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Advantages to Faux Wood Shutters

Posted: Wednesday, May 8th, 2019 | Filed under: window shutters, Wood Shutters
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faux-wood-shuttersInstalling some charming new shutters on your windows is an easy way to enhance your house’s curb appeal. But with so many dazzling options available, how can a homeowner possibly narrow his or her choice down to one? You’re probably curious about which shutter style reigns supreme. Should you look into traditional plastic shutters or perhaps you have your eye on an alluring pair of faux wood shutters?

At Shading Systems, we’ve seen a huge rise in faux wood shutter installation, and it’s easy to see why homeowners love this style. Faux wood shutters provide countless advantages over traditional shutters, many of which can help you save time and money at the end of the day. Here are some of the reasons why you should install faux wood shutters the next time you spruce up your window treatments. Read more »

Natural and Exotic Woven Wood Shades

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Woven Wood Shades

If you live an eco-friendly lifestyle, natural woven wood shades can add a natural look to any of the rooms and window treatments in your home, and the shades and textures of the eco-friendly window treatments can evoke a tropical, exotic feel to your living space. For many of our New Jersey customers, natural woven wood shades remind them of their honeymoon or a dream vacation. While on a getaway of a lifetime, they may have enjoyed the look and diffused sunlight of natural woven wood shades and were inspired to ‘bring that same feel home’ for their everyday enjoyment.

Today’s natural woven wood shades are available in sustainable materials, from bamboo to matchsticks, large reeds, flat wood slats, braided rattan and even assorted grasses. Colors range from barely-there tan to chocolate browns, reddish browns to tortoise greens, and natural woven shades can be designed with alternating rows of color – such as light and dark tan or a more dramatic light tan and dark brown – to create a natural, island-inspired effect and exotic feel. Read more »