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These Window Treatments Make Great Holiday Presents

Posted: Thursday, December 12th, 2019 | Filed under: Energy-Efficient Window Treatments, Plantation Shutters, Wood Shutters
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Window Treatments as Holiday GiftsWith the holidays rapidly approaching, now is a great time to start thinking of creative and unique holiday presents you can give to your family and loved ones. Sure, you can stick to a cliché gift like jewelry or gift cards; but why not invest in a present that’ll actually improve someone’s home? A new window treatment will make the perfect gift this holiday season. Need help deciding on a particular style? Here are some of the best window treatments to give as holiday gifts.
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How Plantation Shutters Can Enhance Your Room

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Plantation ShadesWant to give your room some tropical charm? Consider plantation shutters! They are the perfect window treatment for letting some beautiful sunlight spread throughout your home. This style of shutters originated in ancient Greece and later spread to the Spanish-speaking world. It eventually found its way to the cotton plantations of the pre-Bellum United States, where the style was first referred to as “plantation shutters.” Want to discover more about this beautiful and graceful window treatment? Read on! Read more »

The Best Shades For Sunrooms

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best shades for sunrooms
Does the hustle and bustle of life in the big city have you feeling drained? Do you ever wish that you had a warm place to kick back, relax, and curl up with a good book? Look no further than enjoying your very own sunroom!
While sunrooms are great spot to catch some rays without stepping outside, sunrooms often become bright or increasingly hot during the summer months. It doesn’t take much to feel the scorching heat from a sunroom. Don’t believe us? Type accidental sunburn into Google to witness horror stories. Luckily, the window professionals at Shading Systems know how to properly shade your sunroom as you move into spring and summer. Read on or you may soon become the spokesperson for aloe vera sunburn soothing cream!

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Installing Plantation Shutters

Posted: Thursday, June 15th, 2017 | Filed under: Interior Shutters, Plantation Shutters
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Plantation ShuttersPopular in southern regions of the United States, plantation shutters originated from 18th and 19th century Greece before integrating into the mansions of wealthy southern plantation owners. This style of window treatments is constructed using louvers; which are angled slates hung at an interval controlling light and airflow. Plantations shutters are used in interiors of homes and also can create curb appeal for exterior use. Plantation shutters are one of the most functional window treatments providing controlled privacy and sunlight, while remaining durable, easily cleanable quality craftsmanship. Before you install plantation shutters, top shading experts provide insight to all your window options from material and frame to style. Read more »