Shutter Hardware and the Types of Shutters

If you are in the market for window treatments, it can get a little frustrating because there are just so many types to choose from. After a little while, they all get blurred together and you wonder if you are looking at blinds, shutters or shades.

This isn’t necessarily a bad thing, if you are the type who likes choices. In having so many choices when it comes to covering or decorating your exterior windows, you have a much better chance of winding up with something that is more unique.

Today’s shutters are available in a wide variety of styles. Even if you choose basic shutters, you can get hardware that will spruce them up and give them a custom look.

Lynn Cove Foundry and Forge, your source for shutter hardware, offers the styles of shutters you can get for your home.

Cut-Out Shutters

Whether it is ships, stars or unicorns, use your creativity to order a set of cut-out shutters. Geometric shapes are very popular, but you can get as creative as you like.

Scandinavian Shutters

Scandinavian shutters are very distinguishable due to their solid, joined board-and-batten design that is further enhanced by their bright colors. As beautiful as these shutters are, they are still very functional and will protect your window in the most brutal of wind storms.

Plantation Shutters

If you are going for that laid-back Southern look, you might want to invest in a set of plantation shutters. Functional plantation shutters have wide louvers that can be closed when the weather starts to take a turn for the worse. They can then be opened back up when the sun comes out to let in that warm summer breeze.

Board and Batten Shutters

Board and batten shutters are constructed from individual boards that are joined together with shorter battens. They are available in square, spaced or arch-top styles. This type of shutter looks great on curved windows.

Raised Panel Shutters

Raised panel shutters are decorative shutters that are often combined with a window box. This type of shutter has solid, raised panels, much the same as a decorative door. They give you a welcoming feeling and are very sturdy and offer great protection during a storm.

Louvered Shutters

Louvered shutters are made by overlapping uniform slats of wood that are set into the frame. These are a very popular style of shutter and can be seen on many types of houses.

Combination Shutters

Combination shutters are simply shutters that mix two or more styles. For example, you can have raised panel shutters that are louvered. This style is a great choice for any homeowner who wants to have a customized look. This type of shutter will certainly reflect your personality and style.

Another way you can enhance the look of your shutters is with shutter hardware from Lynn Cove Foundry and Forge. In fact, we have hardware that will enhance the look of even the most basic type of window shutters. Visit our website and shop shutter hardware today.

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