While we put every importance on interior decoration, we tend to forget that the exterior of the house is encountered first and that is the first impression which the visitors get. As the first impression is the most important impression, the exterior of the house is probably more important. Thus, the homeowners are advised to buy those fixtures which would create a great exterior for a house and leave a lasting impression. There are hundreds of great fixtures available and gaining access to such fixtures is actually easy, as well. Windows shutters are one of those fixtures which any homeowner can install on their windows.
There are many different types of window shutters which the homeowners could choose from. Plantation shutters are the most popular variation which offers great functionality and classy look. They can add great value to any housing property. These fixtures can be installed on the outside or inside of the window frame. These are, generally, individual shutters of which are between two to four inches in width. The height of plantation shutter panels are generally within 12 to 19 inches.
Furthermore, plantation shutters are designed so that they can be adjusted to the correct amount of natural light passing through them. As a result, plantation shutters provide great privacy to the homeowners while allowing them to let the needed amount of natural light to filter in, which results in a considerable cut in the energy bill. There are two types of plantation shutters which are popular nowadays, made from wood or vinyl, so that the homeowners can choose the right one which goes with their interior decoration as well the exact requirements. While wooden shutters look gorgeous and add class to the house, vinyl shutter resist water related damages and are perfect for wet areas such as the bathroom and these shutters last longer as well.
As we have explained how the exterior of a house plays an important role in creating a first impression, the homeowners should install shutters which are not only functional and serve their purposes but are also nice looking. Plantation shutters naturally look classy and thus they are a great choice for your exterior.