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Smart Shades in Austin Meet All Your Relaxing Needs

June 30, 2017

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Smart shades in Austin look great in your home.Near-constant sunshine and clear blue skies is one of the best parts of living in Texas — but sometimes, it’s nice to enjoy a quiet, relaxing afternoon indoors, away from those powerful UV rays. Smart shades in Austin can help you carefully control just how much light comes into your home! The team at Southern Shutters Shades and Blinds offers a variety of options in motorized smart shades. Keep reading to learn why they’re a great idea for your windows!

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Your Austin Outdoor Sanctuary with Custom Exterior Shades

May 31, 2017

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Custom exterior shades in Austin for an outdoor sanctuary!Summertime in Austin is beautiful… and hot! If you’re like most Austinites, you love spending time outdoors, and it’s even better if there’s a shaded patio and maybe a cool mist blowing, too. With custom exterior shades in Austin, you can take some of the heat off of your favorite outdoor spots at home. Exterior sun shades can also help you save some serious dough on your cooling costs — by as much as 25% to 40%! Keep reading to learn about your options from Southern Shutters, Shades and Blinds

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Let the Sunlight In!

April 30, 2017

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2015_LUM_Terra_Dining Room_Patio_TalentIf we said spring was the perfect time to think about Luminettes®, Pirouettes®, and Silhouettes®, we wouldn’t be talking about Ballet Austin’s latest performance. No, we are talking about your spring home makeover! These three options from Hunter Douglas are wonderful choices for any home, especially at this time of year — when you want to let in plenty of that spring/summer light, without warming up your home (and your electricity bill) too much. Keep reading to learn more about why Luminettes®, Pirouettes®, and Silhouettes® from Hunter Douglas are each excellent options for a little spring home makeover, then contact Southern Shutters Shades and Blinds to get a free in-home consultation.  Then let the sunlight in! 

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Spruce Up For Spring with New Exterior Shutters in Austin

March 4, 2017

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Come get a new set of exterior shutters in Austin.As they say, spring has sprung, which means the days will be getting warmer, longer, and you and your family will probably be spending more time outdoors. Many people use spring as a time to spruce up their house, and one of the easiest and most effective ways to do that is with a set of new exterior shutters in Austin from Southern Shutters, Shades, and Blinds. You’ll be amazed at how they’ll pump up your house’s drive-up appeal and how exciting it is for you to find that perfect set. We offer a wide variety of exterior shutters, and with all of them, you’ll get to experience our impeccable service from choosing your shutters all the way to when we install them for you. Let’s take a look at some of the styles we can offer you. (more…)

We’re Your Source For True Locally Manufactured Plantation Shutters In Austin

February 3, 2017

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The best place for plantation shutters in Austin.Here at Southern Shutters, Shades, and Blinds we are proud to be the one true local manufacturer of custom plantation shutters.  While other companies buy pre- made panels and assemble them, at Southern Shutters Shades and Blinds, we manufacture from start to finish.  In making the individual louvers, the very first cut of wood begins with us!  Since we are the manufacturer from start to finish we are able to control the quality of your custom plantation shutters.  We are also able to give you more custom detail than others, such as using the exact paint that exists in your home, exact matching the trim that exists in your home, and exact matching of hardware.  At Southern Shutters Shades and Blinds – your options are not limited!   We also offer custom route outs for door handles – no one-size fit all chunks.

At Southern Shutters Shades and Blinds, our goal is to make your shutters look as though they came with your home.     What can I expect when I choose Southern Shutters, Shades and Blinds ?
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Get a Custom Window Treatment for Patio Doors in Austin

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How to get a custom-made window treatment for patio doors in Austin

More and more modern houses are being made with an open floor plan for the living room, complete with a large amount of windows. If you have a patio or sliding glass door, the right window treatment will not only enhance the overall look and feel of the room, but also help control the light and heat that comes into it. At Southern Shutters Shades and Blinds, we strive to strike the perfect balance between functionality and aesthetics to give you a room that makes you comfortable in every sense of the word. Today, we’re going to tell you how we can provide you a custom-made window treatment for your patio doors in Austin. (more…)

Year-Round Patio Weather with Exterior Screen Shades in Austin

December 30, 2016

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exterior screen shades in Austin for your patioRight now, it is either 70 degrees or below freezing outside — that’s the joy of living in the Austin area during the winter. Outfitting your home with custom exterior screen shades can help you normalize the temperature at both extremes, all year long. Invite your friends over for a drink out on your porch without worrying about one of those famous cold (or heat!) fronts. Exterior shades in Austin allow you to enjoy patio weather year-round!

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Smart Shades in Austin Add Value (and Security) To Your Home

November 30, 2016

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appealing smart shades in Austin Motorized shades may seem like a luxury, but you should know that they’re actually a wise investment to make in your home. Smart shades in Austin are easy to use, increase the value of your home, and improve your house’s safety and security, too.

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Preparing For Cooler Temperatures with Hunter Douglas Shades

October 31, 2016

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Hunter Douglas shades help you save moneyTexas may be known for mild winters and hot summers, but Austinites know it can still get pretty cold in our part of the country, too. We are certainly not immune from cold spells — but adequate preparation right now will help you stay warm at home when the weather decides to drop unexpectedly. Just like your window treatments keep out the sun and heat in the summer, Hunter Douglas shades can provide a substantial amount of insulation for your home in the winter. Have you prepared your house for the cooler temperatures? Get ready for unpredictable cold spells during December, January, and February with energy-efficient honeycomb shades in Austin.

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Something New From Southern Shutters Shades and Blinds

October 19, 2016

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image-1Have you considered outfitting your living room or bedroom with drapes?  Fabric window accessories like drapes add depth to any room, and they just make your home feel more… well, homey.  Drapes are not only decorative — they are also multi-functional.  Southern Shutters Shades and Blinds are specialists in window treatments, and we are happy to say that our high-quality services now include a custom drapes expert. We would like to introduce you to Darlene Rabideau our new Drapery Design Expert at Southern Shutters.

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