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Product Spotlight: Woven Wooden Shades

  • Does your home need a shade that’s functional yet blends effortlessly with your décor? Trying to find the perfect shade that matches your style and your budget isn’t always easy. It gets pretty hot during the summers here in Southwest Florida, so privacy and energy efficiency is a plus when it comes to picking your perfect shade. Here at Naples Shutter, we can help guide you through your decision to make sure that you select the shade that completes the look and feel of your home. Our product spotlight this month focuses on a unique and popular shade from Hunter Douglas, The Woven Wooden Shade.

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5 Hottest Window Treatment Trends for 2018

It’s a brand-new year, which means that there are tons of hot looks out in the design industry, and window treatments are no exception! This year proves to be a year full of modern design elements, fun looks and sophistication. That’s why we’ve compiled our list of the 5 hottest window treatment trends of 2018 for you, so that making your decision can be just a little easier. Here they are, straight from the design pros…

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Top 5 Window Treatments For French Doors

There’s a myriad of options for covering your windows these days...plantation shutters, shades, draperies, the list goes on. But what are some of the best window treatments for French doors? Many homes have French doors, and homeowners have a tough time deciding what works best and completes the look that they’re going for.

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Woven Wood Shades: Are They Right For Me?

The time has come to redecorate. Out with the old, dingy curtains and in with the new, contemporary look. With all of the options out there to choose from, how do you know which product will best suit your home? One of the most popular upgrades to a home is window treatments, and we’re here to talk about a look that’s unique, fun, and just plain nice to look at: woven wood shades.

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Building a Home? Pay Attention to Window Treatments

The other day I was talking to Bill Earls, a top real estate professional in Naples, and he said I should be extremely busy at Naples Shutter with all the new building going on.  I told Bill that we are busier but, with all the new building going on, builders are limiting the options for new clients and installing 2” faux wood blinds on the windows instead of plantation shutters.  Bill said if people would step back and upgrade to plantation shutters over blinds they would benefit from the beauty of the shutters every day and recoup the upgrade cost when they sell their home in the future.

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Top 5 Window Treatments for Sliding Glass Doors

“I just don’t know what to do with my sliding glass doors!”  Many clients visit our showroom at Naples Shutter with a clear idea of what they want on their windows – shutters, blinds, shades, draperies, etc. – but the comment we hear over and over again is, “What do I do with my sliding glass doors?”  That’s why we created this handy list of the most popular and functional ways to treat sliding glass doors.  While some people choose to leave them uncovered, most clients prefer to add some kind of window treatment to these large openings so they gain privacy, light control, and heat management.  Take a look…

1:  Sliding Plantation Shutters

Okay, okay, yes we are a plantation shutter factory so we may seem biased, but plantation shutters do make a wonderful addition to sliding glass doors in many cases.  Plantation shutters are not just limited to windows.  They are the perfect complement to doors of all kinds, including sliding glass doors.  If you have shutters on your windows, create a continuous look by extending them to your doors as well.  They offer tremendous architectural appeal, light control, heat control, and a clear view outside. 

  • Carry the look of shutters throughout your home

  • Control sunlight by opening/closing louvers or sliding shutter panels open/closed

  • Reduce heat from the sun’s glare

  • Panels slide open horizontally to give you easy access to the outdoors

  • Architectural appeal—visible both outside and inside

  • Shutters can be completely open, completely closed, or partially open/closed for custom light and privacy management

  • Add a bottom track for extra stability

  • Available in unlimited paint or stain colors to match your home’s trim color

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