We offer custom made Wood Shutters
From a variety of sources
are the sunland polycore shutters
Some of the companies we sell
Hunter Douglas Shutters
section is to help you with design choices so hopefully it helps inform you of some of the choices for designing your shutters.
are made up in sections called panels or also referred to as doors. These shutters are to cover your window or door and open
up for cleaning and maintenance.
Shutters are typically mounted on the inside of the window and have a variety of
mouldings to choose from. Manufacturers warn that mounting shutters inside the window may limit the ability of the window.(being
able to tilt windows in for cleaning and or removing windows for replacement or servicing). You should concider
1.)You should determine if you like the
traditional shutter with the tilt bar or clear view which some companies call hidden tilt.
see link to see the difference
on you tube. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9KXb-zuw4PE
2.)You should choose a louver size...(2 1/ 2 , 3 1/ 2, 4 1/ 2). The rule is the bigger the window the bigger the louver.
most common is 3 1/ 2 inches...I had installed a 4 1/ 2 inch louver on a small window and it came with only one louver...
how much glass will be blocked.
Panel Configuration is usually limited to size
width of the window and is not recommended to exceed (36
inches in width for 3 1/ 2 and 4 1/ 2)(28 inches for 2 1/ 2) and on some heights not to exceed 60-72 inches in height
with out a mid-rail support for the PVC and Polycore shutters.Do you want one door , 2 doors, 3 doors,4 doors and so
on per window or opening.....see recommended drawing charts. L indicates hinges are on the left but only one panel. LR
indicates one panel left and one to the right.
divider bars are usually placed at the middle of the shutter to separate upper and lower louvers giving you more flexibility
in light and privacy. On the wood shutters it is an extra charge of 15 dollars per door. The shutter is also available with
a mid rail break or with out a bar but you must specify without bar at time of order.
|with the midrail option may feel like a cross
|shutter with arches and midrail allows you to close top and bottom independantly
Split rail no bar shows a shutter with no bar in the center
of the shutter but allows you to close the top independantly from the bottom part of the shutter.
Give a clear unobstructed view when open and more flexability with the light coming into the room through the top
half when the bottom is closed.
Some people may think your shutter is broken if louvers
are not opened to the same angle.
Other than midrails is called split rail where there is no visible bar in the middle just 2,3,4 sections that you can open
French Door Handle Cut Outs
On your french doors are handles that can be in the shape of a ball or a bent bar or leafed handle. The leafed handle or bent
bar requires that there be a handle cut out that can range from $75-$175 per handle cut out. It is available in round
and square cut outs... picture below.
|square cut out for handle
|round cut out for handle no frame near handle wood only
|round cut out for handle with frame near handle wood only
2 1/ 2 inches
3 1/ 2 inches
1/ 2 inches in width.
Our wood shutters are made from Americana hard woods. The shutters are typically made out of Grade "A" bass
wood which is a light durable hard wood that can be painted or stained to match existing colors in your house.(Exotic woods
are also available at market rates) If you are matching a particular color stain or paint a sample may be required to
match.(Provided by Customer)Custom match fee will apply.
Shutters are available with or with out a tilt bar (also known as clear View or True view) There is an extra charge to
have shutters made with out the tilt bar.
|Shutters can also be installed on a skylight
|you can put drapes over your shutters
shutter around tile...
|large frame work dresses up the shutter and makes it more elegant
custom stains to match your funiture...