have about interior shutters. Well, the Sunburst team is back to set the record straight on a few more myths we’ve heard from shutter-buyers around the country. Let’s get started. Myth: “Plantation… View Article

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  • How Long Does It Take to Get Shutters?

    May 2, 2019
    Planning a redesign or home improvement project is all about timelines: when to start, how much time to spend, and more. When new window shutters are involved, a good question we’ll field for homeowners is “How long does it take to get and install shutters, from start to finish?”  … View Article

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  • How To Make Your Teen’s Room Seem More Grown Up

    May 6, 2019
      Face it, your little babies are getting older. Soon they will be driving, starting their first job and getting into college. It seems like every day they’re asserting their independence and becoming more grown up. Or at least, that’s what they tell you. So as they move on from… View Article

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  • TRANSFORM YOUR ROOMS WITH WOOD

    May 6, 2019
    When some people think of using wood in interior design, they may think of a rustic cabin filled with antlers or the paneling in your grandmother’s basement rec room from 1976.  However, wood can be an essential element to design. By strategically placing wood throughout a space, you can make… View Article

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  • Don’t Overlook These Essential Items In Your Remodel

    May 6, 2019
    During the remodeling process, you can spend days pouring over floor plans, room uses, and lighting schemes. It takes considerable patience and coordination to get every design element just the way you like. And while you think you have everything in its place, don’t make the mistake of overlooking some… View Article

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  • WHAT IS A LUXURY WINDOW TREATMENT

    May 6, 2019
    In the design world, there are two types of window treatments: common coverings and luxury window treatments.  Common coverings include many of your “off-the-shelf” shades and blinds, usually made with subpar materials like vinyl or particleboard.  They may block out some light and provide a modicum of privacy, but they… View Article

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  • GET CUSTOM-MADE SHUTTERS OR HANG THEM YOURSELF?

    May 6, 2019
    After you made the decision to cover your windows with plantation shutters, it may be tempting to drive to the nearest home improvement store and grab the nicest ready-made shutter available. After all, you may have a free weekend where you can install the shutters yourself.  You may even be… View Article

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  • BEST WINDOW TREATMENTS FOR HIGH HUMIDITY ROOMS

    May 6, 2019
    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… View Article

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  • Simple Ways To Update Your Room

    May 6, 2019
    All those home renovation shows on HGTV makes renovating a room from the studs out seem so easy.  After all, if the Property Brothers can completely overhaul an entire house in under 45 minutes, how hard can it be?  Inspired, you grab your favorite design magazine and start drafting up… View Article

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  • Exciting Home and Window Treatment Design Trends for 2019

    May 6, 2019
    Like many people, you spent a lot of the holidays at home battling your outdated interior design. Whoever thought Hollywood mirror lights were a good idea? Was our Tuscan kitchen always this dark? And can we finally upgrade to shutters from those awful vertical blinds? It’s time to update to the… View Article

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  • What Are The Different Types of Window Shades?

    May 6, 2019
    Shades are some of the most versatile and stylish window treatments you can buy. Maybe what makes them so versatile is the fact that there are several different styles and types of shades. So what are the different types of window shades? Let’s take a look, and you can decide… View Article

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  • The Most Common Window Treatment Buying Mistakes

    May 6, 2019
    Buying window treatments is an investment, in more ways than one. With the time and effort you put in to making your home look its best, one mistake is all it takes for your interior design to disappoint. At that point, it can cost even more time or money to… View Article

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  • How To Open and Close Your Plantation Shutters

    May 6, 2019
    There’s no such thing as a dumb question. So when folks ask us how to open and close their plantation shutters, there’s no reason for them to feel silly about it. In fact, we get asked about it so often, we might as well address it for everyone. Here’s how… View Article

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  • Home Design Mistakes People Make With Windows

    May 6, 2019
    Interior design can go right, and it can go oh so wrong, especially when it comes to such an important aspect as your windows and window treatments. The best way to avoid those pitfalls in your home fashion is to be informed and have a design plan in place. These… View Article

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  • How To Bring Hygge To Your Home & Windows

    May 6, 2019
    You may have heard of hygge (pronounced “hue-gah”) on HGTV or from various interior designers. And you’re probably going to hear a lot more about it, since it’s one of 2018’s hottest design trends. It’s a broad, all-encompassing concept that some people live their lives by, but one of the… View Article

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  • Equipping Your Windows For a Better Night’s Sleep

    May 6, 2019
    A rough night’s sleep is the bane of everybody’s day. With all the stress of life, it’s hard enough to relax each night. So when you add in nighttime noise, ambient traffic or street light, and uncomfortable temperatures, you’re in for a few hours of tossing and turning. Luckily, choosing… View Article

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  • How to cover your attic windows

    May 19, 2019
    You just finished converting that dusty attic to a brand-new bedroom. What was once a storage facility for nostalgic memories is now a usable living space. With the drywall hung and the flooring secured, there’s only one glaring issue left before you can start moving in. How on earth are… View Article

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  • How Plantation Shutters Can Keep Your Home Warm in the Winter

    November 11, 2019
    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… View Article

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