Indoor Wood Shutters vs. Vinyl Shutters

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Indoor Wood Shutters vs. Vinyl Shutters

Is there a difference between indoor wood shutters and vinyl shutters? Yes. If you are deciding on a shutter material, consider the pros and cons between wooden and vinyl shutters.

Some people just prefer wood over vinyl like they prefer cotton and wool over polyester. If a warm, authentic and classic look is what you want in your room, wood is probably the answer for you. Vinyl shutters usually come in only white or off white. Wooden shutters come painted, unpainted or stained in a variety of shades and colors. It isn't possible to have vinyl shutters for arched or angled windows. Many believe vinyl shutters to be of inferior quality and poor workmanship, even if this is not the case.

Quality vinyl shutters of PVC are definitely worth considering. One of the biggest advantages they have over traditional wooden shutters is practicality. Vinyl indoor shutters will not crack, peel, fade or deteriorate. They are perfect for humid rooms, bathrooms or windows near whirlpools and swimming pools. Vinyl shutters are inherently flame retardant and have better insulation than wooden shutters. They are easier to clean and won't show dents or scratches. These faux wood shutters are perfect for a child's room.

Whether you choose wooden shutters or PVC shutters, you are likely to be extremely satisfied with their function, beauty and they will increase the value of your home.



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