Horizon Shutters Blog

Buy American Shutters

Many homeowners shopping for custom interior shutters seek the most affordable best quality product. However, in past decades, Americans have been programmed to shop for the lowest possible price, even if it means purchasing inferior items manufactured overseas. The window shutters industry has manufacturing facilities located throughout the world. Imported shutters require fewer manufacturing regulations […]

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Install Window Shutters Correctly

In 1979, when I was six years old, my father owned a local store selling interior shutters. My first job consisted of sorting and attaching hinges and other hardware. I was later “promoted” to sanding, finishing, and installing shutters. I have since participated in nearly every aspect of the process to facilitate window shutters to […]

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Shutter Photo Contest

Your picture of Horizon Shutters could win you a $300, $200, or $100 gift card to a large national home improvement store! Horizon Shutters reside in homes around the country. We receive positive feedback from many of those homeowners, but are not often able to view the final installation. Here is your opportunity as a […]

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Painted White Window Shutters

Interior White Shutters for Contemporary Decor Quality interior white shutters are nice additions to any room of the home. This type of window covering enhances the decor style and help inhabitants control the amount of sunlight shining into the room. Shutters with a painted white finish are easily the most popular and universal for lightening […]

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White Shutters for Spring

Spring is a time for rebirth. After shedding their leaves in the fall, new growth is starting to appear on deciduous trees. Neighbors reemerge from hibernation and laughter of playful children rings through most American neighborhoods. Cool breezes pass through white shutters as a celebration of 70 degree days ensues. It is a good time […]

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Wood Exterior Shutters to Insulate Windows

With snow blanketing most of the country, it is hard to focus on the coming summer months. Temperatures of 80°, 90°, and even 100° in some regions are inevitable. We constantly seek ways to moderate temperatures inside and outside the home. Finding that perfect thermostat setting can cause turmoil in some households, but even a […]

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Room Darkening Shutters

Studies have proven that a person needs a certain number of hours of sleep a night in order to be healthy. Maintaining a normal rest cycle promotes better cognitive function and overall well-being. Unfortunately far too many people do not get a proper amount of sleep due to busy lives and work schedules. This is […]

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Room Darkening Window Shutters for Home Theater

Many families are opting to turn one of the rooms in their home into a home theater. Listed are some necessities and tips for a well designed media room. 1. Comfortable theater seating – In addition to comfortable seating, be sure to include a location to place beverages and snacks. Of course the chairs will […]

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Window Shutter Advice

My father was full of advice. He once told me a collared shirt should at all times be worn underneath a sweater. Some of his counsel was rooted from a outdated sense of fashion, but it was his opinion. However, most of his “words of wisdom” have served me well. In the year 2001, my […]

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Installing Shutters Made Easy

Since windows are one of the focal points in your room, you will want to ensure they are interesting and exciting to look at after installing shutters in your space. If you are searching for a way to help improve upon the appearance of your home, installing shutters may be just the thing you need. […]

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