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Why Install Exterior Shutters?

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When you live in Mountain View, you want your home to match the beautiful scenery. Nothing but the best, right? There are plenty of things you can do to your home to make it look nicer. Have you ever considered exterior shutters? They have a lot of benefits, including aesthetics. Here are just a few reasons you might want to install San Jose exterior shutters on your home in Mountain View.

  1. Aesthetics

As mentioned above, shutters simply look nice on a home. They come in a variety of finishes and colors and styles. You can choose something that contrasts with your home’s color so the shutters stand out. Or you can choose a darker or lighter color in the same shade. It all depends on the effect you want the shutters to have.

  1. Value

Any time you add something aesthetic to your home, you add value to the home. When the house looks more finished outside, you can put a higher price on it if you decide to sell. Shutters give your home that finished look.

  1. Privacy

Some shutters are just for looks, but you can also get shutters that open and close as well. When you close the shutters around your windows, you get extra privacy inside. You don’t have to block all the light out of your home in order to get the privacy you want.

  1. Ventilation

Say you want to have your windows open, but you don’t want people going by to be able to see in. Shutters allow you to push the windows up and out of the way but keep prying eyes out. You get the ventilation you want flowing through the house without losing your privacy factor.

  1. Durable

Exterior shutters are highly durable. They stand up well against the heat of Mountain View. They also hold up well in storms and over time. If you see a rainstorm coming, close the shutters and protect your windows. They can take it!

  1. Save Energy

Any home can stand to cut back on energy use in order to save on bills. Installing shutters outside and closing them when it gets really hot gives you an extra layer of insulation, which saves you plenty of energy. The shutters cost money upfront, but they can save you money too.

  1. Easy cleaning

You don’t have to worry about shutters taking longer for you to clean. Simply hose them off when you spray down your hose and watch the dirt and debris slide right off.

If you are interested in putting shutters on the exterior of your home in Mountain View, call the experts at San Francisco Shutters at 855-312-1425. We’ve been in business for over 40 years, helping homeowners like you find the best shutter options for their homes. You can stop by our showroom anytime and see some examples of what we have to offer. We’re located at 1676 Gilbreth Road, Burlingame, CA 94010 and we’re happy to answer any questions you have about shutters.