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4 Reasons We Choose Basswood for Our Custom Shutters

October 31, 2022

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custom basswood shutters in the bathroom

Did you know that there are more than 100,000 species of wood on the entire planet? While not all of them can be turned into household products, that still leaves thousands of options that could be used! So why, out of all the wood available, do we at Southern Shutters choose basswood for our custom shutters? Keep reading to learn just four reasons!


How Can You Design the Perfect Custom Interior Shutters?

October 21, 2022

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decorative chair in a room with custom interior shutters

You thought the hard part of decorating the den would be finding the perfect furniture and accent pieces. Then, you looked at the windows. Instead of having old blinds, you decide you want some classic, custom interior shutters. However, this one alteration entails making several decisions you may not know how to make. How can you make the right choices that lead to the perfect shutter design? To help you answer this question, we’ve provided three important questions that can help.


How Window Shutters Insulate Your House

June 17, 2022

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window shutters in a breakfast nook keeping the house regulated

After a long day at work, you walk to the mailbox and begin examining your mail. You open up your energy bill only to be shocked and disgusted by the amount. You know you can turn off lights and take colder showers to save a little here and there, but with a bill totaling hundreds of dollars, you wonder how you can possibly make a dent during the hot summer and cold winter. Did you know that interior window shutters in Austin can help you save on your energy costs by providing insulation? Read on to learn how these design elements can also have an impact on your monthly energy bill.


Our Factory Expansion

May 24, 2022

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Our FACTORY EXPANSION is in the final planning stages. While we had hoped to break ground this Spring, it now looks like construction, reconfiguration, and equipment upgrades will start to occur in the Fall. As a result, we foresee that our production and lead time will be adversely affected for 6 to 9 months once construction starts. If you, your family, or friends are looking for interior shutters that look like they were ORIGINALLY built with the home, we encourage that you take advantage of our current


4 Reasons to Install Custom Wood Shutters for Your Renovation

August 16, 2021

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newly renovated bathroom with custom wood shutters

When you purchased a fixer upper, you knew it would need plenty of work, but you’re up to the challenge. After all, renovations allow you to put your stamp on the house. While you’re busy updating the property to be exactly as you envisioned, it can be easy to overlook one important improvement: window treatments!

Although curtains or blinds are available options, you really need to consider custom wood shutters because they are generally the best choice for design and functionality. Why? Keep reading to learn several reasons!


Protecting Your Furniture from the Sun

February 22, 2021

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sunlight coming into a living room

After a long week at work and busy weekend, you finally settle in on the warm couch in the living room with a good book. But before you open it and start reading, you realize that the sunlight is coming through the windows and into your eyes. You know the sun’s light can damage your sight and skin if you aren’t protected from it, but you wonder: can the sun damage your furniture too?

Unfortunately, the answer is yes, it can. Chances are that you carefully designed your living spaces with pieces you love, and they could be fading! The good news is that you can prevent this from happening. Read on to learn about the ways you can protect your furniture, including shutters.


Worried about Your Shutters Fading? You Don’t Have to Be!

January 18, 2021

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shutters and door with sunlight shining

You see it on business and street signs—it seems like everything eventually fades when it’s been exposed to sunlight for too long. It can even impact the coloring on the inside walls of your home and your furniture. To protect your interior spaces from the sun’s damaging rays, you can use plantation shutters and control the incoming natural light.

Before you pull the trigger and move forward with window treatment in Austin, you may be thinking, “Will my interior shutters fade too?” When you find the best in the business, you don’t have to wonder or worry. You can feel confident that you’ll love your window treatment in Austin just as much after decades of use as you do when they’re first installed.


How to Dress Small Windows with Shutters

September 4, 2020

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bathroom needing small window shutters

You’ve had a lot of time to notice your windows during the last few months of being stuck inside. You’ve decided that you want to change out the tired window dressings with sophisticated, durable shutters, but you encounter a little problem—literally. Dressing the larger windows with shutters was an easy choice, but when it comes to a small window, you’re at a loss. Will the same shutters work in this small area? How are small window shutters different? Here are answers to valuable questions that can lead you to the perfect solution for your home.