Shutters are a great asset to the interior – and exterior – of your home. They provide many benefits including adequate shade, relaxing ambience, keeping out the warm outdoor air, and much more. Nowadays, you can find many shades in different colors, sizes and even even be motorized to fit your needs. Wood shutters are a popular window treatment for the home but can be quite the upkeep. That’s where faux wood shutters come into play. They can be just as purposeful as real wood shades. Ask your wooden blinds Port St. Lucie contractor for more details on your choices of faux wood. You’d be surprised at just how much these kinds of shutters can withstand.
What are Faux Wood Shutters and Do You Need Them?
Faux wood blinds are made from vinyl material and mimic the look and texture of real wood. Unlike real wood, these type of shutters will not fade or swell due to moisture and they aren’t expensive. Faux wood shutters also have a UV coating that increase its durability.
Real wood blinds are not only expensive, they will mostly be an expense to keep looking new. Unfortunately, real wood can warp when exposed to extreme humidity. After a while, real wood shutters can easily snap due to wear and tear and sun exposure. Faux shutters are made to withstand the highest temperatures and even sunlight. They are not only an excellent choice for kitchens and bathrooms but also any room in the house as they will stand up to all-day sunlight because of the UV inhibitors that each slat is coated in.
Faux wood shutters are extremely cost-effective, too. You can pretty much find any color option available. You can choose from wood-like, solid, or embossed and colors such as Alabaster, White, and Light Gray. Embossed textured shades have that 3D wood texture look and come in Natural, Alabstar, and White. If you prefer to stick with wood-like texture and color you will find Mahogany, Black Walnut, and Driftwood colors and the texture will be a close enough in comparison to real wood. Regardless of the type of faux wood shutters you choose, you may find them to be a better fit for your home. When you get your expert shutters in Fort Pierce, ask them about their style and color selection.
Real wood shutters are timeless but they come with a price. When you want the look of real shutters without the hassle and worry of breakage or costly expenses, faux shutters can do just fine. And when you want custom shutters in Port St. Lucie, Ft. Pierce, or Vero Beach, Indian River Shutter Company will deliver the quality you need. With over 20 years of experience servicing the Treasure Coast area, you can rest assured they have your best interest in mind. Contact their savvy professionals today for your next set of interior shutters.