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Light Control with Shutters form Southern Shutters

May 28, 2015

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Window treatments don’t only add beauty and complete a room’s décor. They can also help illuminate a room that is too dark or help block out intense sun light that can lead to faded furniture and flooring. In an office, window treatments can alleviate glare on computer and television screens. One of the best choices for light control in any room of your home is wood shutters. Southern Shutters in Georgetown, TX, offers a variety of wood shutters that will help manage light within your overall decorative plan.

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The Advantages of Wood Blinds from Southern Shutters

April 28, 2015

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If you’re looking to change the ambiance of any room in your home, then consider wood blinds. With a natural tone and smooth, rich texture, wood blinds bring sophistication with just the right amount of casual comfort. Southern Shutters in Georgetown, TX, offers an affordable selection of wood blinds so you can enjoy all of the advantages that these attractive window coverings offer.

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Texas Style Home Makeover: Choose Southern Shutters for Your Texas Interior Design Needs

February 17, 2015

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Texans have their own way of doing just about everything, even decorating their homes. When you think of Texas, you think of oversize, western, stars, and the red, white, and blue flag. Incorporating all of these factors can make redecorating your home in Texas style fun. A Texas style home will include rustic and ranch elements with natural colors to complement your red, white and blue accents. While Texas style works the best in a large space, it can be altered to fit any smaller space. With our multitude of color and style window treatment options, we can help you achieve the perfect look for your Texas styled home. Schedule your free in-home consultation today. Southern Shutters is a Texas based full service window treatment manufacturer and installer, now proudly servicing customers throughout Texas including: Georgetown, Manor, Austin, San Antonio, Georgetown, Round Rock, Liberty Hill, and the surrounding communities.

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Upgrade Your Texas Living Space with New Custom Interior Shutters

January 17, 2015

Looking for a unique way to reinvent a room? Get new custom interior shutters. No other window treatment is as traditionally arresting as interior shutters. Their decorative appeal is a clear indication of a purposely fashioned interior design scheme. Modern interior shutters are classically American and can be utilized to beautify any style sensibility. Whether your home is modern, traditional, or contemporary, new custom interior shutters can be fabricated to compliment your décor. To discover why we’re the trusted resource for new custom interior shutters in Texas, contact us to schedule your free in-home interior shutters consultation today. Southern Shutters is a full service window treatment manufacturer and installer, now proudly servicing happy customers throughout Georgetown and Manor, TX, Austin, San Antonio, Georgetown, Round Rock, Liberty Hill, and the surrounding communities.

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Save Money with Solar Control Window Film from Southern Shutters

December 17, 2014

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Your home’s windows let in sunlight and offer beautiful views. However, the sunlight they invite in can also cause hot spots and severe fading of your furnishings. During storms or in the event of a break-in, they are also the most vulnerable points in your home. Solar control window film from Southern Shutters is designed to reject solar heat, reduce fading, and add a valuable layer of protection to your home.  Southern Shutters offers high quality Huber Optics solar control window film to protect your home and office windows. To see how solar control window film can save you money, schedule a free in-home consultation today. Southern Shutters is conveniently located in Georgetown and Manor, TX, proudly serving clients throughout Austin, San Antonio, Georgetown, Round Rock, Liberty Hill, and nearby areas.

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Interior Design Advice: Choosing Between Blinds and Shades

November 17, 2014

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Changing your window treatment is a fast and efficient way to completely update the look and feel of a room. Shades and blinds are both simple and attractive ways to cover your windows. They also come in a variety of styles. But how do you know if shades or blinds will work best in your home? The helpful and experienced staff of Southern Shutters can help you find the perfect window treatment solution. You can schedule a free in-home consultation today to get started. Southern Shutters is conveniently located in Georgetown and Manor, TX with satisfied customers located throughout Austin, San Antonio, Georgetown, Round Rock, Manor and Liberty Hill.

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Instantly Improve Your Curb Appeal with New Exterior Shutters

October 17, 2014

78778418New exterior shutters can make a huge difference in beautifying your home’s façade.  They were once only a functional part of homes used to protect the windows from rain and wind. Nowadays they serve a more decorative purpose. The best exterior shutters are made from wood. Wooden exterior shutters are durable, attractive, and insect resistant. They represent tradition and authenticity.  Exterior shutters can come in almost any color, shape or style. If historical accuracy is important to you then wood shutters are your only option. Call or come by Southern Shutters for an exterior shutters consultation. Southern Shutters exterior shutters are made from the highest quality western red cedar and can be custom painted or stained to achieve any color effect. Southern Shutters is conveniently located in Georgetown and Manor, TX with satisfied customers throughout Austin, San Antonio, Georgetown, Round Rock, Manor and Liberty Hill.

Exterior Shutter Choices

For the best visual effect, you should try to maintain color contrast between your house and your exterior shutters. For a bolder look, black shutters on a light or neutral colored house works great. You could also take the base color of your house and use a darker shade of that color for the shutters. Exterior shutter styles include:

  • Fixed Louver (slatted) – Louvered, or slatted shutters, enhance traditional-style homes. Louvered Window Shutters offer tasteful signature styling and a timeless accent. They can bring a graceful and enduring beauty to the exterior of your home.
  • Board and Batten- Board and batten shutters look best on cottage, French country and rustic style houses. They’re rumored to be the first style of shutter invented. The vertical components are the boards and the horizontal components are the battens. This classic style is perfect for ranch style homes or homes that reflect historical significance and simplicity.
  • Raised Panel- These shutters complement most traditional home styles as well. They add to a traditional colonial look. They’re an ideal enhancement to federal manor homes, traditional colonial homes and quaint craft cottages.
  • Bahama- Bermuda or Bahama style shutters are perfect for achieving a tropical or island effect. These tropically-inspired shutters are hinged on the top. They consist of one louvered panel held out at an angle from the bottom.

Exterior Shutters in Austin, TX

Southern Shutters has the only start-to-finish shutter manufacturing facility in central Texas. If quality exterior shutters and good customer service are important to you, call or come by Southern Shutters for a free consultation today. Southern Shutters proudly serve customers throughout Georgetown, Manor, Austin, San Antonio, Georgetown, Round Rock, Manor and Liberty Hill, TX.

Take Advantage of Our Free In-Home Consultation!

August 22, 2014

469630077When you are trying to decipher how you want to remodel your home, there is no doubt you will have many questions and concerns as to how certain things will look. When it comes to your window treatment, you may be wanting to make a bold statement or a subtle one, and you may need help figuring out exactly what will go with the aesthetic of your home. Thankfully, the people at Southern Shutters are able to offer a free in-home consultation in order to ease your mind and guide you through your new look.

When you are looking to rejuvenate your window treatments, we have a wide variety to choose from. Our comprehensive menu of shutters, blinds, and shades will be able to achieve the perfect look for your home, all the while being efficient and productive. Our shutters are fully customizable to match the colors of stains, have endless paint options, and will install them quickly and professionally. We also have hardware to match!

Our Madico window films are known for being energy efficient, safe, and adding to the appearance of your home. If you are curious as to how certain treatments look, we have our showcase to give you a better idea. If you would like to take advantage of our free in-home consultation, contact us today!

If you have any questions and would like an answer, please come to Southern Shutters & Blinds to speak with one of our team members. We have locations in Georgetown and Manor, and we are happy to help customers from San Antonio, Georgetown, Austin, Round Rock, Manor, Liberty Hill, and beyond.

Save Money on Heating with Llumar Window Film

November 26, 2013

ThermostatAs December approaches, temperatures are starting to drop all across Texas.  That means it’s time to turn on the heat.

Running the heat comes with a price, though—literally. You need it to stay warm, but surely there’s something you can do to keep your bills down.

The answer is yes, there’s plenty you can do. Something as simple as turning off the lights when you’re not using them can help you save on energy bills. So can lowering the blinds and curtains over your windows, and reversing the direction of ceiling fans to push heat down, away from the ceiling.

But if you’ve tried a range of other great tips like these, there’s still something else to consider: Llumar window film. Using Llumar’s special window film can help you save anywhere from 5 to 15% on your energy costs every year. That goes for the hottest months of the summer just as easily as it does for the coldest months of winter.

Llumar is one of the many products we offer at our Georgetown and Manor locations. Using it can help you save money on what you spend on heating and cooling every year.

Do you want to talk to someone about Llumar window film and how it can help you? Our two locations serve customers from Round Rock, Leander, Cedar Park, Marble Falls, and surrounding communities near Austin and San Antonio.

Who We Are and What We Do

May 31, 2013

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Welcome to the blog for Southern Shutters & Blinds! Here you’ll find valuable information on who we are and what products we offer to customers from Austin, San Antonio, and beyond. For today’s post, we’d like to start by talking about what makes us different from the competition.

The biggest difference between us and other businesses that offer blinds or interior/exterior shutters is that we have a local manufacturing facility in Manor, TX. The benefit of relying on a local manufacturer for your blinds and shutters is that you end up with superior results in less time. It also means more personal care—when you call us, you’ll rarely hear a voicemail recording; instead, you’ll reach a live person eager to answer your questions and concerns.

What do we make our products from? Many of our interior shutters and blinds are made from quality basswood, while many of our exterior shutters are made with western red cedar. What’s more, our team at Southern Shutters & Blinds doesn’t just manufacture your window treatments locally; we also install them with installers who are true carpenters. That means you only need to trust one business for your entire window treatment project.

Other benefits and services of Southern Shutters & Blinds include:

  • Fully custom stain matches
  • Unlimited paint options
  • Matching hardware
  • Limited lifetime warranty
  • Components designed to last
  • Wide selection of colors and stains for blind slats

Do you live in Austin, the Hill Country, Round Rock, Pflugerville, San Antonio, or beyond? Call us or visit one of our showrooms for information on how we can help. Providing quality, customized results is our promise to you.