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3 Tips for Finding the Right Wood Shutters for Any Space

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If you have decided that one of the rooms in your house needs a little makeover, there are plenty of things you can do to give it a new look. Sure, you can get new furniture, paint the walls, or put in new lights. But there’s one thing that you need to do in order to complete the look of any room—install window coverings. There are also plenty of options in that area when you are looking to make things complete in your Los Gatos home. Wood shutters, however, bring a look and feel that can’t be matched. If you’ve already settled on shutters, here are a few tips to help you find the right wood shutters for the room you are looking to upgrade.

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Tip 1: Choose the Right Color

The great thing about wood shutters is you can have any color you want for the room you are decorating. You can stick with natural wood, of course, and accentuate the grain with certain stains or go with a more natural look and just seal the wood. You can also paint the wood shutters in any color you’d like. You can have them blend into the wall color or allow them to contrast and stand out. The color will make or break the look of the wood shutters in the room.

Tip 2: Measure Windows Accurately

You will want to have professionals do the measurements for wood shutters before you have them installed because it’s not like measuring for other window coverings. Things have to be exact. You’ll either have the wood shutters installed on the inside of your window frames or on the outside, but either way, measurements are exact.

Tip 3: Consider Slats

Just as you can get a variety of wood types and colors, you can also get a variety of sizes in the slats on the wood shutters. Consider whether you would like something small that looks more the size of mini-blinds or something larger that brings a more beach-cottage feel to the room. The sizes are available for the choosing and can make a big difference in the look and feel of the space.

When you are ready to decide which wood shutters are right for certain rooms in your house, contact San Francisco Shutters at 855-992-6739. We’re here to give you a free consultation and go over the details you need in order to make an informed decision about each space. You can also come to our showroom and take a look at some wood shutters in person at 1676 Gilbreth Road, Burlingame, CA 94010. You can check wood shutters in Los Gatos, CA for more details. We are happy to walk around the showroom and point out different options so you have all the help you need making important decisions. Tell us about your space and what your goals are. We’ll help you get just the right wood shutters for any room in your house. All it takes is a few decisions and our expert installation!