Bedminster is a small well-to-do town in New Jersey. One would think that the town of Bedminster is fortunate to have a Historic Preservation Commission responsible for overseeing their historic buildings. Unfortunately the HPC in Bedminster does the opposite of preserving their historic assets. Opposite of what the residents of Bedminster and other town expect [...]
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.
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 [...]
Look at old photos. If you don't have any, look around your neighborhood for similar houses and see the kind they have. You can usually tell if the shutters are original. Keep in mind that your house may have been built in 1800 and the shutters replaced in 1900 with a style popular at that [...]
Window Shutter Options Give up? Don't want to buy new exterior wood shutters? Check out some Optional Mounting and Shortcuts for Vinyl Shutters By now you should thoroughly understand the correct and ideal way to mount shutters is to use hinges even if you plan to only use your shutters as decoration. There is one option, or [...]