Southern Shutters Shades and Blinds Blog
December 21, 2018
Like most homeowners, you want to do whatever you can to protect your home from intruders, and that may include everything from locking your doors and windows to installing CCTV around the exterior. However, you may not have considered yet what many homeowners are doing to provide an extra layer of protection to their home — installing plantation shutters. This is a great way to jazz up your furnishings while also protecting your most important asset! Keep reading to learn more about how wooden shutters can improve the security of your home in Austin.(more…)
November 4, 2018
It goes without saying that you, like most, want to keep your family safe from hazards around the house. To that end, you may have invested in a cube to store your knives or child-safe locks to keep your little ones out of the lowest pantries. But if you are ignoring those cords dangling from your blinds, you are forgetting about one big risk. Keep reading to learn about the danger posed by those stray cords, and how cordless blinds in Austin can help you childproof (and trip-proof!) your home.(more…)
October 18, 2018
What is on your list for the holiday season? If it has been a while since you freshened up the interior of your home, now is a wonderful time to invest in Hunter Douglas shades! Each year during the Season of Style, Southern Shutters Shades and Blinds is happy to offer big Hunter Douglas savings in Austin. Keep reading to learn more about why we are so excited about this savings and how you can take advantage during November!
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!