Almost 99 percent of window shutters on homes are wrong resulting in very bad curb appeal. See if your shutters are bad and learn what to do right to make your home look its best.
Examples of Good vs. Bad Window Shutters BAD: Shutters are mounted to sides of window and flat against siding. They look flat and cheap. No shadows. Good: Shutters are mounted on hinges on the window casing providing the appearance of being able to close. Depth and details are obvious. Bad: Fake plastic shutters. Better to [...]
Exterior window shutters are taken for granted as an easy to install, quick fix to improve curb appeal. Unfortunately, few people understand the complexity of window shutters or the correct way of hanging shutters. What one thinks is a simple mistake will destroy a home's curb appeal. Don't let this happen to you! With historic [...]
Mistakes: Exterior Shutters Today vs Historic Shutters - What is Wrong and What to do Right Shutters are an important feature on a house. The goal of this website is to enable readers to make their house architecturally correct which would then be aesthetically pleasing. I cannot emphasize enough the importance of correct exterior window [...]
Wood Window Shutters Maintenance - Keeping your Shutters Out of the Landfill. If you have your original shutters, treat them as if they were gold. Just because they're rotted does NOT mean they cannot be repaired. Use a high quality exterior wood filler for rotted wood (not bondo). Keep them painted. If the louvers are [...]