Interior and Exterior Shutters
Shutters are an elegant alternative to curtains or blinds. They were the first known window decorations and come from the Mediterranean Sea, but have been adopted since the much more distant. Wooden interior shutters are used most frequently in homes and can be fitted on the internal or external components.
Interior shutters are hinged in general on both sides of the window. To open and close it externally or internally rotated. Most but not all shutters have slats to be rotated to open or close. This allows the homeowner in the amount of air, light and heat that comes through is to choose. Plantation shutters are a popular type of interior shutters.
The reason why many choose interior shutters over curtains, that they may be somewhere between open and closed. The shutters can use the blades partially open and partially closed are closed. Curtains must be either one or the other, unless they are only open in the middle. It is also possible to firm closures, which may not have swung through open or closed.
As interior shutters, shutters to the outside are usually hinged on both sides of the window, but of course on the outside and not inside. It is rare, they can be used alternatively to the upper and lower hinge. Unlike interior window shutters, they are sometimes elected, with curtains on the inside. Exterior shutters can be very attractive and can therefore add value to their homeland.
In some areas, exterior shutters are used to protect windows from natural disasters such as hurricanes and tornadoes. Cedar and mahogany are the most commonly used materials. It is important that external shutters are made of durable material, as they will be the natural elements before.
Both indoor and outdoor stores have the advantage that the control of the element that came through the window. On a hot day can, for example, the windows are left open, but the shutter blades, to the extent, comfortable feeling to be closed. This prevents the heat of the sun allows the fresh air in. This also makes it safer to try to leave windows open at night, an intruder to get any job would have been unnoticed past the shops. Here are some picture ideas for exterior shutters: