Indoor/outdoor aluminum shutters for your Toronto home are not a new concept. However, with such a wide array of window treatments available, many home and commercial property owners don’t automatically think of this option. In fact, the two most popular window covering treatments available are shades and blinds. However, window shutters are quickly gaining some shine.
The fact is, for most people, once they understand the benefits offered by this product, they can see why it is such a good idea to install them in their home.
Increase Energy Efficiency with Interior Window Shutters
If you add an aluminum shutter to your window coverings, it is essentially the same as adding another layer of insulation to your home or commercial property. The slats or louvers of the shutters can help to maintain the desired conditions for the space. Not only does this help to increase home efficiency, but these shutters look aesthetically pleasing for your home. These shutters are idea for placing over larger picture windows or single-pane windows. Each of these types of windows can allow quite a bit of heat out during colder months of the year and cool air out during warmer months of the year if you don’t have the right type of window treatments available.
Interior/Exterior Shutters Help Add Value to Your Home
When you install indoor aluminum shutters over your windows, it can help to complement any style of décor you have in your home. They offer clean, crisp lines, offering visual appeal, as well as functionality to the windows in your home. The fact is, interior shutters are the only type of window treatment that are considered to be a home improvement that actually increases the value of the property. This is mainly due to the energy efficiency benefits they offer.
Quite Functionality Even when the Window’s Open
If you utilize vinyl blinds, and leave your windows open, they are going to not only move around, but also whistle when a breeze blows. Curtains will blow into the room and may get in the way in some cases; however, shutters will remain quiet and stay in place.
Aluminum Shutters Provide a Higher Level of Air Control, Light, and Privacy
Shutters and blinds vary quite a bit in the ability they have to control the air flow and light in your home, as well as maintaining privacy conditions. A traditional shutter is much more adjustable than traditional blinds, which allow you to let in either light or air based on your personal preferences. The ambient lighting and air flow is dependent on if the window is closed or open, as well as the slats angle. This gives you complete control over the temperature and amount of light coming into the space.
Aluminum shutters can be used both on the interior and exterior of your home. Be sure to consider installing them both places to double up on the benefits you receive. It will be well worth the investment you make.