Southern Shutters Shades and Blinds Blog
August 30, 2018
With help from online videos and experts on social media, these days, it seems like you can do just about anything yourself — from cutting your own hair to putting together a 5-star meal. But as the DIY (do it yourself) movement becomes more common, so, too, do examples of how some things are simply best when left to the professionals. Take plantation shutters in Austin, for example. It may seem like a good idea to save a few bucks and put your know-how to the test, but unless you really know what you’re doing, a self-install can end up costing you more time and money in the long run. This is one job that’s best to call an expert for!
July 31, 2018
Custom shutters in Austin are a great investment in your home. Customization ensures that they fit perfectly, look great with all your home furnishings, and help you save on your energy bills. Our customized window treatments should last for the lifetime of the home, but if anything goes wrong with them, you can use the lifetime warranty to get the shutters or shades fixed. However, it’s best if things never reach this point — and you can prevent major issues with regular care and maintenance. Keep reading to find out how to keep your custom shutters in tip-top shape for the long haul!
May 30, 2018
Things are heating up outside, and we can tell it’s going to be another scorching Austin summer. This time of year means early mornings jogging at Town Lake and long evenings swimming at Barton Creek — but Austinites know it also means higher energy bills and working to beat the heat at home. Energy smart shades in Austin can help keep the warmth outside, so you can really relax without worrying about what you’ll pay for electricity. And right now, we are offering a big rebate on them just in time for summer. Keep reading to learn how much you can save on energy-saving shades during our Celebration of Light Savings Event!
April 12, 2018
Austinites know the value of shopping local for everything from fresh produce to clothing, gym memberships, and more. When it’s time to invest in shutters in Austin, you don’t have to default to the big box stores like Home Depot or Lowes — there’s a local provider of high-quality window treatments right around the corner at Southern Shutters Shades and Blinds! Keep reading to find out what a difference shopping small can make when it comes to your new window treatments.
March 30, 2018
Spring is in the air, and that means it’s a great time to think about updating your home with new window treatments. Shutters in Austin help to keep out the summer heat and critters that are so popular in our region — and special customizations can make shutters, shades, or blinds the perfect accent to your home. Right now, Southern Shutters Shades and Blinds is excited to be running some major deals on some of our best products. Keep reading to find out how you can save big this month!
February 22, 2018
1993 was the year that brought us Frazier, the Macarena and Southern Shutters! That’s right: for homeowners in Austin and surrounding areas, it was the year their place for window treatments opened its doors! This February, Southern Shutters Shades and Blinds are happy to be celebrating our 25th anniversary! That puts us in business for a quarter of a century! Times have changes and styles have changed – but we still love what we do — and we don’t plan on going anywhere anytime soon!
January 11, 2018
Friends and neighbors look forward to the Austin Home and Garden Show — and Southern Shutters Shades and Blinds will be there on January 12, 13, and 14! It’s the 20th anniversary of this event, and we are so excited to show off motorized shades for Austin homes (interior and exterior) as well as new technology and design that produces tighter-fitting wood blinds. Alongside these new additions, we’ve still got the same beautiful custom plantation shutters made locally in Travis County! Please plan to come check out the very best in window shades in Austin at the 20th anniversary Austin Home and Garden Show!
December 22, 2017
We are starting to wrap up the crazy year that has been 2017, and as we do so, the team at Southern Shutters Shades and Blinds wants to take a moment to pause and thank our friends and customers that have made this year one of the very best that we have had to date. If it weren’t for your support, we wouldn’t be able to provide the very best service in window treatments, including shutters, shades, and blinds, to Austin and all the surrounding communities. Our customers placed an outstanding amount of orders in 2017, and we are so proud to be able to meet the needs of central Texas.
November 7, 2017
You know shutters add beauty and function to your home, but have you given much thought to how they came to be? We admit that most people who don’t work in the shutter industry probably haven’t. There’s actually a pretty interesting history behind your window coverings, though, and it all started in ancient Greece!
October 15, 2017
It’s October, which means a few things: bright orange pumpkins, fun costumes, and Halloween candy — and at Southern Shutters Shades and Blinds, it means time for big savings! This fall, we are pleased to be offering 10% to 15% off on shutters and blinds.