Enhance the look of any room with SelectBlinds.com high quality, durable and beautiful shutters. SelectBlinds' shutters are now available at an affordable price. Window shutters are commonly known as plantation shutters, traditional shutters, and California shutters. No matter what the name is, most interior shutters will operate the same way. Shutter panels are hinged to either side of a window opening, allowing the panel to swing open and close like doors giving direct access to the window. This allows for easy window glass cleaning as well as full control of the desired privacy.
Shutters are also made with operable louvers to control the amount of light that comes into the room. The louvers range in size from 2 1/2" to 4 1/2". The 2 1/2" shutter louver is the smallest louver available. This louver is most commonly used on smaller windows and doors. The shorter width of the louver provides more privacy when open due to their proximity to other louvers. A 2 1/2" louvers is ideal for areas of high walk by traffic. The most popular size is the 3 1/2" louver. Shutters with 3 1/2" louvers have become widely popular as they offer greater visibility while maintain some privacy. The larger shutter louver is the 4 1/2", this louver size provides the best view of all and are used when they open to a stunning view.
Traditional shutters have always had the vertical tilt bar in the middle of the panel. The exposed tilt bar has been part of the shutter image for so long that many people still prefer this historic look. However, for those looking for a contemporary look, the hidden tilt bar is the perfect option. The hidden tilt bar will also maximize the view to the outside.