Vinyl is a material that is continuously rising in popularity because of it’s durability and versatility. Wooden shutters crack, warp, and need to be painted often to stay looking good. Vinyl shutters for windows indoors or outdoors are virtually maintenance free. Outdoor vinyl shutters typically only need to be washed once a year and indoor shutters only need to be dusted periodically.
Vinyl is a light weight material that can easily be installed. Vinyl shutters come in many different sizes, styles, and colors. Some are even designed to look like wood. Indoor shutters are designed so that there can provide the interior of you home with adjustable coverage. You can adjust the shutters to let in a little light or easily open them completely. Outdoor shutters are simpler and intended to be left alone once installed.
Exterior shutters are sold in pairs of various styles including raised panel, louvered, joined and spaced board and batten. Louvered shutters are the most popular and can easily fit into just about every style of architecture. Raised panel shutters are considered higher end because of their elegant appearance.
Joined and spaced board and batten shutters have a more rustic appearance that fits well with cottage and farmhouse home styles. Shutter for the outside of your home will add instant curb appeal and increase the value of your home. Interior shutters are both highly functional and intricately beautiful with many different styles to choose from.
Some provide complete coverage while others are intended to allow some light to pass through. Shutters for windows inside of your home are simple and inexpensive window treatment solutions.
When shopping for vinyl shutter intended for the outdoors, look for a style and color that will fit in well with other parts of the home. For instance, if most of the trim work on your home is white in color then the white shutters will fit in very well.
The same can be said about which type of shutter will work best on the inside of your home. Try to match other trim colors or an accent color in the room. Vinyl comes in all kinds of colors and textures so you should have no problem finding one that will best fit your style and the decor of your home.