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Most Valuable Exterior Home Improvement Projects

When most people consider valuable exterior home improvement projects, they imagine a fancy new master bathroom with all the most gorgeous materials and fixtures. Or a family room addition with tidy built-ins and all new furniture. While those are so very appealing and lend to better living spaces, they are… Read More

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Window Cleaning 101

One of the most overlooked but rewarding spring cleaning tasks: window cleaning! It’s hard to see the layers of dust that accumulate on all windows over time, so window cleaning takes a backseat to other projects. But there is an amazing improvement in a whole room’s lighting once the windows… Read More

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New Orleans Shutters

A walk through New Orleans is like a walk back in time. The culture is so unique and vibrant. The cuisine – beignets, jambalaya, po’ boys, gumbo – is all rich with flavor and steeped in tradition. The bold music is everywhere, full of life and excitement. And the homes… Read More

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The Most Popular Exterior Shutter Colors

A spectrum of popular exterior shutter colors should be considered in the planning stages of house painting. It is good to begin with assessing the most successful paint colors. Each of these colors have been incorporated extensively because they produce a stunning result. It often does not make sense to… Read More

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Exterior American Shutters

Homes across the country utilize exterior shutters. Most are made in the United States, but many are imported from other nations. Here is why it is important to purchase true exterior American shutters. Important Factors of Exterior American Shutters A manufacturing facility located in the United States allows for full… Read More

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10 Dos and Don’ts of Exterior Shutters

Looking for a few tips on outside shutter design - including ordering and maintaining exterior wood shutters? Here are some that have been generated from years of supplying wooden exterior shutter panels to homeowners nationwide. Don't leave any uncovered bare wood areas when finishing exterior shutters. Bare spots can absorb… Read More

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Exterior Shutter Styles & Architectural Design

When selecting exterior shutter styles, the architectural design of a home should dictate which configuration is best. In general, five exterior shutter styles need consideration: louvered shutters, raised or grooved panels, a combination of louvers and panels, board and batten, and bahama shutters. Many American homes have borrowed aspects of multiple… Read More

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Exterior Vinyl vs. Wood Shutters

Initially, wood exterior shutters and vinyl products seem to compete for the same market space. If you compare exterior wood shutters to vinyl shutters to see similarities and differences, they are actually adapted for different types of homes or buildings, and are rarely both sought by an individual homeowner. Wood… Read More